While the secularism of Atlantists
increases the intellectual appeal of their indigenous ideology - that of neoliberalism, transcontinentally; the newly discovered neo-clericalism of Eastern and Russophone Europe plays, not an emancipating, but a powerful self-restraining role.
The two camps represent the two poles in post-Soviet Russian thinking: the Eurasianists vs the Atlantists
They are always the compromised positions between more Atlantist
governments and governments with an open mind about the Mediterranean sea and the rights of its people," he said.