Search: Europe,USA,Russia (32 materials)

 

To Sequestrate, or Not to Sequestrate. The Impact of Covid-19 on Military Budgets

... slow-down of expensive and promising R&D, which in early stages mainly generates costs. The USA: More Money for Each and Every One! U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf... ... disposal of various obsolete assets and the ability to order new ones to replace them. Russia: Revising Priorities Given the general economic environment, the situation for... ... number of traditional weapons systems needed to solve most tasks on the battlefield. Europe: At Whose Expense? Alexander Yermakov: Is France’s Nuclear Shield Big Enough...

09.04.2020

Standing for Everything Evil against Everything Good: Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe

... us and living from one IMF loan to the next so recklessly reject such a successful model of economic and public modernization? The current crisis in relations with European countries is a natural and expected response on the part of Moscow to the refusal of Europe’s ruling parties to accept Russia’s worldview and values and the reluctance to understand its motives and principal concerns. The global situation has changed radically, while this mentality has persisted. This explains the desire to punish Russia in economy, politics and sports,...

19.02.2019

The World After the INF Treaty: Time to Let European Leaders in on the Game?

Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council Andrey Kortunov on the Future of Nuclear Arms Control Andrey Kortunov: The Domino Effect: ... ... how negotiations on the Iranian nuclear programme began. In October 2003, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Dominique de Villepin and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Joschka Fischer ...

05.02.2019

Alterations in history What shall Russia stand for from now on?

For a very long time Russia’s role was to defend the rest of the world from Europe. Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has been trying to facilitate the maintenance of peace and the development of order in the rest of the world. In the absence of Russia, an anarchy would be unleashed in the world that the United States would ...

16.11.2018

Is This the End of Nuclear Arms Control?

... below were informed by a roundtable discussion in London in October 2018 between the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and RUSI to discuss the Intermediate-Range... ... crisis since the 1980s, and risks collapsing altogether. Although the UK and other European states are not direct participants in US–Russia treaties, the end of arms... ... the other is an unreliable partner. Yet at the same time, the absence of mutual accusations over alleged INF violations – since the treaty would no longer exist –...

12.11.2018

The United States, Russia, and Europe in 2018

... Away at Four Gordian Knots. CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report In October 2018, a select group of Russian and American experts met at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington. Their meeting, convened ... ... Affairs Council (RIAC), aimed to discuss four topics central to U.S.-Russian relations: the conflict in Ukraine, the future of the European security order, the war in Syria, and the question of interference in other states’ political processes. The attendees ...

12.11.2018

Sleepwalking Toward Nuclear War

In Paris, 100 years after the guns across Europe fell silent, leaders can begin taking important steps to ensure a new and devastating war will not happen today This ... ... prevent an incident turning into unimaginable catastrophe? For those gripped with complacency, consider this scenario. It is 2019. Russia is conducting a large military exercise in its territory bordering NATO. A NATO observer aircraft accidentally approaches ...

10.11.2018

A European Response to US Withdrawal from the INF Treaty

ELN Group Statement Ahead of the meeting of President Putin and President Trump in Paris on November 11th 2018, 79 European political, diplomatic and military leadership figures are appealing to both Russia and the US not to take unilateral action that would jeopardise the future of the INF without further efforts, such a move would likely trigger an arms race and damage the global nuclear non-proliferation regime. The full statement is reproduced ...

09.11.2018

INF Treaty: More than Just an Agreement

... aimed at demonstrating Russia’s readiness to offer a stern response to U.S. plans to deploy anti-missile components in Eastern Europe. This is indirectly confirmed by the fact that no more statements of the kind were issued as the relationship between the ... ... States, the first public statements indicating Washington’s intention to revise the INF Treaty were made in 2014, with accusations of breaching of the Treaty levelled against Russia. Following Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election, there were calls for the United States to withdraw from ...

16.07.2018

Russia, the USA & Europe: Is Instability Immutable?

How and when can the USA, Europe and Russia move forward from impasse and start to rebuild the more rational forms of relationship which would suit the interests of all? “…the American, Soviet, and British governments did indeed try to bring the monster [nuclear weapons] under control....

30.10.2017
 

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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