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Experts and Practitioners from Arctic Countries Discuss Cooperation Opportunities and Security Risks in the Arctic

On July 11, 2018, Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, made a speech within the seminar on security and development in the Arctic. The event was organized by George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and gathered more than 30 participants from the Arctic countries, as well as the EU, actively involved in analytical and practical work in the area of Arctic studies....

18.07.2018

RIAC Experts Discuss Approaches to Integrated Governance of the Arctic Ocean Space

... regional mechanisms for the governance of the maritime space: with reference to the OSPAR Convention and within the framework of the CCAMLR Commission. On May 16, 2018, RIAC hosted a round table on integrated governance of the ocean space in the Arctic and assessment of experience in regulating maritime activities in waters beyond national jurisdiction. Representatives of MFA of Russia, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Center for Support of the State Commission on Arctic Development,...

17.05.2018

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

A Roadmap for U.S.-Russia Relations

... is also important for another reason: to help stabilize the relationship and buffer against conflict in the future. The analyses that follow examine prospects for Russia-U.S. cooperation in several crucial regions and fields: economics, energy, the Arctic, Euro-Atlantic security, the Middle East, strategic stability, cybersecurity, and countering terrorism and extremism. The report offer concrete, actionable recommendations in each area. Contributors : Heather A. Conley, William Courtney, R. Kim ...

02.11.2017

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

US Professors Visited RIAC

RIAC Officers presented the International Cooperation in the Arctic project On June 13, 2017, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a meeting with a group of the US professors taking part in the MGIMO-based Workshop IFDS World Fuels: Global Trends and Eurasian Perspective. The group included David ...

14.06.2017

Binding the Northern Powers in Law

Proposition: A bona fide Arctic Union should be create The full original debate was published in the Spring 2017 issue of Global Brief magazine Proposition: A bona fide Arctic Union should be created Zachary Paikin (in favour) : At this important crossroads in global geopolitics,...

20.04.2017

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

A Roadmap for U.S.-Russia Relations

... is also important for another reason: to help stabilize the relationship and buffer against conflict in the future. The analyses that follow examine prospects for Russia-U.S. cooperation in several crucial regions and fields: economics, energy, the Arctic, Euro-Atlantic security, the Middle East, strategic stability, cybersecurity, and countering terrorism and extremism. They offer concrete, actionable recommendations in each area. Economic Relations U.S.-Russia economic cooperation has a long history,...

23.03.2017
 

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  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%)
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     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  
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