The downing of the Malaysian airplane MH17 in July 2014 marked a clear turning point in the context of the Ukrainian crisis. The EU leaders put aside their divisions and adopted a resolute approach on Russia for the first time. Russia’s partial isolation, the sanctions’ escalation and the crucial deterioration of ... ... economic losses had prevented the EU leaders from adopting tougher measures. Another fundamental issue concerns the nature of the European Union itself. Each of the EU’s twenty-eight member states protects and pursues different goals according to their ...
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Andrey Kortunov, the Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council discusses criticism of President Vladimir Putin's ... ... PRESENTER: Back to our top story now: the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 which has so enraged the international community. But Russians are getting an entirely... ... important to try to work out some type of coordination, specifically between Russia and the European Union, on economic issues. Because the point is that neither the European Union...
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%)