Search: Russia,Skripal case (7 materials)

Asymmetry and Development of Russia-Japan Relations

... supporting Great Britain’s stance on Russia’s complicity in the poisoning in Salisbury, condemning Russia’s refusal to respond to the enquiries by the British government and calling upon Russia to “respond urgently” to the questions on “the Skripal case.” Russia’s ambassador to Japan noted that Japan’s signature on the document was regrettable. Are Russia–Japan relations at an impasse and could Shinzo Abe’s latest visit to Russia be called unproductive? Not at all. Even with all the current and ...


U.S.-Russia Relations: The Price of Cold War

No short cut to a more constructive relationship exists U.S.-Russian relations are not only in bad shape—very bad shape—but destructively and dangerously so. As each side sinks into deeper and wider alarm over the threat the other is believed to pose, something larger is being missed. The ignored price they ...


Russia vs the West: A War Scenario and a New Logic of Confrontation

... “stable deterrence,” a scenario that seemed to be the least harmful, is receding into the past. At least three events have triggered the new logic of confrontation: the Skripal case, Washington’s new sanctions and the chemical incident in Syria. The Skripal case stands out because the collective West went for a sharp escalation without having authentic and transparent facts indicating Russia’s involvement in the incident. Not a single fact meeting these requirements has been presented to the public at large so far. The theory of Russia’s involvement is based on verbal lace, references to its “bad reputation” and some “secret ...


We Will Need to Return to Dialogue

... mutually-assured destruction (MAD) has not changed for the last half-century — between Russia and the US, but also between Russia and the UK. The odds are that it will not change in any foreseeable future. Over the last two years, our two Institutes ... ... This helped to balance creative thinking with suggestions grounded in political reality. While the new realities created by the Skripal case have invariably rendered some of our recommendations impossible to carry out in the immediate term, their underlying ...


Russian Experts and German Diplomats Discuss the Impact of Skripal Case on Russia-EU Relations

The following issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: recent aggravation in relations between Russia the West caused by Skripal Case and the possible impact of the current crisis on Russian-European relations in the medium term. On April 3, 2018, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, Fyodor Lukyanov, RIAC Member, Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs magazine,...


Paris, Kremlin’s new ally in Europe?

It didn’t take much time to Prime Minister Theresa May to react to the apparent poisoning of former Russian spy Sergey Skripal and his daughter Youlia. A few days after the Salisbury Hospital confirmed identification of the nerve agent to which the Skripals and other collateral victims were exposed, the British Prime Minister announced before the House ...


What Сan Britain Do in Response to Russian Nerve Attack?

What Britain's options really are, and how Russia might respond. By Andrey Kortunov, Director General at the Russian International Affairs Council, and Jack Maidment, Political Correspondent for The Telegraph. The UK Government has concluded "it is highly likely that Russia was responsible" ...


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