Search: Foreign policy,West,Russia (7 materials)

Working Under the Radar: The Stealth Alternative in Russia's Foreign Policy

... universalist ideology. Fifth Task Force Position Paper "Managing the Cold Peace between Russia and the West" However, unlike the imperial era, the West itself retained both military-political and ideological consolidation. As soon as Moscow’s foreign policy activities crossed the “red lines,” all the power of Western ideology concentrated on Russia once again. Only this time around, there is no global alternative on our side. We are forced to play the West no longer on the global field, but our own one, contrasting liberal universalism with our own nationalism. This is an extremely risky ...


Chaos and Play without Rules: On the Current Crisis of Confidence in Trust in Relations between Russia and the West

... relations experts to believe that the world has returned to the times of the Cold War. Russia is compared to the most extremist and unpredictable quasi-state entities, such... ... system is increasingly reminiscent of a “game without rules”, blaming the West for the escalation of conflicts and growing global chaos (3) . This development... ... Occasional Paper Number 5 (April 1995) ( ). 6 . Holsti O. Foreign Policy Formation Viewed Cognitively // Axelrod R. (ed.) Structure of Decision:...


Unraveling the Enigma: Western Expert Community Seeks to Explain Russian Policy

... the dialogue formats and the selection of participants involved may greatly influence the effectiveness of interaction and its chances of resulting in a convergence of positions at the state level. The existence of three different interpretations of Russian foreign policy in Western discourse presupposes a diversified approach to discussing the problems connected with the Ukrainian conflict, and to the broader context of the relations between Russia and the West. Contrary to the widespread opinion of Russian journalists, ...


Seven Steps beyond the Horizon of the Crisis

... depends on the outcome of the crisis: on whether it ends in compromise or a long-term chronic conflict between Russia and the West, in a strengthening the Ukrainian statehood, or in its ultimate collapse. But whatever the final scene of the Ukrainian tragedy,... ... inevitably face when the curtain finally falls are already evident. The solution to these problems will shape not just the future of Russian foreign policy, but the future of the country itself. Here are just a few that seem to be of particular significance. Where can ...


Russia Is on a Road to Nowhere

Since Vladimir Putin has held the reins of the Russian leadership, Russia has actively integrated into the global economy, making the era of his rule even more liberal in an ... ... time when mass public protests were on the rise — was simply too risky. Russia began turning away from Europe, and the West as a whole, not during the Ukrainian revolution in February, but when Putin began his third term as president in 2012. The ...


Throwing Russia off balance is ultimate aim

... foreign politics for a long time. But in summer I did have some time for recreation. In Russia, mind you. - Don’t you get despaired due to the lack of calmness in foreign... ... sort address some very different tasks. And nearly all of them lack an independent foreign policy. There are only strict instructions from this or that high office that... ... natural, of course. A democratic world order does not fit in with the policies the Western world is pursuing these days in its bid to retain its centuries-old foothold...


The truth must be revealed

In an exclusive interview with RBTH on the Ukraine crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the highest priority must be an unconditional ceasefire to end the suffering of civilians.... ... threatens international peace and stability. Russia Beyond the Headlines: There has been repeated speculation, particularly in the Western media, that Russian troops could be deployed in Ukraine and even that they have already crossed the border into Ukrainian ...


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