The Khorgos Gateway was once touted as one of the most ambitious projects in the Belt and Road Initiative, but it has come to represent the limits of Beijing’s global push.
The arrest of a Kazakh activist who advocated for Muslims ensnared in Beijing’s camps is part of a wider effort by China to shape the narrative on its internment system.
Kazakhstan’s longtime leader ceded power to a self-appointed successor, who is all but certain to win this week’s election.
The right-wing Sweden Democrats didn’t fare as well as expected in Sunday’s elections. But they’re still in a position to shape the country’s stance on immigration.
Helsinki set the global stage for diplomatic theater, but Putin ran the show.
The Finns are once again preparing to host Russian and American leaders—but the context is very different this time.
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will meet in the capital of Finland, a place with a long history as a site of pivotal encounters between their countries.
A tale of intrigue on the Arctic border—and a new confrontation with Russia
Ahead of the 2018 midterms, the threat of Russia-linked cyber and disinformation campaigns still looms large.
“When Moscow clears its throat, the region will hear it.”