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Ukraine: Three Scenarios After the Answer From Washington

... of escalation is coming. In the near future, we can expect the development of the situation according to one of the following scenarios. The first scenario is “War”. Russia in this scenario will proceed from several premises. Igor Ivanov: Is War Inevitable?... ... forceful regime change in Ukraine, with the expectation that there will be no massive resistance from the population. Western sanctions will be a painful blow to Russia, but they won’t be fatal. The benefits to military security are greater than the ...


Sanctions Against Russia: A Look Into 2020

Policy Brief #27 / 2020 Policy Brief #27 / 2020 Executive Summary — The report asesses the risks of sanctions against Russia over the year. — By 2020, the use of sanctions against Russia had gained much more stability compared to previous years. The damage caused by the new restrictive measures can be considered limited. The key issue is whether the ...


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

... relatively predictable. Any hostile actions against one another had a specific and more or less verifiable pretext. The exchange of sanctions was based on understandable reasons. Various incidents were thoroughly and repeatedly verified and taken with much caution.... ... sanctions but Brussels carefully avoided any escalation of sanctions for “promoting propaganda and undermining democracy,” an accusation that is hard to verify but easy to turn into a conflict-prone and provocative form. We might dislike Robert Mueller’s ...


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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  
     21 (19%)
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