UKRAINE. In Search of “Traitors”: Targets of Russian Special Services in Crimea and on Mainland Ukraine

by Kseniya Kirillova – Journalist. Analyst. Writer. On Monday of last week, the Security Service of Ukraine officially announced that they thwarted an attempted kidnapping of a Russian citizen who has lived in Ukraine since 2014 when he moved there “in disagreement with the Kremlin’s aggressive policy.” The agency’s website reported that Russian special services… Read More

LATIN AMERICA. How the 2018 Summit of the Americas can still make a difference

By Evan Ellis – Assistant Professor of National Security The article was written before the missile strike in Syria, and doesn’t capture the impact of the action on the summit agenda, I believe that the basic analysis of the conservative trend in the region is consistent with what happened at the summit, and the article’s arguments… Read More

BELARUS. Arrest of Belarusian Escort in Thailand

Kseniya Kirillova – Journalist. Analyst. Writer. Details about the arrest of “Nastya Rybka” from an eyewitness “Locals acknowledged that they received instructions from Russia – to detain us by any reason” – Alex Leslie In the past few days, the American media has mentioned some information about Anastasia Vashukevitch, a.k.a. Nastya Rybka – a famous scandalous escort girl detained in… Read More