Demonstration of military power and increasingly bitter rhetoric Between Russia and the West increase the risk of sudden beginning of a larger conflict, which does not want any party, writes citing the opinion of experts.
in response to the message about the fact that North America have plans to send to the European Union heavy weapons, Russia said that it plans to add almost 40 missiles to its nuclear Arsenal. Statements From both sides contributed to the emergence of talk about the fact that the Russian Federation and the West have entered into an arms race by type during the cold war. Because of this Vsplanet even more serious danger is the accidental collision, emphasizes the Agency.
"I think it's extremely dangerous. Between the parties there is a real misunderstanding of the intentions of one another, and most, in my opinion, from Russia " - quoted by Agence France Presse expert of European Council on international vzaimootnosheniam Kadri Liik.
Qadri LIC believes that the Russian Federation and the West would be extremely useful for the development of military communications channels, this would help to prevent the inadvertent clashes escalating into something more serious.
the employee of the Center for strategic and international studies (Washington, DC) Jeffrey Mankoff also believes that the unprecedented power the tension in relations Between Russia and the West since the cold war increases the possibility of incorrect assessment of the actions of the other side and incidents. The expert wary of reminders of the Russian Federation about the fact that she is a nuclear power.
"both sides have nuclear weapons, and, if it comes to a military confrontation, the consequences can be extremely bad for everyone," - said Jeffrey Mankoff.
From the Russian point of view, the presence of the West in the area that had previously existed in the Soviet sphere of influence, it is not harmless. From the position of the capital of Russia, the West sparked the Ukrainian conflict, which led to the overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovych. Russia announced about the increase of nuclear capacity was a logical response to US plans on sending heavy weapons into Eastern Europe, the news Agency reports referring to Director of the Agency for political and economic communications Dmitry Orlov. In opinion of political scientist, Russia responded to the danger from the US, but not looking for "a reason to fight," according to the publication.
Relations between Russia and the U.S. are extremely deteriorated after the beginning of the fall in Ukraine in the past year. The Plenipotentiaries of Ukraine and Western countries before many times accused the Russian Federation of interfering in the conflict in the Donbas, as well as among them in the contraction of the military to the border. Thus, the evidence to date was not provided. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation called the statement " public unsubstantiated insinuations ", Authorized the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation also was periodically denied these Allegations. International inspections have not detected any violations from the Russian Federation at the border line With Ukraine, as well as among them undeclared military activities.
Moscow has also repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not privy to the events in the Donbass, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.