Polina Sinovets is an associate professor in the international relations department at Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University, Ukraine. From 2004 to 2012 she was a senior research associate at Ukraine’s National Institute for Strategic Studies. In 2006 was a fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. She has published several dozen articles on nuclear deterrence, disarmament, missile defense, and nonproliferation in Ukrainian, Russian, and English. In 2004 she received a doctorate in political science from the Institute of World Economy and International Relations in Kiev.
Content by Polina Sinovets
The United States should be acting to shore up the cornerstone of European security that is the INF rather than threatening it with a collapse with its response to Russia’s poor behaviour.
As long as the relationship between Russia and the West continues to be confrontational, the urgent task will be to stabilize and manage the confrontation.