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RIAC at Arctic Forum in Saint Petersburg

On December 4–5, 2017, Saint Petersburg hosted the VII International Forum "Arctic: Today and the Future". On December 4–5, 2017, Saint Petersburg hosted the VII International Forum " Arctic: Today and the Future ". Like in previous years, the Forum was organized by the IPO “ Association of Polar Explores ...

06.12.2017

RIAC Discussed Maritime Security Hotspots in the South China Sea and the Arctic

On September 15, 2017, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a round table "Changing Dynamics in Maritime Security Hotspots: the South China Sea and the Arctic". Ksenia Kuzmina, Program Coordinator of RIAC, delivered welcoming remarks at the event. Ian J. Storey, Senior Fellow at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary Southeast Asia, gave key speech at the round table....

15.09.2017

Worldwide Growth of Interest in the Arctic Is Not Surprising

On March 21, 2017 RIAC hosted an expert discussion “Science Diplomacy: US–Russia Cooperation in the Arctic”. Paul Berkman, Professor of Practice in Science Diplomacy of Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Director of US-Russia Relations Project supported by the Carnegie Corporation, and Oran Young, Distinguished Professor Emeritus ...

29.03.2017

Russian and Chinese Experts Discussed Cooperation in the Arctic

On October 31, 2016, 5th Conference of China-Russia Arctic Workshop took place in Quingdao (PRC). The event was organized by Ocean University of China. The participants of the conference discussed Russia and China strategies in the Arctic region; the main areas and challenges in cooperation of the two ...

07.11.2016

Russia and the US in the Arctic: Cooperate to Survive

Intervews with Paul Berkman, David Benton, Scott Highleyman On October 12-13, 2016, RIAC held the “International Cooperation in the Arctic: New Challenges and Vectors of Development” conference organized under the auspices of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Paul Berkman, Professor of Practice in Science Diplomacy (Tufts University),...

03.11.2016

Asian Players in the Arctic: Interests, Opportunities, Prospects

Report #26 / 2016 The Arctic’s growing geopolitical and geoeconomic significance against the background of global climate change determines the interest of non-Arctic players to the region. In 2013 India, China, Republic of Korea, Japan and Singapore became observers to ...

12.10.2016

Conference “International Cooperation in the Arctic: New Challenges and Vectors of Development 20th Anniversary of the Arctic Council”

On 12–13 October 2016, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) holds the Conference titled “ International Cooperation in the Arctic: New Challenges and Vectors of Development ” . The event is supported by the Executive Office of the Government of Russia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. Official Partner of the Conference is NOVATEK . In September 2016, the ...

11.10.2016

Russia and the US in the Arctic

RIAC Working Paper #30 / 2016 Over the last years relations between Russia and the US have significantly deteriorated in the majority of cooperation areas. However, Russia-US interaction in the Arctic remains largely shielded from the general climate of mistrust. Given the current strained relationship, it is realistic to expect that particularly in the short term Russia—US cooperation on Arctic issues is easier to improve, and thus more likely ...

11.10.2016
 

Poll conducted

  1. 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%)
 
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