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Why History Matters in Belarus

... strong, educated and highly urbanised population, the addition to Poland of Belarus as an adjacent dependent state would greatly strengthen Poland’s strategic weight and voice in the EU and NATO. There is also the seductive possibility of moving the NATO frontier forward to the Russia -Belarus border near Smolensk. The old game continues in the minds of some Poles. Ekaterina Chimiris: Eastern Partnership Countries: Buffer Zone or Platform for Dialogue? Obviously, Russian strategists see these threatening possibilities too, and ...


Statement by the EASLG: Advancing Strategic Stability and Reducing Nuclear Risks in the Euro-Atlantic Region

... steps would clearly communicate that despite current tensions, leaders recognize their responsibility to work together to reduce nuclear dangers and enhance strategic stability. The statement: For decades, strategic stability between the United States, NATO and Russia included a mutual recognition of vital interests, redlines, and the means to reduce the risks of accidents or miscalculations leading to conflict, especially conflict resulting in the use of nuclear weapons. Today, however, clashing national interests,...


Second ELN Online Discussion on Russia-NATO Relations

The discussion focused on the challenges and prospects of relations between Russia and NATO, as well as the issues of cooperation within NATO-Russia Council On July 28, 2020, RIAC took part in the second online discussion, initiated by the European Leadership Network (ELN). The discussion focused on the challenges and prospects of relations between Russia and NATO, as well as the issues of ...


Recommendations for American Policy and Priorities Towards Russia

... steady encroachment of weapons and troops towards its border as an existential threat. Past administrations in Washington have failed to make security assurances that would quell Russia's anxieties about NATO's expansion and even used rhetoric framing Russia as NATO's 21st-century reason for being. This is another area where past policy has failed in regards to Russia and where current policy should be recalibrated to embrace reality. That is not to say that NATO is obsolete or that it is void of purpose. Quite ...


North to Move and Not to Lose

... nuclear submarines, the air patrol over Iceland, the formation of a new fleet with an Arctic zone of responsibility and Donald Trump’s initiative to build new heavy icebreakers for the U.S. Navy: these are all reasons for re-evaluating the prospects for NATO-Russia relations in the region and a possible change in the balance of power. Small North Andrey Todorov: Where does the Northern Sea Route Lead To? The end of the first Cold War and the subsequent collapse of the Soviet Union led to a sharp decline ...


Poll conducted

  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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