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Implications of the Russia-Ukraine War on the Middle East

The Russia-Ukraine war, which has been going on for 16 months already, has generated significant implications of the political scene of the Middle East, where the war has exposed the complexities of the calculations with which the states of the region are faced as a result of the escalation of international relations and the siding of the countries world-wide with one of the two groups - the gr

Russians so confident they’d seize Kyiv, they had packed their parade uniforms

"Peter the Great talked about a Russian window on Europe. Putin just smashed that window," says Mark Beissinger, Henry W. Putnam Professor in the Department of Politics at Princeton University and an expert in social movements and post-communist politics, who addressed an audience of academics and students at the Princeton Athens Center on May 29.

Nuclear disaster threatening? "Mines have been laid, it will be worse than Chernobyl"

Oleksandr Prokudin, head of the Kherson Oblast military Administration appointed by Ukraine, recently warned that the detonation of explosives would lead to a catastrophe worse than the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986, the Kyiv Post writes.

"He is ready for anything": Putin's next target revealed?

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russia of destroying the Nova Kakhovka dam, which had disastrous consequences in the Kherson region.
"The destruction of one of the largest water reservoirs in Ukraine was certainly intentional. Hundreds of thousands of people were left without access to drinking water," he said.