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Book chapter

NATO and Russia in the Post-Wall Europe

P. 216-233.
Medvedev S. A., Tomashov I.

The paper takes stock of NATO-Russia relations in the post-Soviet period and outlines the prospects for cooperation between them in future. NATO’s framework is seen as a very important mechanism for engaging Russia in an international dialogue. The authors conclude that for Russia, which prefers Realpolitik and the balance of power to the new liberal and postmodern policies, it is sometimes easier to deal with security-minded NATO than with the “post-heroic” EU.