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Russia in 2020: Alternative Scenarios of the Near Future

In 2008, four paths were available to Russia but in 2022, one prevails A Retrospective Introduction In 2008–2012 we published results of a long-term research project ... ... to the realities of the 2000s. It implies competitive, however not hostile, relations with the outside world, including the West. At home, the ‘Kremlin’s Gambit’ is about a state-led modernisation, based on favourable commodities’ prices, centralisation ...

09.02.2022

Is War Inevitable?

... Over the past days and weeks, media outlets have been proliferating all kinds of apocalyptic predictions and scenarios on the immediate prospects of the Ukrainian crisis. Journalists, experts, and politicians claim—with all seriousness—that a Russian-Ukrainian war can hardly be thwarted, not to mention article that seek to explore a purported coup in Kiev, the crushing response of the West, or even the looming nuclear conflict of global dimensions. We shall try to find an answer to a number of interwoven questions, which might arise in the minds of those who face this wave of dire prophecies and predictions. Why has this information ...

28.01.2022

Kabul: Old Problems are New Challenges

The international community may benefit from Russia’s experience in promoting domestic consensus in Afghanistan It has been some three months since the Taliban seized ... ... the practical steps taken by the United States concerning Afghanistan will largely serve as a model for the entire collective West. Everyone in Washington is aware of this. However, the United States is still pondering as to the best modes of interaction ...

26.11.2021

US-China Relations: Moving Towards a New Cold War?

US-China relations are unlikely to develop into an open conflict in the foreseeable future because the price would be too high for both sides Introduction In 2014, Russia and the West entered into a serious conflict due to the Ukrainian crisis. At that time, it seemed that Moscow was doomed to oppose a powerful and consolidated enemy on its own. In a matter of months, their relations lost all remnants of partnership of the previous ...

10.06.2021

Advancing Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region, 2021 and Beyond

... Nunn, and their respective organizations—the European Leadership Network (ELN), the Munich Security Conference (MSC), the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)—work with former and current officials ... ... them. The unresolved conflict in Ukraine remains a potential flashpoint for catastrophic miscalculation between Russia and the West, and this tension threatens security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic region more broadly. A political resolution remains ...

07.06.2021

Andrey Kortunov: Cooperation with the West Will Only Happen When Russia Modernises

... leaders of the world’s great powers We are facing a generational change among the leaders of the world’s great powers. Russia can return to closer relations with the West only if the Kremlin’s future leaders sets itself the goal of serious social and economic modernisation, according to Andrey ... ... the rise of China, but what about other major powers in the world, such as the US, the EU and Russia? Igor Ivanov: Rethinking International Security for a Post-Pandemic World It is difficult to say, because at best we are only near the middle of the epidemic....

15.05.2020

Standing for Everything Evil against Everything Good: Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe

Analysing the RAND Corporation’s Report “Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe” In late January, researchers from the renowned U.S. research centre RAND Corporation ... ... within the near abroad in order to pull these countries into its sphere of influence; increasing cooperation and trade with Western Europe; undermining enlargement of the European Union and NATO into the post-Soviet space. It is assumed that Moscow ...

19.02.2019

RIAC at IAI Expert Meeting «Russia and the West: What future for the European Security Architecture and the OSCE?»

On June 25, 2018, Vienna hosted a round-table discussion organized by the Italian Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali — IAI) focusing on «Russia and the West: What future for the European Security Architecture and the OSCE?» On June 25, 2018, Vienna hosted a round-table discussion organized by the Italian Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali — IAI ) focusing on «Russia ...

28.06.2018

Saber-Rattling as the Main Threat for Russia and the U.S., and How to Deal with It

... province shortly after Washington accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of using chemical weapons against civilians. Fortunately, Russia and the U.S. avoided direct confrontation this time. Earlier U.S. President Donald Trump recommended that Moscow prepare ... ... especially amidst the growing militarism both in Russia and in the U.S. In late March, the U.S. Army Cyber Institute at the West Point released a series of science fiction comic books for military personnel . They describe current threats for the American ...

11.05.2018

Unbalanced Europe and the New Order in the OSCE Space

It is impossible to return to the glorious past. The illusion that it is possible is depriving us of our future Introduction The collapse of relations between Russia and the West after 2014 put an end to the idea of Greater Europe. The area of common security and cooperation from Lisbon to Vladivostok, or even wider – from Vancouver to Vladivostok – remains on paper in numerous documents that are gradually being buried ...

03.05.2018
 

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