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Sanctions Activity of the US and the EU in Regard to Russia: Consequences for Arctic Projects

... determining the quality of international interaction in the northernmost region of the world. Despite ongoing constructive contacts within the Arctic Council, many of its members and observers maintain sanctions pressure on Russia. In 2014, the US and the European Union (EU) introduced restrictive measures against the Russian Federation, which are actively associated with a notion of sanctions in the foreign doctrine [ 1 ]. Ivan Panichkin: Arctic Oil and Gas Resource Development: Current Situation and ...

15.10.2018

Meeting with Estonian Diplomats

On October 9, 2018, Margus Laidre, Estonian Ambassador to Russia, and Silver Kungas, Third Secretary of the Embassy, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On October 9, 2018, Margus Laidre, Estonian Ambassador to Russia, and Silver Kungas, Third Secretary of the Embassy, visited Russian International Affairs Council. Estonian diplomats discussed the current state of relations between Russia and the West, current issues of European security, the possibility for taking measures to reduce...

12.10.2018

Meeting with Danish Ambassador to Russia Carsten Sondergaard

... RIAC President Igor Ivanov had a meeting with Carsten Sondergaard, Ambassador of Denmark in the Russian Federation. The following issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: various aspects of relations between Russia and NATO, Russia and the European Union, the prospects for Russian-American control of strategic armaments, the future of the INF Treaty and New START, and the situation in the Baltic region. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, also took part in the meeting.

08.10.2018

One More Time on Greater Europe and Greater Eurasia

Why Russia’s tilt towards Asia will continue The ongoing crisis in relations between Russia and the EU is usually linked to dramatic events in and around Ukraine in 2013–2014. Indeed, it is impossible to imagine that the EU–Russia relationship can get back on track or “business as usual” until the Ukrainian conflict is resolved. Unfortunately, a resolution of this conflict is not likely to happen in the immediate future – many argue that we will have to live with this bleeding wound in the center...

02.10.2018

RIAC at Track II High Level Paris Meeting on Security Issues in the Middle East Region

On September 23–25, 2018, in Paris, international political consultancy The Shaikh Group is holding a high-level Track II meeting on security issues in the Middle East region. On September 23–25, 2018, in Paris, international political consultancy The Shaikh Group is holding a high-level Track II meeting on security issues in the Middle East region. The meeting is attended by former high-ranking diplomats and leading international experts from the United States, China, India, and a number of European...

25.09.2018

With More Opportunities for Migration, State Sovereignty Will Come into Question

... communication between the states, has it become more active or less active after the infamous migration crisis of 2015? Sergei Sokolov: EU Migrant Crisis: A Blast From The Past We certainly have discussions on migration at the international levels, in the European Union, also in the United Nations now we have contacts on migration and refuges that came out in 2018 which are...the end product of the crisis 2015, or linked to it. We see a lot more discussion, we see some cooperation, but it tends to be on ...

21.09.2018

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 a round table on “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...

17.09.2018

«Riga Dialogue 2018. The New Normal in the Euro-Atlantic Security Order» Report Presented in Riga

... hosted an open discussion and a presentation of " Riga Dialogue Afterthoughts 2018 " publication. The event was organized by Latvian Institute of International Affairs. The presented collection includes the opinions of experts from Russia, the European Union, and the United States on the possibility and prospects for the development of cooperation between Russia and Western countries. Nuclear Threat Initiative ( NTI ), European Leadership Network ( ELN ), and Latvian Institute of International ...

13.09.2018

The “Russian Card” in the International Game

... and contradictions, but they all come to naught because of a solid edifice of bilateral relations that has been consistently constructed in recent years and which possesses clearly defined strategic benchmarks. As far as Russia’s relations with the European Union are concerned, attempts to force political manipulators to cease and desist have thus far been unsuccessful. In the early 2000s, Russia and Europe built their relations with the common goal of achieving strategic partnership. Over the course ...

07.09.2018

RIAC Takes Part in International Summer School at Vienna University Eurasian Affairs Research Institute

... University of Vienna, dealing with the issues of contemporary international relations. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, made a speech in the course of the first session on possible scenarios for the development of relations between Russia and the European Union. Sergey Markedonov, RIAC Expert, Associate Professor, Department of Regional Studies and Foreign Policy, Russian State University for the Humanities, made a speech on the conflicts in the Post-Soviet space in the course of the second session....

06.09.2018
 

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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