// Pathways to Peace and Security. 2016. No 2(51). P. 7-14
The article observes the current state of the Russian-American relations and assesses the prospects for their normalization stemming from the change of the US Administration. Donald Trump’s team rise to power may provide certain chances for positive shifts towards Russian-American common agenda. However, a set of factors, domestic and international, will hinder any quick and fundamental bilateral rapprochement regarding key issues in international politics and global security. The article provides detailed analysis of domestic and international conditions under which Trump’s foreign policy towards Russia will be formed and driven and shows key premises and difficulties for expanding dialogue with Moscow.
United States, foreign policy, national security strategy, Russian-American relations, Donald Trump, US Presidential elections
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