Post Tagged with: "Russian Foreign Policy"

Modelling Escalation of the Russia-Turkey Conflict

Modelling Escalation of the Russia-Turkey Conflict

Russia will possibly seek an alteration in the behaviour of Turkey towards Syria in lieu of an apology. Turkey, could choose to await the effect of sanctions.

Are We in a Cold War or Not? 1989, 1991, and Great Power Dissatisfaction

Are We in a Cold War or Not? 1989, 1991, and Great Power Dissatisfaction

The end of the Soviet Union served as a juncture from which Western structures spread. Russian dissatisfaction with global order led to assertion of its interests abroad.

Review – Russia and the New World Disorder

Review – Russia and the New World Disorder

An informative and lucid scholarly contribution that expertly blends the domestic and international to offer a compelling account of how policy is made in Russia.

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Problem or Solution? Russia’s Role in the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

Unresolved for so many years, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has proved intractable. Ana Daskalova examines the role played by Russia as an external party to the conflict.

“Pax Russica” in the Balkans: Serbia Between Myth and Reality

“Pax Russica” in the Balkans: Serbia Between Myth and Reality

The article critically examines the misconceptions and prejudices of Russia’s political elite and ideological thinkers regarding Serbia

The Origins of Peace, Non-Violence, and Conflict in Ukraine

The Origins of Peace, Non-Violence, and Conflict in Ukraine

The rise of authoritarianism, West-supported popular protests, NATO/EU enlargement, and Russia’s foreign policy are the main causes of the Ukraine crisis.

Everyday Life after Annexation: The Autonomous Republic of Crimea

Everyday Life after Annexation: The Autonomous Republic of Crimea

A new order is solidifying in Crimea that celebrates the reunion with Russia, even as the rights and the wellbeing of the indigenous people are eclipsed.

The Idea of European Security: The Renewed Russian Dilemma

The Idea of European Security: The Renewed Russian Dilemma

As Russia is unlikely to join NATO, it is imperative to find a modus vivendi and modus operandi that can balance two opposing elements that mark European security relations: foundational controversies versus the need for cooperation based on interdependencies.

CSTO Minus One: Collective Security in Central Asia After Uzbekistan’s CSTO Withdrawal

CSTO Minus One: Collective Security in Central Asia After Uzbekistan’s CSTO Withdrawal

Uzbekistan’s decision to suspend its CSTO membership reflects the changing geostrategic landscape of Central Asia. It should also lead the region to reflect on its current collective security arrangements.

Reviving the Russian Navy

Reviving the Russian Navy

With so much focus placed on China, it has become easy to forget another great East Asian power – Russia. The Kremlin plans to get back its naval power, to do it efficiently, and to become geopolitically relevant once more.

Putin Returns

Putin Returns

Putin will remain in power until 2024, barring assassination or revolution, and will become Russia’s longest ruling leader since Stalin. He is not known for his willingness to compromise or surrender Russia’s imperial gains, suggesting that a new time of troubles is looming on the horizon. This will indicate whether the West still sees Russia as a political part of Europe or has concluded that the country cannot be changed and the days of democratization have become a historical footnote.

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