... those changes are not a personal experience but part of historical memory, more or less learned.
Paradoxical as it may seem, the Cold War was a sort of a “joint venture” between the Western and Eastern elites (in the political, not purely geographic sense).... ... Iron Curtain is sharing a common historical experience but interpreting it differently.
Twenty- and thirty-year-olds in the European Union and Russia set out from the same platform but moved along diverging tracks. A new generation has grown up in the West which knows ...
On February 26, 2018, Copenhagen hosted an international conference «The New Cold War between Europe and Russia» under the auspices of the Danish People's Party (Dansk Folkeparti).
On February 26, 2018, Copenhagen hosted an international conference «The New Cold War between Europe and Russia» under the auspices of the Danish People's Party (Dansk Folkeparti)....
... exist. The worldview of the current political leadership in the Kremlin is not going to change; an ideological revolution in the European Union is no more likely. In the observable future Russia will not become a part of the European project. Nevertheless, this division does not preclude various forms of cooperation similar to these during the 1970s or 1980s.
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Russia — Europe: the Need for a Common Vision
Since no revolution took place in global politics in 2017,...
... sides, in both economic and security domains.
the Cold War, the Communist system was able to challenge
ATO (with the Warsaw Treaty Organisation) and the European
(with COMECON). Indeed, there were potential asymmetries
during the Cold War, but these were not that evident and the Soviet Union could claim an overall “parity” with the West.
ay, the situation is different. The Russian economic potential
evidently no match for that of the European Union. Likewise,
ATO has clear superiority over Russia in terms of quality and
of military capabilities. Under such circumstances, it is
reasingly difficult for Russian leaders to substantiate their
to “equality” ...
... analysts and politicians consider the current political crisis between Russia and the European Union as part of a long-term negative trend that will lead to a further decrease... ... of relations between Moscow and Brussels, but does not damage the relations between Russia and individual member states that much. As history shows, an increase in cooperation... ... Germany relations with the USSR. Despite the uneasy political circumstances during the Cold War and political sensitivity concerning the issue of cooperation between the two...
When Turkey shot down that Russian bomber, what exactly was in the message and from whom, more importantly, was it coming from? Who was it that was really saying, “Come on baby light my fire. Try to set the night on fire?”
The fact that the Turkish plane, which shot ...
... somehow, gone radically wrong with the original concept of the idea’s and treaties laid down, by the founding fathers of the European Union – before and since the tearing down of the infamous Berlin Wall. Europe is under attack. And, it is not from Russia The whole concept of the EU and its original mandates are now coming under threat of attack, but not from some despised,... ... West can throw at it, in the way of sanctions. It had already lived through seventy years of relative isolation, through the Cold War years. It could live, again, if need be, for many more years in relative isolation. The Russian’s know how to do ...