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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Matthias Penkin talks with us about Putin and Russian politics, Russias relations to Ukraine, China, and the USA and its problems with the Corona-vaccination and the economic dependency on raw materials.