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Russian Foreign Policy: Shifting Gears

Diplomacy is de facto paralyzed in Russia’s relations with Ukraine, NATO, the European Union’s leading powers such as Germany and France, and with the United States as far as Ukraine is concerned Not long ago, a popular Russian joke went: “Those who do not want to listen to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will have to deal ...

02.12.2021

After COP26: Russia’s Path to the Global Green Future

Russia is certainly now taking climate-related issues seriously, but even though a latecomer in embracing the climate change agenda, it will not simply accept the West’s or the EU’s lead Russia is certainly now taking climate-related issues seriously, but even though a latecomer in embracing the climate change agenda, it will not simply accept the West’s or the EU’s lead. Rather, it will act in accordance with its national ...

23.11.2021

Border Conflict and the New European Reality

Europe is gradually sinking into a state of universal competition, both on its borders and within that world of European integration, which just recently seemed strong and reliably protected After the countries of Western Europe implemented their large-scale ...

18.11.2021

Energy Sector in Spain: Current State and Future Prospects

Introduction Europe’s energy transition is under scrutiny following the region’s soaring electricity prices and the scarcity of fossil fuels. The inadequacy of renewable energies to efficiently respond to these problems has become apparent. Is it necessary to ...

18.10.2021

The Covid After-Effects and the Looming Skills Shortage

... healthcare, which in turn exacerbated the imbalances and shortages in these areas. In particular, according to the estimates of the World Health Organization (WHO) shortages can mount up to 9.9 million physicians, nurses and midwives globally by 2030 . In Europe, although the number of physicians and nurses has increased in general in the region by approximately 10% over the past 10 years, this increase appears to be insufficient to cover the needs of ageing populations . At the same time the WHO points ...

16.10.2021

Understanding the Debate about Cryptocurrencies in Central Asia

In February 2020, the World Bank Group released a report entitled “FinTech in Europe and Central Asia: Maximizing Benefits and Managing Risks” highlighting the opportunities associated with the development of FinTech in countries torn between a desire for more regulation and a growing need to catch up in this sector, currently ...

30.09.2021

The Chance for Perezagruzka: Why do the Baltic States and the EU Need Russian Participation in Rail Baltica?

... article on Rail Baltica, one of the primary aims of this project is to ensure that the Baltic States will become less dependent on Russia. Will this task be so trouble-free? Will the Baltic States have enough economic power to be independent of any non-EU countries, and will Rail Baltica have enough financial feasibility to be fully independent of any external players? Or is it more rational to find common ground with Russia in this particular field and try to make a deal where both parties will be ...

22.09.2021

EU Policy towards Ukraine: Room for Improvement

With the reform process in Ukraine slowing down and no end to the conflict in the Donbass in sight, how successful has EU policy been in Ukraine?Source: 061.uaUkraine is deep in the integration process with the EU and although there are certainly many prominent voices in Ukraine which are judgemental of the country’s European turn, the people, the government and the ...

26.08.2021

The Turkey-Russia Relationship: Why “Compartmentalization” and Not Conflict?

... on “compartmentalization” of differences that allows the two to pursue shared goals while clashing on many fronts.Source: rg.ru Turkey is a country primed to advance many Russian goals; it pursues a distinctively different foreign policy than the European Union and has provoked conflict with NATO allies in the Eastern Mediterranean, Libya and Syria. Turkey does, however, clash with Russia over the annexation of Crimea, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, its position in Libya and its political initiatives,...

05.08.2021
 

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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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