“New Life” for Russia
Millions of Russians are estimated to be addicted to illicit drugs. Despite the enforcement of a new
drug policy, the government has not been successful in reducing the number of addicts. In 2009, 100,000 drug related deaths were reported. The Institute for Security and Development Policy has conducted a fact-finding trip to St. Petersburg to learn more about the Russian drug situation. During the stay, ISDP visited the community “New Life,” who offers assistance to drug addicts.
China in Eurasia: Revisiting BRI amidst the Russia-Ukraine Crisis
This paper discusses China’s trade and connectivity plans under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in the Eurasian region and the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Chinese […]
Turkey’s Opposition Can’t Win Without the Working Class
Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), has a realistic chance of defeating President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the upcoming presidential election on May 14. […]