Vladimir Putin and Greek PM Alexis Tsipras

Putin’s Russia. Kremlin’s plan for Europe, bribe No. 1

In the previous articles of the series ‘Putin’s Russia: Kremlin’s Goals and Tools’, I analysed the theory and practice of Russia’s foreign policy and drew attention to the fact that Russia still uses the ammunition of USSR KGB – disinformation, influence agents, scandals (e.g., Edward Snowden’s story) and criminal activity: corruption, criminal world, drug trafficking and terrorism. So I will now move on to the cases of three countries and their policies – that, I believe, will be a perfect illustration of Kremlin’s capabilities. […]

Alexis Tsipras
European Union

Lithuanian PM: Promises made by Greek PM are impracticable

Promises to increase wages and pensions and to lower taxes made by Greek new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are impracticable and worrying, Lithuania’ prime minister has said. […]