Tagged: Peacekeeping

Has Kosovo set a precedent?

The Duma’s Committee for CIS Affairs has recommended that the Russian Government create diplomatic missions in the three unrecognized republics – Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Trans-Dneister (Pridnestrovie).

Belarus, Russia involved in Ivory Coast sanctions busting?

Belarus, Russia involved in Ivory Coast sanctions busting?

Despite an international arms embargo affecting both government and rebel forces, it appears that military equipment from the Former Soviet Union is still managing to make its way into the Ivory Coast, the Telegraph...

Kyrgyzstan: what chance peacekeepers?

Kyrgyzstan: what chance peacekeepers?

Continuing protests in southern Kyrgyzstan are giving rise to speculation that Russia might intervene militarily.  Democracy Guy and Registan.net both correctly say, however, that the Russian military isn’t capable of an unwanted intervention (read:...