عنوان مقاله [English]
The geoeconomic approach in the analysis of foreign relations of countries as a new model shows what variables have played a role in the formation of foreign relations between the two countries. In this paper, based on this approach, Russia's performance towards four powerful European countries, including Germany, France, Italy and Britain, is examined. The purpose of this study is to present a new model of analysis to study how the formation and level of relations in the foreign policy of countries. The main question of the present article is to what extent the influential variables have played a role in shaping Russia's geoeconomic relations with Western European countries. In response, it is hypothesized that the level and depth of Russia's relations with Western European countries is a function of the interaction and interaction of geoeconomic variables, including geographical location, economic factors, geopolitics and geoculture. The findings of the paper, which are based on the instrumental qualitative case study method, show that these variables have had a different effect on Russia's foreign relations with Western governments. Russia's relations with Germany have the highest level of entanglement, while Britain کم has the lowest level of interaction of geoeconomic variables with Russia. Also, the economic variable in dealing with Italy and the geopolitical variable in relations with France have played a major role in managing Russia's foreign relations.