Relationships between the United States and Russia have been severely strained as a result of the current crisis, which also increases the likelihood of a broader conflict in Europe. Due to the security obligations of the partnership, tensions are likely to rise between Russia and nearby NATO members, which would likely involve the US. Additionally, the fight will have larger repercussions for future collaboration on crucial issues including arms control, cybersecurity, nuclear nonproliferation, economic stability globally, energy security, counterterrorism, and political solutions in Syria, Libya, and other places.
Russia and Ukraine relations are in crisis for the previous eight years. With Russia seizing and establishing military authority over Ukraine’s southern Crimean peninsula in 2014, taking advantage of political chaos in the neighbouring nation. Russian President Vladimir Putin acknowledged the separatist areas of Luhansk and Donetsk in a speech delivered late Monday, doubting Ukraine’s […]