Departures Podcast featuring Glenn Diesen, author of “The Ukraine War & the Eurasian World Order”

There is a certain trend of narratives regarding the Russia’s invasion of Ukraine that are understood as gospel in the West. And when analysts or academics stray outside those narrative lines, they are targeted with intolerance and all sorts of unfounded accusations. The fact is that we don’t seem to be able capable of a […]

Robert Amsterdam Speech at Spear’s 500 Live

Robert Amsterdam delivered the keynote speech at the Spear’s 500 Live conference event held at the Savoy in London on May 23, 2024. The following excerpt of the write-up was first published by Spears. Scroll down for a video of the speech.

Amsterdam & Partners LLP Writes Open Letter to United Nations Security Council Highlighting Violations of Religious Freedom in Ukraine

The following press release was distributed to media today. LONDON, MAY 22, 2024 – Robert Amsterdam, a lawyer acting on behalf of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC), has today issued an open letter to the current President of the United Nations Security Council, His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique. The […]

Departures Podcast featuring Olivier Roy, author of “The Crisis of Culture: Identity Politics and the Empire of Norms”

The tremendous velocity with which modernity and technology has encroached on our social lives is underappreciated, shaping our understanding not only of critical events but also ourselves, as the world is flattened. A teenager in France or Brazil may see violent footage of the Ukraine war fed to them on TikTok, only to be replaced […]

Departures Podcast featuring Jakob Edberg, Co-Founder of The GR Company

On this week’s episode of Departures with Robert Amsterdam we’re pleased to invite our friend and colleague of many years Jakob Edberg, the co-founder of The GR Company, a government relations consultancy headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, and with offices in Osaka, Seoul, London, and Washington DC. Jakob’s unique perspective on the rapidly evolving leadership role […]

Press Release: Georgian Dream is creating an authoritarian nightmare, according to new report

“Bidzina’s Law,” the latest White Paper by Robert Amsterdam, details the sham prosecution against his client George Bachiashvili and the state capture of the country’s institutions by the oligarch Bidzina Ivanishvili. The report, “Bidzina’s Law: The State Capture of Georgia,” written by international lawyer Robert Amsterdam, warns against the malign influence of former Georgian Prime […]