Russia and Montenegro: How and Why a Centuries Old Relationship Ruptured

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Share Ivana Gardasevic Political Analyst ivanagardasevic@live.com To access full text of the article in PDF please click here By the end of 2016 Montenegro (MNE) and America were experiencing similar problems. Among numerous accusations by politicians that the elections were irregular, Presidential in US and Parliamentarian in Montenegro, there was one more thing that was common for Montenegro and USA last year – Russian meddling in the democratic process of both countries. Russia was involved in obstruction of the American presidential elections, according to an official assessment from American intelligence agencies.  During the 16 October election night in Montenegro, a … Continue reading Russia and Montenegro: How and Why a Centuries Old Relationship Ruptured

Who Benefits from a Renewed Nuclear Arm Race?

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ShareHakan Cem Cetin, PhD hakanc.cetin@gc4ss.org Senior Expert Global Center for Security Studies Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on March 1, 2018 that the prospective new technology added to the strategic nuclear arsenal of Russia would surpass American missile defense system easily. Despite the fact that the weapons Putin mentioned in his address to the Russian Parliament are evaluated by experts as mostly “outlandish”, nobody claims the other ways that the nuclear arms race of Cold War era, long thought it would hardly happen again, seems to make a serious come-back after years of stagnation. In the era of the Cold … Continue reading Who Benefits from a Renewed Nuclear Arm Race?