Essays about: "Russia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 488 essays containing the word Russia.

  1. 1. Conflict over territory and maritime routes in the arctic. The case of potential conflict between the US and Russia over resources in the arctic ocean.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Naoufal Souhail; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Maritime jurisdiction; arctic; climate change;

    Abstract : Because of climate change, ice on the arctic ocean has been melting at a rapid paste. This environmental change in the arctic made access to the region much easier than ever before. READ MORE

  2. 2. A typology of ontological insecurity mechanisms : Russia's military engagement in Syria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hugo von Essen; [2021]
    Keywords : ontological security; ontological insecurity mechanism; Russia; military engagement; Syria conflict; International Relations; Giddens;

    Abstract : The concept of ontological security has grown extensively in the International Relationsliterature, owing to the new explanations it generates for states’ security- and identity-relatedbehavior. In the process, however, the concept has become sprawling, vague and incoherent,due to the multitude of different understandings of the concept. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding Military Implications of Nuclear Weapons : A Frame Analysis of U.S. and Russian Nuclear Policy Discourses 2017-2020

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Larisa Saveleva; [2021]
    Keywords : nuclear weapons; nuclear policy discourse; the United States; Russia; framing theory; nuclear realism;

    Abstract : The paper discusses how strategic nuclear capabilities possessed by the world’s largest nuclear powers, the United States and Russia, affect how their state leadership makes sense of the role of military force in international politics. Using the theoretical framework of the theory of nuclear revolution (Jervis 1989) and nuclear realism (van Munster & Sylvest 2016), the author parses the ways in which the role of military force is framed in U. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Kremlin and Washington in the Levant : A most similar comparative case study of the actions by the United States and Russia in the Syrian civil war

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Isak Flink; [2021]
    Keywords : Syria; Russia; United States; Neorealism; Neoliberalism; Foreign intervention;

    Abstract : Ever since the outbreak of the Syrian civil war two countries have been outspoken about the situation, Russia and the United States. As the conflict has developed these two actors have been active within the conflict both militarily and diplomatically. This outlines the research problem, why these actors have had an interest in Syria. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Power of the Human Rights Council : A comparative case-study of Afghanistan and Russia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Amanda Lind; [2021]
    Keywords : Human Rights; UN; Special Procedures; Universal Periodic Review; protection; promotion; civil rights;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to study the power and capacity of the UN Human Rights Council to promote and protect human rights through the recommendations by the Special Procedures and the Universal Periodic Review. The aim is then to analyse the recommendations and their effect by using the Concept of power by Robert Dahl (2007). READ MORE