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Russia’s New Foreign Policy Cycle

Foreign viewpoints After the reelection of Vladimir Putin for another term as president of the Russian Federation in March of this year, Russia is entering a new cycle of foreign and domestic policy. Russia's foreign policy at the moment is particularly fraught; the conflict in Syria, the continued uncertain status of the Donbass region of Ukraine, accusations of cyberwarfare and interference in US elections, and the Skripal poisoning incident in the UK have ...


Outlook for the Situation in the Middle East in the Period up until 2020

Challenges and Opportunities for Russia Because of rapidly changing processes taking place across the Middle East, we divide the 8-year period reviewed here into two equal parts, 2012-2016 and 2016-2020, in order to identify both short-term and mid-term prospects for these countries. To be sure, this in no way means that this is anything more than an ...


Revealing the geopolitical threats of 2013

... Soviet power. In the 1970s, of course, this comparison was absurd, though the date itself was not picked at random. In 1913, the Russian Empire was right at the peak of its power, which came to an abrupt end when World War I broke out the next year. This ... ... 100 years ago the fuse was burning in the Balkan states, today people are keeping a watchful and worried eye on events in the Middle East. A fierce civil war is still raging in Syria, which is directly influenced by events in Jordan, where a change in ...


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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