Search: EU,Ukraine (10 materials)

The West and Russia between a regional or an Eurasian power

... policy towards Russia pronouncing the differences or should it get to some real politician compromise and a new sort of cooperation instead of confrontation? What should be the goal: To topple Putin or his successor to get a democracy in Russia and let Ukraine and Georgia become new EU and NATO states and reduce Russia to a regional power or not to risk an Russian spring which could bring instability, drive it into the arms of China and maybe risk a war and promote a New East Policy which accepts Russia´s geopolitical interests ...

25.12.2019

EU - EAEU: the perspective from Berlin

... big economic potentials of increased EU - EAEU economic cooperation, which is, however, in stark contrast with the present downward spiral of economic/trade relations.Behind the fast falling trade figures, apart from the political problems linked to Ukraine, the European side also sees as a major negative factor, the present economic-trade policies of Russia. These include a continued series of measures contradicting to Russia’s WTO commitments.Thus, first the trust between the EU and Russia should be restored,...

04.09.2017

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

... itself. This is part of a larger Russian war against the West that is becoming increasingly brazen: until this year, Syria and Ukraine were the most glaring centerpieces in Russia’s disinformation campaigns; then, Russian disinformation caused a faux ... ... propaganda was active in supporting the right-wing parties in Italy’s big vote that was a stinging defeat for it centrist pro-EU leader and his party (he will now soon resign), though efforts were less successful in Austria, where the pro-Russian far-right ...

17.12.2016

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

... to this tenure are Gazprom and RAO EUS, claiming that he was an advisor on “key transactions” of theirs; it is hard to imagine transactions more “key” than those involving gas being transported from Central Asia and Russia to Ukraine and Europe and being sold to both, than the creation of RUE, than RAO’s subsequent entry into the Gazprom/Firtash/Ukraine scheme; if Page is telling the truth about his role, it is inconceivable—considering that he advised both Gazprom and RAO—that ...

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

... Ukraine” — albeit by unidentified actors — and somehow used as “‘financing’” for Tymoshenko’s “persecution.”” Manafort also helped Yanukovych's team publicly defend its controversial proseuction and imprisonment of Tymoshenko. (As for Firtash, there is currently a U.S. arrest warrant out for him on bribery charges, and as a result he is living in Austria in exile from Ukraine). As Yanukovych became ever closer to Putin and tried to steer Ukraine closer to Russia, Manafort’s role was kept quiet and confidentiality agreements were signed, and he profited handsomely from this work (UPDATE 8/15), further made ...

16.08.2016

A French perspective on the Ukrainian crisis

... be differentiated from the people) On Ukraine-Russia cooperation: 7- Ukraine could be at the centre of an economic zone constituted by both the EU and the EEU: - This would help rebuild the country: would favour the environment for companies in Ukraine (for Europeans as well as Russian ones) and for investment - would soften the questions of integration within both organizations - would avoid Russia’s isolation - This would increase the exchanges between the EU and Russia and potentially lay down the ...

17.05.2016

The final failure of the trilateral Russian-Ukrainian-EU trade negotiations was a bad Christmas present

... explanation is that the prime cause of disagreements was the expected length of the transition period for Ukraine. Yet another reason for the failure is the inability of the three parties to agree on the legal format of their final arrangement: the European Union and Ukraine were ready to sign only a joint ministerial statement or a political declaration, while Russia insisted on a more binding document. In any case, three things are evident and all the three are likely to have a significant negative impact on the ...

12.01.2016

A Reality Check on U.S.-Russian Relations: Not Time to Relax, but Not Time to Panic, Either

... America, and the state of their relationship is the lack of measured and reasoned commentary. Make no mistake, though, the problems between Russia and America are serious and affect a whole host of major issues around the world from wars in Syria and Ukraine to global energy distribution, access, and prices, to space exploration and militarization, just to name a few. Perhaps this is understandable, given the nature of the history of the most serious, dangerous rivalry the world has ever seen. Sparta ...

27.02.2015

Business is business. Western duplicity towards Russia.

... the energy market is likely to grow even more thanks to the quest for the Arctic. Second, diversification is still a dream for the EU. Energy companies from the old continent look more to their private incomes and national needs than to the overall EU project. Finally, the crisis in Ukraine has not been worth a crisis in the energy market yet, i.e. political tensions do not always imply economic ones. Despite their active actions in Ukraine, western policymakers don’t want to mess up major economic and strategic interests such ...

23.07.2014

European Commission candidates’s foreign policies: Schulz softer, Verhofstadt harder on Ukraine

... tougher with Putin by hitting his inner circle and the oligarchs’ assets in the Eu territory, a hardline already suggested by some american lawmakers and partially put into practice by the United States. According to him what is at stake in Ukraine is a clash of political systems, one good the other evil. “It’s not a geopolitical fight between Putin end Europe, it’s about the will of these people to live in a normal, decent country without corruption. It’s about that.” he said in Florence. And in order to support this natural will, Europe should issue bolder sanctions tackling the Kremlin’s ...

22.05.2014

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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