Search: NATO,Eurasia (4 materials)

How Does the US Hybrid War on Russia Induce and Constrain Eurasian Integration?

... factor of the smaller post-Soviet countries’ orientation towards a regional hegemon, Russia would be the last choice for the Eurasian four. Russia itself is very dependent on the West in terms of export of gas and oil and access to capital and technology.... ... economy, Russia’s military budget is only 1/10 of the US military budget, and 1/15 of the total military expenditure of the NATO countries. While the expenditure figures do not reflect military capabilities proportionately, they do suggest that Russia ...

24.03.2020

Goodbye Post-Soviet Space?

... states has covered an arduous path of national construction and gaining international legitimacy. In the intervening period, the space that had been the Soviet Union until 1991 has become greatly fragmented. Some former Soviet republics have joined NATO and the European Union, while others are trying to form an alternative to the Euro-Atlantic project in the shape of Eurasian integration. At first glance, the concept of the “post-Soviet space” is firmly tied to the idea of a state of transition. The breakup of the USSR did not exactly follow the borders formed during the Soviet period. Many new independent ...

16.12.2015

The Sunset of Greater Europe

... in our shared pugnacity, we have not yet burned. 10. I am referring to the mechanisms of the OSCE, the Council of Europe, the sub-regional organisations (from the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation to the Arctic Council) and even the NATO-Russia Council. No excessive hopes can be pinned on any of these structures and organisations: they have not and will not prevent a continental rift between the Euro-Atlantic and Eurasia. But they could prevent this rift from assuming a tough, confrontational and dangerous form. The task we are facing is to lay down rules of the game between the Euro-Atlantic and Eurasia that would minimise the risks of uncontrolled confrontation,...

16.09.2015

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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