Search: Europe,Ukraine (17 materials)


Restoration, Reformation, Revolution? Blueprints for the World Order after the Russia-Ukraine conflict

Working Paper #66, 2022 Working Paper #66, 2022 The Russian-Ukrainian conflict will lead to long-term global socio-economic and political consequences in the foreseeable future. Russian and foreign experts are currently exploring a wide range of scenarios for such transformation—from relatively positive to extremely negative. The author formulated three potentially possible options for the current world order transformation, assessing the probability and consequences of the practical implementation...


Meeting of the European Council on Foreign Relations Russia Strategy Group in Paris

... discussion were the latest initiatives of French President Emanuel Macron on the new European architecture for security and development, prospects for the revival of arms control in Europe, the situation with the settlement of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. RIAC representatives and the leadership of the European Council also discussed the possibility of expanding institutional cooperation between the two organizations.


Russia’s Changing Identity: In Search of a Role in the 21st Century

... Ukraine led to Russia seizing the Crimean Peninsula and materially supporting separatists in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region. 3 This was the first case since 1945 of Russia annexing territory, and it sent shock waves across the former Soviet Union, Europe, and the world. The Ukraine crisis led to a new confrontation between Russia and the United States, and its alienation from the European Union. The ceasefire in Donbas agreed in 2015 is routinely violated, but large-scale fighting has not resumed so far. The European-brokered ...


Security Radar 2019 Presentation Held at RIAC

... results of the research show the willingness of people to compromise and search for mutual interests, adherence to international norms and standards, and the peaceful resolution of conflicts. The main message of the report was the call for politicians of European countries to “wake up” and responsibly form a political strategy in a situation when international tension is increasing. An expert from Ukraine Nikolay Kapitonenko, Associate Professor at the Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Director of the Center for International Relations Research, underscored the fact that conflicts often represent ...


New European Mythology for Ukraine

... EU and NATO. The recent amendments to the Ukrainian constitution legitimise this drive. This very fact suggests that Ukraine is committed to development and reforms, but a number of paradoxes cast doubts on the project. This article aims to dissect Ukraine’s European integration process in the context of various related factors, while highlighting some significant trends and producing recommendations for different scenarios. Does everyone believe in Ukraine’s European future? Aleksandr Gushchin: Four ...


The United States, Russia, and Europe in 2018

... questions than finding answers, demonstrating just how underdeveloped this difficult topic remains. To conclude, the RIAC-CSIS convened expert group identified concrete recommendations for further study and for government action in the contexts of the Ukraine crisis and European security more broadly. They discussed possible ways forward in Syria but the experts around the table in Washington were not optimistic that they would be pursued. Participants were divided over possible mutual or unilateral limits on interference ...


Will Russia Return to Europe?

... has now largely dried up, the country’s financial resources have been greatly diminished, and the influence of right-wing populists, who have questioned the EU’s constant geographical expansion, has grown. Even the biggest enthusiasts of the ‘European path’ in Ukraine today are forced to push back the timelines for the country’s probable entry into the EU — at a minimum, to the fourth decade of this century (other things being equal). And all of this is occurring in the context of a general disposition ...


International Expert Group Lays out Ukraine’s Future Scenarios in Berlin

On November 8 in Berlin Friedrich Ebert Stiftung headquarters hosted a presentation of the report on Ukraine’s future scenarios prepared by an international group of experts in 2016-2017. On November 8 in Berlin Friedrich Ebert Stiftung headquarters hosted a presentation of the report on Ukraine’s future scenarios prepared by an international ...


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

... additional cyberattacks by Putin, additional military harassment in the Black and Baltic seas, and further aggression in Eastern Europe. Yes, incredulously, Obama imagined that turning a blind eye to Russian interference in domestic American elections ... ... targeting of hospitals (today, Russia and Assad are, with impunity, threatening whole parts of Aleppo with mass slaughter); Ukraine also saw Russian escalation. Kerry’s talks failed because the Russians were never serious about them, much like ...


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 ...


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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