Search: West,COVID-19 (3 materials)

Why the “Coronavirus Ceasefire” Never Happened

Neither the coronavirus nor the economic recession will automatically lead to a détente, let alone a reset in relations between Russia and the West Six months ago, when COVID-19 had just moved beyond the borders of China and embarked upon its triumphant march across Europe and North America, politicians and foreign affairs experts started discussing what will happen after the virus is vanquished. The debate that ensued ...

17.09.2020

Andrey Kortunov: Cooperation with the West Will Only Happen When Russia Modernises

We are facing a generational change among the leaders of the world’s great powers We are facing a generational change among the leaders of the world’s great powers. Russia can return to closer relations with the West only if the Kremlin’s future leaders sets itself the goal of serious social and economic modernisation, according to Andrey Kortunov , Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), who would have been a speaker at the Lennart ...

15.05.2020

East vs West: New Political Reality for the Post-Coronavirus World

... public trust in government and media are less likely to experience such dramatic losses. Andrey Kortunov: Global Victory Over COVID-19: What Price Are We Willing to Pay? It can thus be concluded that most of the states that have failed to contain the COVID-19 outbreak and lost the most people have been Western democracies with lower levels of public trust in the government and media. Leaders of these states had initially refused to acknowledge the full gravity of the problem and later on were unable to exercise control over their masses, many of whom ...

13.05.2020

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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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