№ 2, 2000
The new Russian and American presidents will face the difficult task of framing a new agenda for our bilateral relations. So far, neither country has fully disposed of the heritage of the cold war. In spite of the dramatic reductions in their arsenals carried out in the past decade, both nuclear «superpowers» are still capable of destroying life on earth several times over. Hence the need for the two countries to maintain a permanent dialog on the problems of strategic stability. In the last few years, commercial, economic, as well as, more importantly, scientific-technological cooperation with the United States has become of paramount importance to Russia, since the success of leading industries has become fully dependent on the capacity to enter and conquer the U.S. market.
Main Page ~ Authors ~ Batyuk Vladimir