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State of Play: Russia and the Fraying West

... only work with Washington to prevent incidents from spinning out of control; to avoid escalation of running conflicts such as Ukraine; and to minimize mutual misperceptions. Crucial here is a 24/7 US-Russian military-to-military communication link, and ... ... matters will have to take a back seat: Europeans cannot decide alone on the issues that fall within NATO’s competence. The OSCE is essentially irrelevant, and the Russia-NATO communications line is but an add-on to the US-Russian one. Yet, a few EU ...


Riga Dialogue Recommendations

... serve to improve existing relations including between Russia and the Baltic states and between Russia and NATO. — Dialogue on Ukraine would be facilitated by engaging new actors skilled in conflict resolution. A peacekeeping arrangement under the auspices ... ... — Militarily, sustained communication between the West and Russia is critical to reduce potential miscalculations. — The OSCE Vienna Document could play an important role in ensuring transparency and military-to-military dialogue. Both sides should ...


Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

... of a new Caucasus peace and development community? Can Turkey assist the Europeans, Ukraine and Russia to find a way to cooperate over pipelines and energy disputes? Or... ... force, somewhat similar to the peacekeeping deployments in ex-Yugoslavia in 1995, under OSCE auspices, in the southern Caucasus? And how would this possibility impact the Russian-controlled... ... Taliban, U.S. officials have accused Russia of providing arms to the Taliban, an accusation that has been officially denied by Moscow. Will it be possible to achieve a...


Transnistria: Dilemmas of Peaceful Settlement (in Russian). 6 . In this format, Moldova and Transnistria were the parties to the conflict, Russia and Ukraine were guarantor countries, the OSCE was the mediator and the European Union and the United States were observers. 7 . Nina Shtanski: Interaction between Russia ... ... will Recognize Transnistria. URL: , in Russian). 10 . In 2005, Kiev put forward the “Yushchenko Plan”, whereby the ...


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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  
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