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1. A Humiliating Lack of Recognition

"In general, it has been calculated that if the right of nations to self-determination is actually realized throughout the globe, then instead of the 193 states that are now members of the UN, more than 500 or 600 states would emerge on Earth. Of course, it would be chaos. For this reason, we don’t recognize Taiwan, Kosovo, South Ossetia, or Abkhazia. Apparently, this principle will be applied to the quasi-states, which, in our view, Luhansk and Donetsk are."

– President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, at a recent forum with President Putin
Tags: war in ukraine, putin, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, international relations
2. Long Range Effects

Putin claims that US-provided weapons to Ukraine have made no impact against the invasion.

Tags: international relations, military, putin, war in ukraine
3. Forced Integration through Passportization

A presidential decree aims to integrate the inhabitants of conquered Ukrainian regions through a streamlined passport process.

Tags: passport, russian military, international relations, vladimir putin, war in ukraine, Ukraine
4. Bully Diplomat

“My country is being bombarded, tens of thousands of people are dying in the bloody war of conquest that Russia has unleashed. If I make demands out loud, I can achieve more for Ukraine than writing diplomatic cables that often go unanswered. This is a matter of life and death, and every day matters."

–  Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk
Tags: international relations, diplomacy, germany, war in ukraine
5. A Hard Talk to Have

“Direct, open, and hard.”

– Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer describing his talk with Putin
Tags: international relations, Karl Nehammer, austria, putin, war in ukraine
6. Is This the Plan?

Putin says things are going according to plan in Ukraine. What if he's right?

Tags: international relations, military, putin, war in ukraine
7. No War Please

Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev writes a "no war please" message on a camera after a match. 

Tags: sports, international relations, conflict, vladimir putin, Ukraine, war
8. Punk Rock, Folklore, and Putin

In which we unpack what Putin had to say about Ukraine while in France and what it's got to do with a punk band and a folk ditty.

Tags: Ukraine, international relations, france, vladimir putin
9. Why Not International Relations?

"Sometimes there is a desire to remain silent about something, to not have a falling out, but this is the wrong strategy. Conversations, conversations, and more conversations. Find out from the get-go who cannot put up with what, for whom some moments are unacceptable, what responsibilities and rights you will have, and so on.”

– Russian Psychologist Kristina Yakubova, giving advice for couples in their first year of marriage that might do any (ahem) conflicted pair some good.
Tags: psychology, international relations, conflict, lovers, relationships
10. The Forgotten Journey of the Frigate Pallada

An often-overlooked high-seas tale of swashbuckling adventure, empire, and exchange between Russia and Japan.

Tags: international relations, diplomacy, trade, colonization, ships, exploration, navy, Japan

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