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U.S. Plays 'Dangerous Game' in Trying to 'Cancel' Russia

Anti-Russian hysteria has quickly spread to everyday life Moscow's envoy in Washington has warned that a growing backlash against all things Russia-related in the United States in response to the war in Ukraine has surpassed even Cold War-era levels, telling Newsweek that not only diplomatic ties but also cultural, educational and scientific were under unprecedented strain. "The United States has been swamped by a wave of Russophobia fuelled by ...


RIAC and The Harvard Negotiation Project Discuss Dynamics of Russia-Ukraine Conflict

On May 4, 2022, RIAC and The Harvard Negotiation Project held another expert discussion on the current state and dynamics of Russia-Ukraine conflict, the potential role of third countries in reaching a political settlement, and possible parameters of peace agreements On May 4, 2022, RIAC and The Harvard Negotiation Project held another expert discussion on the current state and ...


China in a Dilemma over its Support to Russia?

Although Beijing has extended firm diplomatic support to Russia during the Ukraine conflict, it appears unwilling to back Moscow in a whole-hearted manner to avert Western sanctions due to the fear of secondary sanctions. In an effort to stem growing suspicions over its ties with the Kremlin, China was sending a delegation headed ...


Ukrainian Crisis, Turkey and Eurasia: Who Wins?

For most of Russia’s neighbours, the conflict between Moscow and Kiev opens up great opportunities The military conflict between Russia and Ukraine has led to an unprecedented shake-up of the world order that has prevailed over the last 30 years. It has generated colossal losses and risks for both countries. There is a high probability that hostilities will drag on. Apparently, the parties ...


Threading the Needle: Turkey’s East-West Balancing Act

... West, but a political one as well, which has allowed it to pursue a largely independent foreign policy. There are four major areas in which Turkey has managed to set itself apart from Russia and/or the West: Syria, arms sales, the South Caucasus, and Ukraine. This balance is of the utmost importance for Turkey, both to establish itself as a major independent regional player and to maintain its essential trade ties with Russia, the EU, and the U.S. The ongoing confrontation in Ukraine is perhaps the ...


We are at war with the West. The European security order is illegitimate

... Russian-speaking minorities in the “near abroad” are known as “Putin doctrine” and Professor Karaganov, who is honorary chair of the Moscow think tank the Council for Foreign and Defense Policy, was first to come out publicly about an all-out invasion of Ukraine in 2019. President Putin has mentioned on Feb. 24 that Ukraine’s accession to NATO warrants Russia’s military intervention to prevent it. However, Ukraine didn’t even have a Membership Action Plan for NATO and Germany’s chancellor Olaf ...


Search for a Compromise or Demand for Surrender?

... tool for achieving peace and solving the “Ukrainian issue”. Within the expert community, they started exploring the prospects for an early Putin-Zelensky meeting, trying to envisage appropriate mechanisms for multilateral security guarantees to Ukraine (as much as to Russia), agreeing on potential compromises on territorial issues and even about blueprints for the post-conflict reconstruction of Ukraine. However, adherents of diplomatic solutions were immediately confronted by numerous implicit ...


War of European Integration

... reaction to the fact that Russia’s behaviour may deprive a united Europe of a very important potential source of resources for development — Russia itself, writes Valdai Club Programme Director Timofei Bordachev. Even if for Russia the events in Ukraine constitute a special military operation aimed at placing this territory in a state which does not pose a threat to its survival and development, then for the European Union it is, of course, about a full-scale struggle, and only the fear of Russian ...


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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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