Reconstruction of the European security architecture, within the framework of the multipolar world, remains one of the constant aims of Russia’s foreign policy. Moscow aims at strengthening its position in Europe by increasing its influence on European decisionmaking processes, reducing the American influence in Europe and eradication of the indivisibility of transatlantic security. Different approaches to common security issues (missile defense system, NATO expansion, frozen conflict resolution) are a the key obstacle to boosting security relations between Russia and Europe.
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Great Unfulfilled Expectations: Russia’s Security Dialogue with Europe (Nordika programme)
Note de la FRS n°03/2014
Dr. Szymon Kardaś, February 5, 2014