Russian security policy towards the United States

Authored by: Kathryn E. Stoner , Michael A. McFaul

Routledge Handbook of Russian Security

Print publication date:  February  2019
Online publication date:  January  2019

Print ISBN: 9780815396710
eBook ISBN: 9781351181242
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The debate about the United States’ flawed approach to Russia, first heard in the 1990s, is replaying today. Many, not only in Moscow but in Washington, New York, Berlin, Tallinn, and Beijing—are blaming the West, and the United States in particular, for a return to Cold War confrontation between the United States and Russia following the Maidan Revolution in Ukraine in 2014, Russia’s subsequent annexation of Crimea, ongoing intervention in Eastern Ukraine, and alleged interference in the American presidential elections of 2016.

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