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Europe and Russia: Four Scenarios for the New Cycle

... neighbor. EU has no visible role to play in the European security; NATO remains the only game in town. Russia relies more and more on China; the asymmetry of this relationship grows over time. More generally, international influence and statue of both the European Union and Russia go down. “New Cold War” (strong Europe, no reforms in Russia) . This scenario implies a steady change of balance between the two sides in favor of Europe. 2018 or 2019 becomes the turning point in the European development; the German-French backbone of the European ...


Hybrid Cooperation: A New Model for Russia-EU Relations

... Soviet Union was at the peak of its power. Geopolitical parity between East and West would only be possible with the establishment of a Russian-Chinese military-political alliance. Andrey Kortunov: "Seven Phantoms of the Russia's Policy Toward the European Union" Third, the Cold War model was fashioned by Soviet and U.S. leaders to stand up to the biggest threats of the twentieth century. The twenty-first century has brought many new challenges, and the Cold War model can offer little help in fighting the new generation ...


Travelling into the Past and Back

Over the past year politics seems to have returned to the past. But it is not clear whether it is a comeback to the Cold War time with its ideological intransigence, or the 19th century when some kindled the flames of revolutions and others sought to quench them, or to the time when people struggled not for national interests but for the triumph of true faith. It is ...


Ukraine Must Not Become a New Berlin Wall

... Secretary of State Kerry will meet in London to discuss the Ukrainian crisis. The situation that we now see in Ukraine graphically demonstrates the inadequacies of the current Euro-Atlantic security system. More than twenty years after the end of the Cold War, the states of the Euro-Atlantic region have yet to define, agree or implement an approach to security that can ensure peace, independence, and freedom from fear of violence for all nations. No nation benefits from this persistent inaction to ...


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