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There are 16 item(s) tagged with the keyword "international relations".

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1. Bully Diplomat

“My country is being bombarded, tens of thousands of people are dying in the bloody war of conquest that Russia has unleashed. If I make demands out loud, I can achieve more for Ukraine than writing diplomatic cables that often go unanswered. This is a matter of life and death, and every day matters."

–  Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk
Tags: international relations, diplomacy, germany, war in ukraine
2. A Hard Talk to Have

“Direct, open, and hard.”

– Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer describing his talk with Putin
Tags: international relations, Karl Nehammer, austria, putin, war in ukraine
3. Is This the Plan?

Putin says things are going according to plan in Ukraine. What if he's right?

Tags: international relations, military, putin, war in ukraine
4. No War Please

Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev writes a "no war please" message on a camera after a match. 

Tags: sports, international relations, conflict, vladimir putin, Ukraine, war
5. Punk Rock, Folklore, and Putin

In which we unpack what Putin had to say about Ukraine while in France and what it's got to do with a punk band and a folk ditty.

Tags: Ukraine, international relations, france, vladimir putin
6. Why Not International Relations?

"Sometimes there is a desire to remain silent about something, to not have a falling out, but this is the wrong strategy. Conversations, conversations, and more conversations. Find out from the get-go who cannot put up with what, for whom some moments are unacceptable, what responsibilities and rights you will have, and so on.”

– Russian Psychologist Kristina Yakubova, giving advice for couples in their first year of marriage that might do any (ahem) conflicted pair some good.
Tags: psychology, international relations, conflict, lovers, relationships
7. The Forgotten Journey of the Frigate Pallada

An often-overlooked high-seas tale of swashbuckling adventure, empire, and exchange between Russia and Japan.

Tags: international relations, diplomacy, trade, colonization, ships, exploration, navy, Japan
8. Putin's Pretty Pensive

“Everything in the world displeases me, but, above all, my displeasure in everything displeases me.”

– “Darth Putin” on Twitter parodies Russian President Vladimir Putin’s comments after his meeting with Joe Biden on Wednesday, June 16
Tags: Internet, international relations, press conference, conference, geneva, joe biden, vladimir putin
9. Camouflage Candles, Cats in Quarantine, and Belarus

This week Russians get diet advice, the president of Belarus gets kicked out of a neighboring country, and even cats aren't excused from social distancing.

Tags: military, religion, russian food, money, coronavirus, animals, politics, belarus, lukashenko, international relations
10. Satellite Wars

Russia has fallen under suspicion for testing what some say is an anti-satellite weapon.

Tags: espionage, technology, military, international relations, science, space

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