Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC)
United Kingdom


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Committee: Disarmament and International Security (DISEC)

Country: United Kingdom

Delegate: Angela Portocarrero

Topic A: Russia/NATO

The United Kingdom’s relation with Russia has gone through a series of considerable changes in a short period of time. As one of the P-5 members of the Security Council and a key member of NATO, the UK has a robust obligation to stability in international relations, in addition to a fundamental role in security and defence of the European continent, as well as its’ allies abroad, as proved through the years.

Relations between Russia and the United Kingdom followed the pace that relations between Russia and NATO were advancing at, worsening considerably in 2014 after the former’s seizure of Crimea and support for insurgents in Ukraine. Britain took the lead, along with its’ US allies, in imposing punitive sanctions against Russia, later suspending all military cooperation. These sanctions were returned by the Russian Federation, in the form of cutting food imports from...

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