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The OSCE's Role in a Changing World: New Steps for the Future

... have realized the importance and necessity of its existence. Quite often, the OSCE has become an important tool in the maintenance of a constructive relationship between participating states. This point appears to have returned today, when during the Ukrainian crisis, the OSCE has proved to be the only institution of European security that could engage all parties of the conflict in dialogue to seek the crisis’ resolution [1] . This again has helped to reiterate the OSCE’s competitive ...


SMART Strategy for OSCE in a Changing World

... alternatively, we are moving towards “ an age of entropy ” [9] , where international politics transforms into a system far more erratic, unsettled and devoid of behavioral regularities. 2. International institutions are playing catch-up “The Ukrainian crisis – and prior to that, the crisis in the Middle East – underscored the evanescence of many post-Cold war institutions” [10] . Such post-Cold War institutions are no longer able to guarantee international security. Meanwhile,...


OSCE Faces a Choice

Interview with Andrei Zagorski In the run-up to the international seminar “Helsinki +40: Prospects for strengthening the OSCE”, which will be held by the Russian International Affairs Council, we ... ... 1990s, when the Organisation often had to improvise but at the same time played a more prominent role in resolving crises. The Ukrainian crisis has shown that the OSCE has forgotten to make flexible and creative use of the potential that it has. In the ...


Dialogue on the OSCE Decalogue

... visit the crash site of MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region on July 21, 2014 Do you believe that “Helsinki +40” project and upcoming seminars will have a practical impact? I hope so. As you know, we’re engaging some ... ... November we will be in Washington DC with the German Marshall Fund, and then in Sweden in March. As we go through, of course, the Ukrainian crisis will be the elephant in the room, the thing that everybody will be talking about and considering how the OSCE ...


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  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  
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