Search: Diplomacy,Europe (6 materials)

The (First) Russo-American Cyberwar: How Obama Lost & Putin Won, Ensuring a Trump Victory

... additional cyberattacks by Putin, additional military harassment in the Black and Baltic seas, and further aggression in Eastern Europe. Yes, incredulously, Obama imagined that turning a blind eye to Russian interference in domestic American elections ... ... understood his adversary, and unsurprisingly, Putin was emboldened on all these fronts. Even during Kerry’s fastidious diplomacy, on September 19th Russia deliberately bombed a well-known UN aid convoy heading for an Aleppo, Syria, civilian population ...

17.12.2016

EXCLUSIVE: Top Trump Aides’ Deeper & Linked Roles in Putin Agenda Revealed; Russian Mafia Nexus With Trump & Aides Goes Back Years

... limit Russian influence in Ukraine. Unsurprisingly, some of the disputes between Ukraine and Russia involved fighting over gas deals. This all culminated in a January, 2006, shut-off of Russia’s gas flow into Ukraine and therefore into much of Europe as well, which got the vast majority of its gas from pipes passing through Ukrainian territory. Soon after the shutoff, a new arrangement was made: RUE would now be the exclusive and direct supplier of all natural gas coming from Central Asia ...

17.11.2016

Snow is Still White in the Fields…Personal Notes on the Margins of the Munich Security Conference

... speech of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif, who once again demonstrated the superior class of Iranian diplomacy. Mohammad Zarif raised the fundamental question of creating a collective security system in the Middle East which would ... ... recovered from the shock caused by the migration crisis. And new problems have arisen in relation with its partners within the European Union. As one speaker noted, “everyone is waiting for Germany to lead, but few are ready to accept its leadership....

17.02.2016

A Reality Check on U.S.-Russian Relations: Not Time to Relax, but Not Time to Panic, Either

By Brian E. Frydenborg, February 26th, 2015 (updated February 27th-28th) Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse here If you think your site or another would be a good place for this content please do not hesitate to reach out to me! Please feel free to share and repost on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter (you can follow me there at @bfry1981) One of the sad things about looking at current commentary about Russia, America, and the state of their relationship is the lack of measured and reasoned...

27.02.2015

Refreshing relations between Belgium and Russia; from the birth of Belgium till the Russian revolution. 02/07/2014

... over 150 years already since the very first Head of Legation of the Kingdom of Belgium arrived in imperial capital city of Saint Petersburg during the Tsar of All Russians period. Since then, our bilateral foreign relation has gone through difficult European history, which was often painful. But what most people don't know is that Belgium and Russia have enriched each other. In the last decade Belgium and Russia have seen each other as great business partners, and opening new opportunities ...

02.07.2014

Arriving in Russia 01/07/2014

... International Affairs Council. Europe in Russia blog will be mostly about Russian foreign policy viewed through the eyes of an European diplomat student and will be written for everybody that is interested in International relations. To start off the adventure,... ... introduce myself as a Belgian citizen in the heart of the Russian Federation. Currently I am a student at Geneva School of Diplomacy majoring in International Relations and Diplomacy. I always been quite studious and appreciate the opportunities to ...

01.07.2014

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