Search: China,NATO,Russia,European Union (7 materials)

Great Powers Competition in Moldova

Moldova is the forgotten epicenter of tensions between the West and Russia Moldova is the forgotten epicenter of tensions between the West and Russia,... ... respect, better Russian-Moldovan relations would thus hinder any possible advance of the European Union and NATO in Molodva, and could also force Ukraine to reconsider its diplomatic approach... ... partnerships in exchange for various counterparts. In 2015, the Chinese company SOE China Shipping Container Lines launched container transport services in the Moldovan...

27.11.2020

How U.S. Elections Could Impact EU-Russia Relations

... international system toward a polycentric world order For several long years now, the European Union has been waging onerous trench warfare on two fronts. On the eastern... ... been in conflict with a malign Moscow since 2014: refusing to repeal sanctions against Russia, deflecting all the Kremlin’s new information attacks, and attempting to maintain... ... inevitable difficulty of economic recovery and likely escalation of the confrontation with China will push the Trump administration to ramp up pressure on the EU even further...

16.11.2020

The Trans-Caucasus in 2019 Is Not a Monolithic Region

... Caucasus challenges, the region retains its independent significance In late 2016, the Russian International Affairs Council published The Evolution of the Post-Soviet Space:... ... between the former Soviet republics. It was in the Caucasus that Georgia, in its bid for NATO membership, held a referendum on acceding to the alliance and over two-thirds of... ... processes; previously, these actors had either insignificant or no influence in the region. China is the starkest example. As Asian Studies specialist Stanislav Tarasov aptly...

20.12.2019

20 Years of Vladimir Putin: How Russian Foreign Policy Has Changed

Dmitry Trenin on Russia's successes abroad and why resisting NATO expansion to the east was a fundamental mistake. Vladimir Putin has been in power for 20 years, but the time has not ... ... looked like a turn from a Greater Europe toward a Greater Eurasia, which many took for a pivot to the East, specifically to China. In fact, this was a pivot by Russia toward itself, in search of a balancing point in a quickly changing global environment....

09.10.2019

Looking at Tiananmen Square through the Brandenburg Gate

... announced a year-and-a-half ago by President Donald Trump? Clearly not Russia, whose relations with Washington were far from perfect even ... ... Cuba and the other habitual targets of U.S. attacks, Germany and China have the most reason to be unhappy with the current U.S. ... ... is being chided for its “insufficient contribution” to the NATO budget and its unswerving commitment to the Nord Stream II ... ..., has numerous fairly tangible obligations within NATO and the European Union. Berlin may be the driver of the European Union,...

30.08.2018

Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

Relations between the U.S. and Russia appear to be almost at the point of no return Relations between the U.S. and ... ... election interference. These include security concerns and disputes revolving around NATO and European Union enlargement, Russian actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, as well as... ... treaties be updated or expanded to include other states, such as the European states and China? Washington is also in the process of modernizing its tactical nuclear weapons...

28.06.2017

Chinese Observers Commenting on Russian Policies during the Ukrainian Crisis

Experts on Russia and Ukraine from a number of leading think tanks in China have kindly agreed to share their comments on the Ukrainian crisis, the implications of sanctions against Russia, Russian ... ... provisions of the Helsinki Final Act on the immutability of the post-war borders, and departed from their promise to disband NATO in parallel with the disbanding of the Warsaw Treaty Organisation. Moreover, the Western camp continues with NATO enlargement ...

27.03.2014

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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