Articles by Vasily Likhachev



Russia Can't Work With European Parliament

The next European Parliament will probably not include any supporters of Moscow.

The Two Faces of the U.S. Role in World Affairs

The recent actions of the U.S. are full of paradoxes. As proof, consider the striking difference between the way that the international community responded to two key events the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack in New York City and the current situation in Syria.

A Proposal for a New UN Law

A UN Declaration of International Law would set out the responsibilities each state holds before the world community to provide for the progressive development and codification of international law.

Sustaining a Strong Russia

Voters went to the polls on Sunday and picked the country's next president. According to Article 80 of the Constitution, the future head of state will set the main course of domestic and foreign policy and represent Russia to both its citizens and in international relations.

Reviving the UN Charter

The cooperative approach and spirit of the UN has been damaged by Europes new democracies that are driven by Russophobia.

Getting the EU to Be on Its Best Behavior

The European Union's policy should be to eliminate the negative attitudes and essentially subjective views and practices that have played a preponderant role in relations between Moscow and Brussels.

Avoiding a New Berlin Wall

We should heed President Medvedevs words from the UN General Assembly several weeks ago: that irresponsible political regimes should not be allowed to provoke divisions in Europe.

Historic Start to a New EU-Russia Partnership

The 21st EU-Russia summit held in Khanty-Mansiisk on Friday was a historic one.