The Collapse of the European Collective Security System

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2024-68-6-82-92
N. Arbatova,
Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO), 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation.

Received 18.03.2024. Revised 22.03.2024. Accepted 28.03.2024.

Abstract. Европейская безопасность всегда зависела от отношений между Востоком и Западом, лидерами которых были СССР и США. И сегодня более чем когда-либо европейская безопасность зависит от состояния отношений между Россией и Западом, которые за последние 30 лет прошли через несколько этапов – завышенные ожидания, упущенные возможности, беспрецедентный кризис и неопределенное будущее. Украинский конфликт, который можно рассматривать как квинтэссенцию этого беспрецедентного кризиса, ставит РФ и Запад перед неизвестным будущим. Окончание биполярности, устранившее идеологические барьеры между бывшими противниками, открыло небывалые перспективы для строительства новой системы европейской безопасности. Однако именно в этот благоприятный период с точки зрения международной обстановки возникли новые противоречия между Россией и Западом, положившие начало эрозии концепции европейской безопасности и конец достижениям Хельсинкского Заключительного акта и Парижской хартии.

Keywords: European security, the CSCE/OSCE, the Helsinki Final Act, the Charter of Paris for a New Europe, the CFE Treaty, NATO expansion, the war in Yugoslavia, the Caucasian crisis, the Ukrainian conflict, post-conflict


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Arbatova N. The Collapse of the European Collective Security System. World Eсonomy and International Relations, 2024, vol. 68, no. 6, pp. 82-92. EDN: GGTZRE

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