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From Proxy Wars to Proxy Diplomacy

... control is carried out directly in very rare cases and mainly occurs through institutional mechanisms of interaction, with the European Union or other organisations of the community of market democracies. As a result of the end of the Cold War, a significant ... ... effective sovereignty. The collapse of the USSR, as well as the collapse of the colonial system in previous decades, led to Russia and China being surrounded by a number of neighbours with whom they can build relatively equal relations in the same way that the ...


Serbia’s EU accession: Pipe Dream or Possible Reality?

... 2020. [Viewed 29 February 2020]. Available from: . EURACTIV. (2020). Serbia ready to sacrifice EU membership over Kosovo deal. EURACTIV [online]. 19 June ... ... 26 February 2021]. Available from: . European Union., (2015). Chapter 35: Other issues Item 1: Normalisation of relations between Serbia and Kosovo [online]. Brussels: ...


Sanctions Against Russia: A Look into 2021

Report 65/2021 Report 65/2021 The report analyses the application of foreign sanctions against Russian citizens, companies and economy sectors. It also considers global trends in the use of sanctions and restrictive measures against Russia within individual areas (the “Ukrainian package,” sanctions against pipeline projects, “cyber sanctions,...


RIAC and Carnegie Moscow Center Discussed RussiaChina Ties

Discussion was moderated by Ksenia Kuzmina, Program Manager, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) On March 2, 2021, Carnegie Moscow Center hosted an online event “Asymmetric Entente. Europe’s Role in Russia’s Growing Dependence on China”. Discussion was moderated by Ksenia Kuzmina, Program Manager, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). Dmitry Trenin, Director, Carnegie Moscow Center, and RIAC Member, and Alexander Gabuev, Chair, Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program, Carnegie ...


Thirteen Points on Joe Biden and Russia

We will not see an early US-Russian summit in 2021 1. Narratives Russian leadership tried hard to avoid any statements that would indicate its preference ... ... the transatlantic relations that were seriously damaged by his predecessor. Another burning matter is a trade agreement with China: it will not end the US-Chinese economic or technological competition, but can at least help to prevent a full-fledged trade ...


Great Powers Competition in Moldova

... Chinese authorities announced that the debt of 77 countries, including Moldova, had been temporarily suspended. Beijing's choice to focus its attention on Moldova is explained by the country's non-alignment, but also by the reluctance of Moscow and the European Union to become more involved. China is, therefore, meeting no resistance from the Russians or westerners. For the Kremlin, Chinese investments in the region could harm the ambitions of Brussels and Washington in Moldova, China being an ally of Russia. While for westerners, China was providing considerable aid to the EU by modernising ...


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

... its relationship with the EU, but clearly no one there has any intention of discussing the terms of their capitulation. The Russian leadership seems determined to fight until the bitter end. If Trump gets reelected to a second presidential term, the ... ... anything, the reverse is likely: the 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. “The European Union is worse than China. Just smaller,” Trump said just last year, complaining of taxes and tariffs. The president ...


Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok: a Puzzling Route to Political Stability in Europe

... the refugee crisis, climate change and a global pandemiс - all these issues were and still are being tackled by the EU and Russia individually. However, imagine a situation where Russia and the EU could act as one political institution, where the negative ... ... as part of that market exchange. Still, the world pandemic has shown that nearly all countries in the world are dependent on China, with many having to order PPEs (Personal Protective Equipment) from China. As a result, the complex interdependence resulted ...


‘Selective’ Bipolarity? From a Coalition of War to a Coalition of Sanctions

... growing centre of power, it does not want to become a “normal” country according to Washington’s understanding of the word either. Against this background, Russian-Chinese relations have gained potential. This is not a military alliance. However, Russia and China have acquired a significant reserve of confidence. Growing US pressure is pushing the two powers closer together. Under these conditions, the European Union is becoming important for America. Almost all EU countries are US military allies in NATO. However, the North Atlantic Alliance is not even remotely focused on containing China. It was indirectly involved in the fight against international ...


Eight Principles of the “Greater Eurasian Partnership”

... and a “periphery,” as is the case with many integration projects. Fourth, unlike the rigid integration structures like the European Union, the Partnership envisages highly flexible forms of involving individual states or their regional groups in its ... ... dimensions of the Partnership (trade, finance, infrastructure, visa, etc.) with due account of their current needs and capabilities. RussiaChina Dialogue: The 2020 Model. RIAC, Institute of Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Institute of International ...


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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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