Search: Eastern Partnership,NATO (5 materials)

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

... and Afghanistan, as well as Kashmir? How will the entry of the Islamic State into Afghanistan impact the ongoing war between NATO and the Taliban? The U.S. refused to participate in the third round of a conference on Afghanistan that involved 11 regional ... ... 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 ...


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 ... ... according to existing rules. Russia assumes that over the past two decades Europe has de facto failed to follow any rules, given NATO’s eastward expansion and refusal of the West to engage in a dialogue on the establishment of a collective security ...


Ukraine crisis: Need for a new order in Europe and Eurasia

... Ukraine's economy afloat, especially in light of all the problematic economies it already has to worry about. Although the Eastern Partnership project certainly does have geopolitical consequences, the interests of most EU members, to the extent that ... ..., apart from the interests of its politically-inflluential Ukrainian Diaspora. However, once the decision was made to expand NATO eastwards, it acquired a logic and momentum of its own, eventually putting NATO membership for Ukraine on the agenda. Many ...


Is Ukrainian Crisis the Last for Russia?

... somehow managed to cope with this for the past three months. What do you think of the prospects for the Eastern Partnership? The Eastern Partnership initiative entails a geopolitical repartition of the whole region. In fact, this program changes boundaries,... ... Tsymbursky, who regarded the entire system from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea as a single geopolitical system Intermarium. When NATO's eastward expansion started, a huge contested space appeared between Russia and NATOl the area stretching from the Baltic ...


EU, Ukraine and “Red Lines” of Russian Foreign Policy

... Federation, has expressed Russian attitude to this issue on 49th Munich Security Conference stating that international partners are “inventing new dividing lines”[3]. All in all, for Russia it would be very unwelcome step if Ukraine joined NATO. Energy policies Not less important red line is cooperation on energy policies. The Russian Federation is the biggest gas supplier to countries of the Eastern Partnership and essential partner of Ukraine regarding oil and nuclear fuel. The struggle in this field is especially for Ukraine, as it is quite crucial country for transit of Russian gas to the Central Europe and a huge trading partner. Ukraine ...


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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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