Search: NATO,Diplomacy,West (4 materials)

End of Diplomacy? Or a Toast for the Swedish Masters

... will survive or experience a crash and depletion of confidence worse than 2009. Western voices say that “Russia has brought NATO together”. Well—after the current Western songs and hymns are replaced with realism or despair (or a new US President Trump in 2024), we are actually curious whether ... ... is good. We see different things. Dr. Andrey Kortunov started a post-24-February debate with a very eloquent piece “End of Diplomacy? Seven Glimpses of the New Normal”. I glimpse a more positive new normal for Russia and should therefore like to address ...


The End of Diplomacy? Seven Glimpses of the New Normal

Numerous visits of Western leaders to Moscow on the eve of the crisis are among the foreign policy failures, and the Russian side failed to persuade ... ... rise of Beijing’s global influence, nor the coronavirus pandemic—nothing prevented these preparations. Igor Ivanov: Russia-NATO: On the History of the Current Crisis Russia proceeded with a rapid modernization of its armed forces, pursuing programs ...


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

... Russian side, the Center for the Support and Development of Public Initiatives Creative Diplomacy ( PICREADI ) promotes public diplomacy: for the second time it conducts the international forum Meeting Russia in Moscow, which brings together experts, researchers and journalists from Western countries. This creates the environment of trust. However, politicians from both sides also need to overcome the lack ... ... they have to stop pursuing imagined enemies and threats and, instead, fight with the real ones. They need to understand that NATO is not a threat to Russia, Russia is a not a threat to NATO. Suspicion and mutual distrust pose the main danger to their ...


International Conference «Hypocrisy vs Democracy: Insincerity Destroying the Global Order after the Cold War»

... «Hypocrisy vs Democracy: Insincerity Destroying the Global Order after the Cold War». About forty experts, journalists and diplomats from Russia, the USA, Bulgaria, Greece, the UK, and Turkey took part in the conference. The participants discussed the Western and Russian approach to the history of NATO expansion, the promotion of democracy as a geopolitical tool, «Color Revolutions» and «Arab Spring», Ukrainian crisis narrative clash, diplomacy and public policy interaction, the role of hacking in discovering secret agendas, and hypocrisy issues in the world politics in terms of Donald Trump’s accession to power in the USA. The speakers included: Alexander Aksenyonok, Ambassador ...


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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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    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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