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Russia’s Hybrid Warfare Before It Was Cool

The post-Soviet Russian operations, especially the Russian campaign in Syria are the return to normalcy and follow old and well established principles The concept of hybrid warfare is currently used to describe a wide set of practices such as the use of information ...


How Russia Saved the United States Twice

... equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness, the Declaration set an agenda for all democratic state-building in the world for centuries to come. Both Russian and French constitutions have been defined by this narrative. Inspired by the European enlightenment and its philosophers (Locke, Voltaire, Rousseau) as well as supported by the French expeditionary corps, George Washington’s army stood up for ...


Playing Pick-Up-Sticks in Libya — 2

... internationalization of the conflict. NATO and the West: Getting to the Roots of the Libyan Chaos Grigory Lukyanov, Ruslan Mamedov: Playing Pick-Up-Sticks in Libya The meeting on the Libyan settlement held in Moscow in January 2020 under the auspices of Russia and Turkey and the international conference held in Berlin that same month stirred, at least somewhat, the morass into which the process of political settlement had sunk, but did not introduce any radical changes into the dynamically deteriorating ...


RIAC and CASS Release Joint Policy Briefs

On July 2, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) in cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) held a presentation of two joint policy briefs titled “Strategic Interaction between Russia and China: Importance and Nature” and “Aligning ...


Is Non-Nuclear Deterrence Possible?

... thousands of missiles are not enough to force a third-world country to surrender, then how many are needed to deliver unacceptable damage to a major military power? In June 2020, the Kremlin published its new Basic Principles of State Policy of the Russian Federation on Nuclear Deterrence. Without going into a deep analysis of the document, we will note that “non-nuclear” weapons are named among the military risks that might evolve into military threats requiring nuclear deterrence. What is ...


Pakistan Greeted Russia on Victory Day

Based on the convergence of interests, relations between Pakistan and Russia will be further strengthened Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan sent a message of greeting on the occasion of the Russian Victory Day celebration, "Pakistan extends warm felicitations to the Government and people of the Russian Federation ...


President Joe Biden and Russia

... the White House. Andrey Kortunov: Trump 2.0: End of the Old Era, but Not the Beginning of a New One The results of the November elections will have serious consequences for all of these countries, positive for some, not so much for others. As for Russia, the historical significance of the U.S. elections is up for debate. One gets the impression that Russia is the exception that proves the rule here, as is often the case. The results of the U.S. presidential election are unlikely to have any significant ...


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