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Russia-NATO International Expert Dialogue Meeting on Roles of Third Countries in Settling Russian-Ukrainian Conflict

... relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states. The organizers of the dialog on the Russian side included RAS Institute for the U.S. and Canadian Studies ... ... in the settlement of Russian-Ukrainian conflict, as well as the connection of this settlement with more general challenges of European security and arms control. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, spoke at the meeting. The discussion was moderated ...


The Europe of Political Realism and the Future of NATO—Back to Basics?

From a functional point of view, strengthening the Russian deterrence arsenal is very likely to be a key NATO activity in the near-term The story of the North Atlantic Alliance in the post-bipolar era is that of the search for a formula that would allow for the maintenance of centripetal tendencies from a material, functional and ideological point of view....


End of Diplomacy? Or a Toast for the Swedish Masters

... government support from the “Green” party in the process. What we are curious to see, is whether the US and Euro economies will survive or experience a crash and depletion of confidence worse than 2009. Western voices say that “Russia has brought NATO together”. Well—after the current Western songs and hymns are replaced with realism or despair (or a new US President Trump in 2024), we are actually curious whether the Atlantic alliance will survive much longer. Debate is good. We see different ...


Why Experts Believed an Armed Conflict with Ukraine Would Never Happen

....” Andrey Kortunov: The end of diplomacy? Seven Glimpses of the New Normal The consequences of a potential conflict that I predicted three months ago can now be supplemented with another two. Afterthought 1. Moving towards a significant increase in NATO’s military presence in Eastern Europe. With a number of Western states blocking the airspace, the Kaliningrad Region can successfully be isolated from the rest of Russia. NATO is currently avoiding active engagement in the crisis. However, tensions ...


From St. Petersburg to Syunik: Reinvigorating the Russian–Armenian Security Alliance

A path forward would be to strengthen the strategic alliance between Russia and Armenia, with the aim of preventing Turkey, and by extension NATO, from establishing any domination in the post-Soviet Transcaucasia This July will mark the 300th anniversary of Peter the Great’s Caspian campaign. The campaign proved costly for the Russian emperor in terms of lives and resources, and the ...


The End of Diplomacy? Seven Glimpses of the New Normal

... cooperation with its partners across the CSTO. The West has established various formats and mechanisms of sanctions pressure, boosting NATO’s eastern flank and increasing policy coordination both within the Alliance and within the European Union as well as military-technical ... ... hard to solve this difficult task. Many practical proposals have been prepared on both Ukraine and broader issues pertaining to European security. Unfortunately, none of these proposals have been heard to become a cut-off point for an agreement. The gap ...


Starting A New Page

... It is still an open question how effectively this aid will be used, and to what extent it will be used to modernize the Ukrainian economy and social sphere. As for the military aspects, Kiev and Western countries are likely to drown out the issue of NATO membership, as well as to rush the rebuilding of the entire military machine of Ukraine to the standards of the alliance. One can expect increased military and technical assistance to Kiev from certain NATO countries, including supply of modern weapons....


How to End the Ukraine Crisis in 4 Steps

... weapons or substantial permanent combat forces to new member states — because it had no plans to do so in any event. Certainly, NATO can now make pledges to refrain from certain types of activities with regard to nonmembers, if that will help ease Moscow’s ... ... threats or use of force, and peaceful settlement of disputes. The goal is to establish a firm basis for the organization of European security going forward that takes into account historical developments and technological advances since 1975 that affect ...


Russia-NATO: On the History of the Current Crisis

... Yugoslavia. Our country made tremendous efforts to stop it and reach a political settlement of the conflict. In this environment, contacts between Russia and NATO to develop a framework for further cooperation between the parties in the interests of European security were renewed. On May 22, 2002, the leaders of Russia and nineteen NATO member states signed the Rome Declaration, intended to "turn over a new leaf" in their relations in order to strengthen cooperation to collectively address common threats and security risks. The NATO-Russia Council was established for consultations ...


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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