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What to Expect in 2020 for Russia–US Relations

Russophobia, 2020 U.S. election, New START Treaty Russia and the United States have had another year of rocky relations that have included more sanctions, heavy rhetoric, and a shortage of constructive dialogue to bring the two countries together. 2020 ...


Cultural Ties in Russia-U.S. Relations

The amount of Russophobia in the U.S. media has been unprecedented in recent years. While anti-Russian rhetoric is employed for internal political struggles in the United States, from time to time this propaganda campaign reaches absurd levels, spilling over into areas ...


The Butina Case: The Americans Send a Signal

The arrest of Russian national Maria Butina in Washington is a significant blow for Russia–U.S. relations The arrest of Russian national Maria Butina in Washington is a significant blow for Russia–U.S. relations. It goes well beyond official diplomacy. The Americans are sending a signal to Russia that any Russian citizen dealing with the United States may very well end up behind bars, that their email and social media posts may be used against them, and that they should be quiet, avoid meetings...


How do We Get Out of the Chelyabinsk Disco?

The U.S.-Russia conflict is like a teenage fight. When should we stop the fight with no winners? “If you leave the Chelyabinsk Disco late in the evening, throw your head back and stare silently into the boundless starry sky—your nose will stop bleeding." This old Soviet joke perhaps best describes the atmosphere in which the discussion of U.S.–Russia relations is taking place today. Any kind of rational approach to the issue is almost impossible. It is the same as discussing the nuances of...


Can Historical Memory Bring Us Peace and Quiet?

... the majority of people living on the planet today do not have direct memory of the Second World War. This is where universal and national historical memory should come in to save the day. We cannot keep silent about the dangers of this new wave of Russophobia, which has been drummed up by the United States and its obedient lap dogs in the European Union. The West has been afflicted with this illness for over a century. And while it may have fluctuated over the years depending on the political, ...


The claim of russophobia and what’s actually funny about #SochiProblems

With the intense Twitter activity of Western journalists, the gaffes at the Sochi Olympics have reached all of us. And people are certainly not happy about it in Russia, where it is common to denounce criticism coming from the West as russophobia. It is of course widely so elsewhere in the world, too: authoritarian-leaning governments tend to present attacks on them as attacks against the nation or any other common value. Yet it is always worth challenging this narrative, and especially ...


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