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Three Scenarios for the End of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

... probably see a re-emergence of the unipolar moment—the remaining opposition to this arrangement by Beijing notwithstanding. Although Ukraine might be unfinished business for Mr Putin, Russia’s status is itself unfinished business for many in the West. Triumph for Ukraine might lead to a tamed and domesticated Russia. A quiet Russia would allow the West to cope more easily with China, which would be the only major obstacle to liberal hegemony and the long-awaited “end of history”. If the conflict results with ...


Restoration, Reformation, Revolution? Blueprints for the World Order after the Russia-Ukraine conflict

... Deyermond. Russia’s war has already failed. Prospect, March 10, 2022 – . 86 . Eric Schmitt, Julian E. Barnes, Helene Cooper. Russia Is Recruiting Mercenaries and Syrians to Ukraine, Western Officials Say. The New York Times, April 6, 2022 – . 87 . Levent Kemal, Ragip Soylu. Russia-Ukraine war: How invasion is attracting mercenaries - not just foreign ...


Will China “Lean to One Side”?

... bought, China will be weaker to the extent that Russia may be weaker while the West may be stronger. Ivan Timofeev: Ukrainian Crisis. Who Has the Upper Hand? The West’s target is the capacity and the will of Russia to resist unipolar hegemonism. The West’s aim in Ukraine, taken together with its economic strangulation of Russia, is to prevail to such a decisive extent that Russia returns to the 1990s. To put it bluntly, Russia becomes a much larger Ukraine. If the West’s aims vis-a-vis Russia succeed and a compliant ...


End of Diplomacy? Or a Toast for the Swedish Masters

... entrenched role as a major U.S. villain, while the West will fight for the narratives to influence the minds and hearts of the rest of the world Russia and the world are living through times of change. Russia has started a “special operation” in Ukraine, and the West can do little or nothing. Impotence is always a difficult thing to acknowledge, especially for the West. The West has no military option, and instead U.S. media spread disinformation from the CIA, claiming that “Russian army will be stopped by ...


Putin’s Ukraine Pushback: Existential War & The Moment of Rupture

... rapprochement between Russia and China. In other words, the strategic offensive posture of NATO, which derives from the moment of unipolarity, was expected to linger in Europe. When Russia recognized the two breakaway republics of Russian-speakers in Ukraine, following it up with troop infusion, the West could have understood the heightened yet long-standing security compulsions of Russia, considering it as a continuum of the Russian policy since 2014 and an attempt to contain things at that point. Instead, Germany chose to pull the plug on Nord ...


The End of Diplomacy? Seven Glimpses of the New Normal

... closures of diplomatic missions, recalls of ambassadors and even (following the example of Ukraine) severance of diplomatic relations. 4. Moscow will have to endure a long and costly arms race. Considering the events taking place on the territory of Ukraine, the West will set itself the task of making the most of its obvious economic and technological advantages in order to devalue Russia’s military potential, both nuclear and conventional, over time. Although it is still premature to proclaim the death of ...


A New Sino-Russian Entente? Limits of Cooperation on Ukraine and Beyond

... the conflict, urging a diplomatic resolution, and neither endorsing nor condemning Russia’s past and present actions. This is born of a mixture of contradictory impulses and interests: on the one hand, sympathy for Russia and a shared belief that Western “meddling” in Ukraine’s politics is to blame for the crisis; on the other, an awareness that Russia’s assertive approach is challenging Chinese core norms—sovereignty and territorial inviolability [ 1 ]. A Sino-Russian blueprint for a new world order? If closer ...


Nobody Wants a War in Donbass

... lacking the political will to seriously deal with these issues. Because if you reduce everything to the requirements of the formal implementation of the Minsk agreements, this is what we’ve been fighting about for seven years already. I think that Ukraine will now try to increase the political pressure on Moscow and get away from the issue of the Minsk agreements. And going forward a lot depends on what the position of the West and U.S. will be. To what extent and in what format will they provide support in the event of an escalation? This is still an open question. And, I think, even Biden doesn’t know the answer to it. First published in Meduza .


12 Essential Steps in a Conceptual Dead End

... provision on the indivisibility of regional security as a central tenet. Formally, the European Union does not have any objections to this, but nuances determine the content of the relations between the two sides. Twelve Steps Toward Greater Security in Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region. Twelve Steps Toward Greater Security in Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region Put bluntly, these nuances are NATO and the European Union. Together, they form the Euro-Atlantic community, which unites most of the planet’s ...


The West and Russia between a regional or an Eurasian power

... and Islamist winter. The West also tried to inplement its sort of capitalism in Russia by sending US economist Jeffrey Sachs as Jelzin adviser who made the 100 day´s crash privatization leading to a economic desaster Sachs today is apolozing for. The Western interference in Ukraine lead to the situation that Putin intervened as he didn´t want another NATO state at his bordes and see the Black Sea Fleet vanished. In Ukraine there were Putinbashers as Mc Cain or Guido Westerwelle at the forefront of the Maidan . It would ...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    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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