Search: Crimea,USA,Ukraine (21 material)

 

Five Reasons Why It’s Time to #RecognizeСrimea

... Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Twelve Steps Toward Greater Security in Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region Reason # 5: Policy Should Be Based on Reality Last... ... world as it is, not as we wish it would be. Basing policy on reality, we recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital [and] Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.”... ... the United State would be willing and ready to recognize Russia’s sovereignty over Crimea — since that would be “basing policy on reality.” But that’s not the...

11.03.2020

The Kerch Strait Gambit

A Kiev-provoked Ukraine/Russia naval clash near the Kerch Strait, Crimea, threatens to derail the Argentina G20 Summit and to worsen US-Russia bilateral relations First, a little essential geography. The Kerch Strait, joining the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov, is a narrow shallow passage, less than 24 NM wide ...

28.11.2018

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

... Such issues can make it even more difficult for the respective administrations to reconcile complex 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 and economic sanctions ...

28.06.2017

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

... targeting of hospitals (today, Russia and Assad are, with impunity, threatening whole parts of Aleppo with mass slaughter); Ukraine also saw Russian escalation. Kerry’s talks failed because the Russians were never serious about them, much like ... ... to and through Election Day, it is now quite clear that Russia’s propaganda machine of hundreds of websites and many thousands of social media accounts—some unwittingly duped, others complicit or even an army of paid agents—posted many ...

17.12.2016

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 ...

17.11.2016

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 Putin against accusations that he was behind the murders of numerous Russian journalists critical of Putin. Most recently, Trump signaled less-than-enthusiastic,... ... ties to Russia in the Trump campaign don’t end with Trump and his family. How Paul Manafort, Agent of Despots, Gave Ukraine to Putin, & Manafort's Other Russian Ties: There’s Something Going On! The Daily Beast Trump’s ...

16.08.2016

Keeping Russia the Enemy: Congressional Attitudes and Biased Expertise

... Franks: After the conclusion of an arms deal between Russia and Venezuela, President Putin was called a “thugocrat” engaged in “dangerous alliances. Keep in mind all of the above statements were uttered before the 2014 crisis in Ukraine even broke out. So before the U.S. Congress received what has been portrayed as undeniable and irrefutable proof of Russian aggression in Ukraine, it was already quite prepared to view Russia as a corrupt kleptocracy willfully abusing human rights ...

07.02.2015

Ukraine 2014: permanent crisis or a model for new relations?

... maintain good relations with the West is much better than an isolationist policy and turning into a junior partner and raw materials supplier for China. In this context, linking the issues of lifting reciprocal sanctions with the decentralisation of Ukraine while maintaining its territorial integrity and non-aligned status, abandoning accusatory and insulting rhetoric in the media, signing a new gas agreement and paying for the necessary algorithms to achieve dialogue in the context of Crimea’s entry into Russia will make it possible, albeit in the long term, to get out of the crisis of trust and relationship. It’s no accident that this is the approach to the problem that is being advocated by many well-known politicians ...

24.10.2014

NATO: A Mighty Wind, Signifying Nothing

... golf resort in Wales, United Kingdom, to discuss all of the supposedly egregious and disconcerting Russian maneuvers against Ukraine and demanding that Russia stop inviting further sanctions and pressure against itself, as British Prime Minister David ... ... worries more about microphone asides from the American President compared to official French and German policy? I have a bridge to Crimea to sell you if you believe that. Which is an interesting segue come to think of it! In the West one of the more powerful ...

09.09.2014

The Fast and The Furious in Gas Geopolitics

The interplay between Ukraine and Russia when it comes to gas geopolitics goes far beyond economic negotiations and development. It lies at the heart ... ... immediately connected to the bilateral agreement Russia and Ukraine had signed earlier about the presence of the Russian Navy in Crimea. That agreement was already in place and allowed the Russian Navy to be housed in Crimea for 96 million dollars per year ...

19.06.2014
 

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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