Search: Greater Europe,OSCE (3 materials)

European Track of Russia’s Geopolitics: Correcting Errors. Part 1

... disinformation. Fortunately, at that time Switzerland held the OSCE Chairmanship, and Bern did a lot to give the Normandy format and all the interested parties a real instrument of influence on the situation. In 2016, Germany holds the Chairmanship of the OSCE. Given its authority in the European and world affairs and increased ambitions, the country is expected to achieve tangible results in improving the efficiency of the Organization. Russia is also interested in this. Greater Europe as an alternative to NATO-centrism and Larger Europe Project Five. Russia’s accession to the Council of Europe afforded an unprecedented opportunity to build a common democratic Europe of equal peoples and without dividing lines, ...


Ukraine and Syria – How Far Will We Go?

... with Russia on these two stumbling blocks but there is still a lot to be done. European Leadership Network Director Ian Kearns has shared his expert opinion on how these issues might develop in future with RIAC. What has been achieved according to the OSCE mandate in Ukraine? I think one of the most important things that have been achieved at this particular moment in time appears to be ceasefire which is functioning and which is being monitored at least to some degree on the ground. Most people still ...


The Sunset of Greater Europe

... bridges that still link us and that, in our shared pugnacity, we have not yet burned. 10. I am referring to the mechanisms of the OSCE, the Council of Europe, the sub-regional organisations (from the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation to the ... ... bipolarity at its worst. 11. Obviously, in the emerging new geopolitical reality, Russia is no longer the eastern flank of the failed Greater Europe and is becoming the western flank of the emerging Greater Eurasia. The shift of strategic emphasis from west to ...


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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