Russia's economy is in the hands of the nouveau riche oligarchy, which does not interfere with foreign policy, says Bachmaier.
Tag - Ukraine
In the second panel of the DASICON2017 the focus was - hardly surprising - on the conflict in the Ukraine.
Minsk II - The desire for politically motivated de-escalation in eastern Ukraine.
Various perspectives on the war in the Ukraine in a discussion led by Hannes Swoboda.
The move away from the formal republic towards a presidential republic is the most central change in Ukraine, according to Alexej Jakubin. But two-thirds of Ukrainians are not satisfied with the current government's work. This is partly because the oligarchs continue…