Search: European Union,West (37 materials)

 

Andrey Kortunov: Cooperation with the West Will Only Happen When Russia Modernises

... a top-level summit in Paris of the Normandy Four. Agreement was reached on gas transit. Consultations between Russia and the European Union began on 5G communications. It is true, of course, that one cannot really speak of a serious shift in relations ... ... the world. Indeed, national governments bear the primary role in fighting the epidemic. In some ways, we are returning to the Westphalia system [the concept dating from the 17th century that each state is sovereign and others may not interfere in their ...

15.05.2020

Seven Steps Beyond the Crisis Horizon: Reflecting on Past Mistakes

... sufficient for the Union to become a global centre of power capable of competing on equal terms with the United States, the European Union and China (and soon India) by 2025, or even 2030. One way or another, the EAEU member states will have to integrate ... ... a larger association, whether it be together or as separate entities. 3. Is it possible to escape another arms race with the West? 2015 : Half a century ago, the USSR and the United States began intensive negotiations that resulted in the conclusion ...

27.02.2020

12 Essential Steps in a Conceptual Dead End

... the different visions that Moscow and European capitals have of the most critical parameters of regional security. The Russian foreign policy doctrine contains a provision on the indivisibility of regional security as a central tenet. Formally, the European Union does not have any objections to this, but 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 ...

25.02.2020

Igor Ivanov Speaks at Federal Academy for Security Policy (Germany)

... studies, education and training in security policy in the remit of the Federal Ministry of Defense of Germany. The Academy is headed by Ambassador Ekkehard Brose. RIAC President devoted his speech to the problems in relations between Russia and the West at the present stage, as well as the possibilities and prospects for building a dialog on key issues in the area of security and humanitarian cooperation. Igor Ivanov’s Remarks at the Federal Academy for Security Policy

27.01.2020

How to Stop NATO

... Accession to the European Union requires a far more profound (and more painful) socioeconomic and political transformation of the candidate country than NATO membership. It even took the United Kingdom 12 years (from 1961 to 1973) to become a member of the European Union. Most countries of Central Europe and the Western Balkans (Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia) joined NATO first and later acceded to the European Union. In some cases, accession to both alliances was almost simultaneous (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Slovakia and ...

03.12.2019

Meeting with Sberbank Institutional Investors from the USA and Great Britain

... (Switzarland),Prudential Investment Management (USA), Route One Investment Company (USA), Wellington Management International (USA) The following issues were discussed during the meeting: the state and prospects for relations between Russia and the West, the possibilities of progress in resolving the Ukrainian crisis, and the prospects for Russia-China interaction. Particular attention was paid to the analysis of the possible evolution of the anti-Russian sanctions policy of the United States and the European Union, as well as the adoption of other restrictive measures that could have a significant negative impact on the development of Russia's economy and Russia's involvement in global financial and economic processes.

15.09.2019

Russia's Position on the Baltic States: Why We Need Each Other

... the USSR, and the depiction of large Russian-speaking communities as a fifth column leading to tensions that exist to this day. After a while, problems have accumulated, and Russia's unchanging attitude pushed the three Baltic republics towards the Western institutions: NATO and the European Union. In the midst of these problems, Russia has yet to change its attitude towards the Baltic states. Moscow preferred to talk to the 'old Europe' over the heads of Russia's closest Western neighbors. Russia still expects that Brussels, Berlin ...

18.07.2019

A Different Global Governance: Taming the Excesses of Realpolitik

... the rise in individualism was the increase in the level of economic development, though this relationship had some significant exceptions: “the fact that most of the countries that did not show an increase in individualist values were among the lowest in socioeconomic development over the time period examined is consistent with the observation that socioeconomic development drove the rise in individualism. China is an exception to this pattern, showing a decrease in individualist values even though ...

13.03.2019

Beyond the Right Side of History

...?” The title drew a line under a long period of world history and held out the promise of a perpetual liberal world order. The latter had proved its worth by winning the fierce 20th-century confrontation without firing a single shot. Yet, today’s Western world is being swept by a pessimism bordering on panic. Just a couple of years ago, the advocates of the rules-based liberal world order acted confidently, arguing that there was no real alternative to it and that temporary difficulties would ...

20.02.2019

Standing for Everything Evil against Everything Good: Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe

... objectives: pursuing security and survival of the regime; developing and maintaining great-power status; exerting influence within the near abroad in order to pull these countries into its sphere of influence; increasing cooperation and trade with Western Europe; undermining enlargement of the European Union and NATO into the post-Soviet space. It is assumed that Moscow will use “measures short of war” as a tactic. This term was introduced by George Kennan in the late 1940s to denote the hostile actions of the USSR and spanning a broad ...

19.02.2019
 

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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