Search: NATO (261 material)


Original Post: Helping Iran Make the Call

... France – Monaco will expand to become a new buffer state between France and Italy. Spain and Portugal will muddle through, Switzerland will recover from the death of the Deep State, and Eastern Europe will leave the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) when the US departs and closes all its bases overseas, something I expect to happen during President Trump’s second term. In short, the only serious people that matter in the Middle East are Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Russia, and China. Europe is relevant ...


Seventh Meeting of the Contact Group on Russia-West Relations

... 25–26, 2019, the Seventh Meeting of the Contact Group on Russia-West Relations was held in St. Petersburg. The meeting is organized by the European Leadership Network (ELN) with the participation of RIAC. The seminar focused on the issues of Russia-NATO relations; the future of arms control regime, and European security. The meeting was attended by parliamentarians and representatives of the Foreign Ministries of the EU countries, experts from the EU countries, journalists, experts, representatives ...


How Ukraine Will Change After Zelensky’s Victory

... pragmatism. Still, I think we should wait for his first key staff appointments. In any case, they will be working within the pro-Western paradigm and lead the country towards collaboration with international financial bodies, the European Union and NATO. Russia–Ukraine relations will largely depend on the general trends in U.S.–Russia relations, and I think gradually moving away from escalation is the maximum that Kiev would be willing to do in its relations with Moscow. This should probably ...


The process of developing EU-NATO cooperation mechanisms is guided by the motto of countering hybrid threats allegedly coming from Russia

... played an active role in that, by the way). One of the victims to that decision was the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the EU. As a result, the Brussels discourse on its strategic autonomy today turns in one way or another towards strengthening EU-NATO cooperation. Had the EU chosen a different path, today the military and political scenery in Europe could have looked differently and we would not be observing the NATO-centric approach in external and defence policies corroding the EU as rust. It ...


THAAD in Romania: Underlying Rationale and Motivations

Is it about Russia-Romania relations or about the poor status of current NATO-Russia relations? Ruslan Mamedov, Olga Pylova: On the Road to “Strategic Depth” in the Black Sea Region On 11 April 2019, NATO confirmed US plans to deploy of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to Romania. According to ...


INF, New START and the Crisis in U.S.-Russian Arms Control

Ambassador Anatoly Antonov is participating in 2019 Arms Control Association Annual Meeting Ambassador Anatoly Antonov is participating in 2019 Arms Control Association Annual Meeting Dear ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to participate in the annual ...


It Is Time to Revise Russia–Turkey Relations for a More Stable Future

... be of good utility for Russian global foreign policy With ongoing debates on Russian-made S-400 deliveries to Turkey, fate of continuing cooperation of Russia, Turkey and Iran in Syria and future of Ankara’s relations with the European Union and NATO, it is high time to make an honest review of Russian-Turkish relations, define weaknesses of bilateral cooperation and try to sketch a framework for a better future. Inspection of historical legacy and nature of current ties may be of big value for ...


NATO is the obstacle to improving Russian-Western relations

One of the distinctive features of the modern Western political narrative with regard to NATO is an almost total misunderstanding of how the alliance is perceived in Russia. First and foremost, the Western political establishment seems blithely unaware of the fact that the issue of NATO is the main stumbling block in Russian-Western relations,...


New European Mythology for Ukraine

Assessing the prospects and context of Ukraine’s EU drive Ukraine first embraced the European path during the 2004 revolution. Institutionally, this path implies the country’s aspiration to join the EU and NATO. The recent amendments to the Ukrainian constitution legitimise this drive. This very fact suggests that Ukraine is committed to development and reforms, but a number of paradoxes cast doubts on the project. This article aims to dissect Ukraine’s ...


IIA Rossiya Segodnya Discusses Possibilities for Stable Relations between Russia and NATO

On March 5, 2019, International Multimedia Press Center at IIA Rossiya Segodnya hosted a round table on Russia-NATO relations. On March 5, 2019, International Multimedia Press Center at IIA Rossiya Segodnya hosted a round table on Russia-NATO relations. The event presented a joint report Towards a More Stable NATO — Russia Relationship prepared by Russian ...


Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
For business
For researchers
For students