Category Archive: Russian Federation

China hints that Japan should focus on Dialogue towards North Korea: China and Russia

China hints that Japan should focus on Dialogue towards North Korea: China and Russia Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China and the Russian Federation are increasingly concerned by the… Continue reading

Strategic War Game Zapad 2017 Has Begun

Strategic War Game Zapad 2017 Has Begun Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor  By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation Last November, in Minsk, at a session of the joint Russian-Belarusian “defense collegium,” Russia’s minister of… Continue reading

North Korea is upping the ante via missile tests over Japan: China, Russia, and South Korea

North Korea is upping the ante via missile tests over Japan: China, Russia, and South Korea Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Northern Japan is now a growing part of… Continue reading

Russia says America must open dialogue with North Korea: Japan and South Korea

Russia says America must open dialogue with North Korea: Japan and South Korea Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation warned ominously that a… Continue reading

China and Russia take a nuanced approach to North Korea after missile flew over Japan

China and Russia take a nuanced approach to North Korea after missile flew over Japan Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times North Korea was rebuked rapidly by America, Japan, and… Continue reading

Russian Federation declares a Special Economic Zone in Disputed Area with Japan

Russian Federation declares a Special Economic Zone in Disputed Area with Japan Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed an important economic… Continue reading

North Korea and U.S. crisis: Russian Federation calls for a Double Freeze by all Vested Parties

North Korea and U.S. crisis: Russian Federation calls for a Double Freeze by all Vested Parties Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is increasingly worried by rhetoric… Continue reading

China, Japan, Russia, and South Korea need to stem North Korea and the United States

China, Japan, Russia, and South Korea need to stem North Korea and the United States Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China, Japan, the Russian Federation, and South Korea need… Continue reading

Trump administration in fresh anti-Russia rhetoric: Russian Federation and the Baltics

Trump administration in fresh anti-Russia rhetoric: Russian Federation and the Baltics Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation under President Vladimir Putin is increasingly disillusioned by the posturing… Continue reading

Moscow Considers Trump Too Weak to Be Useful

Moscow Considers Trump Too Weak to Be Useful Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor  By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation The US House of Representatives has with an overwhelming majority passed a bill reinforcing sanctions… Continue reading

Austria and Germany irked by new US Senate sanctions bill on the Russian Federation

Austria and Germany irked by new US Senate sanctions bill on the Russian Federation  Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nations of Austria and Germany are irked by proposals… Continue reading

Russia’s Syria Resupply Route Through the Turkish Straits: Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack?

Russia’s Syria Resupply Route Through the Turkish Straits: Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack? Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: John C. K. Daly The Jamestown Foundation Since Moscow’s military intervention in the Syrian civil war… Continue reading

Putin says Kurile is an Ideal Place to Check the United States in the Far East: Independent Japan?

Putin says Kurile is an Ideal Place to Check the United States in the Far East: Independent Japan? Galina Zobova, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is… Continue reading

Putin Defends Trump and Ridicules His Enemies

Putin Defends Trump and Ridicules His Enemies Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation Last week’s (May 10) visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to Washington to meet with… Continue reading

Afghanistan and Failed States Sum Up Obama’s Legacy: Russian Federation and Tajikistan

Afghanistan and Failed States Sum Up Obama’s Legacy: Russian Federation and Tajikistan Ramazan Khalidov, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The former President Barack Obama of America talked like… Continue reading

Russian Federation and Japan seek all Parties to Defuse Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Russian Federation and Japan seek all Parties to Defuse Tensions on the Korean Peninsula Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation and Japan called for the need to… Continue reading

New Uzbek President Courts Moscow During State Visit

New Uzbek President Courts Moscow During State Visit Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Fozil Mashrab The Jamestown Foundation Uzbekistan’s new head of state, President Shavkat Mirziyaev made his first official visit to Moscow,… Continue reading

America, China, and Russia should work together on the issue of North Korea

America, China, and Russia should work together on the issue of North Korea Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The crisis on the Korean peninsula needs calmness in the corridors… Continue reading

Russian-Chinese Joint Ventures in Russia’s Far East, Arctic

Russian-Chinese Joint Ventures in Russia’s Far East, Arctic Publication: Eurasia Daily By: John C. K. Daly The Jamestown Foundation Since 2001, Russian-Chinese relations have been largely grounded in security issues, both military and… Continue reading

Syria Denies the Gulf and Western Version of Khan Sheikhoun: Only Enemies of Syria gain

Syria Denies the Gulf and Western Version of Khan Sheikhoun: Only Enemies of Syria gain Ramazan Khalidov, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Immediately after events occurred in Khan Sheikhoun… Continue reading

Looming Dangers One Year after Nagorno-Karabakh Escalation

Looming Dangers One Year after Nagorno-Karabakh Escalation Magdalena Grono Program Director, Europe & Central Asia International Crisis Group BAKU, Azerbaijan — The room housing refugees in the former Soviet sanatorium just outside Baku… Continue reading

Sunni Islamist Terrorism strikes St. Petersburg in the Russian Federation: A Global Reality

Sunni Islamist Terrorism strikes St. Petersburg in the Russian Federation: A Global Reality Murad Makhmudov, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamist terrorism struck St. Petersburg just like other… Continue reading

Turkey under Erdogan: Tens of Thousands Arrested but Turkey still not Expelled from NATO

Turkey under Erdogan: Tens of Thousands Arrested but Turkey still not Expelled from NATO Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Turkey is witnessing the relentless imprisonment of Kurdish political… Continue reading

Defense Minister Shoigu Promotes Russian Cyber Warfare Troops and Declares Victory in Syria

Defense Minister Shoigu Promotes Russian Cyber Warfare Troops and Declares Victory in Syria Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu used the shortened workweek before Red… Continue reading

The ‘Khasavyurt Group’: A New Watershed of Islamic State Activity in Dagestan

The ‘Khasavyurt Group’: A New Watershed of Islamic State Activity in Dagestan Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Neil Hauer The Jamestown Foundation The discovery of what appears to be a sizeable Islamic State (IS) cell… Continue reading

Russophobia is Running Riot in America based on Hardline Republicans, Democrats, and the Media

Russophobia is Running Riot in America based on Hardline Republicans, Democrats, and the Media Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Hardline Republicans and liberal Democrats who espouse Russophobia at the… Continue reading

Trump and Putin in Positive Phone Call to Reset the Clock between America and Russia

Trump and Putin in Positive Phone Call to Reset the Clock between America and Russia Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America and President Vladimir Putin… Continue reading

Russian Federation and Syria Strengthen Ties: Tartus Port 49-year Agreement and Geopolitics

Russian Federation and Syria Strengthen Ties: Tartus Port 49-year Agreement and Geopolitics Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation and Syria are strengthening ties to safeguard the region… Continue reading

Russia Lambasts the Dying Embers of the Obama Administration: CIA, Trump, and Mass Media

Russia Lambasts the Dying Embers of the Obama Administration: CIA, Trump, and Mass Media Boutros Hussein, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation under President Vladimir Putin lambasted… Continue reading

Serbia warns Albanians of re-entering Kosovo: Intrigues of Obama against Russia

Serbia warns Albanians of re-entering Kosovo: Intrigues of Obama against Russia Ramazan Khalidov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The European Union (EU) and NATO share a theme in Europe and this… Continue reading

Sunni Islamists and Mass Immigration threatens Europe but Obama and NATO focus on Russia

Sunni Islamists and Mass Immigration threatens Europe but Obama and NATO focus on Russia Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The convulsions of the legacy of President Obama of America… Continue reading

Obama and Farewell: Failed Foreign Policy, NSA scandal, and the Arthur Zimmermann Clone

Obama and Farewell: Failed Foreign Policy, NSA scandal, and the Arthur Zimmermann Clone Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Barack Obama of America gave a farewell speech that sounded… Continue reading