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Why History Matters in Belarus

Is there a future for Belarus as an independent nation, or must it choose between being absorbed by the Poland-Lithuania-NATO constellation of power or by metropolitan Russia? For centuries, the land on which the contemporary sovereign state of Belarus sits has been a fiercely contested borderland between Poland and Russia. It has changed hands many ...

03.09.2020

Ukraine: Geopolitical View of the Interested International Actors

... Russia’s agenda. Secondly, Russia aims at rebuilding its economic ties with Ukraine, since Moscow is still Kiev’s largest trade partner: according to World Bank data, in 2017 Ukrainian export to Russia was 3 943 217.84 $ (9.08%), by comparison — Poland is the second (6.28%) and import — 7 196 562.10 (14.56%), China is the third (11.41%). Third, despite the conflict, labour migration from Ukraine to Russia remains a reality. Russia is interested in qualified workers and students coming to study....

07.02.2020

An Unforeseeable Europe

Traditional Technocratic Methods Can no Longer be Used to Solve Europe’s Problems 2016 was perhaps the most difficult year for Europe since the turn of the century. Under the inept leadership of David Cameron’s cabinet, the United Kingdom voted in favour of leaving the European Union. The United States elected Donald Trump, an outspoken critic of the European project, as its president. The European continent continued to fight the unprecedented influx of refugees and migrants. A wave of right-wing...

29.01.2019

Will Russia Return to Europe?

... of that which today determines the priorities of the EU. The vulnerability of the liberal narrative in respect of the evolution of cooperation between Russia and Europe becomes especially glaring when we compare the political dynamics of Russia and Poland. When Russian liberals speak of the growing estrangement of Russia from Europe, they typically advance two explanations. The first is institutional in nature — to wit, that for a quarter-century Russia has not been able to insert itself adequately ...

06.11.2018

Eastern Europe would gain most from EU-EAEU Economic Alliance

... However, based on their incredible economic compatibility, an economic alliance between the EU and the EAEU would be more beneficial for both of them. And Eastern Europe would gain the most.The title of this year’s Economic Forum in Krynica Zdroj, Poland was “A Europe of Common Values or A Europe of Common Interests?”. In this regard I adhere to the school of neorealism. Common interests are more important than common values. A declaration for common values is possible, but common interests ...

22.09.2018

Why the Double Standards?

... the normative power of the factual gets the upper hand. Dmitry Ofitserov-Belsky: Multi-Speed Europe: Illusions and Reality Catchwords and Combat Terms Scene change: By the end of 2017, the EU Commission had initiated infringement proceedings against Poland because of an alleged breach of Article 7 of the Treaty on European Union. The offending object is Poland´s latest judicial reform. And the Commission is currently preparing for infringement proceedings against Hungary, also because of a purported ...

20.08.2018

The Fight for Nord Stream 2: The Interests of all the Players Involved

... of affairs on the markets, the gas will go largely unclaimed. On the one hand, there is nowhere for the gas to be used. On the other, a number of these projects will simply not be profitable. The construction of Nord Stream 2 would actually benefit Poland. The more Russian gas going to Germany, the greater the surplus of the raw material that can subsequently be traded on the spot market. In order to support American gas producers, the U.S. authorities are trying to clear the market of competition ...

02.07.2018

Ivan Timofeev Makes a Presentation of «Russia’s Foreign Policy: Looking Towards 2018» Report in Warsaw

... international affairs, researchers and journalists. We are making a presentation of an important text today looking forward to a serious professional discussion». Igor Zhukovsky, Head of the Rossotrudnichestvo Representative Office in the Republic of Poland: «We have held a number of expert meetings with Polish partners today — both on the site of the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Warsaw and in the Casimir Pulaski Foundation. The creation of dialog platforms for professional communities ...

09.02.2018
 

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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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