Political activist Jordi Vilanova about his family history, his political involvement and the reasons that lead to the Catalonian independence movement.
German-Russian political scientist Matthias Penkin about his impressions of Russia, the risk about speaking up, Putins speech on May 9th and the importance of staying in contact with the civil society of Russia.
War in Ukraine – Donbass offensive, delivery of weapons, Finnland, Sweden and NATO & Hungary, Serbia and Russia
Political scientist Gerhard Mangott on the Donbass offensive, the delivery of weapons, the prospects of Ukraine joining the EU, Finnland & Sweden joining NATO, and the relations between Hungary/Serbia and Russia after their elections.
Independent journalist Lukács Csaba about the elections in Hungary, Orbans connection to Putin, the electoral system, the divided population and the effective propaganda machinery.
Migration expert Gerald Knaus on the situation of the Ukrainian refugees, the reactions in Europe and the importance of an international refugee coordinator.
Political scientist Prof. Mangott gives a brief overview of the Ukrainian history, takes a look at the possible weakness of Russian warfare and the situation of the refugees and explains why Russia is not Putin.
This week we welcome political scientist Prof. Dr. Heinz Gärtner, who will explore with us the possible ways out of the war in Ukraine – unfortunately he cannot spread much optimism.
How is the military situation on the ground in Ukraine? How are the prospects for peace? And what is the role of the orthodox church in Putins power circle? Russia expert Prof. Gerhard Mangott explains those topics and much more.
On March 1st 2022 VIPAC journalists Sascha Stipsits and Mag. Christian Janisch interviewed political science professor Gerhard Mangott, one of the leading Austrian policy experts on Russia and international affairs, on Russia´s war against Ukraine.
In this conversation with political science professor Gerhard Mangott we analyze the protests in Kazakhstan and revisit the political standoff between Russia and Ukraine. We take a look at the ongoing Russia-NATO talks on the Ukraine crisis and discuss why the EU is not taken seriously as a politcial player by Russia and the USA.
Political Scientist Dr. Gerhard Mangott reviews the stages that led to the growing tensions between Russia and the Ukraine and takes a look at the role of the USA, China and the European Union in that conflict.
Univ.Prof. Dr. Gerhard Mangott looks back at the history of the Ukrainian-Russian conflict, analyzes the current tensions after the Russian mobilisation and gives his evaluation of why Russia has reacted like that.