Search: OSCE,USA,Russia (11 materials)

 

The End of Multilateral Diplomacy?

... the Vienna Document 2011, is not amenable to modernization in the context of NATO’s policy of “forceful containment” of Russia and the policy of sanctions. A “structured dialogue” on security threats going to the OSCE since 2017 can help de-escalate the situation. However, to do this, we must work together to reduce the danger of war and prevent incidents, and not to waste forces on fruitless mutual accusations or attempts to fix non-consensus and deliberately confrontational topics from the category of “hybrid” threats on ...

24.05.2019

State of Play: Russia and the Fraying West

... troubles, Europe and the US are not withering away. It would behoove Moscow to avoid escalations. Looking at the West today, a Russian who witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago sees a striking picture. Political America is gripped in a cold ... ... matters will have to take a back seat: Europeans cannot decide alone on the issues that fall within NATO’s competence. The OSCE is essentially irrelevant, and the Russia-NATO communications line is but an add-on to the US-Russian one. Yet, a few EU ...

19.02.2019

Riga Dialogue Recommendations

Russia and the West must both be ready for compromise solutions based on reciprocity Riga Dialogue Recommendations are a result ... ... — Militarily, sustained communication between the West and Russia is critical to reduce potential miscalculations. — The OSCE Vienna Document could play an important role in ensuring transparency and military-to-military dialogue. Both sides should ...

12.11.2018

Policy Priorities in U.S.-Russia Relations

... Meeting Report CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report The U.S.-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) convened the latest in a series of expert meetings on U.S.-Russia relations in October ... ... to a way forward on European security more broadly, whether through the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) format or something else. Agreement that the NATO-Russia founding act remains in place and should continue to do so (although ...

20.11.2017

Policy Priorities in U.S.-Russia Relations

... Meeting Report CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report The U.S.-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) convened the latest in a series of expert meetings on U.S.-Russia relations in October ... ... to a way forward on European security more broadly, whether through the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) format or something else. Agreement that the NATO-Russia founding act remains in place and should continue to do so (although ...

20.11.2017

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

Relations between the U.S. and Russia appear to be almost at the point of no return Relations between the U.S. and ... ... are serious issues that directly impact domestic politics and popular attitudes. Accusations of interference in the electoral systems raise questions about the legitimacy... ... along with Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany? Would a peacekeeping mission under OSCE auspices prove acceptable if Kiev, Moscow and the eastern Ukrainian autonomists...

28.06.2017

Transnistria: Dilemmas of Peaceful Settlement

... creation of an additional instrument to help solve the Ukraine crisis and normalize Russia–Ukraine relations. Third is the potential impact of the Transnistria conflict... ... European Union and Moldova [2] . Meanwhile, the United States, the European Union and the OSCE – observers and mediators in the peaceful settlement process – are... ... the loyalty of the Socialists and the supporters of the populist politician Renato Usatii, Moscow should not take a one-dimensional view of the situation. This way, it...

14.07.2016

2015: A Time of Trouble and a Time of Opportunity

... shaped by new major international trends that are coming to the fore. Thirdly, last year was perhaps the most successful for Russian foreign policy in the last quarter of a century. Yet it did not solve Russia’s main problem: the deepening stagnation ... ... elites, has not brought peace and stability to the subcontinent. I am sure that the old system cannot be restored, even if the OSCE steps up its activity. This conclusion is based on my own twelve-month experience on the OSCE Panel of Eminent Persons, which ...

14.04.2016

OSCE PA, German Marshall Fund and RIAC Discuss the Impact of Helsinki Act on Transatlantic Relations

On November 18, 2014 in Washington, DC, the German Marshall Fund of the United States held seminar “ Helsinki+40: the Significance for Transatlantic Relations ”, the second one in the series initiated by the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly within project “Helsinki+40.” Last September, a similar event took place in Moscow . The Washington session was attended by GMF President Karen Donfreid, OSCE PA President Ilkka Kanerva, Cochairman of “Helsinki+40” ...

20.11.2014

RIAC Presents Policy Paper on OSCE Future in the Atlantic Council

... international seminar of the Atlantic Council of the United States on revaluation of common interests in the context of European security covering such issues as the current status and future of European and Euro-Atlantic security institutions, i.e. OSCE, European Union, Council of Europe, etc. through the prism of Ukraine crisis and overall deterioration of the Russia-West relationship. Among other things, Dr. Ivanov and Dr. Kortunov presented RIAC's policy paper on the future of the OSCE prepared jointly with the German Marshall Fund of the U.S.A. and SIPRI, Sweden. Dr. Ivanov also met Vice Chair-Designate ...

07.10.2014
 

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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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