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Asymmetry and Development of Russia-Japan Relations

... wishing to demolish forcibly the world order based on international law. There was no progress on the most complicated issue of the legal framework for joint economic activities. Japan faced the complicated task of striking a balancing stance on the “Skripal case” between the interests of western countries, primarily the US, and Russia. Japan did not expel Russian diplomats and, for a long time, abstained from condemning Russia. Following the meeting between Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s Minister of ...


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

... political differences. Apparently, in the current confrontational conditions “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 ...


What Сan Britain Do in Response to Russian Nerve Attack?

... facilities of each other. The question is how significant these expulsions will be in the UK case. For instance, expulsion of the Russian Ambassador in London would be a very strong signal – even the US so far has chosen not to go that far. Financial sanctions British action : Individuals linked to the Kremlin could be hit with financial sanctions including the withdrawal of visas and the seizing of assets. Tough new sanctions against Russian officials involved in corruption and human rights abuse ...


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