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RIAC and ECFR Seminar «State and Prospects of Russia-the EU Relations»

On November 11, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a seminar «State and Prospects of Russia-the EU Relations» together with European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). On November 11, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a seminar «State and Prospects of Russia-the EU Relations» together with European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). The following issues were discussed at the seminar: prospects for Russia-the EU relations; ways to resolve the crisis...

14.12.2018

RIAC at 169th Bergedorf Round Table

On December 9–10, 2018, the 169th Bergedorf Round Table, organized by the Körber Stiftung in partnership with the Research Office of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, took place in Beijing. On December 9–10, 2018, the 169th Bergedorf Round Table, organized by the Körber Stiftung in partnership with the Research Office of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, took place in Beijing. The topic of the round table was defined as “Relations between the EU...

14.12.2018

Operation “Successor.” What Should Germany and Russia Expect from the New Leader of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany?

... Russia Stefan Meister: Searching for a new foundation for German-Russian relations The candidates for the CDU leadership also paid due attention to the topic of Russia. Kramp-Karrenbauer has spoken rather harshly about the fact that Germany and the European Union should respond to the incident on the Kerch Strait and close European borders to all Russian ships assigned to the ports of the Sea of Azov. While she does not deny the need for dialogue with Russia, she stresses that such a dialogue should ...

13.12.2018

Putin is a leader made for the Russian Federation

The main Russian event of 2018 was President Vladimir Putin’s re-election for another six-year term. In view of the nature of the Putin regime, the re-election itself came as no surprise. But it has also demonstrated that there is still no alternative to Putin as the Russian national leader — the president continues to enjoy broad grassroot support and has the unanimous backing of the Russian elites. The main Russian event of 2018 was President Vladimir Putin’s re-election for another six-year term...

12.12.2018

The Elephant in the Room: Views on Connectivity

RIAC and DGAP held a roundtable "Connecting Eurasia: EU — Russia — China — Central Asia Strategic dialogue on connectivity". Maria Smekalova discussed the meaning of connectivity and the ongoing projects with Fabienne Bossuyt and Feng Shaolei On December 4, 2018, in cooperation with DGAP RIAC held a roundtable “ Connecting Eurasia: EU — Russia — China — Central Asia Strategic dialogue on connectivity .” RIAC Website Editor Maria Smekalova discussed the meaning of connectivity and the...

10.12.2018

RIAC and DGAP Hold Roundtable “Dialogue among Russia, the EU, China, and Central Asia on the Cohesion of Eurasia”

On December 4, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council together with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) held a round table “Dialogue among Russia, the EU, China, and Central Asia on the Cohesion of Eurasia”. On December 4, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council together with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) held a round table “Dialogue among Russia, the EU, China, and Central Asia on the Cohesion of Eurasia”. The participants of the meeting discussed the following...

08.12.2018

Crimea and Punishment

Franco-Russian Conversation with Andrey Kortunov and Michel Duclos On 25 November, Russia seized 24 Ukrainian sailors in the Kerch Strait, which connects the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. It is the first open clash between the two countries since 2014. What does this mean? Will it escalate? What is to be expected from foreign powers? Andrey Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council , and Michel Duclos, former Ambassador and Special Advisor for Institut Montaigne...

06.12.2018

Meeting with German Diplomats

... Kordash, Deputy Policy Department of the German Embassy in Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. In the course of the meeting with German diplomats the following issues were discussed: current problems in relations between Russia and the European Union, ways to resolve the Syrian and Ukrainian crises, and the possibility of "selective cooperation" between Russia and the European Union in areas of mutual interest. The possible consequences of the ongoing changes in the alignment ...

06.12.2018

Opportunities for Europe, Syria and Russia with New Approaches

A series of Russian civil-military concepts can create great benefits for Europe, the Middle East and Asia Favorable International Situation The global strategic situation is now very favorable for stable, peaceful and prosperous solutions to issues in Europe and in the Middle East. Such solutions could benefit all parties involved, and in extension even create opportunities for Asia, including China and India. Russia has consolidated its strategic positions in Europe and the Middle East. The...

05.12.2018

RIAC and Friedrich Ebert Foundation Hold Seminar on EU-EAEU Cooperation

On November 22, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with Friedrich Ebert Foundation held a roundtable discussion in EU-EAEU Cooperation. On November 22, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with Friedrich Ebert Foundation held a roundtable discussion in EU-EAEU Cooperation. The roundtable discussion focused on the report prepared by Friedrich Ebert Foundation “Engage! Why the EU should talk with the Eurasian Economic Union”. The report was presented...

29.11.2018
 

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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