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August 29, 2016

In November 1983 the Soviet Union  began to increase the combat readiness of its forces in Eastern Europe,  including the air force forward-deployed in East Germany, in preparation  to meet an expected pre-emptive strike by the United…

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August 2, 2016

Authors:  Vladimir Mednikov is adviser to the  director general of Sovcomflot and serves as president of the Russian  International Maritime Law Association. Henry P. Huntington is a senior officer and science director for Arctic Ocean…

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March 14, 2016

On March 6, 2016, at the age of 86, Harold H. Saunders - our partner in the Dartmouth Conference dialogues, and our friend, who has rendered outstanding service to the resumption of Russian-American relations, passed away. Hal, as everyone…

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July 31, 2015

Author: Daria Basova, student in the World Politics Department, MGIMO University.  On July 7, Great Britain submitted a draft resolution on Srebrenica to the UN Security Council, seeking to have the July 1995 killing of Muslim population by the Serb…

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May 27, 2015

Author: Kazushige Kobayashi, PhD  student in International Relations at the Geneva Graduate Institute of  International and Development Studies in Switzerland The single most important lesson world leaders learned from the Ukrainian crisis…

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March 6, 2015

Author: Andrei Baikov, PhD in Political Science, Associate Professor, Editor-in-Chief of the International Trends journalReflections in the footsteps of Victoria Nuland’s Transcaucasia tour For several days now, the Russian media has been abuzz over…

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December 25, 2014

Author: Rostislav Ishchenko, President, Centre of Systems Analysis and ForecastingThe theory of Maidan and Ukrainian reality    The theory of permanent revolutionwas developed by Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky…

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October 7, 2014

Nikolay Mezhevich, Ph.D. (Economics). Professor, School of International Relations, St. Petersburg State University.  Amidst a severe lack of Russian-language media coverage of the elections in Latvia, the web portal Delfi published an article with…

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June 18, 2014

Author: András Radnóti, Independent researcher.Measuring Europe’s logical development path against the actualities Throughout the decade following the fall of the Soviet Union, the eyes of the Trans-Atlantic community lit up with…

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May 7, 2014

Author: András Radnóti, Junior Researcher, Russian International Affairs Council.A look at European and Eurasian integration after the Ukraine crisis Abstract: Driven by the negative narratives through which it explains the world…

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April 30, 2014

Has the crisis in Ukraine damaged Russia's ties with its compatriots abroad? We discussed the current situation with Eugenia Troitskaya, advisor for the Program Implementation Department of the Government Commission on Affairs of Compatriots Abroad at…

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November 28, 2013

At the same time as the Pentagon released its first Arctic Strategy with the goal of protecting U.S. interests in the region and saving the region’s environment, Russian officials, academics, businesses and environmentalists are preparing for an…

Poll conducted

  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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