Search: International Security,Ukraine (7 materials)

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

... difficult to resolve, not even considering the added 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 arms race that has been escalating at least since the turn of the 21st century. In June 2017, Moscow canceled talks with Washington in protest against the new political and economic sanctions ...


Ukraine Crisis More Dangerous Than Cold War

Instead of a new Cold War, someday we could face a real, large-scale military conflict Since the crisis in Ukraine began, many have claimed that a new Cold War between Russia and the West already exists. This rhetoric, used even by high-profile politicians, in my opinion, is driven mostly by emotions and is meant to justify difficult positions taken by one ...


Cooperative Greater Europe at Risk: What Do We Lose and What Could Be Done?

... governance, ethnic divisions, and open and latent conflicts. Formal sovereignty came under heavy pressure from internal problems and increased competition from major players. All these problems had emerged before early 2014. However, the situation in Ukraine has led to their dramatic and cumulative aggravation – for the first time in 25 years. A local crisis, in one country, has shattered the whole system of relations between Russia and the Euro-Atlantic community. What Do We Lose? The tragedy ...


Will Ukraine Become a NATO Member?

Tatyana Parkhalina, Dmitry Danilov and Andrey Baikov discuss the situation NATO and Kiev representatives are to meet in Brussels on 2–3 December 2014 for political consultations on Ukraine’s full membership in the North Atlantic Alliance. But how realistic is such a discussion in the light of the current internal and foreign policy challenges facing the Kiev authorities? What is the likelihood of a clear and final positive ...


Is Ukrainian Crisis the Last for Russia?

... region may well become the next hot spot For many months, the conflict in Ukraine and related sanctions have remained the key issue discussed by politicians, diplomats and journalists. Alexei Fenenko , leading research fellow at the RAS Institute of International Security Problems, shares his views on the impact of the sanctions on Russia and the potential resolution of the situation in eastern Ukraine as well as offers his vision on the most potentially dangerous conflict for Russia. Today the whole world is talking about the anti-Russian sanctions. Do you believe that sanctions will be imposed on the defense sector as well, and what effect ...


Ukraine: Why Not Do It Again?

Recent stormy developments in Ukraine and around it have somewhat overshadowed an important anniversary associated with that country. At the beginning of 1994, that is twenty years ago, the Presidents of Russia, Ukraine and the United States signed the Trilateral Statement, determining ...


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  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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