Search: Russia's Foreign Policy,West (5 materials)

Russia and the West: Are Values the Problem?

In terms of urbanisation and lifestyle, late Soviet and post-Soviet #Russia were and are a Western society with all its attendant problems The National Security Strategy of the Russian Federation approved by the President of Russia will go down in history as a document that sharpened the issue of the country’s traditional spiritual and ...


Russians Don’t Back Down

... can tell, does not, and will not, change. On anything — be it Syria, Libya, Ukraine or Venezuela. Russia has not made any new large-scale proposals, let alone unilateral gestures of goodwill. As the Navalny case has shown, the rhetoric towards the West has only worsened. To continue our metaphor, the ship of Russian foreign policy is careering through the storm, gathering speed and staying the course, with the ballast and anchor still firmly on board. So, what is all about? It is not like the Russian ...


Russia — Germany: Perceptions and Motives

... joint expert group EUREN. In the spirit of such a critical discussion, I will try to offer my quick take on perceptions and motives, as well as their reflection in our politics. Andrey Kortunov: Why the “Coronavirus Ceasefire” Never Happened The West has long been trying to decipher the "genome" of the Kremlin's policy. Many of these attempts are interesting and original. However, I see in them at least one systemic problem. It consists of an attempt to find a universal scheme or explanatory ...


Why the “Coronavirus Ceasefire” Never Happened

Neither the coronavirus nor the economic recession will automatically lead to a détente, let alone a reset in relations between Russia and the West Six months ago, when COVID-19 had just moved beyond the borders of China and embarked upon its triumphant march across Europe and North America, politicians and foreign affairs experts started discussing what will happen after the virus is vanquished....


Seven Steps Beyond the Crisis Horizon: Reflecting on Past Mistakes

... proposed that we think about how Russia would build relations with the rest of the world “after Ukraine.” Five years later and the crisis has brought about neither compromise nor the collapse of Ukrainian statehood, and relations between Russia and the West are developing more along the lines of a conflict than anything else. It is against the backdrop of this state of affairs that we asked Dr. Kortunov to revisit some of the fundamental questions that determine Russia’s foreign policy today and in ...


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