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Round Table "Russia-EU Relations and Policy in Central Asia"

Thomas Mayr-Harting, Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia in the European External Action Service, and Boris Yaroshevich, Managing Director of the Central Asia Department of the European External Action Service, attended the event. On September 14, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council organized ...

17.09.2018

Russian Writer Evgeny Chizhov: Writers Should Stay away from Both Authorities and Opposition

... Translation,” the specifics of the Russian identity, and the problems of promoting Russian literature abroad. In a recent interview for our website, Vladimir Medvedev referred to you as an exception — the only author of novels based on the theme of Central Asia who is not biographically related to that region. Where does your interest in Central Asia stem from? I would not say that I am any exception. A Russian-speaking writer from Central Asia — now that would be quite a rarity. I belong to ...

10.09.2018

Rise of China’s Export Credit Policy Insurance in Eurasia

... region. However lacking competition and without transparency, Sinosure can effectively write its own rules of the game, and ensure that China’s renminbi (RMB) is the currency of choice. While greater overseas direct investment (ODI) from China in the Central Asian and Caucasus economies may be welcome, it is important to understand that with the lack of any competition, and without transparency, Sinosure can effectively write its own rules of the game. Sinosure was formed in 2001 as a merger of a ...

06.07.2018

«Triple Win Situation» Benefiting from Migration: Regional OSCE Seminar in Kazakhstan

On June 25–26, 2018, Almaty (the Republic of Kazakhstan), hosted a regional seminar "Enhancing Effectiveness of Migration Policies as a Tool for Regional Economic Stability, Development and Growth in Central Asia». On June 25–26, 2018, Almaty (the Republic of Kazakhstan), hosted a regional seminar "Enhancing Effectiveness of Migration Policies as a Tool for Regional Economic Stability, Development and Growth in Central Asia». The event ...

27.06.2018

RIAC at Shanghai Forum 2018

... represented at two sessions. Elena Kudryashova, Rector of the Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University, took part in the discussion on Arctic development. Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, made a report at «China, Russia and Central Asian Countries: The Way towards Win-win Cooperation» session. Yury Kulintsev, RIAC expert, Associate Researcher at the Institute of Far Eastern Studies (IFES) Russian Academy of Sciences, chaired the session. As part of the discussion, the participants ...

28.05.2018

RIAC Hosts a Meeting with International Crisis Group Representatives

On April 10, 2018, RIAC hosted a meeting with representatives of the International Crisis Group on security issues in Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. On April 10, 2018, RIAC hosted a meeting with representatives of the International Crisis Group on security issues in Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. The following issues were discussed in the course of the event: the current state ...

13.04.2018

25 Years of Coping: Key Economic Trends in Tajikistan

... than $2 a day (by purchasing power parity). A prolonged war and the associated disruptions and human losses sent the economy into a downward spiral (in 1995, its GDP was 41 per cent of its 1991 level). The Tajikistani economy is one of the weakest in Central Asia. The republic’s strong point is in its proven reserves of silver, lead, zinc and aluminium ores 1 , its considerable hydropower potential and its competitive carpet weaving industry. The Tajikistani economy is defined by its high dependence ...

17.10.2017

III International Conference “Managing Migrant Integration: The European and Russian Contexts” Comes to a Close

The conference was attended by over 100 leading Russian and foreign experts in migration, human capital and security, as well as members of the Russian executive authorities, international organizations, migrant communities, professional administrators and RIAC members. On September 21–22, 2017, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red...

27.09.2017
 

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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