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Beyond the Conflict in Ukraine: Towards New European Security Architecture

... a nuclear war [ 1 ]. The rest of the traditional European security agenda is put on a back burner for the time being. One can only hope that this agenda will return to the table before too long, and that the previous experience of managing the East-West stalemate in the shared European neighborhood will be in demand once again. A lot will depend on when and how exactly the conflict ends, which is hard to predict at this point in time. Regretfully, today even a ceasefire, an armistice or meaningful ...


Russia and China: Evolution of Strategic Partnership

Russia’s Special Military Operation in Ukraine and the subsequent collapse of the Russian-Western relations have had deep transformative effect on the Russian-Chinese relations Russia’s Special Military Operation in Ukraine and the subsequent collapse of the Russian-Western relations have had deep transformative effect on the Russian-Chinese ...


The World in 2035: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

... principles that had earlier maintained the global stability and international order. It would be therefore an oversimplification to argue that the ongoing crisis of multilateralism is caused by the sharp crisis in the relations between Russia and the West or the tensions between Beijing and Washington. The problems of multilateral institutions and regimes are deeper and are more universal. The efficiency and even legitimacy of these institutions and regimes are put into question, political populists ...


Eurasian Security Structure: From Idea to Practice

... bring together both NATO countries and those which did not belong to the alliance, including Russia, into a single community. But since the beginning of the 2000s, there has been a process of politicisation of the OSCE in favour of the interests of Western countries. Russia has increasingly viewed NATO expansion as a security threat. Instruments such as the Russia-NATO Council were unable to absorb the growing contradictions. The lack of effective and equal institutions that would take into account ...


Experts Discuss NATO’s 75th Anniversary at Rossiya Segodnya Press Center

... funding Ukraine from the U.S. to European countries. The ministerial also discussed the issues of defense spending and decision-making, which have been complicated by the accession of Finland and Sweden, and NATO’s further enlargement, primarily in the Western Balkans. Dmitry Danilov, Head of the Department of European Security at the RAS Institute of Europe and MGIMO University Professor, noted that NATO was currently at a crossroads, with little clarity on how to organize the anniversary summit in ...


Peace in South Caucasus: What Awaits Russia in Armenia?

... And this was only during the first five years of Armenia’s independence and only in the shadow sector of Russian-Armenian contacts. Thus, Armenia was initially provided with both political and military-technical cover from two sides: Russia and the West. Importantly, lobbyists in Russia and in the U.S. were not competing with each other, but working synergistically, striving for the common goal of securing the detachment of Karabakh and Eastern Zangezur from Azerbaijan in favor of Armenia on the ...


Unpacking GCI: China’s Strategic Vision Comes of Age

... 2020s and further elaborate the more general Chinese foreign policy doctrine of "a global community of shared future." Andrey Kortunov: Decoding China: GSI and Beijing's International Role Although the GCI does not directly challenge the Western "rules-based international order" paradigm, it has still faced harsh criticism from the West, similar to the two earlier initiatives. Over the past year, there have been numerous statements arguing that the GCI is fundamentally flawed ...


Prepare for the Worst and Strive for the Best. Russia’s and China’s Perceptions of Developments in International Security

... and Ukraine drags on. In response to France’s President Emmanuel Macron floating the idea of sending NATO troops to Ukraine, there has been a storm of indignation and a wave of disavowals of his divisive statement coming from other nations in the West. Many politicians and academics are concerned that the adversarial relations between Russia and the U.S. may drive up the risks of a further escalation of the conflict. How do we resolve the crisis that has an impact on global strategic security?...


How Well Do We Understand Modern Europe?

... or political reasons, remains extremely fresh. If a power, or association, stands relatively firmly with respect to its economy, then of course it is considered important in terms of politics. Second, Europe is Russia’s immediate neighbour in the West, and most of the military dramas of Russian history are connected with it. For the rest of humanity, Europe at one time became a source of colonial oppression, which was based on military-political power. It is difficult for Russia, China or India ...


Is It Possible to Predict Sanctions for 2024? Yes, Quite Easily

The tit-for-tat logic will continue to dominate relations between Russia and the West What will the sanctions policy against Russia be in 2024? Is it possible to predict the priorities of such a policy? Yes, it is quite easy. Key decisions on sanctions in 2024 are already embedded in current political decisions. We will see the ...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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