Search: European Union,NATO,China (9 materials)

Great Powers Competition in Moldova

... 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).... ... Chinese companies to offer all types of partnerships in exchange for various counterparts. In 2015, the Chinese company SOE China Shipping Container Lines launched container transport services in the Moldovan port of Giurgiulesti — the country's only ...

27.11.2020

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

... 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 ... ... anything, the reverse is likely: the inevitable difficulty of economic recovery and likely escalation of the confrontation with China will push the Trump administration to ramp up pressure on the EU even further. “The European Union is worse than China....

16.11.2020

The Trans-Caucasus in 2019 Is Not a Monolithic Region

... saw the precedent of changed borders between the former Soviet republics. It was in the Caucasus that Georgia, in its bid for NATO membership, held a referendum on acceding to the alliance and over two-thirds of Georgians voted for accession. Consequently,... ... actors being pulled into regional processes; previously, these actors had either insignificant or no influence in the region. China is the starkest example. As Asian Studies specialist Stanislav Tarasov aptly said, China has launched “diplomatic probing” ...

20.12.2019

20 Years of Vladimir Putin: How Russian Foreign Policy Has Changed

Dmitry Trenin on Russia's successes abroad and why resisting NATO expansion to the east was a fundamental mistake. Vladimir Putin has been in power for 20 years, but the time has not ... ... looked like a turn from a Greater Europe toward a Greater Eurasia, which many took for a pivot to the East, specifically to China. In fact, this was a pivot by Russia toward itself, in search of a balancing point in a quickly changing global environment....

09.10.2019

Will Russia Return to Europe?

... already has aggregate scientific-technological potential that, for all practical intents and purposes, has, with the exception of China, no real match in Asia for the foreseeable future. Even more importantly, Europe is genuinely interested in Russia’s technological ... ... to wit, that for a quarter-century Russia has not been able to insert itself adequately into the European (EU) and Atlantic (NATO) structures as a full participant or equal partner. One can debate who bears responsibility for this failure, but the fact ...

06.11.2018

Looking at Tiananmen Square through the Brandenburg Gate

... and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, these amorphous and barely binding associations, are beside the point here. Germany, for its part, has numerous fairly tangible obligations within NATO and the European Union. Berlin may be the driver of the European Union, but within NATO it often finds itself playing supporting roles. To continue with the romantic parallels, China the young man is single and free, whereas the girl is bound by close ties with numerous and often quite demanding European relatives, and is unwilling to sacrifice these ties under any circumstances. Whether the existence of “relatives” gives ...

30.08.2018

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

... problem caused by accusations of mutual election interference. These include security concerns and disputes revolving around NATO and European Union enlargement, Russian actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, as well as the nature of the conventional and nuclear ... ... race? Should the INF treaty and other treaties be updated or expanded to include other states, such as the European states and China? Washington is also in the process of modernizing its tactical nuclear weapons systems, such as the B-61-12, in part by ...

28.06.2017

Is Europe (not) helping the US in its battle for Asia?

... surface-to-air missiles to China (the authors must have failed to properly monitor the situation: the deal to supply an S-400 complex to China was signed back in April 2015). The European Union issued a condemnation of Chinese and Japanese recalcitrance in roughly equal measure. Moreover, Europeans did not back the US in its endeavor to increase its military presence in the crisis area. NATO held consultations to determine whether the cyber attack would justify the invocation of its collective-defense obligations,...

25.04.2016

Chinese Observers Commenting on Russian Policies during the Ukrainian Crisis

Experts on Russia and Ukraine from a number of leading think tanks in China have kindly agreed to share their comments on the Ukrainian crisis, the implications of sanctions against Russia, Russian ... ... provisions of the Helsinki Final Act on the immutability of the post-war borders, and departed from their promise to disband NATO in parallel with the disbanding of the Warsaw Treaty Organisation. Moreover, the Western camp continues with NATO enlargement ...

27.03.2014

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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