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China’s 100-year Plan in Ukraine

While Xi Jinping may respect the legitimacy of Russia’s actions to protect its national interests and security in the face of external forces, he has a greater interest in having a bird’s eye view of China’s greatest costs of war During the Cold War, the Soviet Union and the United States ...


Military Aspects of Russia’s Stance in the Arctic

... transport blockade. Furthermore, the national political system must be capable of ensuring a normal flow of social activities as well as of protecting the vital interests from a wide range of challenges and threats. The Arctic accounts for a third of Russia’s entire territory and, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin, new Arctic and northern territories will be attached to Russia in the decades to come. Expansion in the Arctic Natalia Viakhireva: On Pause: Dialogue with Russia in the ...


Special Warheads and the Special Military Operation

... operation almost instantaneously , or perhaps even before given the narrative about Ukraine’s possible prospects of getting nuclear weapons . Since February 24, the nuclear topic has appeared in several dimensions in remarks made by different actors: Russia’s statements concerning the consequences third parties will face should they become militarily involved in the armed conflict (“the consequences will be such as you have never seen in your entire history”, which is unequivocally interpreted ...


25 Principles of International Order: A Roadmap to Peace

... self-determination, fair trade, international solidarity, peace and security. Nearly 77 years after the entry into force of the UN Charter on 24 October 1945, humanity is yet to achieve the noble goals of the United Nations. Andrey Kortunov: Time for a Consolidated Russian-Chinese Approach to Modernize and Reform UN For norms to be effective, whether in the context of domestic or international law, it is axiomatic that there must be consensus about the meaning of legal terms, and that neither the facts nor the law ...


RIAC and The Harvard Negotiation Project Discuss Dynamics of Russia-Ukraine Conflict

On May 4, 2022, RIAC and The Harvard Negotiation Project held another expert discussion on the current state and dynamics of Russia-Ukraine conflict, the potential role of third countries in reaching a political settlement, and possible parameters of peace agreements On May 4, 2022, RIAC and The Harvard Negotiation Project held another expert discussion on the current state ...


We are closer to a nuclear war

... action? Why this war? I do not think that it matters a lot how they call it. In any case, this is by far the most intense military conflict in Europe after WWWII. It has deep historical roots, and many layers, including a domestic Ukrainian dimension, a Russian – Ukrainian dimension, as well as a broader dimension of Russia-West relations. Russian President Putin seems to be a strong leader. There is a view that he is trying to reunify the old Soviet Union and restore Russian power. Some say that this ...


Why Did U.S. Prioritize Containing Russia Over China?

The U.S. felt that it needed to reshape European perceptions to revive the “Russian threat”, galvanizing the West under its hegemonic influence Experts are scrambling to explain why the U.S. prioritized containing Russia over China despite most prior indicators very strongly suggesting that it would prioritize the second ...


Russian Security Cannot be Anti-Russian

... 2022, deploying offensive weapons systems and anti-American military groups along the southern or northern border of the U.S. Such brazen disregard for what Russia sees as an obvious diplomatic and military “double standard” causes great harm to international security, as it pushes Russia into a situation where it feels it has no choice but consider more radical initiatives, such as ones potentially fraught with scenarios of a world war. For Russia, this seems the only feasible option to safeguard its needs and to make sure that ...


Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Co-Conveners: Ukraine and Reducing Nuclear Risks

... conflict in Ukraine elevates such risks dramatically. The firefight at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine was the latest reminder of how nuclear catastrophe can quickly rise to the surface in the “fog of war.” The leaders of China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States together affirmed in January that “a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought.” The first and most essential step toward reducing the risks of a consequential accident, mistake, or miscalculation ...


The Expert Dialogue on NATO-Russia Risk Reduction. Seven Recommendations

... Foundation 16. Alexander Panov Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Honored Member of the Russian Diplomatic Service, Head, Department of Diplomacy MGIMO University 17. Sergey Rogov Academic Director, Institute for the US and Canadian Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (ISKRAN), Chairman of the International Security Advisory Board of the Scientific Council at the Security Council of the Russian Federation; Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences 18. Pavel Sharikov Leading Research Fellow, Department of the European Integration, Institute ...


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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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