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Is England, my England a Dying Butler?

... votes in the European Elections in the London West constituency, the largest increase of any Liberal Democrat candidate in the elections. I was then still rather starry-eyed about European co-operation, and considered it important that Britain escape from ... ... be, if not precisely: the destruction of Greek properties and churches in Turkey, and the subsequent expulsion of twelve thousand Greek nationals and hounding out of a further sixty thousand Turkish citizens of Greek stock and of the Christian Orthodox ...


Europe after the US elections: between the past and the unknown

... awaiting the moment when sympathetic rhetoric from Biden and his team towards the European allies will take the shape of some concrete deeds. This caution is well founded, as in 2021 Angela Merkel is vacating the post of Chancellor and Germany will have elections. Moreover, for Berlin the change of the host in the White House does not mean that the problem with the final stage of construction of Nord Stream 2 will somehow ease. This project was the apple of discord between Germany and the US under Trump,...


Trump's Season Finale

... the federal electoral process. Standardizing the election will bring more fairness and clarity—and less controversy and chaos. A major source of the chaos that has followed this year's race is the fact that each state has its own rules concerning elections. How you can vote and when you can vote depends on the state you're in. This means there are unequal opportunities to vote, as some states have more days and fewer barriers to voting than others. It also leads to misguided accusations of voter fraud based on citizens misunderstanding the election process in states different from their own. There is no reason someone in Pennsylvania should have more or fewer opportunities to vote than someone in Georgia. And likewise, there ...


The EU Will Not Break Free from America’s Amiable Stranglehold

... any case, Donald Trump has already played his part in transforming the U.S., and global politics and economics. References Elections in the U.S.: EU Leaders Call upon the U.S. to Bolster the Transatlantic Partnership (in Russian) // DW. 07.11.2020. ... Alcaro Riccardo. Three stories from USA 2020 // Istituto Affari Internazionali. 09.11.2020. Araud Gérard....


Trump — A Non-Consecutive Second Term President

... countries – a feat that not even Trump's hardest critics thought possible. Finally, at long last, he moved the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, a promise that many presidents before him made but never kept. Trump faced off with two superpowers of Russia and China.... ... censoring and burying unfavourable Biden reports, and polling institutes predicting a blue Democrat wave to victory in the 2020 elections with a clean sweep across all branches of government. The Media Research Center and PEW Research Center found in their ...


International Discussion on Prospects for US-Russia Relations after the US Elections

On November 6, 2020, New York-Russia Public Policy Forum held a virtual event on prospects for Russia-the U.S. relations after the U.S. elections On November 6, 2020, New York-Russia Public Policy Forum held a virtual event on prospects for Russia-the U.S. relations after the U.S. elections. The event was co-hosted by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University, New York University ...


Valdai Discussion Club: “Elections in the United States: What to Expect for Russia?”

... Russia?" The discussion focused on the prospects for significant changes in the U.S. foreign policy as a result of the elections, including a course to contain China, tightening policy towards Russia, and relations with key allies in Europe and ... ... discussion participants included: Alan Cafruny, Professor of International Affairs, Faculty of Government at Hamilton College (USA), Andrey Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Robert Legvold, Professor Emeritus ...


Focusing on the Bigger Picture

U.S.-Russia Relations Post-Election The Russian media has been overwhelmed by expert (and not so expert) predictions over the past few days about who will win the U.S. presidential elections and how the results will affect U.S.-Russia relations. Both candidates have their fair share of supporters and detractors in Russia. From the outside, it would seem that current President Donald Trump is generally more popular, despite the fact ...


US Elections and Sanctions Against Russia

... presidential election, there is growing interest in what the policy of sanctions against Russia will be if one of the candidates wins. Will they become more stringent if Joe Biden wins? Should we expect an escalation from the Trump administration? Do elections play any role in the policy of sanctions? Igor Ivanov: Choice without a Choice Let's start with the last question. Yes, elections can have a fairly radical effect on sanctions. One example is the change in US approaches to sanctions against ...


Where the 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand on Russia

Just as in 2016, Russia is a topic at the forefront of conversations swirling around this year's election The U.S. presidential election is in its final stretch with only a few days left until American voters decide who and what will map out their destiny for the next four years. Just as it was in 2016, Russia is a topic at the forefront of conversations swirling around this year's election. There have been overly broad discussions about foreign policy during this campaign cycle, but where does...


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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