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Berlin Hosts International Situation Analysis on Crisis Management around Turkey

On July 1–2, 2018, in Berlin, the Körber Foundation (Körber-Stiftung) held international situation analysis on Crisis Management around Turkey with experts from Turkey, the United States, and European countries. On July 1–2, 2018, in Berlin, the Körber Foundation (Körber-Stiftung) held international situation analysis on Crisis Management around Turkey with experts from Turkey, the United States, and European countries. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, Fyodor Lukyanov, RIAC Member, Editor-in-Chief...

03.07.2018

The Fight for Nord Stream 2: The Interests of all the Players Involved

... will go largely unclaimed. On the one hand, there is nowhere for the gas to be used. On the other, a number of these projects will simply not be profitable. The construction of Nord Stream 2 would actually benefit Poland. The more Russian gas going to Germany, the greater the surplus of the raw material that can subsequently be traded on the spot market. In order to support American gas producers, the U.S. authorities are trying to clear the market of competition for them, specifically targeting Gazprom’s ...

02.07.2018

Russia and Germany: From Estranged Partners to Good Neighbors

Like Moscow’s relations with the West more broadly, Russia’s ties with Germany—its most important European partner—have grown increasingly strained over the past few years. Previous hopes of Russia’s integration into a Greater Europe from Lisbon in the west to Vladivostok in the east have evaporated. The formerly cordial ...

14.06.2018

Regional and Global Security Challenges Discussed in Turkey

Petr Stegny, RIAC member, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, and Timur Makhmutov, Deputy Director of Programs, took part in the event on the Russian side, among the speakers at thematic sessions on the Middle East issues. On May 7-8, 2018, Turkey hosted an annual Istanbul Security Conference. Petr Stegny, RIAC member, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, and Timur Makhmutov, Deputy Director of Programs, took part in the event...

15.05.2018

Searching for a new foundation for German-Russian relations

Germany and Russia have to accept that they have different interests but also that they cannot ignore each other Relations between Germany and Russia have always been fundamental for (peace and stability) Europe — whether in a negative way, for example ...

14.05.2018

My Wish List for the Bundeskanzleramt

A new government in Berlin is always a new opportunity — not only for Germany itself, but also for its international partners, Russia including I understand the fundamentals. Russia lost Germany back in 2014 or even earlier. Seventy-three years after the end of WW2 and twenty-eight years after the reunification, the new ...

28.04.2018

The Times for a Special Relationship Between Germany and Russia Are Over

The road to Moscow does not lead through Berlin alone, but also through Brussels Relations between Germany and Russia are in a state of severe crisis. At latest since the outbreak of the Ukraine conflict, but also even before, the relationship was under stress. The new federal government will have to face the challenge of finding ways to deal with ...

28.04.2018

Final Session of German-Russian International Dialogue

On April 20¬–21, 2018, Moscow hosted 7th final German-Russian International Dialogue (GRID) meeting for Russian-German work group within the joint project of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Koerber Foundation (Koerber Stiftung, Germany). The meeting gathered Russian and German expert and media communities, as well as government officials and representatives of NGO's. On April 20­–21, 2018, Moscow hosted 7th final German-Russian International Dialogue (GRID) meeting for ...

24.04.2018

Turkey vs. the EU: Still arguing? Russians Are Coming…

... of the island of Cyprus, including the still unrecognized Northern Cyprus. Turkey’s military power is superior to that of Cyprus – a fact that Turkey makes well known, thereby exacerbating the already troubled situation. Kerim Has: Turkey and Germany: Souring Relations between Strategic Allies The audit states that Germany, the Netherlands and Austria, all of which have a sizeable Turkish diaspora, bear an additional political load that largely precludes the possibility of a profound and ...

12.04.2018

Do Angela Merkel and Germany have a joint future?

... German media people reported during the endless appearing process for finding a coalition 2017/2018 about a “governmental crisis”. This mostly due to the lack of knowledge these coalition talks being a defined process despite taking unusually long. Germany sure wasn’t able to take major decisions hurting especially Emmanuel Macron and his affair of the heart: the renovation of Europe. On the topics Europe and Foreign Policy, Germany steps on the brakes for many years now, therefore the result ...

09.04.2018
 

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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