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US-China Relations: Moving Towards a New Cold War?

US-China relations are unlikely to develop into an open conflict in the foreseeable future because the price would be too high for both sides Introduction In 2014, Russia and the West entered into a serious conflict due to the Ukrainian crisis. At that time, it seemed that Moscow was doomed to oppose a powerful and consolidated enemy on its own. In a matter of months, their relations lost all remnants of partnership of the previous ...

10.06.2021

Advancing Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region, 2021 and Beyond

... addressing transnational threats and the imperative for new cooperative approaches to effectively anticipate, prevent, and address them. The unresolved conflict in Ukraine remains a potential flashpoint for catastrophic miscalculation between Russia and the West, and this tension threatens security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic region more broadly. A political resolution remains fundamental to ending the armed conflict in the Donbas region, to improving prospects for constructive Ukraine-Russia dialogue ...

07.06.2021

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

... the rise of China, but what about other major powers in the world, such as the US, the EU and Russia? Igor Ivanov: Rethinking International Security for a Post-Pandemic World It is difficult to say, because at best we are only near the middle of the epidemic.... ... crises are much more dangerous and painful for emerging economies like India, Brazil and Russia than they are for the developed Western countries. Speaking of Europe, the coronavirus has coincided with a generational change among national leaders and crises ...

15.05.2020

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 ...

19.02.2019

RIAC at IAI Expert Meeting «Russia and the West: What future for the European Security Architecture and the OSCE?»

On June 25, 2018, Vienna hosted a round-table discussion organized by the Italian Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali — IAI) focusing on «Russia and the West: What future for the European Security Architecture and the OSCE?» On June 25, 2018, Vienna hosted a round-table discussion organized by the Italian Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali — IAI ) focusing on «Russia ...

28.06.2018

Saber-Rattling as the Main Threat for Russia and the U.S., and How to Deal with It

... of control, yet fortunately common sense prevailed. Nevertheless, the situation around Syria is still tense and unpredictable, especially amidst the growing militarism both in Russia and in the U.S. In late March, the U.S. Army Cyber Institute at the West Point released a series of science fiction comic books for military personnel . They describe current threats for the American army and the U.S., in general. Among these threats are North Korea, nuclear terrorism and Russia. These graphic novelettes ...

11.05.2018

Unbalanced Europe and the New Order in the OSCE Space

It is impossible to return to the glorious past. The illusion that it is possible is depriving us of our future Introduction The collapse of relations between Russia and the West after 2014 put an end to the idea of Greater Europe. The area of common security and cooperation from Lisbon to Vladivostok, or even wider – from Vancouver to Vladivostok – remains on paper in numerous documents that are gradually being buried ...

03.05.2018

We Will Need to Return to Dialogue

Relations between Russia and the UK have taken a hard knock from recent events. The poisoning by nerve agent of Sergei and Yulia Skripal has dealt a sharp blow to Russia’s relations with the UK, and with Europe NATO and beyond. And things could get even worse. With further measures being announced as we write, there is increasing talk of a new Cold War. Yet the situation today is very different, and in some respects even more dangerous. After the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, both sides knew, and...

11.04.2018

Relations between the United States and Russia are more dangerous than during the Cold War

... lead to “the last war in the history of mankind.” What did you mean by that? Evgeny Buzhinsky: I’m sorry, but the BBC correspondent understood me incorrectly. It is not between Russia and the UK: it is between Russia and the so-called collective West, led by the United States by the way. This incident was a crime. In investigating this sort of crime, any investigator must ask some questions: who stands to benefit? What’s the motive? For President Putin, believe me, he is the last man on Earth ...

08.04.2018

In China’s Footsteps: Why the Russian Bear Should Enter Stealth Mode

... the limits on growth make themselves felt. Diversifying the investment portfolio of our foreign policy makes sense until the moment the situation turns, and stock prices begin to plummet. In the current circumstances, Russia would be hurt both by a Western or imperial/protective doctrine. What it needs is pragmatism and a dash of introversion in the positive sense of the word – to focus on itself and its own problems. The views advanced by Gorchakov and Milyutin provide guidelines for the future....

04.12.2017
 

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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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