In our last podcast for this year, we look back at this eventful year - together with political scientist Prof. Gerhard Mangott. The war in Ukraine, China, Iran, the United States and the European Union are amongst our topics.
All articles by Christian Janisch
Political scientist Prof. Gerhard Mangott about the possibility of the usage of atomic weapons, the partial mobilisation and its implications, the UN resolution, Russia's standing in the world and the continuation of European sanctions.
In our latest interview with political scientist Prof. Gerhard Mangott we spoke about the current situation, the counter offensive of the Ukrainian army, visabans for Russian citizens, the effectiveness of the sanctions and the enlargement of the Russian army.
Political scientist Univ. Prof. Dr. Gerhard Mangott analyses the current situation in the Donbass region, Putin´s geopolitical menauvering, China´s support for Russia and the role of the USA under President Biden in this war.
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.
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.