As a former part of the Soviet Union, Ukraine, especially the Black Sea region, has long been the focus of the power games between the United States and Russia. For nearly two decades, the US government has done its utmost to seek strategic ... CHINAdaily, 11 hours ago
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As successor states to the Soviet Union, both Ukraine and Russia are signatories to the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) . Adopted in Helsinki in 1975, the document sought to promote détente during an era of ...Deutsche Welle, 1 day ago
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