Search: Ukraine,USA,Syria,Russia (14 materials)

 

Russia’s Comeback Isn’t Stopping With Syria

Russia is back and here to stay. Others had better accept it and learn to deal with ... ... Russia is still resilient, despite the Western sanctions imposed over its actions in Ukraine. It has effectively won, militarily, in Syria: Today it is a power broker in that country; the victory has raised its prestige... ... technologies to influence other countries’ domestic politics, for instance, has provoked accusations from such important partners as Germany and France but failed to advance Russia’s...

19.11.2019

Goodbye, U.S. Foreign Policy

... Korea, the Middle East (predominantly Syria, Turkey and Iran), China, Venezuela, and Ukraine. And this inconsistency doesn’t seem to be a part of a grand strategy defined... ... Hassan Rouhani. Within the context of increasing regional instability, constant accusations of supporting and arming terrorists and the unwillingness of the United States... ... international norms and laws and initiated active hostilities on the northern border of Syria. Turkey’s explicit violations were not shackled completely, but with the latest engagement of U.S. and Russia, they were temporarily stopped from escalating. Back in the day, Turkey would...

13.11.2019

Putin is a leader made for the Russian Federation

The main Russian event of 2018 was President Vladimir Putin’s re-election for another six-year ... ... modernization — including a continued buildup of forces stationed along the border with Ukraine in order to give Moscow more instruments for intervening in the course of the... ... programs have effectively been pushed back to the mid-2020s or even beyond 2027. In Syria, Putin will keep trying to convert the military success of the Russian intervention...

12.12.2018

Opportunities for Europe, Syria and Russia with New Approaches

A series of Russian civil-military concepts can create great benefits for Europe, the Middle East ... ... Stockholm. The participation of Danes, Poles, and Germans is welcome, but not required. Ukraine Minsk agreements are fine, but one of the reasons they have not worked in practice... ... All these are secondary and solvable, issues, once the above hard-points are solved. Syria Andrey Kortunov: Russia: the Power Broker in the Middle East? If it is at all...

05.12.2018

RIAC and CSIS Seminar on Russia-the US Relations

On October 2–4, 2018, Washington DC hosted a regular seminar in the framework of the joint project between Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). On October 2–4,... ... Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). The seminar focused on the approaches of Moscow and Washington to the situation in Ukraine and Syria, and Euro-Atlantic security issues. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General; Ivan Timofeev, Director of Programs, Associate ...

08.10.2018

These are the Benefits of a U.S.-Russia Summit

... own responsibilities to reduce and disarm under the treaty seriously. The wars in Syria and Ukraine have cost hundreds of thousands of lives, and displaced millions of people across the Middle East, Europe and beyond. Washington and Moscow each control ... ... these conflicts. Although officials have sought to negotiate small steps, such as implementation of the Minsk agreements in Ukraine and getting the Syria talks in Geneva back on track, political will is lacking, and a meeting between the U.S. and Russian presidents is by far the best opportunity for each to signal their commitment to progress. Finally, in the aftermath of ...

23.06.2018

Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

Relations between the U.S. and Russia appear to be almost at the point of no return Relations ... ... that directly impact domestic politics and popular attitudes. Accusations of interference in the electoral systems raise questions ... ... European Union enlargement, Russian actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, as well as the nature of the conventional and nuclear ... ... Then, in early April 2017, the U.S. fired 59 cruise missiles at Syrian airbase on grounds that the Syrian military had allegedly ...

28.06.2017

The Mood of Uncertainty in Munich

... another elephant in the room; the modalities of Brexit procedure itself was a subject of intense debates between proponents of a “hard Brexit” and supporters of softer approaches to the defecting United Kingdom. The new balance of powers in Syria as well as potential implications of the U.S. — Iranian confrontation added some spice to the Conference deliberations. The Ukraine-related discussion did not generate any innovative ideas. Neither had it demonstrated any visible progress on the ground. Russia reconfirmed its previous positions on major international matters clearly indicating that it is in no mood for any concessions or innovative proposals at this stage. The big question looming on the horizon was about whether the world had already ...

21.02.2017

The (First) Russo-American Cyberwar: How Obama Lost & Putin Won, Ensuring a Trump Victory

The story of how Russia won the (First) Russo-American Cyberwar because American ... ... then-ongoing diplomatic efforts to win cooperation with the Russians on Syria, as all recent diplomatic talks with them on Syria had been ... ... impunity, threatening whole parts of Aleppo with mass slaughter); Ukraine also saw Russian escalation. Kerry’s talks failed ... ... Russia’s propaganda machine of hundreds of websites and many thousands of social media accounts—some unwittingly duped, others ...

17.12.2016

Jiri Valenta: Deal-maker Trump Will Likely Choose Persuasion

In the time of international challenges, the collaboration between Russia and US become even more important. Many experts express concerns over Trump policies and his possibility to address key international agenda issues such as protracted conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. In an interview with RIAC Director General Dr. Andrey Kortunov, Dr. Jiri Valenta, CFR member, reflects on what made the ...

01.12.2016
 

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