Search: Russia,International security,European Union (27 materials)

 

The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities

... events in the region in the short term, as well as in the long term. Andrey Kortunov: The Astana Model: Methods and Ambitions of Russian Political Action Scenarios are based both on synthesis of relevant forecast research made by participants of the project ... ... this regard, Moscow invests a lot in its bilateral relations with regional leaders - primarily, Iran, Turkey, and Egypt. The European Union in 2025 remains a secondary player in most of the area. The Maghreb and the Sahel are the exceptions, but even ...

23.10.2019

Russia and Belarus: The “Post-Soviet” Interaction Model Is Exhausting Itself

... its development through “objective interests” only is problematic. Credibility and “shared meanings” are required. Russia–Belarus relation have taken a permanent place at the top of news feeds over the past few years. On the one hand, the ... ... trade turnover of Belarus with all the EAEU countries was $36.5 billion at year-end 2018, while its trade turnover with the European Union was $17.3 billion (24.2 percent of the state’s total trade turnover). At the same time, Belarus sells mostly ...

01.07.2019

A Scenario in Syria

What might be a “second option” for Russia in Syria? The situation around Russia in Syria is up for debate. No doubt, Russia would like to lead a reconstruction effort in Syria, in harmony with all relevant partners, including the UN, the EU, the USA, China, India, Turkey, Iran, Israel,...

04.04.2019

The Queen’s Last Ball?

... Lindsey Graham (one of the masterminds behind the latest package of sanctions against Russia) taking pole position. However, we will not find out the winner until the next... ... counteracting Nord Stream 2 to withdrawing from the multilateral nuclear deal with Iran. The European Union was criticized for its indecisiveness regarding Venezuela: not all of... ... in my opinion, than his counterpart, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs Andrea Thompson. Russia’s standout achievement in Munich...

26.02.2019

Standing for Everything Evil against Everything Good: Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe

Analysing the RAND Corporation’s Report “Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe” In late January, researchers from the renowned U.S. research centre RAND Corporation ... ... countries into its sphere of influence; increasing cooperation and trade with Western Europe; undermining enlargement of the European Union and NATO into the post-Soviet space. It is assumed that Moscow will use “measures short of war” as a tactic....

19.02.2019

Munich Security Report 2019: Who Is to Blame and What to Do?

The conclusion is clear: to preserve the liberal world order by all means, to rationalize United States policy, and to isolate Russia and China or make them return to their usual roles. But a return of the old order of post-bipolar times is unlikely Andrey Kortunov: Why the World is Not Becoming Multipolar The organizers of the Munich Security Conference have released their ...

14.02.2019

US Blunders Have Made Russia the Global Trade Pivot

As the US-led world crumbles, it looks like Russia is patiently bidding its time to become the security guarantor and kingmaker of Asia-Europe trade The year 2019 had barely ... ... moribund United States that can no longer rule roost in an increasingly multipolar world? Trump’s diplomatic downgrade of the European Union and his opposition to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline matches this trade-disruption hypothesis, as do pressures ...

14.01.2019

Russia and Ukraine: Four Scenarios for the Future

... Nearly five years have passed since the start of the dramatic events of the Maidan in Kiev that engendered a profound crisis in Russia’s relations with both Ukraine and the West. This is not a short period of time: World War I lasted a little over four ... ... even an intensification of the confrontation between Russia and the West. The economic sanctions of the United States and the European Union will be retained and expanded. An arms race will start in Europe without any effective measures for building up ...

27.11.2018
 

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