Author: Nikola Mikovic

Nikola Mikovic is a freelance journalist, researcher and analyst based in Serbia. His work focuses mostly on the foreign policies of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine. His area of focus is the ongoing conflict in the Donbass, as well as relations between Russia and former Soviet republics. Nikola also covers Russia's involvement in Syria and Libya. He writes for several publications such as Diplomatic Courier, Asia Times, CGTN, Tsarizm, Global Comment, among others.

Western powers continue to supply Ukraine with weapons, while the Kremlin keeps demonstrating its impotence by calling on NATO countries to stop pumping the Eastern European nation up with artillery ammunition, drones, anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles. Moscow even hesitates from arming its proxies in the Donbass region of Eastern Ukraine, fearing that such a move could result in severe anti-Russian sanctions. At the same time, Russia continues to mass troops near the Ukrainian border, although the country’s officials claim that Moscow has no intention to invade its neighbor. The United States, however, accuses Russia of planning to fabricate a pretext…

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