Meeting Russia Blog
Meeting Russia Blog is a joint discussion platform of the Russian International Affairs Council and the Public Initiative "Creative Diplomacy" (PICREADI), Moscow-based NGO working in the sphere of public diplomacy. This platform brings together Russian and Western young leaders from academia, government institutions, parliaments, think-tanks, media and private sector to discuss the most important and burning issues of international relations. This blog was launched as a part Meeting Russia Public Diplomacy Program for Young Leaders, organized annualy in Moscow by the NGO "Creative Diplomacy". This program seeks to facilitate dialogue between rising leaders interested in Russia and to contribute to the discussion about Russia-West relations.
"We have defeated ISIS* in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency." So closed the December 19th workday, throwing the foreign policy establishment in Washington and other capitals into disarray. A US withdrawal from…
Whilst yellow vests' protests in France continue, confusion about causes and effects is growing in the public discourse. Even if the matter is complex the EU's political elite need to get to the roots of the problem quickly. Otherwise, similar events may…
Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal 36 (35%) Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions 27 (26%) While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution 22 (21%) Armed conflict still cannot be avoided 12 (12%) Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region 4 (4%) Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea 2 (2%)