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Will Putin Take Advantage of Conflict With Kim to “Liberate” Belorussia?

... notice that prior to the invasion of Crimea, Zhirinovsky was leading the nationalist propaganda for the “liberation” of Crimea in 2014.) These writers have always recommended a strategic partnership with Russia against terrorism when feasible; read ... ... World Affairs Journal, he continue to recommend it, advocating a Swiss-Austrian model of armed neutrality for Ukraine without NATO membership,is the only possible guarantee for its full independence. As far as we know, we were the first to propose that ...


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

... issues and disputes. A number of key issues and disputes are already proving difficult to resolve, not even considering the added problem caused by accusations of mutual 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 the nature of the conventional and nuclear arms race that has been escalating at least since the turn of the 21st century. In June 2017, Moscow canceled talks with Washington in protest against the new political ...


Wallström-Lavrov meeting: The beginning of a thaw in Russia-Sweden relations?

... contention from some experts was that Russian dockworkers could in the event of a West-Russia crisis over the Baltics result in those same dockworkers becoming “little green men” – a reference to the unmarked Russian soldiers deployed in Crimea following the coup in Kiev in early 2014 – and seizing control of the island for Russian anti-access/area denial warfare against Nato. A similar debate was held in Karlshamn, in the Swedish province of Blekinge, not far from the main Swedish naval base in Karlskrona. The outcome here was different, however, as the municipal council agreed to lease its harbour for logistical support ...


The (First) Russo-American Cyberwar: How Obama Lost & Putin Won, Ensuring a Trump Victory

... votes; Russia’s propaganda machine went intensely against Remain and for Brexit in the UK’s big vote this year and its efforts were clearly crucial in swaying votes in what was an intensely close decision; Russia has also been active in non-NATO Sweden this year, particularly when it was voting on closer ties with NATO; Finland, which shares a huge border with Russia, has also seen a surge in Russian disinformation; early in November, it even became apparent that Russia may have even been ...


EXCLUSIVE: Top Trump Aides’ Deeper & Linked Roles in Putin Agenda Revealed; Russian Mafia Nexus With Trump & Aides Goes Back Years

New threads in the Team Trump/Team Putin tangled web show Manafort and Page linked to each other as part of a Russian plot to control Ukraine and also show a mutual Russian mafia godfather linking them with each other and Trump, providing even deeper and more fertile ground on which to question Trump’s pro-Russia, Pro-Putin positions and their origins. Author's note: this is the most important article I have ever written in my life; please share with as many people as possible as soon...


Trump, Putin, Russia, DNC/Clinton Hack, & WikiLeaks: “There's Something Going on” with Election 2016 & It's Cyberwarfare & Maybe Worse: UPDATED 8/15

... just recently said at a press conference that he is considering lifting sanctions on Russia and recognizing its annexation of Crimea. Trump also doesn’t think that there is enough evidence to blame Russia for the downing of MH17. Trump defended ... ... Russian journalists critical of Putin. Most recently, Trump signaled less-than-enthusiastic, vague, and conditional support for NATO and has calling it “obsolete,” while the weakening of NATO is a chief aim of Putin. ***** But ties to Russia ...


Ukraine crisis: Need for a new order in Europe and Eurasia

... forgotten that the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) brings together peoples who have been linked to Russia for centuries. It is also obvious that the entire geographic area of the former USSR is a sphere of vital interest to us." Yet, excepting the special case of Crimea, there has never been any indication that Russia has been interested in annexing Ukraine, even eastern Ukraine or, for that matter, any of the former Soviet republics. Why should it? Moscow does regard a hostile Ukraine as unacceptable, but this ...


Between Yellowknife and Crimea: towards a security dilemma?

... of Arctic Council meeting in Yellowknife”, Calgary Herald, March 26, 2014. Retrieved from [3] Ibid. [4] Invison, J., “Crimea crisis forcing Harper to rethink NATO, Arctic defence”, National Post, March 17, 2014. Retrieved from [5] Coffey, L., “NATO in the Arctic: Challenges and ...


Crimea: When, and If, the Dust Settles

... status similar to that of Finland. In effect, Kissinger has urged the new Ukrainian government to sustain the non-aligned status that had previously been accepted by the government of Viktor Yanukovich. Yet Kissinger’s views on Russia, Ukraine, NATO enlargement, and Crimea appear to represent only a minority opinion among American elites. His “wisdom” is generally seen as being out of touch with “reality.” After Kissinger cautioned against annexing Crimea, Moscow did just that. With Russian ...


Chinese Observers Commenting on Russian Policies during the Ukrainian Crisis

... see a Ukraine that is neutral in the world affairs. Therefore Russia today should not focus on some passing interests in the Crimean issue and thus drive Ukraine towards an alliance with the West. Instead, Russia should be committed to reaching a compromise ... ... 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 ...


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