Project: Russia and Eurasia Programme, Promise and Realism in Relations With Russia21 March 2016
Keir GilesAssociate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme
The basic conflict of interest between Russia and the West means that the West must either invest heavily and for the long term in deterring Russia or abandon the front-line states together with the defence of Western values, writes Keir Giles.
Vladimir Putin visits the English-language service of Russia Today, now renamed RT. Photo: Getty Images.
SummaryIn the last two years, Russia has demonstrated its return to an assertive foreign policy by successful military interventions …read more
Source: Chatham House