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Neutrality for the Black Sea Region Countries: Abstraction, Unattainable Goal or Effective Model?

... fierce rivalry between Russia and the West for influence over the geopolitical space stretching from the South Caucasus to the Balkans. However, this familiar picture requires a certain touch-up. In recent years, one of the dominant features of the rivalry ... ... Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to the territorial integrity of Georgia . At the same time, Turkey (which has the second-largest army in NATO in terms of manpower) does not blindly follow Washington’s lead on all matters. Especially when it comes to the “internationalization” ...


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

... Caucasus? And how would this possibility impact the Russian-controlled northern Caucasus? The Western Balkans Lawrence McDonnell: Lies, Spies and Big Data: How Fake News Is Rewriting Political Landscapes In the aftermath of the break-up of Yugoslavia and NATO’s war “over” Kosovo in 1999, can the Balkans in some way serve as a model of political and inter-ethnic reconciliation for the Caucasus and Black Sea regions? What will be the impact of Montenegro’s membership in NATO? How will Serbia and other regional states react? How will NATO expansion ...


Andrey Kortunov speaks at 2BS Forum in Montenegro

... Forum is one of the major international platforms for discussing the most important dilemmas in the field of security in the Balkans and South East Europe (SEE), as well as in Europe as a whole. This year, the main focus of the discussions was on the ... ... managing migration flows in and around Europe. Particular attention was paid to the possible impact of Montenegro’s joining NATO on the regional security. RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov took part in the work of the Forum and addressed the meeting....


Serbia Becomes Europe

The US visit by Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic must be considered primarily in the context of the Individual Partnership Action Plan between the Republic of Serbia and NATO), signed in January 2015. This comprehensive document established a framework for the parties’ collaboration and step-by-step alignment in all areas: military technical cooperation; regional cooperation; economic, legal and law enforcement ...


Balkans Come to the Fore

NATO will consider the possibility of further expansion in the Balkans The issue of NATO expansion has once again been put on the agenda. There has been talk recently about possible membership for three states located on the Balkan Peninsula. In addition, it just came out that Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a visit to Serbia ...


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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  
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