Search: Russia,Ukrainian Crisis,USA,Ukraine (12 materials)


Debunking Some Myths about Russia’s Military Opertion in Ukraine

Putin’s move has been dubbed a “war of choice” by the U.S. administration—in fact, Russia’s military retaliation has been forced on it by the U.S. Russia’s primary ... ... some common misconceptions against Russia and its contentious military intervention in Ukraine. If we look at the coverage and reporting of mainstream media outlets of the... ... understand the circumstances that led the Kremlin to take such an extreme step. The accusation that Russia has breached the core principles of international law is unfounded...


The United States, Russia, and Europe in 2018

... Away at Four Gordian Knots. CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report In October 2018, a select group of Russian and American experts met at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington. Their meeting, convened ... ... Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), aimed to discuss four topics central to U.S.-Russian relations: the conflict in Ukraine, the future of the European security order, the war in Syria, and the question of interference in other states’ political ...


Development Scenarios for the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine: A View from Kiev

Predicting how the situation surrounding the conflict in Eastern Ukraine will develop and determining what the architecture of RussiaUkraine relations moving forward will look like are both reasonably difficult tasks, because the course of events is influenced by a number of objective and subjective factors. The Minsk II package was extended to 2016, although the actual ...


Harsh Realities in Ukraine

Four months after the Minsk II accords, the Ukraine crisis continues to simmer, with occasional violent eruptions. The ceasefire in Donbass has not prevented some 1,000 people ... ... not happened. The reality is more of a tightening economic blockade. The restoration of Kiev’s control of the Ukrainian-Russian border, which was supposed to begin right after the local elections and be completed after the “full political regulation” ...


Civil Society in Ukraine

... Stability Building Peace, Democracy and Regional Stability A thorny road to democracy Ukraine has entered a new stage in its long and so far uncompleted democratization process... ... understanding the current processes requires concentration not on the clash between Russia, Ukraine and the West, but on Ukrainian civil society and democratization. In... ... the Eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian territorial integrity and economic stabilization. The Ukrainian crisis and atmosphere of distrust between Russia and the West showed that...


The Disturbing Legacy of the Ukraine Crisis

The new Minsk agreement is mainly a product of Europe’s fear of war and Ukraine’s rapidly deteriorating military, economic and political condition. The Germans and the French were jolted into ... ... Ukraine’s leadership had to choose between the Scylla of making a bad peace and the Charybdis of continuing a losing war. As for the Russians, freezing the conflict along the lines of engagement and making the “people’s republics” safe from ...


Securing the Euro-Atlantic Community

... Sadly, there are clear signs that this is happening, with Europe now beset by its most serious and deadly crisis in decades. In Ukraine, more than 5,000 people have been killed, over 10,000 more have been wounded, and 1.2 million have been forced from their ... ... stability in the region. Just look at where we are. The institutions established to support constructive interaction between Russia and the West are badly broken and appear incapable of addressing today’s core political, economic, and security issues....


Russia Between Two Maidans

... remember the first Maidan because, for many people in and outside Ukraine, it is associated with frustrated hopes and bitter disappointment.... ... understand the current state of affairs and the options open to Russian policy vis-à-vis Ukraine, the two events should ... ... rally around their president in the face of pressure from the USA and its allies, why do we think that Ukrainians are incapable ... ... common economic space from Lisbon to Vladivostok, and the current Ukrainian crisis has merely slowed down this historical process ...


Russia and Ukraine: A Corridor of Opportunities

Scenarios of How the Crisis may Unfold Scenarios of How the Crisis may Unfold The Ukrainian crisis presents the most serious and dangerous challenge to European security since the collapse of Yugoslavia and the ... ... ethnic conflicts it gave rise to in the Balkans. What we are witnessing is the combination of the largest confrontation between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War, growing animosities between Russia and Ukraine over Crimea and south-eastern Ukraine, and the transformation of the Ukrainian government project into something closer ...


Young Experts Meet in Sofia to Discuss Ukraine and Euro-Atlantic Security

On October 27-29, 2014 Bulgarian Sofia hosted a session of young experts’ group on Ukraine crisis and Euro-Atlantic security to discuss the Ukraine situation and ways to have it rectified. Organized by the European ... ... (ELN), Munich Security Conference, Nuclear Threat Initiative, RIAC and Carnegie Foundation, the event gathered participants from Russia, Ukraine, Europe and the United States who differed on many basic issues but proved ready for a dialogue at the NGO and ...


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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