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Abkhazia, Georgia and Russia: Future Prospects

... 673-693. [Viewed 14 February 2021]. Available from: Antonopoulos, P., (2017). NATO’s push into the Caucasus: geopolitical flashpoints and limits for expansion. Defense & Security Alanysis . [online]. 33(4),... ... 2021]. Available from: Kereselidze, N., (2014). The engagement policies of the European Union, Georgia and Russia towards Abkhazia. Caucasus Survey . [online]. 3(3), pp. 309-322. [Viewed 14 February 2021]....


Respect Thy Neighbor: Russia and the Baltic Region

... start rebuilding trust between the parties, they would reduce the likelihood of an inadvertent collision between Russia and NATO. Economic cooperation, which looked promising twenty-five years ago, has not lived up to expectations. Recently, economic ... ... some hope of a breakthrough is Russia-EU collaboration on the issue of climate. This is now seen as a priority not only in the European Union, but increasingly in Russia as well. What is particularly interesting here is exploring the nexus between climate ...


Great Powers Competition in Moldova

... Transnistria since 1992. This situation is paradoxical because a rapprochement between Moscow and Chisinau could confer many strategic advantages on the Kremlin. In this respect, better Russian-Moldovan relations would thus hinder any possible advance of the European Union and NATO in Molodva, and could also force Ukraine to reconsider its diplomatic approach vis-à-vis the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). Moreover, the strengthening of military cooperation between Moscow and Chisinau would increase pressure on Romania, which ...


The EU Will Not Break Free from America’s Amiable Stranglehold

... its member states; it should now be a matter of bolstering their power and solidarity. “The worst that can happen for the European Union is that the outcome of the U.S. election allows us to slip back into that state of apathy, complacency and resignation ... ... for too long,” urges Guy Verhofstadt, one of the best-known European politicians and the European Parliament Brexit Coordinator. Now, therefore, it is time “to prove itself as a true ally, not a liability,” an ally strong enough for the transatlantic ...


How U.S. Elections Could Impact EU-Russia Relations

Even a partial restoration of transatlantic unity under a President Biden will be a blow to the official Kremlin narrative about the inexorable movement of the international system toward a polycentric world order For several long years now, the European Union has been waging onerous trench warfare on two fronts. On the eastern front, Brussels has been in conflict with a malign Moscow since 2014: refusing to repeal sanctions against Russia, deflecting all the Kremlin’s new information attacks,...


ELN Members Meet with Special Envoy of the President of France for the Development of Relations between the European Union and Russia Pierre Vimont

... an online meeting with Pierre Vimont, Special Envoy of the President of France for the Development of Relations between the European Union and Russia, in the context of the upcoming Russian-French summit. The French diplomat was briefed about upcoming ... ... Andrey Kortunov, RIAC General Director, spoke about the results of work of the international subgroup on the prospects of Russia-NATO relations.


Macron’s Security Ambitions and Russia

... vis-à-vis Moscow is being suspiciously seen by some American and European commentators because he thinks out of the box. Criticism has been on the rise since the publication of his interview with The Economist in November 2019, where he considered NATO brain-dead. He later stood at the same remarks and insisted on the need of the Alliance to better define its enemies . The French President envisages a different European security architecture from the Cold War years and elaborates on a new partnership ...


Is France’s Nuclear Shield Big Enough to Cover All of Europe?

... more so by the election of Donald Trump, who has long been sceptical of NATO. The Brexit actually played into the hands of those calling for a more robust nuclear umbrella in Europe, as the United Kingdom always served as a key instrument of U.S. and NATO policies in the European Union, opposing ‘separatist’ attempts to build non-Atlantic security institutions. This is precisely what the French Supreme Commander-in-Chief advocated, albeit somewhat cautiously, in his 2020 address. Thermonuclear Assets Alexander Yermakov: ...


12 Essential Steps in a Conceptual Dead End

... nuances determine the content of the relations between the two sides. Twelve Steps Toward Greater Security in Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region. Twelve Steps Toward Greater Security in Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region Put bluntly, these nuances are NATO and the European Union. Together, they form the Euro-Atlantic community, which unites most of the planet’s economically developed military powers. This contradiction was barely noticeable during the initial post-Soviet years when Russia was still forming its ...


Ukraine: Geopolitical View of the Interested International Actors

... Ekaterina Chimiris: Russia-Ukraine Relations 2020: Equation With Many Variables. A View from Russia Ukraine first embraced the European path during the 2004 revolution. Institutionally, this path implies the country’s aspiration to join the EU and NATO. Recent amendments to the Ukrainian constitution legitimize this drive. The European identity is historically a superstructure above the national identity. Ukraine’s main problem is its aim not to follow the traditional procedure and therefore ...


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