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Georgia: Corridor of power
Can the Republic of Georgia remain aloof from Russian expansionism or will internal division drag it towards conflict?
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Last updated: 17 Dec 2014 14:33 GMT
Can Moscow stop the rouble's free fall?
Russian economy under serious threat as the currency continues to plummet.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2014 20:27 GMT
Illegal coal mines a 'lifeline' in Ukraine
Coal extracted from small, dangerous mines is providing much-needed money and heat in war-torn eastern Ukraine.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2014 07:36 GMT
Chechnya, Russia and 20 years of conflict
How the tiny region shaped post-Soviet Russia on the 20th anniversary of the start of first Chechnya war.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2014 14:02 GMT
Iran: A not so unlikely ally
Iran's geographical depth means the US has needed the country during both the Cold War and post-Cold War era.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2014 06:50 GMT
Hungary: Media under pressure
Is the government in Budapest taxing and regulating the freedom right out of the Hungarian media?
Last updated: 07 Dec 2014 13:13 GMT
The New Space Race
Is NASA's Orion spacecraft the start of a new era of space exploration or the last gasp of a fading empire?
Last updated: 06 Dec 2014 20:42 GMT
Putin and Erdogan: Partnership of convenience?
Hard-nosed pragmatism continues to govern relations between Russia and Turkey.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2014 12:32 GMT
G20 summit: Is Putin being frozen out?
Russian president given a frosty reception in Brisbane over his Cold War-style stand-off with the West.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2014 20:53 GMT
Berlin Wall: Commemoration and caution?
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warns of a new Cold War 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2014 20:40 GMT
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