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Russia-U.S. Ties Discussed at Sodruzhestvo Expert Network Meeting

On March 17, 2021, Sodruzhestvo, a British expert network specializing in the analysis of relations between Russia and the West, held an online discussion of the current state and prospects for the Russia-U.S. relations On March 17, 2021, Sodruzhestvo, a British expert network specializing in the analysis of relations between Russia and the West, held an online discussion of the current state and prospects for the Russia-U.S. relations. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Samuel Charap...

19.03.2021

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

... to the relatively low costs of manufacturing and operating them, and the trend towards lightweight satellites and partial reusability. The old leading players were, in turn, spurred on to step up the development of a new generation of carrier rockets.... ... into quality, and the spread of lightweight launch vehicles throughout the world (even individual European states such as the United Kingdom and Germany have started their own programmes). The Frontier All this could paint a grim picture of the sky being ...

09.02.2021

Britain Learns to Apply Sanctions

One of the notable events in July was the imposition by Britain of restrictions on a number of Russian and foreign officials in the area of human rights. This was London’s first independent programme of sanctions after Brexit. The Russian Foreign Ministry justifiably perceived these sanctions as an unfriendly act and interference in domestic affairs. Russia has reserved the right to respond. At the same time, the media uproar around this event seems excessive compared to the content of these sanctions...

21.07.2020

The Global Value Shift: Adjusting the Institutional Framework

I think God’s going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding. – Stephen Wright A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided to them – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry One of the dimensions in the reform of global governance and the role of the United Nations is a rebalancing of global development priorities towards human capital development. Perhaps one of the key lessons from the current crisis is that finance is not the sole prerogative of global governance...

10.06.2020

America’s Eastern Mediterranean British Asset: Cyprus And the End of British Independence

... Greece and Turkey — to make it easier to hang on to the island [ 9 ]. Apart from secretly colluding with the Turkish Government and helping it with its propaganda, Britain’s objective was to give Turkey a stake in Cyprus, even though the Treaty of Lausanne expressly forbade this. According to Article 16, the new Republic of Turkey was to have no rights in territories under the former jurisdiction of the Ottomans. Britain nevertheless brought Turkey into the Cyprus question, with disastrous consequences....

04.06.2020

Will the Trump Administration Fight the Coronavirus or China?

... achieve a collaborative relationship with China's President Xi Jinping, it is useful to review the strategy outlined by former United Kingdom Ambassador to Washington, Sir Kim Darroch, to manipulate him to adopt British policy initiatives. The {Daily Mail} ... ....S. is investigating whether this may have been a mistake, or deliberate! Ivan Timofeev: Missouri vs. China: Toward a New Crusade? Clearly Trump had not been briefed on the devastating blow to Ferguson's polemic from Dr. Daniel A. Bell, Dean of the ...

19.05.2020

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

Greece and Russia: Back to the Truman Doctrine?

Despite the public relations spin on events, little has altered since the assassination of Greece’s first pro-Russian leader, Count Kapodistrias Britain’s well-known keenness to keep Russia, and then the Soviet Union, and now again just Russia, away from the Eastern Mediterranean is a well-established fact of foreign policy. Since the end of the last world war, the same policy has returned, albeit in the new colours of America, with the UK in attendance. This article traces some key events in the...

04.02.2020

A New Era of Arms Control: Myths, Realities and Options

... concept is often called "escalate to de-escalate:” selective intimidating use of nuclear weapons to prevent the opponent from achieving success in a conventional conflict. Hence the nuclear revanchists are striving to make nuclear weapons more usable, while the revisionists call for discarding traditional methods of arms control in favor of entirely new ways of enhancing nuclear deterrence and forging a new concept of strategic stability. The Realities of Arms and Arms Control All possible ...

28.10.2019
 

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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