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The Ukrainian Challenge for Russia

Working paper 24/2015 The events in Ukraine in 2013-2014 did not reveal any new, deep-rooted contradictions between Kiev and Moscow; they had existed long before, albeit not so acutely. They have, however, triggered the fiercest confrontation between the two biggest countries in the post-Soviet space, which has raised numerous questions regarding the future of Russian-Ukrainian relations, along with exposing a whole range of serious problems within the entire international security system. The...


From Russia with Concern: A Letter to an American Friend

... the point. At least it will guard against overly politicizing the issues, which is harming our countries and the world. Another important point: I believe that it is vital to separate the discourse about Russia's political agenda with the problems of international relations. Such discourse is needed. Likewise a consultation on the changes that have taken place in U.S. domestic politics is needed. A tasty appetizer was served recently by Mikhail Gorbachev , who called for perestroika in the United ...


The Ukrainian Crisis through the Prism of International Relations

The Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) is proud to present its new book entitled “The Ukrainian Crisis through the Prism of International Relations”. The publication includes articles written by the President of the Russian International Affairs Council and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (1998–2004) Igor Ivanov that first appeared ...


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