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North to Move and Not to Lose

What the Big Game in the Arctic could look like The activity of the United States Navy and the U.S.’s NATO allies in the Arctic is becoming a standing factor. The visit to the Barents Sea by a group of destroyers, regular under-ice exercises by nuclear submarines, the air patrol over Iceland, the formation of a new fleet with an Arctic zone of responsibility ...

06.07.2020

ELN Online Discussion on NATO-Russia Relations

On July 3, 2020, RIAC took part in an online discussion, initiated by the European Leadership Network (ELN). The discussion focused on the challenges and prospects of relations between Russia and NATO, as well as the issues of cooperation within NATO-Russia Council. On July 3, 2020, RIAC took part in an online discussion, initiated by the European Leadership Network (ELN). The discussion focused on the challenges and prospects of relations between ...

04.07.2020

3rd Online International Expert Dialog on Russia-NATO Relations

On July 2, 2020, the 3rd online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states. On July 2, 2020, the 3rd online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place,...

03.07.2020

Is Non-Nuclear Deterrence Possible?

... that were carried out at the same time), then how many are needed to deliver unacceptable damage to a major military power? Or to a bloc of powers that Russia needs to deter first and foremost. You can doubt the decisiveness of the European members of NATO all you like, but if the desire to build up forces to deter the adversary using non-nuclear means is declared, then an unimaginable number of such weapons would be needed. This view is shared by the authors of the article “The Criteria and Indicators ...

30.06.2020

2nd Online International Expert Dialog on Russia-NATO Relations

On June 25, 2020, the 2nd online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states. On June 25, 2020, the 2nd online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place,...

26.06.2020

Macron’s Security Ambitions and Russia

... vis-à-vis Moscow is being suspiciously seen by some American and European commentators because he thinks out of the box. Criticism has been on the rise since the publication of his interview with The Economist in November 2019, where he considered NATO brain-dead. He later stood at the same remarks and insisted on the need of the Alliance to better define its enemies . The French President envisages a different European security architecture from the Cold War years and elaborates on a new partnership ...

10.06.2020

Ukraine and NATO: Course Correction

Moscow has long since come to terms with Kyiv’s pro-Western turn Following an October meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission in Brussels, Ukraine expressed its desire to be included in the “Partnership Interoperability Initiative” (PII)[1]. This statement was not met with any active response from the Russian government — as Moscow has long since ...

29.04.2020

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

Stay Home and Prepare for Occupation

The title is self-explanatory—Russia is an aggressive state that has to be deterred Almost a year ago, the RAND Corporation published the report " Deterring Russian Aggression in the Baltic States Through Resilience ". The title is self-explanatory—Russia is ...

21.04.2020

A South American NATO?

... consultative value, was born under the tutelary deities of Brazil and Venezuela in 2008, and its purpose was – in addition to the exchange of information and consultations in the defence field – to create joint commands [ 10 ], on the model of what NATO is in Western Europe. Not surprisingly, this project has also been named South American NATO . “The Brazilian initiative and the [...] creation of this South American Defense Council cannot be released from the proposal made by President Chavez ...

10.04.2020
 

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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  
     21 (19%)
 
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