Search: European security,Ukraine (12 materials)

 

Oxford Process International Expert Meeting on Models for Providing Multilateral Security Guarantees to Neutral States

... fourth high-level international expert meeting on the challenges of resolving the Russian-Ukrainian crisis and the future of European security. The meeting was devoted to existing models for providing multilateral security guarantees to neutral states,... ... including historical precedents in Europe and Asia. The event was attended by experts from the United States, Great Britain, Ukraine, and Russia. Russian side was represented at the meeting by Igor Ivanov, RIAC President, and Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director ...

09.04.2022

Oxford Process International Expert Meeting on Russian-Ukrainian Crisis Resolution

... from the United States, Great Britain, Ukraine, and Russia. On March 24, 2022, Oxford Process, a British expert think tank, held a high-level international expert meeting on the challenges of resolving the Russian-Ukrainian crisis and the future of European security. The event was attended by experts from the United States, Great Britain, Ukraine, and Russia. Russian side was represented at the meeting by Igor Ivanov, RIAC President, and Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General.

25.03.2022

End of Diplomacy? Or a Toast for the Swedish Masters

... entrenched role as a major U.S. villain, while the West will fight for the narratives to influence the minds and hearts of the rest of the world Russia and the world are living through times of change. Russia has started a “special operation” in Ukraine, and the West can do little or nothing. Impotence is always a difficult thing to acknowledge, especially for the West. The West has no military option, and instead U.S. media spread disinformation from the CIA, claiming that “Russian army will ...

14.03.2022

Why Experts Believed an Armed Conflict with Ukraine Would Never Happen

... far outweigh the benefits, which is what underlies our bleak assessment of the current scenario Most experts, both in Russia and abroad, thought it was extremely unlikely and implausible that Russia would launch a full-scale military operation in Ukraine. Allegations that Moscow was preparing for something like this were laughed off, with this being labeled as another Russophobic campaign pushed by propagandists and radicals. However, it turned out on February 24 that the Russophobes had been ...

04.03.2022

The End of Diplomacy? Seven Glimpses of the New Normal

... have repeatedly been made to turn the temporary truce into a lasting and stable peace. On both sides, diplomats, international experts, and public figures worked 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 between Russia and the West was widening, while tensions around Ukraine continued to build up. As a result, the eight-year truce ...

28.02.2022

Starting A New Page

... will undoubtedly have far-reaching ramifications—for the Russian-Ukrainian relations and, more broadly, for security in Europe and globally. It’s no exaggeration to say that another page of history, which began during the acute crisis in and around Ukraine in late 2013 and early 2014, has been turned. If one speaks directly about the citizens of the DNR and the LNR, the ongoing turnaround offers them new hope for a peaceful life. Lack of confidence in the future prevented people from planning ahead,...

24.02.2022

This is Not How Putin Would Invade

Interview for Going Underground / RT Interview for Going Underground / RT We speak to Director-General of the Russian International Affairs Council Andrey Kortunov. He discusses why Vladimir Putin is unlikely to invade Ukraine and how Putin would have conducted the invasion if he were to go through with it, whether the current crisis shows a failure in Russian diplomacy, alleged plans for a Russian puppet government to be installed in Kiev, contentions over the Minsk ...

15.02.2022

How to End the Ukraine Crisis in 4 Steps

... what most impartial observers know to be the hard truths that Kosovo will remain independent and Crimea will never go back to Ukraine. A similar vote could be used to determine how to move forward with the Donbas separatist regions, including whether the ... ... 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 ...

10.02.2022

A UK–Russian Conversation on Arms Control, Strategic Stability and Ukraine

... experts from our two countries to discuss how to bring ‘strategic stability’ to the relationship between Russia, the UK and NATO. Given the high-level dialogue now under way between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin, and the ongoing Russia–Ukraine crisis, it is a conversation that has taken on a particular relevance today. RUSI Deputy Director-General Malcolm Chalmers and RIAC Director Andrei Kortunov reflect on the main issues. Malcolm Chalmers : Historical experience suggests that legally ...

22.12.2021

Nobody Wants a War in Donbass

... Voronezh and Belgorod. We have to deal not only with this issue, but also think about how to create the entire architecture of European security. And it isn’t a question of experts lacking imagination and qualifications, but of statesmen lacking the political ... ... formal implementation of the Minsk agreements, this is what we’ve been fighting about for seven years already. I think that Ukraine will now try to increase the political pressure on Moscow and get away from the issue of the Minsk agreements. And going ...

07.04.2021
 

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