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What a Week of Talks Between Russia and the West Revealed

Moscow’s demands of the United States and NATO are in fact the strategic goals of Russian policy in Europe. If Russia cannot achieve them by diplomatic means, it will resort to other methods. Moscow’s demands ... ... Eastern European member states is as impossible as it is largely unnecessary in terms of Russia’s security. The several thousand U.S. soldiers located on the territory in question don’t exactly pose a serious threat to Russia. NATO battalions in the ...

25.01.2022

Ukrainian Crisis: Political Economy of Confrontation

... science of international relations can be thought of as political economy under conditions of anarchy. Ivan Timofeev: War Between Russia and Ukraine: A Basic Scenario? In this case, the question arises: what are the modern “currency” or “currencies” ... ... background of the United States and China, two other players stand out, whose “currency baskets” are more asymmetric. The European Union has a whole range of soft currencies. But in the segment of hard assets, the situation is contradictory. The EU ...

11.01.2022

Analysing the Czech Nuclear Strategy in a Changing (Nuclear) Energy World: Geopolitical Implications and Opportunities

... approved a law for the transition to low-emission energy that excluded countries such as Russia and China from being able to bid for the construction of a new nuclear power... ... comprises of two main characteristics. First, most countries, in particular in the European Union (e.g. Germany since 2011), are turning their back on nuclear power plants... ... imports to develop its own nuclear sector, this presented a great opportunity for the usage of these vast deposits of uranium. On one hand, Soviet atomic experts assisted...

10.01.2022

Results of 2021: Sanctions Policy

... in the United States has resulted in adjustments to the policy of sanctions against Russia, China and Iran. The EU’s toolkit of restrictive measures has been gradually... ... restrictions on financial institutions. Sanctions against China were imposed by the European Union and other US allies. Brussels has done so using its new legal mechanism... ... escalation of sanctions has accelerated significantly. The blocking sanctions of the USA, EU, Canada, Great Britain and Switzerland fell on a number of Belarusian officials...

30.12.2021

Knights Close the Ranks: New Sanctions Against Belarus

... Another package of sanctions has been introduced against the Republic of Belarus. The USA , UK and Canada simultaneously announced restrictive measures against a number... ... incident with the Ryanair flight, the pressure on Minsk increased significantly. The European Union has expanded its lists of blocked persons. By June 2021, these were... ... of the Belarusian economy. A significant proportion of the country’s trade is with Russia. However, in a number of areas, sanctions are still quite painful, especially...

10.12.2021

Sanctions Against Belarus: A Hybrid Option

... have acquired a sectoral dimension. The sectoral meaning of the sanctions differs from that in which they are used against the Russian defence, financial and energy sectors. In the case of Russia, we are talking about a certain set of restrictions used ... ... they were no longer exempt from the sanctions. In part, this list overlaps with the list of 78 organizations specified by the European Union when it introduced its restrictions in June . Brussels also used sectoral sanctions, but their principle is different ...

18.08.2021

From Proxy Wars to Proxy Diplomacy

... internal political events in Belarus that followed presidential elections which were not recognised by the United States or the European Union and caused discontent among a significant part of Belarusian society. In the first case, we see how the behaviour ... ... community. In the case of Belarus, the survival of the state in August - September 2020 was also provided by the full support from Russia, for which the collapse of the Belarusian statehood would mean the emergence of a security threat. At the same time, unlike ...

16.08.2021

First Aid: How Russia and the West Can Help Syrians in Idlib

... The question of humanitarian access into Idlib is now emerging as a central focus of new international politicking. In so doing, this small province could be pivotal to the future of the larger stalemate that has left the United States, Europe, and Russia locked in an unwinnable status quo. Russia has said that it plans to veto an extension of cross-border UN aid delivered from Turkey, authorised under UN Security Council resolution 2533, which is up for renewal in July, potentially depriving the ...

14.04.2021

Syria: In the Middle of a Long Cycle

... day, a mass rebellion against the central government broke out in Daraa to quickly spread to neighbouring towns and villages. Russia and the EU in Syria: Need for New Approaches? RIAC Working Paper? Had I been told back then, in March 2011, that the civil ... ... after the conflict broke out, the US maintains a largely symbolic military presence in Syria’s northeast regions, while the European Union is plainly unable to settle on a new strategy in Syria. Should Russia be considered a winner? Tactically—yes....

15.03.2021

Sanctions Against Russia: A Look into 2021

Report 65/2021 Report 65/2021 The report analyses the application of foreign sanctions against Russian citizens, companies and economy sectors. It also considers global trends in the use of sanctions and restrictive measures against Russia within individual areas (the “Ukrainian package,” sanctions against pipeline projects, “cyber sanctions,...

11.03.2021
 

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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