Search: International security,Ukraine (8 materials)

A ‘Patriotic Heretic’ Favoring Renewal of U.S.-Russian Détente

Review of: Stephen F. Cohen. “War with Russia? From Putin & Ukraine to Trump & Russiagate.” Review of: Stephen F. Cohen. “War with Russia? From Putin & Ukraine to Trump & Russiagate.” (Hot Books and Skyhorse Publishing, New York, 2019) 236 pp. ISBN: 9781510745810 “We are probably closer to actual war ...


Challenges to Eurasian Security in the Coming Decade

... unsurprisingly, authoritative analytical centres, such as the RAND Corporation, publish reports on the possibility of providing international security guarantees to Belarus, which, following a hypothetical regime change, is expected to leave the Collective ... ... a diplomatic dispute with Moldova over the presence of a small Russian peacekeeping force on its soil and its relations with Ukraine have worsened owing to the latter’s contradictions with Russia. Unlike the other long-standing conflicts, however, the ...


Expert Seminar "Opportunities for Conflict Resolution in Eastern Ukraine"

On April 29, 2019, RIAC hosted a closed expert seminar "Opportunities for Conflict Resolution in Eastern Ukraine" with the participation of Martin Sajdik, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group. On April 29, 2019, RIAC hosted a closed expert seminar "Opportunities for Conflict Resolution ...


On the Road to “Strategic Depth” in the Black Sea Region

... twice in the text since it is also part of the National Maritime Policy for the Mediterranean. In conjunction with challenges to international security and threats to Russia’s military security, Framework 2030 notes the “global strike” concept developed ... ... the EU (as do the documents, for instance, of Bulgaria and Romania) and taking a stand against Russia (as do the documents of Ukraine). Ignoring the recent challenges in the Black Sea region, Russia is increasingly losing out to NATO in matters of influencing ...


Russia and Ukraine: Four Scenarios for the Future

... Built on the Same Principles as those with, for Instance, Warsaw, Bratislava or Bucharest Nearly five years have passed since the start of the dramatic events of the Maidan in Kiev that engendered a profound crisis in Russia’s relations with both Ukraine and the West. This is not a short period of time: World War I lasted a little over four years, about five years passed between the start of Perestroika and the collapse of the USSR. All wars and crises come to an end, and the more acute the crisis,...


RIAC and CSIS Seminar on Russia-the US Relations

... Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). The seminar focused on the approaches of Moscow and Washington to the situation in Ukraine and Syria, and Euro-Atlantic security issues. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General; Ivan Timofeev, Director of Programs,... ... Professor at MGIMO-University; Andreiy Zagorski, Head of the Department of Disarmament and Conflict Resolution of the Centre for International Security at IMEMO RAS, Professor at MGIMO-University; Maxim Suchkov, Al-Monitor Editor in Chief; took part in the ...


U.S.-Russia Relations: The Price of Cold War

... the region that was to be a pillar of post-Cold War global stability, the region U.S., Russia, and fifty other national leaders as late as 2010 pledged to transform into an inclusive Euro-Atlantic security community, has, because of Russian actions in Ukraine, sailed off the cliff and into a new military confrontation. Rather than capitalize on the historic opportunity created when at the end of the Cold War the decades-long NATO-Warsaw Pact military standoff was dismantled, the two sides are now rapidly ...


Could the Ukraine Crisis Trigger a New Cold War?

... Security Adviser Michael Flynn, on allegations that ‘bargains’ were made during a phone call between him and Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak. A recent statement from the White House that President Trump expects Crimea to be returned to Ukraine did not alleviate this disappointment. In addition, the decision to recognize the ‘passports’ of the secessionist Donetsk and Lugansk regions by Vladimir Putin against backdrop of the decision taken at the NATO summit to increase the military ...


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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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