Edition: Lublin 2010
The aim of this article is to provide a broad discussion on the NATO-Russian relationship through the lens of the recent events as well as some official documents. Indeed, NATO-Russia relations still undergo a recalibrating process. There are, therefore, two crucial issues to be analysed. First, is Russia ready to face together with NATO the new type of ever-evolving challenges and threats? Second, is NATO prepared to forge a long-lasting consensus on a common stance towards Russia, which could be labelled in short as engagement and reassurance?