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If US, German tanks try to seize Russia’s constitutional territory, severe retaliatory action will follow

... also asking for supply of fighter jets. After the announcement by the US and Germany to send tanks, Kiev said it is "an important step on the path to victory." Morgulov told the Global Times that the decision by the US, Germany, and other NATO countries to supply Ukraine with tanks led to a further escalation of the Ukrainian crisis and became irrefutable evidence of the direct involvement of Western countries in the conflict. "The supply of tanks showed that Washington has no 'bottom lines.' If Washington ...


Can the Korean armistice of 1953 become a model for conflict settlement in Ukraine?

... treaty and settling all other disputes, as was the case on the Korean Peninsula in 1953. Indeed, both conflicts are apparently very similar and can be defined as “proxy wars.” North Korea and China fought while having the Soviet Union behind them. Ukraine is backed by the United States, NATO, the European Union, and several other countries. However, this is where the similarities end and the major differences begin. First of all, the goals, pursued by the opposing sides in both conflicts are qualitatively different. By attacking the ...


Putin has proclaimed a new national idea for Russia as it abandons the dream of a Greater Europe

... own travails in trying to forge a Greater Europe from Lisbon to Vlapostok, and his efforts to find a way for Russia to join NATO. A Greater Europe didn’t happen; a Greater Asia that includes Russia is de facto emerging. As to a Greater Russia, this ... ... living generations remember it, was very much the product of the Great Patriotic War. The hybrid war with the West, of which Ukraine is only a small part, will doubtless reshape Russia. The question is, will it also transform it to fit the vision of a ...


Cuban Missile Crisis 2.0 Over Ukraine?

... importance of respecting international commitments on strategic stability, and the danger of deploying shorter- and intermediate-range missiles in Europe. Russian exhortations turned out to be in vain. The last straw that broke the camel’s back was NATO’s attempt to launch the military-technical exploitation of Ukraine and cultivate in Kiev a regime desiring to wage a bloody war against Russia. Today our country is accused of all sins. They claim that we have unleashed an armed conflict in Europe. I have to wonder: what did the United States do to ensure the ...


25 trends in contemporary international relations and world development

... diplomacy and its foreign policy narrative, but also to ensure national security and the very survival of the state. The EWS in Ukraine shows that the use of force is induced by the refusal to fulfill obligations under signed international agreements, such ... ... confidence-building measures established during the Cold War. For example, the US withdrew from ABM, INF treaties and Open Skies, while NATO countries buried the CFE Treaty by refusing to ratify an agreement to adapt it to the new reality that emerged after the ...


Constructing Security: Why Agreement on the Zaporozhye NPP Is So Necessary?

... presidential office, and Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former NATO Secretary General. Whereas earlier drafts of prospective guarantees allowed for Russian participation, this is no longer an option. While security guarantees were previously seen as an alternative to Ukraine’s accession to NATO, these are now perceived as a temporary measure only, to be in place until Kiev finally emerges as a full-fledged member of the North Atlantic Alliance. Certainly, the proposed guarantees do not impose any restrictions on Kiev’s military potential....


Six months into the conflict, what exactly does Russia hope to achieve in Ukraine?

... Russia. These included Ukraine’s formal neutrality between Russia and NATO (“ no Ukraine in NATO ”); and no deployment of US and other NATO weapons and military bases in Ukraine, as well as a ban on military exercises on Ukrainian territory (“ no NATO in Ukraine” ). While the US agreed to discuss some military technical issues dealt with in the Russian paper it rejected Moscow’s key demands related to Ukraine and NATO. Putin had to take no for an answer. Just before the launch of its military operation,...


Why Russia Believes It Cannot Lose In The Armed Conflict in Ukraine

... interview has been edited for length and clarity. In your articles and interviews, you have said, as President Putin has, that the armed conflict* against Ukraine is existential for Russia. Why? In February 2022, there was no more talk of Ukraine joining NATO, Ukraine was posing no economic risk to Russia, the United States was far more concerned with China and the Middle East than with Russia. Where was the existential threat that required an all-out invasion? When the military conflict started, we saw how ...


Russia Envoy Says Biden Sanctions Backfire, Hurting U.S. Economy and Power

... warned that the sweeping sanctions campaign pursued by President Joe Biden and his allies has backfired, instead hurting the U.S.' economy and international prestige during a dangerous period of global instability. Moscow's ambassador to Washington, Anatoly Antonov, told Newsweek that "the situation in Ukraine is critically tense" nearly four months since Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a war against the neighboring nation in the wake of failed security talks between the Kremlin and the West. Today, Antonov warned, "More and more ...


Ukraine’s losses are China’s gains

... Russian nuclear deterrent, making even a limited Western intervention unthinkable. China will be the main beneficiary of the Ukraine crisis. But this is not reflected in China’s political rhetoric which has been carefully calculated to avoid any major ... ... maintains that the territorial integrity and security interests of all parties need to be respected. China also maintains that NATO enlargement is partially responsible for the crisis. On the economic front, China has seized the major strategic opportunities ...


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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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