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Sergey Sukhankin

Sergey Sukhankin is an Associate Expert at the International Centre for Policy Studies (Kyiv) and affiliated member of IBEI (Barcelona). His areas of interest include political and economic developments as well as security-related issues in the countries of the former Soviet Union, with an emphasis on the Baltic Sea region (Kaliningrad Oblast in particular).

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February 6, 2018

Collapse of the USSR was to have become a starlet hour for Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia´s “island” in the “heart” of Europe. Domestic and foreign commentators — excited with seeming end of the Cold War and the East-West confrontation — rushed into calling…

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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