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Russia on the eve of the G8 summit

10 July 2006
Fraser Cameron (Senior Adviser to EPC on international programmes)



Ahead of this weekend’s meeting of G8 leaders in St Petersburg, the spotlight is shining brightly on Russia’s foreign and domestic policies. This Policy Brief by EPC Senior Adviser Fraser Cameron argues that the EU has a long-term interest in a stable, peaceful, democratic Russia and what it needs, above all, is a united approach: neither blind Russia-bashing, nor supine acquiescence, but a sustained commitment to a relationship which strikes the right balance between rapprochement and distance.

Russia on the eve of the G8 summit