41 - 50 z 2261
Crisis in Turkmenistan. A test for China’s policy in the region
OSW Commentary | | Jakub Jakóbowski, Mariusz Marszewski

The currency crisis, caused by the collapse in gas prices, has turned into the most serious social and political crisis in the history of Turkmenistan.

A stinking business. Environmental issues, protests and big money in the waste business in Russia
OSW Commentary | | Jadwiga Rogoża

In recent months, Moscow oblast has seen a series of social protests against environmental problems caused by municipal waste landfills.

China’s offer to the EU: tough negotiations or a coalition against Trump?
OSW Commentary | | Jakub Jakóbowski, Konrad Popławski

Donald Trump’s aggressive policy towards Beijing and the spectre of a trade war have served as a catalyst for the resumption of dialogue between China and the EU. 

Analyses | | Mariusz Marszewski

On 12 August, the leaders of all five coastal countries adopted a framework convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea during the Caspian Summit in Aktau, Kazakhstan.

Analyses | | Wojciech Konończuk

On 18 August, Alyaksandr Lukashenka carried out a major government overhaul, dismissing the prime minister, four out of five deputy prime ministers and four ministers.

Putin meets Merkel in Meseberg
Analyses | | Witold Rodkiewicz, Anna Kwiatkowska-Drożdż

On 18 August, Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Vladimir Putin held a working meeting at the castle in Meseberg near Berlin.

Serbia-Kosovo negotiations – playing for time under pressure from the West
OSW Commentary | | Marta Szpala

The negotiations between Serbia and Kosovo aimed at reaching a comprehensive agreement to normalise relations between the two states are to enter a new phase in September.

Ukraine–Hungary: the intensifying dispute over the Hungarian minority’s rights
OSW Commentary | | Tadeusz Iwański, Andrzej Sadecki

For nearly one year relations between Hungary and Ukraine have been plunged in the worst crisis since the collapse of the USSR.

Analyses | | Konrad Popławski

The shortage of truck drivers has already reached 45,000. That is also the number of truck drivers who retire annually, and only 16,000 new drivers are available annually.

Turkey-US: a diplomatic storm around an imprisoned clergyman
Analyses | | Mateusz Chudziak

On 1 August, the US Treasury Department imposed sanctions on two Turkish ministers, those with the portfolios of internal affairs and justice.