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24 november
2014
Russian Council

Publications Review 24.11.2014. APEC summit, G20, Ukrainian crisis, Berlin wall, Kosovo, Cybersecurity, Globalization, Global Oulook for 2015

November 2014 has been full on international events. First, the world, especially European part of it, celebrated 25th anniversary of the fall of Berlin wall. Then world leaders met on several occasions: during the APEC summit, then shared coffee in sunny Brisbane in Australia on G20. The headlines are still bursting with interpretations and speculations on what has been achieved and what opportunities have been thrown away. This digest features some essays and opinions on these recent events. And not only. Find here: APEC, G20 economies and green management, Ukrainian crisis, the fall of the Berlin wall, Kosovar stalemate, building cyber confidence, new perception of globalization, a new wave of emerging countries and Global Outlook for 2015.

23 october
2014
Russian Council

Publications Review 23.10.2014. Indian strategy in the Asia-Pacific, reforms in Morocco, Polish nuclear energy sector, Chinese think-tanks, Human trafficking

In this digest of international publications you will find a variety of topics: changing Indian strategy in the Asia-Pacific and the future of the US-Indian partnership, constitutional reforms in Morocco, development of Polish nuclear energy sector, new face of Chinese think-tanks, EU’s commitments in providing development assistance for the third world countries, Afghan political system after elections and a publication on human trafficking and online networks.

25 september
2014
Russian Council

Publications Review 25.09.2014. Cyber issues, Brazil's economy, Black sea region, Islamic state

This digest features several publication reviews on cyber issues, an edition on Brazilian economic competitiveness, Russian comeback as a naval power in the waters of the Black sea, a new dataset on Pacific transport connectivity and trade exchanges, another extensive analytical piece on transforming monetary system and a closing issue on Islamic state as a possible threat to Africa.

05 september
2014
Russian Council

Publications Review 05.09.2014. International monetary system, Trans-Pacific partnership, ISIS extremist activities, Ukrainian crisis

This digest is a comeback from our summer break. A variety of topics is presented here: International monetary system, Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, US Strategic Partnerships in Asia-Pacific Region, ISIS extremist activities in the Middle East, China in the Middle East, Ukrainian crisis and arms control and a bit more.

21 august
2014
Russian Council

Publications Review. The Baltic Sea region reacts to Russia

The tension between Russia and the West over Ukraine has caused the Baltic Sea region to reexamine its relationship with its geopolitical neighbor, Russia. Specifically, the nations of this region have begun to evaluate the repercussions of a prolonged Ukrainian crisis and Russian actions in regard to security, economy, energy and even daily life. This region, however, consists of an eclectic group of Nordic countries and former Soviet states, which means that they may not focus on the same issues as the entire European Union or even agree amongst themselves on how to respond. For this reason, the Russian International Affairs Council has provided you with various reports from think tanks and press agencies across the region on various topics to inform our readers of the recent discussions, concerns and recommendations of the diverse Baltic Sea region.

25 july
2014
Russian Council

Publications Review 25.07.2014. BRICS News on Ukrainian crisis

In the past few months Ukraine became the centre of international attention. Tragic events have taken lives of many Ukrainian citizens while the political turmoil has brought the country in a difficult position. The Russian Federation, European Union and BRICS are eager to solve the crisis in a peaceful diplomatic way. Here are some recent published articles by experts, columnists and news agencies from BRICS countries, other than the Russian Federation.

25 june
2014
Russian Council

Review 26.06.2014. Turkey and Iraq, Mistakes Russia's soft power, Caspian region, Edward Snowden’s case, African Union

In this digest you will find what Turkey has to change in its geopolitical approach towards Iraq, mistakes Russia has made when using soft power in the neighborhood, differences and similarities between Caspian region, Arctic and Antarctic, what has changed a year after Edward Snowden’s case and how elections will change the African Union security architecture.

08 may
2014
Russian Council

Publications Review 08.05.2014. Debates about the Middle East and South Asia

This digest was inspired by the ongoing debates about the Middle East and South Asia. History is not letting go of Israel and Palestine, again and again bringing this story to the very center of the international relations. No efficient way to cut this Gordian knot. Yet. Here you will find Egypt, Iran, Turkey, Kazakhstan and at the very end India with its economic dilemmas. And maps to guide you through this tale of many cities.

03 april
2014
Russian Council

Publications Review 03.04.2014. War waging, Defense cooperation, Cybersecurity and Cooperation in the Arctic

Let’s distract ourselves from ongoing negotiations around Ukraine and go through political theory and war waging, future of state sovereignty and defense cooperation, digital world of cyber security and how to use the appropriate terms when speaking about cyber threats, then jumping to Russian-Western relations in the Arctic, which is an integral part of finding an efficient way to move on with the climate change talks.