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The Disturbing Legacy of the Ukraine Crisis

The new Minsk agreement is mainly a product of Europe’s fear of war and Ukraine’s rapidly deteriorating military, economic and political condition. The Germans and the French were jolted into action by the prospect of the United States arming Kiev, provoking Moscow to rise to a new level of confrontation. Ukraine’s ...


The U.S. might change its position on providing Ukraine with defensive weapons

The U.S. might change its position on providing Ukraine with defensive weapons and equipment. The opposition to such a decision, led by U.S. national security adviser Susan Rice, seems to be overwhelmed by support for a tougher line towards Russia. The idea has also gained support from the military – the U.S. joint chiefs chairman Martin Dempsey, and NATO military commander General Philip Breedlove. The hardware ...


The United States’ New Role in the Ukraine Crisis: Pros and Cons for Russia

... reports about U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visiting Moscow proved misleading, with the Foggy Bottom's press service plainly stating that no such trip was planned . However, in recent weeks Washington seems to have become much more active on Ukraine, to the extent that it seems as if it is working to provide a new background for Kerry's talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the February 6-8 Munich Security Conference. The Dynamics of American Engagement In ...


Securing the Euro-Atlantic Community

... political strategy for the Euro-Atlantic region, there was a risk that stability would weaken and security would break down. Sadly, there are clear signs that this is happening, with Europe now beset by its most serious and deadly crisis in decades. In Ukraine, more than 5,000 people have been killed, over 10,000 more have been wounded, and 1.2 million have been forced from their homes. If we do not stop the killing and address the mounting divisions in Europe, our generation may claim to have ended ...


Russia Between Two Maidans

... overall reluctance to remember the first Maidan because, for many people in and outside Ukraine, it is associated with frustrated hopes and bitter disappointment. Yet, if one... ... Russians are ready to rally around their president in the face of pressure from the USA and its allies, why do we think that Ukrainians are incapable of doing the same... ... Greater Europe, a common economic space from Lisbon to Vladivostok, and the current Ukrainian crisis has merely slowed down this historical process but cannot stop it....


Russia and Ukraine: A Corridor of Opportunities

Scenarios of How the Crisis may Unfold Scenarios of How the Crisis may Unfold The Ukrainian crisis presents the most serious and dangerous challenge to European security since the collapse of Yugoslavia and the ... ... the largest confrontation between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War, growing animosities between Russia and Ukraine over Crimea and south-eastern Ukraine, and the transformation of the Ukrainian government project into something closer ...


Young Experts Meet in Sofia to Discuss Ukraine and Euro-Atlantic Security

On October 27-29, 2014 Bulgarian Sofia hosted a session of young experts’ group on Ukraine crisis and Euro-Atlantic security to discuss the Ukraine situation and ways to have it rectified. Organized by the European Leadership Network for Multilateral Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (ELN), Munich Security Conference, Nuclear Threat ...


Younger Generation Task Force on Ukraine and Euro-Atlantic Security To Meet in Sofia, Bulgaria in October

In recent years, historical animosities and uncertainties in the global security landscape have hindered efforts to develop a fresh approach to Euro-Atlantic security. The crisis in Ukraine has exacerbated the problem, further undermining cooperation, increasing tensions and widening differences on a host of security, political, economic and other issues. To address the crisis and engage a new generation of analysts and problem-solvers,...


Ukraine 2014: permanent crisis or a model for new relations?

... Conflict REUTERS/Mykola Lazarenko/Ukrainian Presidential Press Service Sergey Utkin: The Ukrainian Crisis: Russia’s Official Position and How the Situation Can Be Resolved... ... side in continuing armed conflict both from the military point of view, especially for Ukraine, and also from the political point of view, above all for the Donetsk People’s... ... recognized these two entities, and while subjected to serious sanctions by the EU and the USA has announced a peace plan which has become the basis for President Poroshenko’s...


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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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