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Romanian new leadership and latest developments in the Middle East and Europe. Realities

Romanian new leadership have not succeeded (one may think they lack the will) to impose intrinsically new directions on our foreign policy. The causes may be seen both personal, determined by the nature of those responsible, but also constitutional, influenced by the relations between the state institutions. Moreover, Romania is a state known for its predictable principles ...


Why Should We Talk About the National Interest?

... process for elaborating it, and the mechanism for coordinating state and private interests in order to achieve a complete vision for national policy. And our project is intended to get these people involved. In order to attract the expert community or society? Actually, we would like to engage both, because the national interest has become a cliché. What are the guidelines for Russia's foreign policy? – They should be the national interests. It looks as an obvious cliché that doesn't imply the next question about the content. This issue is much more advanced in the United States, where relevant commissions have been set ...


Alexei Venediktov: Russia Weakened by Absence of Competition and Isolation

... only 15 percent of Russians feel friendly toward Ukrainians who respond similarly. Even if a magic wand were to make the conflict disappear (with Crimea remaining as is), this newfound enmity toward Russia has already put down deep roots in Ukrainian society and elites. The focus is on momentary things like movements of forces, Mariupol, Donetsk and Minsk accords, but all these seem like trifles. The map shows that the conflict area covers only five percent of Ukrainian territory. And what about the ...


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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