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Looking out Five Years: What Should Washington and Its European Allies Expect From Moscow?

..., and so on. The sanctions imposed by the West have demolished the One World concept that they bought into at the end of the Cold War. Thus, Russia has started paying more attention to regional and subregional compacts: the BRICS group, the SCO, the EEU the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), and others. Of the remaining global councils, the UN Security Council and the G20 are still considered useful. However, whether Russia’s foreign policy will achieve its objectives at whatever level ...


2016 – A Victory of Conservative Realism

... China. A similar agreement has been signed with Vietnam. Almost forty other countries are wishing to set up such areas with the EEU. A series of agreements between Japan and Russia on economic cooperation in the Far East and on Kurile Islands became a major ... ... freedom of political and cultural choice, and normal values of public and private life, not postmodern ones, rooted in the thousands of years of human history. This set of values and readiness to protect them gave Russia a great soft power asset. Another ...


Vladimir Putin’s Visit to China: No High Expectations, Concrete Results

... Now strategic stability also includes non-interference in internal affairs and renunciation of coercive measures outside the UN Charter in the political sphere; ensuring a balance of the entire range of weapons at the minimum level necessary and a refusal to expand military alliances that could potentially threaten other countries. The declaration is key to future world politics. It means that Russia and China have worked out a coordinated position in response to any announced or future U.S. with ...


Eurasia in Russian Foreign Policy: Interests, Opportunities and Constraints

... Afghanistan, US interests in the region are now focused on shoring up the Afghan government. The region is also important to the USA as a theatre in which to contain the economic influence of China and to block integration projects involving Russia. In addition,... ... in which Russia and China play an active role. REUTERS/RIA Novosti Armenian Experts’ Debate: “Membership in the EEU in Exchange for Security” Iran Growing influence in the region may fall to Iran. While sanctions caused considerable ...


Russia – Learning from Armenia

... dependence” on the Russian military and government authorities, “dragging” the country into the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), “Russian support for Armenian authoritarianism”, Moscow’s reluctance to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict,... ... The United States in the most active of the external players in Armenia. Thus, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the key vehicle of American “soft power” in the world, had an official budget of $23 million in 2014. In 2015,...


Armenian Experts’ Debate: “Membership in the EEU in Exchange for Security”

... Armenia’s choice. Фото: REUTERS / David W Cerny Nikolay Mezhevich: “Money in the Morning — Chairs In The Evening” or “Eastern Partnership” before the Riga Summit Arshaluis Mgdesian : Armenia’s accession to the EEU has already produced a major impact. The main reason is Armenia’s refusal to sign the negotiated Association Agreement with the EU — which came as a surprise to many — which was for the most part due to security considerations. That was a major blow on Armenia’s international reputation. However, Armenia ...


Russia’s Position amid Emerging Trade Partnerships

... markets can only be found in those countries that are outside these global agreements. Does Russia have any chance for development outside TPP and TTIP limits? No clear-cut answer is apparent in the immediate term. As for the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and BRICS, their cooperation potential remains great, but still has to prove its economic worth. Importantly, U.S. trade with China (USD 590 billion), India (USD 67 billion), Brazil (USD 73 billion) and South Africa (USD 14.5 billion) in 2014 was ...


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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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