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Mostapha Benhenda

The author is an independent analyst

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January 9, 2023

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky proposed a Peace Formula in 10 points to end the conflict. It was rejected by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, but Russian President Vladimir Putin was more evasive, requiring Kiev to “take into account…

June 30, 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin affirms that the special military operation in Ukraine is compliant with international law. He says that Russia is legally providing military assistance to Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics. In my previous article…

June 30, 2022

The special military operation in Ukraine has been condemned by hundreds of international law scholars, such as John B. Bellinger III, from the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington DC, and Elizabeth Wilmshurst, from Chatham House in London. They…

May 26, 2022

Denazification is the main mission of the special military operation in Ukraine: The goal is to bring to justice the radical neo-nazis responsible for crimes in Ukraine in the last 8 years: However, the exact authority that will judge these crimes…

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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