Poland Wants Friendly Ties With Russia, Notes Difficulties

By Marcin Sobczyk

Poland wants friendly relations with Russia despite recent disagreements and a history of conflicts between the countries, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Friday. READ MORE

Katyn Tragedy

By Vasil Shparluk

Russia and Poland have to build their futures together READ MORE

Is Russia finally ditching its revisionist history on Katyn?

By Anne Applebaum

In this era of commerce and trade, it often happens that countries that might once have gone to war play out their antagonisms through other means. The immigration debate plays this role in Mexican American relations. For a time, the trade dispute over soft wood lumber (yes, really) fulfilled this function in Canadian American relations: At stake were different attitudes toward the role of government in industry, Canada's sensitivity to American economic power and many other issues, though you wouldn't know it if you weren't paying attention. READ MORE

Where Does "Greater Romania" End?

By Andrean Katan

Moldova and Ukraine pose problems for each other on the way to Europe, but in fact the main task for both of them is to overcome the common Soviet past. READ MORE

Barack Obama: Europe Found Peace Only When It Became Free

By Andrey Pastor

On January 1, 2010 the presidency in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe will be passed in rotation to Kazakhstan. In this connection during an annual Eurasian media forum, which took place in Moscow recently, there was an opinion expressed that in the close future the emphasis in OSCE activities will shift – instead of the human rights issues the priority will be given to the security issues. It is noticing that though Kazakhstan’s leader Nazarbayev is known for his authoritative methods, his country can’t impose its policy or vision of problems on other OSCE countries, even when Russia and Belarus support Kazakhstan as their Customs Union partner. READ MORE

Armenian 'Homeland' Concept Might Affect Turkey And Georgia

By Elmira Tariverdiyeva

Recent changes in the geopolitical situation in the South Caucasus have led to a dangerous trend for the region - and sharply exacerbated Armenians' feelings of a homeland around the world. READ MORE

70 Years On, Polish Resolution Condemns Crimes Under Stalin

By Rafal Kiepuszewski

At the beginning of World War II, the Soviet invasion of Poland led to massive loss of life in prison camps and massacres. A new resolution from the Polish parliament condemns the invasion - and irks Russia. READ MORE

Putin's 'Polish Syndrome'

By Vladimir Nadein

Ten years of absolute power and 10 years of unlimited sycophancy have not failed to leave their mark on Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. He has completely lost the ability to listen to others or to hear himself. READ MORE

Propagandist Gamble On A Global Tragedy

By Marine Voskanyan

Why does OSCE equalize Communism to Nazism? READ MORE

OSCE Resolution Equating Stalinism With Nazism Enrages Russia

Russia continues to react angrily to last week’s Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) resolution likening Stalinism to Nazism. READ MORE