Search: International security,NATO,United Kingdom (5 materials)

“I’ll Be Fire”: Who Will Throw a Boot on the Remote Control?

... British do not recognise Crimea as Russian. They regard the territorial waters in which the incident took place as Ukrainian. Russia regards them as its own, with all the consequences which ensue in the event of a border violation. The manoeuvres of NATO ships near the border and its violation are attempts to pursue political goals. The show of force was in fact a show of political support for Ukraine. Accordingly, Russia will inevitably take actions to expel violators, including with the use of ...

29.06.2021

UK–Russia Security Dialogue. European Security

... environment, the focus of the current dialogue workshop was on how to reduce the chances for open military confrontation between NATO and Russia, especially in Europe, and on maintaining mutual engagement in the spheres where it is absolutely crucial. Andrey ... ... relations with Russia are difficult, the current status quo is viewed as sustainable and there are many other issues on the international security agenda for the UK to focus on beyond relations with Russia. At the same time, it was noted that if Russia ...

28.04.2021

The British Nuclear Trident

... infrastructure built in a very short order. The Concept The UK’s nuclear doctrine guarantees unacceptable damage to any aggressor and there is no doubt that the UK has the requisite capabilities. Nuclear weapons can be used independently or as part of NATO’s nuclear forces. Since 1994, it has been assumed that Tridents are de-targeted. Yet, retention of a certain ambiguity regarding, for instance, the first nuclear strike is considered rather useful in order to bolster deterrence. The order to ...

27.04.2020

Prospects for Russia-NATO Relations Discussed at the Greater Europe Working Group Meeting

On June 18–19, 2018, London hosted a Greater Europe project working group meeting on the current state and prospects of relations between Russia and NATO ahead of the forthcoming summit of the North Atlantic Alliance in Brussels on July 11–12. On June 18–19, 2018, London hosted a Greater Europe project working group meeting on the current state and prospects of relations between Russia and NATO ...

21.06.2018

We Will Need to Return to Dialogue

Relations between Russia and the UK have taken a hard knock from recent events. The poisoning by nerve agent of Sergei and Yulia Skripal has dealt a sharp blow to Russia’s relations with the UK, and with Europe NATO and beyond. And things could get even worse. With further measures being announced as we write, there is increasing talk of a new Cold War. Yet the situation today is very different, and in some respects even more dangerous. After the Cuban Missile ...

11.04.2018

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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