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The Imperative of U.S.-Russian Disarmament Collaboration

... it, is jettisoned, the U.S. will have the right to move its tactical nuclear weapons, for example, to Poland, and Russia—to Kaliningrad or/and Belarus. What Moscow considers to be a non-negotiable red line is a non-deployment of strike systems in Ukraine and on the territory of other Russian neighbors. If these developments occur, they can lead to the worst scenario, a change of the deterrence doctrines of both Russia and the U.S. from a counter- or a second-strike capability to a pre-emptive one. The corrosion of the non-proliferation ...


The Continuing Obsession with Russia

... ranting. The US, UK, Poland and the Baltic statelets, in particular, are itching for a Russian invasion, so that heavy sanctions can be imposed on Russia, enabling the US to make billions by selling its LNG and arms, and to cock an atavistic snook at Russia. If the Ukrainian army goes on the offensive and starts killing Russians (whether Russian passport-holders or ethnic Russians), Moscow may well have to react militarily, in a humanitarian war, just as NATO claimed to have done over Kosovo. This could open a dangerous ...


The Complex World Order

... interactions between mega-regions, regions, states, provinces, and cities in ways that increasingly bypass the USA. Multiplex A multiplex theatre is a huge building with a plethora ... ... way they work has many similarities across location and scale. The multiplex has fractal characteristics. And like fractals, these many scenes are iterations,...


Renewable Energy in the Russian Arctic and Beyond: Can a Region Dominated by Oil and Gas Contribute to Russia’s Paris Agreement Targets?

... from consumers and investors, as well as the dramatic decline in demand for oil and gas products due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has prompted major oil-producing nations and companies to rethink their approach to energy production. Source: Gazprom.comRussia, one of the world’s largest producers of fossil fuels and the 4th largest GHG emitter, is also being forced to reevaluate. Russia’s Paris Agreement climate targets include cutting emissions by 30% below 1990 levels by the year 2030. The Russian ...


Sputnik V in the International Arena

... in cases. Just this summer, the virus’ global death toll surpassed 4 million. Fortunately, scientists’ efforts to develop vaccines against COVID-19 have been fruitful: 16 vaccines have been either authorized for emergency use or fully approved. Russia’s Sputnik V is one of the most effective of them, yet one of the most controversial as well.Source: Pixabay An important tool in humankind’s fight against the pandemic, Sputnik V is being overlooked by western powers on political grounds. Sputnik ...


NATO’s Cypriot Trick

... machine, driven by a jingoistic Cold War Britain, a selfish U.S. military-industrial-congressional complex and an atavistic Russia-hating Poland, saw an opportunity to become a world policeman. This helps to explain why, in contrast to Berlin, NATO decided ... ... in 1956, Britain had already moved its Middle East Headquarters from Aden to Cyprus, while the U.S. was taking over from the UK and France in the Middle East. Although, to some extent under U.S. pressure, Britain was forced to bring Makarios out of exile ...


Centenary of the Russian-British trade relations

... official recognition by a Western state and marked the end of the foreign trade blockade. In their turn, many British manufacturers, exporters and importers were saved from a downfall during the post-war economic crisis thanks to the development of the UK-Russia trade relations. The agreement reflects mutual respect and signifies the victory of common sense over political stereotypes. In its text we can find renunciation of any "hostile actions or activities", removal of barriers to trade and ...


The Dangers Of Parachute Journalism

A little learning is a dang’rous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring. (Pope)Hot on the heels of an article by a Henry Foy, entitled ‘Russia’s death toll likely to be far above official tally’, published in Nikkei Inc.’s The Financial Times (once known for its balance and seriousness) on 13 May, comes another new Cold War ‘report’ – devoid of analysis – in the same newspaper,...


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 ...


No common vision

More than 70 years have passed since the Tehran Conference. But today, in Russia, the idea of "invincible unity" is being revived and repackaged for a new war: the war on terror. Tehran Conference 28 November to 1 December 1943 the first meeting of the Big Three Allied leaders: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill,...


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    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  
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