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Eastern Partnership Prospects Discussed in Vienna

On October 29-30, 2018, Vienna hosted the second international forum to discuss Eastern partnershipEastern Partnership Reflection Forum (the initiative was launched in 2017 in Minsk). The theme of the forum was “The Politics of the Eastern Partnership: Looking Ahead at a New Decade of Challenges”. On October 29-30, 2018,...


Andrey Kortunov Takes Part in Tallinn Conference on the Eastern Partnership

On March 2, 2018, in Tallinn, Estonian Center of Eastern Partnership held the 5th annual Tallinn Conference on the Eastern Partnership. On March 2, 2018, in Tallinn, Estonian Center of Eastern Partnership held the 5th annual Tallinn Conference on the Eastern Partnership. Diplomats, independent experts,...


Minsk Hosts Discussion on Eastern Partnership and Prospects for EU-EAEU Cooperation

... presidency of the Republic of Belarus in the Central European Initiative. On December 10–12, 2017, Minsk hosted “The European Union and its Eastern Partners: Current Approaches to Regional Cooperation” forum in the framework of presidency of ... ... cooperation with over 10 European research and expert organizations. The key aim of the Forum was to discuss the prospects for Eastern Partnership development given the results of the Summit in Brussels on November 24, 2017, and the opportunities for cooperation ...


A Leader Against a Feeble Background: Georgia as a “New Success Story” in the EU’s Eastern Politics

... Brussels can see a few key areas where Georgia has shown palpable progress. First of all, Brussels lauds Georgia’s meticulous and timely compliance with most clauses of the Association Agreement as well as the visa liberalization roadmaps with the European Union. After all, other Eastern Partnership countries, Ukraine in particular, have often delayed the enactment of certain legislative acts or the publication of national plans in certain areas of national policy in violation of the agreed timelines. For Georgia, this has not ...


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

... down trade and other sanctions that generally hurt all sides, even if unevenly? Given the negative Russian reaction to the EU Eastern Partnership, and the expansion of EU influence into post-Soviet states, including Ukraine and Belarus, what if EU took ... ... and Crimea? What should be done about refugee crisis from eastern Ukraine to Russia and from Syria and other countries to the European Union countries? How should Russia and the European Union respond? Impact of rise of China China is the elephant in the ...


On "European values"

... Man’s burden), militant nationalism, and religious intolerance. Fascism, Communism, and the romantic nationalism that led to two catastrophic wars in the last century, are all indigenous products of European civilization. Do all members of the European Union share European values? If not all, which countries share them and which do not? Charles Grant has pointed out in article in THE GUARDIAN that the “political culture of some of the recent arrivals to the EU leaves much to be desired....


Russia and Belarus: Forging Future Together

... European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), namely, stabilization and differentiation (i.e. the use of tailor-made approaches with the Eastern Partnership member states), are implemented, there will be a real possibility to reduce tensions in Eastern Europe. At ... .... The refusal of the European Commission to have a dialogue with the EEU indicates the preservation of the status quo in the European Union’s eastern policy, which could have been amended if the two blocs had started a real dialogue and if the European ...


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

... relations with Armenia and remove the blockade from Europe’s last closed border, which is also the customs border of the European Union, as well as the exclusion of the country from regional energy and communication projects also predetermined Armenia’s ... ... 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 ...


Belarus to Learn Maidan Lessons

... level. What is more, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus initially did not even acknowledge the existence of the programme. This is why one would have been forgiven for thinking that the rapprochement between Belarus and the European Union in the spring of 2014 was of a temporary and accidental nature. However, preparations for the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga showed that Brussels had become increasingly interested in Belarus despite numerous failed attempts in the past to integrate it into Europe. For its part, Minsk seemed equally interested in intensifying economic relations ...


Russia and the Visegrad Group: The Ukrainian Challenge

RIAC Report #22, 2015 The Eastern Partnership policy that triggered the Ukrainian crisis has provided ample opportunity to reflect on Russia–EU relations,... ... countries (also called the Visegrad Four or V4). The Visegrad Four have taken on responsibility for the eastward enlargement of the European Union having become its members. Authors: L. N. Shishelina, Dr. of History (Lead Author and Compiler); A. V. Drynochkin,...


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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  
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