Search: Ukraine,Poland (7 materials)

Ukraine: Geopolitical View of the Interested International Actors

... Russia’s agenda. Secondly, Russia aims at rebuilding its economic ties with Ukraine, since Moscow is still Kiev’s largest trade partner: according to World Bank data, in 2017 Ukrainian export to Russia was 3 943 217.84 $ (9.08%), by comparison — Poland is the second (6.28%) and import — 7 196 562.10 (14.56%), China is the third (11.41%). Third, despite the conflict, labour migration from Ukraine to Russia remains a reality. Russia is interested in qualified workers and students coming to study. Ukraine remains the main country of origin of migrants to Russia, even if the number has decreased (137,700 in 2018 as opposed to 150,100 in 2017) ...


Will Russia Return to Europe?

... processes. If but a few years ago Russian liberals dreamed of transforming Russia into a ‘big Poland,’ then this vector is today patently irrelevant (see the Feature article by Fyodor Lukyanov in GB’s Winter 2016 issue). The long-term trajectory of Poland’s political system and the values that will prevail in Polish society over even the medium run have become highly unpredictable. The other, no less illustrative example of the weakening of the European gravitational field vis-à-vis Russia is modern Ukraine. The present political elite of that country is struggling desperately to repeat the successful integration experience of the states of Central Europe. But the erstwhile enthusiasm for Europe in Kiev, Lviv and other Ukrainian cities has now largely ...


Ukraine untold: Is it time for America to ignore Ukraine’s unsolved past, and sacrifice its core values and national interest on the alter of the post-Cold War blindness?

... and Shukhevych for the actions of UPA have been ascertained not only by “Soviet historians,” as the lady suggests, but also German and American ones, where the following excerpt from Timothy Snyder’s book titled The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1569–1999 (p. 162) resolves any doubts regarding the very matter:“Ukrainian partisans who mass-murdered Poles in 1943 followed the tactics they learned as collaborators in the Holocaust in 1942: detailed advance planning ...


Recent International Processes’ effects on the Socio-Political Situation in Ukraine

... significantly and left Poland out of the negotiating platforms, which naturally could not have pleased Poland’s leaders. Poland has gained additional instruments for becoming involved in the Ukrainian process by deepening the interaction between NATO and Ukraine (Poland can successfully play the familiar part of intermediary). Besides, should the destructive processes in the European Union continue, Poland will have a wonderful shot at solidifying its position as an important player, not only in the region, but ...


Poland 2015: A Year of Political Transformations

... President of Romania Klaus Iohannis, who is of German descent, maintains close ties with Berlin. What is more, the Romania factor will probably serve as a tool for making Ukraine more pliable, considering the contradictions that exist between Romania and Ukraine. Poland is also likely to step up its “soft power” in the region. Warsaw has demonstrated considerable success in this area in recent years. It has been particularly evident in PolandUkraine humanitarian cooperation and interaction ...


Relations between Russia and Visegrad Group Discussed at RIAC

... role of the Visegrad countries in the CEE policies of the European Union. Director of RAS Institute for European Studies Alexey Gromyko underlined the importance of the Visegrad Group for development of its member states and cooperation of Russia with Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Ambassador Priputen summed up the results of the Slovak presidency in the Visegrad Group. Roundtable "The Visegrad Europe and Russia Today"


Crisis Management in Europe in the Context of Events in Ukraine

... we believe it is important that the damage from this crisis be contained. Despite the seriousness of the disagreements over Ukraine, (and none of us doubts just how serious these are), both Russia and the West have important shared interests and it must ... ... outcome. Signed Des Browne Former Defence Secretary (UK) (Task Force Co-Chair); Adam Daniel Rotfeld Former Foreign Minister, (Poland) (Task Force Co-Chair); Igor S. Ivano v Former Foreign Minister, President, Russian International Affairs Council, Corresponding ...


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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