№ 2, 2000
The Kosovo crisis has concluded the first decade of the development of the post-bipolar world and has scuttled the excessive optimism which emanated from its architects in the early 1990's. Building a common European home which would provide equal and comprehensive security has proved to be a more difficult task than originally anticipated. It became evident that the economic, social and political transformation of Russia, its readiness to build its relations with the West, primarily with the United States, as with strategic partners could not automatically provide a single security system for the northern hemisphere, «from Vancouver to Vladivostok».
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