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Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group Supports Joint Statement of the Leaders of the Five Nuclear-Weapon States Affirming: “A Nuclear War Cannot be Won and Must Never be Fought”

... (EASLG) The Co-Conveners of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) released the following statement : “We welcome the leadership shown by the leaders of The People’s Republic of China, the French Republic, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America in their January 3, 2022 Joint Statement on Preventing Nuclear War and Avoiding Arms Races. We are encouraged by the statement’s clear affirmation of the principle ...

14.01.2022

Should Russia Be Worried by the New AUKUS Alliance?

Decisions made by NATO may be unpalatable for Moscow, but they are generally consistent and predictable. The same cannot be said of structures such as AUKUS The establishment of a new trilateral military and political alliance consisting of the United States, Australia, and the UK (AUKUS) and the corollary rupture of France’s “contract of the century” to build a new generation of diesel-powered submarines for Australia elicited mixed reactions in Russia. Some were pleased to see a conflict arise...

01.10.2021

Barrier Reef to Counter China: Nuclear Edition

Unless the partnership falls apart for some reason in years to come, AUKUS may well mark a watershed One of the biggest news stories of this year—both in terms of military-technological cooperation and in the geopolitical sense— seemingly appeared out of the blue last week. The U.S., Australia and the UK set up what was dubbed AUKUS, a military and political grouping, whose first publicly stated goal is to be the building of atomic submarines for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Throughout the...

29.09.2021

Conquering the Emptiness: A New Stage in the Militarization of Outer Space

... 2020, NATO announced the creation of a space centre at Allied Air Command in the Ramstein Air Base in Germany. Meanwhile, the United Kingdom is planning to establish its own Space Command in 2022 , and even the “pacifist” Japan announced the launch ... ... flyovers over the targets), the U.S. Space Force plans to build a multi-layered “national” constellation of more than one thousand satellites that will handle the tasks of communication, missile defence, missile attack warning [ 3 ], intelligence (with ...

09.02.2021

The British Nuclear Trident

Of all the “official” nuclear powers, the UK arguably displays the most peculiar approach to nuclear deterrence Of all the “official” nuclear powers (Russia, the US, France, the UK, China), the UK arguably displays the most peculiar approach to nuclear deterrence. Here, we will outline the most salient details, assess the prospects, and suggest possible confidence-building measures. The Hardware Let us start with the “hardware” before addressing various conceptual features. As of today, the UK’s...

27.04.2020

The UN Security Council Shirks the Test for Coronavirus

... systems! Andrey Kortunov: Coronavirus: A New Bug or Feature of World Politics? In this sense, the recent standoff between the United Kingdom and the European Union about how to tackle the pandemic is intriguing. Having left the European Union and fully ... ... about pursuing its own "national" strategy here too—an approach that included minimal social distancing and a refusal to close restaurants, bars and night clubs. This was done in the hope that elderly people would stay at home, while the rest ...

02.04.2020

Intermediate-Range Challenges

... bury the very principle of arms control or create an environment for a new strategic stability architecture. France and the United Kingdom are obviously concerned about the possibility of becoming targets for Russia’s restored non-strategic missiles.... ... short-range missiles were primarily a threat due to their ability to carry nuclear warheads. Even with a range of several thousand kilometres they would ensure guaranteed destruction of their targets with warheads yielding hundreds of kilotons. Today,...

13.11.2018

Relations between the United States and Russia are more dangerous than during the Cold War

... associate publisher of the National Interest, interviewed retired Russian general Evgeny Buzhinsky. Buzhinsky retired from the Russian Armed Forces in 2009 as a lieutenant general. Paul Saunders: You said recently that the confrontation between the United Kingdom and Russia over the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury could lead to “the last war in the history of mankind.” What did you mean by that? Evgeny Buzhinsky: I’m sorry, but the BBC correspondent understood me ...

08.04.2018

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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