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Ukraine’s Chance for Rational Behaviour

Vladimir Putin’s article attaches such great importance to the common historical experience of Russia and Ukraine because it is important for him personally Vladimir Putin’s article attaches such great importance to the common historical experience of Russia and Ukraine because it is important for him personally. But those who were just starting their ...

23.07.2021

‘Strategic Frivolity’ of the West and the Belarus Issue

The Western countries’ reaction to the detention of an opposition leader in Minsk has revealed the high degree of readiness of the United States and its allies to create risky situations for the sake of momentary political benefits The Lukashenko government is becoming one of the permanent opportunities for the United States and Europe to stage high-profile political campaigns without a real threat to the world, writes Valdai Club Programme Director Timofei Bordachev. But this is not a guarantee...

28.05.2021

A Pragmatic Approach to Peace in Ukraine

In 2013, conflict began to boil when the former Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, put off an agreement between Ukraine and the European Union, which was interpreted as choosing Russia over “the West.” Very shortly thereafter, the Euromaidan revolution occurred, with pro-Western Ukrainian nationalist forces overtaking the Ukrainian government. This did not ...

17.05.2021

Russia-Ukraine War Alert: What’s Behind It and What Lies Ahead?

Perhaps the most important thing for the Russian leadership in this episode was to prevent the need to actually go to war against Ukraine in the future Perhaps the most important thing for the Russian leadership in this episode was to prevent the need to actually go to war against Ukraine in the future. Going overkill in terms of military maneuvers on the Ukrainian border now ...

16.04.2021

“Poland’s Russia Sickness”: Does Support for Ukraine’s Conflict with Russia Serve U.S. Long-Term Strategic Goals and Regional Stability?

... Bronisław Łagowski, originally published as ‘Polska chora na Rosję’. Since the “war scare in Donbass is receding,” as Carnegie Moscow’s Director, Dimitri Trenin, argues , and Poland is to be found among the countries most fiercely lobbying for Ukraine’s membership in NATO—a move which not only risks escalating tensions with Russia but also has a great potential of being detriment of the possible U.S. attempts to “chart a new course” for Moscow, as is discussed by David Keene and Dan ...

14.04.2021

A Grey Swan: Is There a New Conflict in Donbass?

Investors have again started talking about "geopolitical risk" The prospect of a new exacerbation in Ukraine’s Donbass region has worried market players. It is difficult to talk about the strong influence of bellicose statements on the currency and stock markets. However, investors have again started talking about "geopolitical risk". The ...

08.04.2021

Nobody Wants a War in Donbass

... predecessor, Poroshenko. And this means a weakening of his position. Probably, he’s already thinking about re-election and how he will look during the campaign. Here, the trend is unfavorable. Andrey Kortunov, Hubertus Hoffmann: How to Make Peace in Ukraine Five Years After Minsk II On the other hand, there’s the arrival of Biden, who will always be more attentive to Ukraine than Trump. There’s an expectation that the U.S. will be more consistent and decisive in its support for the Ukrainian ...

07.04.2021

Updating the USSR: A Test for Freedom

... time was the only convincing attempt to appeal to public opinion on the most important issue of the political life of a huge country. However, the results did not change anything — by December 8 of the same year, the leaders of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine decided to dissolve the USSR. The referendum itself became the beginning of the end of a unique state — an experiment in the vast expanses of Eurasia. By that time, the republican elites were already ready to take power and wealth into their ...

23.03.2021

A ‘Patriotic Heretic’ Favoring Renewal of U.S.-Russian Détente

Review of: Stephen F. Cohen. “War with Russia? From Putin & Ukraine to Trump & Russiagate.” Review of: Stephen F. Cohen. “War with Russia? From Putin & Ukraine to Trump & Russiagate.” (Hot Books and Skyhorse Publishing, New York, 2019) 236 pp. ISBN: 9781510745810 “We are probably closer to actual war ...

18.03.2021
 

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