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Politics and Strategy

... Unlike politics, which originated in civilian government and involves interaction with other forces operating in the same field, strategy, which has its roots in military affairs, involves resistance, i. e. there must be an enemy. At the time of the Prussian military theorist Karl Clausewitz, who famously said that war is the continuation of politics by other means, namely violent ones, strategy meant military strategy, which was strictly subordinated to politics as the highest category. Subsequently, the usage of these words has changed. More and more often, strategy began to be understood as higher politics, while politics often began to mean political tactics. Having dealt with the concepts, we can now formulate a really important question: what is ...


Can the Korean armistice of 1953 become a model for conflict settlement in Ukraine?

... resistance. Whereas in October 1950, when the Americans took Pyongyang, the Soviet leadership was ready to agree with the defeat of the DPRK. The latter did not happen only because of the intervention of China. The ruling circles of neither the USSR nor the USA saw serious threats to themselves in the case of the defeat of any Korean state. Now the situation is different. Russia’s victory in Ukraine will seriously undermine the authority of the United States and the West in general and vice versa – if Russia does not achieve its stated goals, then its position in the world will seriously weaken, and internal problems ...


Forgotten and Unforgettable Science Diplomacy: Towards the Anniversary of Lacy-Zarubin Agreement

... than the kindest and loftiest framework memoranda (as beautiful as they are amorphous). A review of the Lacy-Zarubin case may serve as just another evidence. Happy anniversary, fellow scientists! Take care. This study was financed from the grant of the Russian Science Foundation (project No. 18-78-10123-P); ; 1 . United States Exchange Programs with the Soviet Union, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Rumania and Hungary. Committee on ...


The Distributed World

... together” the countries that form a spatial community and streamlining (simplifying and shortening) the value and supply chains is a pathway towards overcoming the pandemic-related challenges. The crisis caused by the economic war of the West against Russia has also highlighted the value of interaction that is immune to external interference which includes geographical proximity. Relying on regional interaction and creating spatial communities can resolve the issues of development of small- and medium-sized ...


Unprecedented Sanctions? By No Means

... relative novelty of the sanctions in terms of the number and intensity of the measures applied. However, for a number of qualitative characteristics, they contain patterns that have been well studied in the past The “sanctions tsunami” against Russia is rightly considered unprecedented since the end of the Cold War. Strictly speaking, it is very difficult to find a suitable analogue of the current situation even in earlier periods. Despite the fact that the sanctions’ target is a major nuclear ...


Context and Practice of International Politics: Experience in 2022 and Expectations from 2023

As conflict grows over the structure of the future international order, the tension between context and practice can grow as much as it shrinks The dramatic events of 2022, centred on the military-political conflict between Russia and the West over the Ukrainian issue, are a vivid example of the interaction of context and practice in international politics. The global context, within which one cannot help but consider the most acute manifestation of the current clash of ...


2022: End of the End of History

... unlikely to start there. But looking at the Russians, investors are wondering if it was worth hedging the risks? Third, it turns out that in the West, one can face not only the cleansing of assets, but also open discrimination based on nationality. Thousands of Russians fleeing the “bloody regime” have encountered only rejection and contempt. Others, trying to prove that they are more prolific Russophobes than their host partners, are running ahead of the anti-Russian propaganda. However, this does not guarantee ...


India’s Principled Neutrality Reaps Grand Strategic Dividends

... principled neutrality towards the Ukrainian conflict is responsible for turbocharging its rise as a globally significant great power. Delhi’s approach is one whereby it neither supports nor opposes any party to what’s indisputably evolved into a Russian-NATO proxy war in that former Soviet Republic. In practice, this has seen it comprehensively expand economic ties with Russia in parallel with retaining military ones with the U.S. while providing humanitarian aid to Ukraine. Yaroslav Lissovolik: ...


Oil Price Threshold: Action and Reaction

... financial, insurance and other services in EU jurisdiction. The wording of paragraph 7 of Art. 3n of EU Council Regulation No 833/2014 suggests that we are talking about any ship, regardless of the country of origin . Yulia Sokolshchik: USA Versus USA: Why American Business Also Loses from Sanctions Similar problems may also arise when a Russian insurance company is set up to serve bulk oil shipments, or if one or another company from friendly countries is involved. Here, the United States and its allies also have the instrument of secondary sanctions in their hands. The same goes for ...


Istanbul Terrorist Attack: What Awaits Turkey and its Neighbors?

... military operation in Syria A terrorist attack on November 13 in central Istanbul killed six people and injured more than 80. The tragedy took place on the busy pedestrian İstiklal Avenue, about 200 meters from the diplomatic quarter, where the Russian Consulate General and Trade Mission, as well as the Russian school, are located. Turkish police detained a Syrian woman with suspected ties to left-wing Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militias operating in Syria, who confessed to planting an ...


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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  
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