... “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 ...
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Relations between Russia and the UK have taken a hard knock from recent events. The poisoning by nerve agent of Sergei and Yulia Skripal has dealt ... ... 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 ...
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%)