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Moldova in 2020–2021

Moldova is most likely in for a protracted crisis The main reason why Pavel Kandel’s forecasts ( Evolution of Post-Soviet Space: Past, Present and Future : An Anthology, 2017) have panned out is not that some of the results of his analysis generally ...

29.01.2020

Challenges to Eurasian Security in the Coming Decade

... this sense, the country has successfully survived the previous several decades. It is, however, evident that Russia will perceive the potential threats associated with Belarus very painfully and certain forces might attempt to take advantage of this. Moldova and Transnistria: continuing freeze Sergey Rekeda: The Union State of Russia and Belarus: Searching for a Development Vector Transnistria can be described as a textbook post-Soviet example of a frozen, unresolved conflict. The territory is entering ...

14.01.2020

Eastern Partnership Countries: Buffer Zone or Platform for Dialogue?

... the 10 th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership, a political initiative the EU launched in 2009 for developing relations with six eastern countries of the former socialist bloc. The collaboration program with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine was primarily intended as a means for introducing these countries to the European experience and approaches to developing their economies, political institutions and civil society. Given current events, however, Russia has a highly ...

11.11.2019

Moldova and Transnistria: the Spectre of Federalization

How likely is a win-win situation? A number of events have taken place in the past few months sparking a new wave of conspiracy theories about the possibility of Transnistria reintegrating into Moldova in the near future. Some observers believe that the settlement of the Transnistrian conflict, something only President of Moldova Igor Dodon would speak about until recently, is gradually turning into a tangible possibility. Is progress possible ...

18.09.2018

Evolution of Post-Soviet Space: Past, Present and Future: An Anthology

This publication includes 53 articles analysing the main development trends in the post-Soviet space – both the geopolitical region as a whole and the individual countries that make it up. The anthology consists of three sections: the first section is retrospective in nature and looks at the post-Soviet space 20 years after the collapse of the USSR; the second section analyses the current state of the former Soviet nations; and the third section provides a number of forecasts for the development...

11.04.2018

Moldova - EAEU: prospects for cooperation

_ Yuri Kofner, director, Center for Eurasian Studies, research fellow, IIASA. Moscow, 14 August 2017.IntroductionOn April 3rd, 2017 the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sargsyan and the President of the Republic of Moldova Igor Dodon signed in Chisinau a Memorandum of Cooperation and Understanding. [1] At the following summit of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Bishkek on April 14th, 2017 Heads of the Member States of the EAEU welcomed the intention of ...

14.08.2017

The Armed Forces of Baltic and Eastern European States

Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Moldova, Belarus, Ukraine The process of the breakup of the USSR into independent states naturally aggravated tensions between the newly formed countries. Unfortunately, political and economic disputes sometimes erupted into armed conflicts. Most of ...

05.05.2017

CIS in 2017: Achievements, Challenges, Prospects

It is necessary to maintain the wide multilateral format of the CIS and to introduce new effective impulses towards cooperation Yulia Nikitina: The Post-Soviet Space in 2017 The development of cooperation within the CIS is an objective necessity for all member states of the Commonwealth. Notwithstanding the intensification of integration processes in the post-Soviet space, discussions on whether the CIS has exhausted its potential are still underway. RIAC experts share their insights into the...

25.04.2017

Electoral Battles in Moldova

On October 30, Moldova will for the first time since 1996 elect its president in a nationwide vote. Previously, until 2000, the president was elected by a qualified parliamentary majority, three-fifths of the total number of deputies. However, on 4 of March, 2016 the ...

26.10.2016

Transnistria: Dilemmas of Peaceful Settlement

The significance of the Transnistrian conflict is derived from three basic factors. The first is putting an end to the standoff between the Republic of Moldova and the unrecognized Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR) by resolving political status issues and bringing about political stabilization in the region. Second is the potential creation of an additional instrument to help solve the Ukraine ...

14.07.2016
 

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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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