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INF Treaty: More than Just an Agreement

... and Germany, while the Soviet Union had such weapons in East Germany, Poland and Czechoslovakia. Several other Warsaw Pact countries also had nuclear-capable missile systems. The INF Treaty became a key factor in the de-escalation of the conflict in Europe, and in the detente in general. Even though it was not formally linked to other arms limitation agreements of the period, their complementary nature is obvious. Political Aspects Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor Ivanov, Sam Nunn: How to Reduce ...

16.07.2018

RIAC Takes Part in the Debating Security Plus Global Online Debate

On June 19–20, 2018, RIAC took part in the global online debates "Debating Security Plus", organized by the European think-tank "Friends of Europe". On June 19–20, 2018, RIAC took part in the global online debates "Debating Security Plus", organized by the European think-tank "Friends of Europe". " Debating Security Plus ...

21.06.2018

Debating Security Plus 2018

... concrete recommendations on some of the world’s most pressing security challenges, from de-escalating nuclear tensions and fighting terrorism to cybersecurity and managing global migration patterns. This year RIAC will be a partner with Friends of Europe in the global online brainstorm “Debating Security Plus”. The online debating aims to yield concrete recommendations on some of the world’s most pressing security challenges, from de-escalating nuclear tensions and fighting terrorism to cybersecurity ...

15.06.2018

Moldova received EAEU observer status. What next?

... International experts have noted the opposite positions of the president and the government. While the president of the Republic of Moldova Igor Dodon is “pro-Russian”, the government of the country has traditionally expressed clearly Russophobe and pro-European positions. Within the Eurasian expert community it is rumoured that neither Russia nor Kazakhstan by some premature step  wanted to provoke a situation similar to the one that happened in Ukraine, when the alleged foreign policy choice became ...

03.06.2018

Unbalanced Europe and the New Order in the OSCE Space

It is impossible to return to the glorious past. The illusion that it is possible is depriving us of our future Introduction The collapse of relations between Russia and the West after 2014 put an end to the idea of Greater Europe. The area of common security and cooperation from Lisbon to Vladivostok, or even wider – from Vancouver to Vladivostok – remains on paper in numerous documents that are gradually being buried in archives. The almost 40-year ‘post-Helsinki’ ...

03.05.2018

Andrey Kortunov Takes Part in the Friedrich Ebert Foundation ROCPE International Advisory Board Meeting

On April 11-12, 2018, Vienna hosted an International Advisory Board meeting of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Regional Office for Cooperation and Peace in Europe (ROCPE). On April 11-12, 2018, Vienna hosted an International Advisory Board meeting of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Regional Office for Cooperation and Peace in Europe (ROCPE). The meeting focused on the future of European security architecture ...

16.04.2018

Third German-Russian Expert Meeting on Security Issues in and around Europe

On March 20-23, 2018, Cadenabbia, Italy, hosted the third German-Russian expert meeting on security issues in and around Europe. On March 20-23, 2018, Cadenabbia , Italy, hosted the third German-Russian expert meeting on security issues in and around Europe. The meeting is held annually with the support of Konrad Adenauer Foundation and aims to compare the positions ...

23.03.2018

Sanctions Have Not Been So Bad

Interview with Dr Richard Connolly, Associate Fellow for Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House With sanctions regime being present since 2014, Russia’s relations with the United States and the European Union have not been easy. Previously, the EU has been mostly in line with sanctions proposed by the US. Taken the possibility of new sanctions being imposed on Russia by the US, it is the European view that is worth looking at. Dr Richard Connolly,...

16.02.2018

Preventing Nuclear Conflict in Europe

... and together with a group of former and current senior officials and experts from across the Euro-Atlantic region – the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) – believe that, despite significant differences, the United States, Russia, and Europe can and must cooperate on areas of vital common interest. Together in Munich, we will be presenting and discussing our ideas to improve the security of all people living in the region, beginning with reducing nuclear and other military risks. Statement ...

16.02.2018
 

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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