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UPDATE 4 MAY Is China the "big dog" in Latin America?

UPDATE 4 MAY  After U.S. president Trump cancelled his much awaited visit to the "Summit of the Americas" public relations event in Peru in April and vice president Pence was sent "down there" in his stead, it was announced that Pence would visit Brazil this month. According to Reuters (and other Western media outlets) that visit would have included Brasilia, Rio and Manaus.   Now, Reuters (and other Western media outlets) have announced that that trip has been postponed and that...

21.02.2018

A Roadmap for U.S.-Russia Relations

A Report of the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program and the Russian International Affairs Council A Report of the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program and the Russian International Affairs Council In an atmosphere of geopolitical tension and mutual distrust, not only must the United States and Russia work together in the many areas where their coordination is directly critical to global security, but a broader agenda of cooperation on specific, attainable measures across different issues areas is also important...

02.11.2017

RIAC Host a Roundtable for Russian and American Experts on the Situation in Afghanistan

On October 27, 2017, Russian International Affairs Council hosted a roundtable on the attitude of Russian Federation and the U.S. to security challenges and political solution in Afghanistan. Russian and American experts took part in the meeting. On October 27, 2017, Russian International Affairs Council hosted a roundtable on the attitude of Russian Federation and the U.S. to security challenges and political solution in Afghanistan. Russian and American experts took part in the meeting. Andrey...

31.10.2017

Russia, the USA & Europe: Is Instability Immutable?

How and when can the USA, Europe and Russia move forward from impasse and start to rebuild the more rational forms of relationship which would suit the interests of all? “…the American, Soviet, and British governments did indeed try to bring the monster [nuclear weapons] under control. Viscerally hostile to one another, trust between them seemed impossible. Yet they were forced to find common instruments to avoid nuclear catastrophe…Slowly a messy cobweb of agreements was generated which introduced...

30.10.2017

Andrey Kortunov Takes Part in International Crisis Group's Board of Trustees Meeting

On October 20–22 New York hosted a meeting for International Crisis Group's Board of Trustees — an independent multinational NGO dealing with the issues of armed conflicts prevention. On October 20–22 New York hosted a meeting for International Crisis Group's Board of Trustees — an independent multinational NGO dealing with the issues of armed conflicts prevention. Preliminary results of the organization activities in 2017 and the key areas for the upcoming year were discussed in the course of...

23.10.2017

RIAC and RUSI Experts Discuss European Security Issues in London

On October 16, 2017, in London, RIAC and the Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies (RUSI) held a bilateral expert seminar on security issues. On October 16, 2017, in London, RIAC and the Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies ( RUSI ) held a bilateral expert seminar on security issues. The seminar opened the second round of Russia-UK expert seminars, the first one was held in December, 2016 within RIAC project «Defining Dialogue: How to Manage...

17.10.2017

What Should the Gulf Crises Teach Us?

The unraveling instability and the rise of insecurity in the Gulf demonstrates that traditional models of providing regional security simply do not work in the XXI century One of the most disturbing trends in international politics today is a rapid deterioration of the security situation in the Gulf area, — a region which remains a critically important part of the global economy, finance and transportation. The foreign military involvement in the civil war in Yemen and the approaching humanitarian...

09.10.2017

The Euro-Atlantic Security Formula: The Implications of NATO-Russia Relations to the Baltic Sea Region

Russia could become an equal co-author of a new security system in the Baltic region and beyond US President Donald Trump's signing of the "Countering America's Adversaries through Sanctions Act" laid the foundation for a new Euro- 5 Atlantic security. The bill introduces comprehensive, systemic, long-term £ sanctions against Russia. These sanctions effectively rule out the possibility of striking any kind of deal between Moscow and Washington that would a change the quality of relations...

05.10.2017

RIAC and Center for Strategic Research of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey (SAM) Discuss Russia-Turkey Bilateral Relations

On September 28, 2017, Moscow hosted a closed seminar “Russia and Turkey: Security Challenges and Prospects for Cooperation”, organized by Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Center for Strategic Research of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey (SAM). On September 28, 2017, Moscow hosted a closed seminar “Russia and Turkey: Security Challenges and Prospects for Cooperation”, organized by Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Center for Strategic Research...

29.09.2017

Munich Security Conference Young Leaders’ Meeting

Herman Gref, CEO, Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank of Russia, RIAC member, made a speech at the young leaders’ meeting. On September 8, 2017, RIAC hosted a Munich Security Conference Young Leaders’ meeting. The group brings together outstanding young experts and representatives of governmental institutions aged under 40, who in previous years took part in Munich Security Conference youth sessions. Two discussion sessions brought together representatives of MFA of the Russian Federation...

08.09.2017
 

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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