Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Tehran on Tuesday for talks with his Iranian and Turkish counterparts on key issues affecting the region. The three regional powers have a complex relationship of shared interests and contrasts.
The war between Russia and Ukraine is entering its third month of fighting with the situation on the ground still very uncertain. How will it continue? Is there a danger of widening? What will be the impact on Italians?
There are 100 billion cubic meters of gas that the EU no longer intends to import from Russia, already by 2023. Even in the most optimistic estimates, there is still a deficit of at least 60 billion cubic meters of gas.
Just supplying weapons to Ukraine, without making an effort to find a dialogue or a diplomatic encounter, leads nowhere. Italy should not be subject to others' decisions, but should assert its reasons.
Daniele Scalea, President of Centro Studi Machiavelli, has been interviewed by Gianluca Fabi on Radio Cusano Campus. Scalea discusses the historical attitude of NATO towards Russia and the possible evolutions of the conflict in Ukraine.
Three experts renowned internationally discussed for Centro Studi Machiavelli how the Russian-Ukrainian war will proceed and what the consequences will be for Europe and America.
The war between Russia and Ukraine has imposed a difficult challenge on NATO and Europe. In particular, our continent risks to come out destabilized, between war at the gates, wave of refugees and socio-economic repercussions of sanctions. What are the scenarios for the near future and how should NATO and European countries deal with them?
It's hard to see this war ending with a peace agreement anytime soon. It will be a long diplomatic journey. Much more likely, some form of frozen conflict, similar to agreeing on an armistice, could take shape; after that, the preservation of Ukraine's combat power will be crucial.
The maneuvers in the field must be read according to this perspective: for Russia the Black Sea is indispensable because it is the obliged passage not only towards the Mediterranean, but also towards the Atlantic and the Indo-Pacific. It is through the Black Sea that Moscow can reach lines of maritime communication otherwise precluded.