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U.S.-Russia Relations

 

Further improvements in the U.S.-Russian relationship would serve the interests of both countries, including by strengthening of Russia’s standing in the world, and would lay the foundation for solutions to such problems as collective security, nuclear nonproliferation, terrorism, energy security, the Iranian nuclear question, and the stabilization of Afghanistan.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Nuclear Weapons in Russia’s Amended Military Doctrine
    Vladimir Dvorkin January 22, 2015

    Some experts’ concern that the amended version of the Russian military doctrine would significantly alter conditions for nuclear weapons’ use in the context of the Ukraine crisis and the resulting sharp escalation of the military and political situation has turned out to be premature.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Eurasia Outlook
    Dmitri Trenin January 1, 2015

    Throughout the year, Eurasia Outlook has been trying to bring to your attention a variety of views from across the vast region on the region itself. At the beginning of 2015, we are taking a customary holiday break. We will be back on January 12.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Looking Back on 2014
    Alexey Malashenko, Mikhail Krutikhin, Alexei Arbatov December 30, 2014

    Eurasia Outlook asked its experts to reflect on the dramatic events of 2014 and to share their predictions for Russia's future and for its role on the global stage going forward.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    2014: Russia’s New Military Doctrine Tells It All
    Dmitri Trenin December 29, 2014 Русский

    As one of his final acts in 2014, President Putin signed on December 26 the country’s new military doctrine. The new doctrine makes it clear that even if the West is not officially an adversary, it is a powerful competitor and a bitter rival, a source of most of military risks and threats.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Putin’s Urbi et Orbi
    Dmitri Trenin December 5, 2014

    Vladimir Putin’s annual address to parliament on December 4, 2014 has laid down the Kremlin's medium-term strategy. The next four or five years will be very difficult if not critical for Russia, and the Russians, in Putin’s view, absolutely must meet the challenges and win.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Russian-American Confrontation in the Age of the Internet
    Pavel Sharikov November 28, 2014

    Recent events in Russian-American relations are often compared with events during the Cold War. There is no doubt that, along with other factors, information will play a key role in the new form of Russian-American confrontation.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Putin’s Valdai Gambit
    Alexei Arbatov November 7, 2014

    Putin’s statements on weapons of mass destruction at the Valdai forum may have been just a tactical move to offset his harsh criticism of the United States. But it may well be an invitation to a serious discussion with Washington.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    A Hereditary Disease
    Mikhail Krutikhin October 21, 2014

    The old Soviet “enemies-are-everywhere” mentality frequently leads Russian decision makers to losses and defeat.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    The West Should Not Reject Russia’s Assistance in Afghanistan
    Petr Topychkanov October 14, 2014

    If common sense prevails and the West resumes its cooperation with Russia, the consolidated response to security threats in Afghanistan will be far more effective than the current disjointed efforts by various countries.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Israeli-Russian Relations: An Interesting Dynamic
    Eugene Satanovsky September 23, 2014

    Israel will maintain its relations with the United States and the European Union, but it will also continue to develop its relations with Russia.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Nuclear Weapons in Russia’s Amended Military Doctrine
    Vladimir Dvorkin January 22, 2015

    Some experts’ concern that the amended version of the Russian military doctrine would significantly alter conditions for nuclear weapons’ use in the context of the Ukraine crisis and the resulting sharp escalation of the military and political situation has turned out to be premature.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Eurasia Outlook
    Dmitri Trenin January 1, 2015

    Throughout the year, Eurasia Outlook has been trying to bring to your attention a variety of views from across the vast region on the region itself. At the beginning of 2015, we are taking a customary holiday break. We will be back on January 12.

     
  • Op-Ed
    The Great Clash Explained: What Drives Dangerous Tensions Between the West and Russia
    Dmitri Trenin December 30, 2014 National Interest Русский

    For over two decades, no one in the West felt the need for regulating Russia’s relations with NATO. The lesson of the Napoleonic wars about the need to integrate a former adversary—which was forgotten after WWI—has been forgotten again.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Looking Back on 2014
    Alexey Malashenko, Mikhail Krutikhin, Alexei Arbatov December 30, 2014

    Eurasia Outlook asked its experts to reflect on the dramatic events of 2014 and to share their predictions for Russia's future and for its role on the global stage going forward.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    2014: Russia’s New Military Doctrine Tells It All
    Dmitri Trenin December 29, 2014 Русский

    As one of his final acts in 2014, President Putin signed on December 26 the country’s new military doctrine. The new doctrine makes it clear that even if the West is not officially an adversary, it is a powerful competitor and a bitter rival, a source of most of military risks and threats.

     
  • Op-Ed
    From Inside Putin’s Parallel Universe, the Crisis Looks Bright
    Eugene Rumer December 22, 2014 Financial Times Русский

    The crisis presents Putin with an opportunity to tighten his grip on business, to see who is loyal and who is not, to pick winners and losers, to decide who will receive state support and whose assets should be “redistributed”.

     
  • Paper
    Russia’s Breakout From the Post–Cold War System: The Drivers of Putin’s Course
    Dmitri Trenin December 22, 2014

    In 2014, Russia broke out of the post–Cold War order and openly challenged the U.S.-led international system. Moscow’s new course is laid down first and foremost by President Vladimir Putin, but it also reflects the rising power of Russian nationalism.

     
  • Event
    Russia and the West: What Next?
    Dmitri Trenin December 16, 2014 Moscow

    In 2014, Russia broke out of the post–Cold War order and openly challenged the U.S.-led international system. The new period of rivalry between the Kremlin and the West is likely to endure for years.

     
  • Testimony
    Russia and the United States: A Temporary Break or a New Cold War?
    Dmitri Trenin December 8, 2014 State Duma Committee on International Affairs Русский

    Russia and the United States have entered a period of severe confrontation. Caution, sober calculations, and strategic vision of possible international developments are necessary in the present circumstances.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Putin’s Urbi et Orbi
    Dmitri Trenin December 5, 2014

    Vladimir Putin’s annual address to parliament on December 4, 2014 has laid down the Kremlin's medium-term strategy. The next four or five years will be very difficult if not critical for Russia, and the Russians, in Putin’s view, absolutely must meet the challenges and win.

     

Carnegie Experts on U.S.-Russia Relations

  • Dmitri Trenin
    Director
    Moscow Center

    Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, has been with the center since its inception. He also chairs the research council and the Foreign and Security Policy Program.

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