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Restoration, Reformation, Revolution? Blueprints for the World Order after the Russia-Ukraine conflict

... successfully overcome the economic consequences of the military conflict with Russia. Besides, in the near future, the world will witness a Ukrainian “economic miracle” that will, in turn, accelerate the country’s integration into the economy of the European Union, allowing for Ukraine’s accession to the EU. For many years, international courts will hold hearings of many charges brought against Russia on war crimes in Ukraine committed during the special operation [ 22 ]. Russia’s leadership ...

11.05.2022

Russia-West: Is It Possible to Lift the Sanctions?

The inclusion of sanctions in the formula for a compromise on Ukraine is quite possible. Total pessimism is hardly desirable here Diplomatic manoeuvring by Russia and Ukraine on the issue of a peace agreement, or at least a ceasefire, naturally raise the question of a possible lifting of Western sanctions against Russia. American officials have already made it clear that Washington will lift the previously-imposed sanctions if the current military operation is ceased. Andrey Kortunov: The end...

30.03.2022

Ukrainian Crisis. Who Has the Upper Hand?

... for which a huge price has already been paid, both in human lives and in terms of enormous damage to the economy. The contours of the balance for global and regional players—the EU, the US, China, Japan, Iran and others are more clearly visible. The European Union bears the most serious losses and costs. They are associated with the rupture of numerous trade and economic ties with Russia. The main challenge is the replacement of Russian oil, gas, metals and a number of other commodities on the European ...

16.03.2022

Debunking Some Myths about Russia’s Military Opertion in Ukraine

... to suit them. The majority of misunderstandings have been built on the foundations of outright lies and fantasy. The US and European Union created misleading narratives about Russian military intervention in Ukraine aiming to destabilising Russia and ... ... for violation of Article 2(4) should understand the circumstances that led the Kremlin to take such an extreme step. The accusation that Russia has breached the core principles of international law is unfounded and disingenuous. It should be remembered ...

09.03.2022

What a Week of Talks Between Russia and the West Revealed

... close to Russia’s borders in Europe. Moscow’s demand for the withdrawal of all military infrastructure deployed to NATO’s Eastern European member states is as impossible as it is largely unnecessary in terms of Russia’s security. The several thousand U.S. soldiers located on the territory in question don’t exactly pose a serious threat to Russia. NATO battalions in the Baltics are, if anything, simply there to placate the three host countries: their presence on former Soviet territory may ...

25.01.2022

Ukrainian Crisis: Political Economy of Confrontation

... resolving the Taiwan issue, and the developments in the South China Sea give rise to suspicions among neighbours. Against the background of the United States and China, two other players stand out, whose “currency baskets” are more asymmetric. The European Union has a whole range of soft currencies. But in the segment of hard assets, the situation is contradictory. The EU has a powerful economy, infrastructure and industrial base in its hands. The union includes at least one power that possesses ...

11.01.2022

Analysing the Czech Nuclear Strategy in a Changing (Nuclear) Energy World: Geopolitical Implications and Opportunities

... However, we live currently in a world which comprises of two main characteristics. First, most countries, in particular in the European Union (e.g. Germany since 2011), are turning their back on nuclear power plants. Secondly, the thorium and molten salt ... ... the Soviet Union had a need for uranium imports to develop its own nuclear sector, this presented a great opportunity for the usage of these vast deposits of uranium. On one hand, Soviet atomic experts assisted with their technical expertise, but also ...

10.01.2022

Results of 2021: Sanctions Policy

... officials, although it did not go for stricter restrictions on financial institutions. Sanctions against China were imposed by the European Union and other US allies. Brussels has done so using its new legal mechanism on human rights . Beijing delivered an ... ... the incident with the Ryanair flight, the escalation of sanctions has accelerated significantly. The blocking sanctions of the USA, EU, Canada, Great Britain and Switzerland fell on a number of Belarusian officials, businessmen close to the authorities,...

30.12.2021

Knights Close the Ranks: New Sanctions Against Belarus

... profile or a new round of escalation Another package of sanctions has been introduced against the Republic of Belarus. The USA , UK and Canada simultaneously announced restrictive measures against a number of Belarusian officials, security officials ... ... reappeared on the horizon in 2020, and after the incident with the Ryanair flight, the pressure on Minsk increased significantly. The European Union has expanded its lists of blocked persons. By June 2021, these were 166 individuals and 15 legal entities , including ...

10.12.2021

Little US Reward for Lithuania’s Anti-China Role

The Lithuanian gamble has low chances of succeeding Why does Lithuania provoke China on the Taiwan question? Is it indeed so important for politicians in Vilnius to have a "Taiwan Representative Office" in their city instead of a "Taipei Economic and Cultural Office" or something similar? Everybody understands how sensitive this issue is for Beijing and it was crystal clear from the very beginning that China could not take the Lithuanian challenge lightly. The reaction from...

29.11.2021
 

Poll conducted

  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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