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Russia-Ukraine Conflict - Will UN Peacekeeping Mission Be Created?

On August 14-17, Accademia Konrad Adenauer and "Villa Collina" (Italy) welcome international expert meeting "Russia-Ukraine Conflict - Will UN Peacekeeping Mission Be Created?" that involves representatives from Germany, Russia, and Ukraine On August 14-17, Accademia Konrad Adenauer and "Villa Collina" (Italy) welcome international expert meeting "Russia-Ukraine Conflict - Will UN Peacekeeping Mission Be Created?" that involves representatives from Germany...


Will Donbass Live to See the UN Peacekeepers?

... problems for both Ukraine and Russia It all began three months ago to the day, in the Chinese town of Xiamen. During a news conference following the BRICS Summit, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin proposed the use of international peacekeepers under auspices of the United Nations in the east of Ukraine. The idea was not totally new either: it had been discussed, in a variety of formats, ever since the very first months of the military confrontation in Donbass. However, it was the ...


The Price of Peace: The Parameters of a Possible Compromise in Donbass

... recent Russian proposals put forward by President Vladimir Putin in Xiamen (China) in early September and then further expounded upon by Sergey Lavrov in New York presuppose an extremely narrow mandate for the peacekeeping mission. Specifically, the peacekeepers should safeguard the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission only, provided that the observers are fulfilling their obligations as set out in the Minsk Agreements. Any other use of the peacekeepers would effective constitute an on-the-ground revision ...


How China and India Can Keep the Peace in Ukraine

As the 2018 World Cup looms in Russia, the need for a peacekeeping force in the Donbass grows evermore urgent. Beijing should recognise the irony in coming to the aid of both the West and the former Soviet bloc. Peacekeepers in southeastern Ukraine are suddenly back on the global policy agenda, and Asia now has its first major opportunity of this century to rescue Europe from itself – and, by extension, to save the world entire. The recent announcement by Russian ...


Presentation of Valdai Club Report “International Intervention in Conflicts”

Alexander Nikitin held a lecture and presented his report “International Intervention in Conflicts: UN, OSCE, EU, NATO, CSTO Peacekeeping Policies” On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Alexander Nikitin, Director of the Center for Euro-Atlantic Security at the Institute for International Research MGIMO and Head Research Associate of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, held a lecture and presented his report “ International Intervention in Conflicts: UN, OSCE, EU, NATO, CSTO Peacekeeping...


Keeping Peace in Africa in the 21st Century

... example of this is the AU mission in Somalia, which is primarily aimed at combating terrorist groups like Al-Shabaab in support of the internationally-recognized government in Mogadishu. Aslan Abashidze, Denis Vidineyev: Who Sends Peacekeepers and How? An additional obstacle towards more effective peacekeeping in Africa has been the funding of the operations, fraught by shortages, discrepancies, and imbalances. This stands in sharp contrast to French and EU missions. While the ...


A Difficult Peace: The UN and the Challenges of Modern Peacekeeping

... avoid direct interventions and possible great power confrontations where their core interests were not at stake. It also helped effectively deal with decolonization conflicts that would come to dominate the international agenda. AFP/ Pacome Pabandji UN peacekeepers patrolling the streets of the CAR capital, Bangui The end of the Cold War, the gradual unblocking of the UN, and the general euphoria about the Organization caused a veritable surge in peacekeeping. If in 1956-1988 the UN fielded 10 missions,...


Who Sends Peacekeepers and How?

The Future of Peacekeeping The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is celebrated on 29 May [1] . The day has a dual purpose – to commemorate UN peacekeepers who have died in the name of peace and pay tribute to all men and women dedicating high levels of professionalism, dedication and courage by ...


BRICS: A New Actor in Global Security

... partners and is followed by Brazil, with South Africa and China trailing behind. Russia is the unquestionable underachiever, with the numbers of its military and police in the UN missions on a clear downward spiral. Фото: Indian peacekeepers in Liberia In fact, India is the third largest global provider of contingents for peacemaking. As of December 31, 2011 , most came from Pakistan (8 285) and Bangladesh (7 941). From 2004 to 2012, the number of Indian Blue Helmets in UN operations ...


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  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%)
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