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Choice without a Choice

... Russian officials give grounds to believe that Moscow harbours certain hopes for Trump to remain in office and for some level of understanding to be reached with him finally. Russia's attitude to the Democrats, represented by Biden, is wary, mildly put. Russia expects new trouble from them rather than new opportunities. In the USA itself, many believe that the Kremlin is banking squarely on a Trump victory. In the American media, the incumbent President is depicted almost as a friend of Russia’s President and, moreover, as a consistent lobbyist for Russian interests. Biden ...

26.10.2020

Nord Stream 2: Who Benefits From the Navalny Affair?

... advantage, along with the low price of Russian gas, resulted in the United States' strict opposition to the project. Indeed, since the advent of technical innovations allowing the extraction of shale gas and its export as liquefied natural gas (LNG), the USA has become one of the leading gas suppliers in the world. However, the cost of producing American gas is much higher than that of Russian gas. It is therefore easy to understand the American hostility towards the project. On December 21 2019, while Nord Stream 2 was 94% complete , the threat of an American antitrust law to sanction companies involved in the construction of the ...

23.10.2020

Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok: a Puzzling Route to Political Stability in Europe

... understanding the world. The Chinese vertical world map depicts China nearly in the centre of the world, while it is close to the Arctic region. Indeed, China has already started to play an active role in the region, to which only European countries, Russia, the USA, and Canada are geographically close. China cannot physically claim Arctic territory, but it can have political and economic interests in the region. Anne-Marie Brady, a New Zealand politics researcher and full professor at the University of Canterbury,...

20.10.2020

‘Selective’ Bipolarity? From a Coalition of War to a Coalition of Sanctions

... choose between the US and China. In many areas, a parallel partnership with both powers will simply be impossible. Common sense dictates that such logic will sooner or later lead to the formation of a new bipolar system. Danil Bochkov: China Replacing Russia as the Boogeyman in the U.S. Presidential Campaign: Implications for Russia-China Relations One of the few obstacles to the new bipolarity is the presence of other centres of power. They lack the strength and capacity to play the role of the second ...

14.10.2020

Relations between Russia and the West Discussed at RAND Business Leaders Forum

On October 7, 2020, within the framework of the 47th regular plenary meeting of the International Business Elite Forum, organized semiannually under the auspices of the RAND Business Leaders Forum, a session dedicated to relations between Russia and the West was held. On October 7, 2020, within the framework of the 47th regular plenary meeting of the International Business Elite Forum, organized semiannually under the auspices of the RAND Business Leaders Forum, a session dedicated to ...

10.10.2020

Nagorno-Karabakh: A Frozen Conflict Rethawed

The EU can’t fix this, and with the United States disinterested, the task of creating long-lasting peace in the region falls upon Russia On the morning of September 27, 2020, along the Nagorno-Karabakh Line of Contact, the armed forces of Azerbaijan launched an attack on the Republic of Artsakh. The clashes, and with them military and civilian victims on both sides, are ongoing ...

09.10.2020

USA vs. JCPOA: How Can Russia and China Respond?

... transfer of conventional weapons and their components to Tehran. The document allows the United States to impose sanctions on any state involved in the arms trade with Iran. The US approach is not shared by other participants in the JCPOA, in particular, Russia and China, which regard the Iranian arms market as rather promising. Dmitriy Kiku, Ivan Timofeev: US Left Isolated, Iran Nuclear Deal Under Threat: What Will Crisis Over Iran in UN Security Council Lead to? The expiration of a five-year embargo ...

02.10.2020

Andrey Kortunov Speaks at Georgetown University about the Impact of U.S. Elections on Russia-U.S. Relations

On September 30, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, delivered a lecture at Georgetown University on the implications of the upcoming U.S. presidential elections for Russia-the U.S. relations. On September 30, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, delivered a lecture at Georgetown University on the implications of the upcoming U.S. presidential elections for Russia-the U.S. relations. The lecture was held ...

01.10.2020

The United States in Russia’s Public Opinion and Contemporary Political Thought

... to differentiate the interests of governments and their respective citizens has been an underlying cause of many misconceptions The mainstream media make frequent reference to the idea that the United States is viewed negatively by the majority of Russians. Similarly, we are accustomed to hearing that Russia – understood as the Russian authorities — is hostile to America. In both cases, we are dealing with purposely broad generalizations that are inherently misleading. It cannot be said that ...

29.09.2020
 

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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