ABOUT RUSSIAN FOREIGN POLICY INITIATIVES TO PREVENT GLOBAL MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM OF UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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This article analyzes the foreign policy initiatives of Russia at the turn of XX - XXI centuries, aimed at preventing the deployment of a global missile defense system the United States. We consider a policy of double standards by the US administration's unilateral withdrawal from the ABM Treaty in 1972. It is noted that the deployment of US missile defense infrastructure in Eastern European countries in close proximity to Russian borders is a real threat to national security and will inevitably lead to the adoption of adequate measures by Russia. The characteristic of a pan-European missile defense system (Euro-ABM), which was delivered by Russia in 2001. The article describes the main tasks and objectives set by the American side, creating a global missile defense system.

A S Butorov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: lex1989@yandex.ru
Theory and History of International Relations Chair

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