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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

YGNL Hold its 7th Meeting

On September 3–7, 2017, in Minsk, YGNL (Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security) held its 7th meeting. On September 3–7, 2017, in Minsk, YGNL (Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security) held its 7th meeting. The following issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: Belarus foreign policy and internal affairs priorities, Euro-Atlantic security issues, the development of modern societies, and the key aspects of global economic development. Young experts...

08.09.2017

The Euro-Atlantic Security Formula: Stable Deterrence and Its Alternatives

... Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Stefanovich , RIAC expert, Prokhor Tebin , Ph.D. in Political Science, RIAC expert, Andrey Zagorsky , Ph.D. in History, Head of the Department of Disarmament and Confl ict Resolution, Center for International Security, Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO RAS). Defining the Problem Future scholars will probably study today’s relations between Russia and the West ...

23.08.2017

Compromise Impossible: What the Sanctions Bill against Russia Means?

Sanctions leave Russia the only alternative — to accept the US as a strategic and key challenge to its security The toughening of the American position after Hamburg puts Russia at a disadvantage. It will either have to punch fist on the table, or, in the worst kind, pretend that nothing terrible happened and continue to search for compromises and solutions, not paying attention to the increasing pressure. At the same time, further intensification of pressure against Russia is almost inevitable...

25.07.2017

Trading the Iron Curtain for Iron Shackles: Russian and the U.S. National Security Strategies

... completely neutral lens. The administration in place at a given moment asks intelligence sources such as the DIA to gather information on potential threats in order for the government to proactively shape policies to combat future threats to national and international security. The DIA itself is a reputable organization, providing in-depth and comprehensive analyses as accurately as possible. However, it is impossible for any extension of the executive to truly do so without subtle biases. The resulting ...

17.07.2017

RIAC and European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) discuss the Middle East Crises

On July 11, RIAC hosted a closed meeting on security challenges and prospects for cooperation between Russia and the EU in the Middle East and North Africa. On July 11, RIAC hosted a closed meeting on security challenges and prospects for cooperation between Russia and the EU in the Middle East and North Africa. The event was opened by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Fredrik Wesslau, Director of the Wider Europe Programme at ECFR. The experts discussed regional actors’ stances in the...

13.07.2017

Germany, the USA, and Russia in the Changing World

... the main security guarantor in the region, more active EU and German involvement in European security is anticipated, mainly as a means of lifting the economic burden on the US economy. Russia is viewed mainly as a destabilizing power in European and international security systems, primarily because of the alleged interference in the Ukraine and in US and European domestic policies. It does imply that ad-hoc cooperation with Russia is possible for the US, though it is limited to a certain set of issues....

07.07.2017

RIAC Takes Part in OSCE 2017 Annual Security Review Conference

Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, made a speech at the conference session that focused on transnational threats to European security On June 27–29, 2017, Vienna hosted OSCE Annual Security Review Conference to reflect on the work undertaken by the organization over the past year. Along with the representatives of OSCE participating States and the organization top management, representatives of leading partner organizations (UN, CIS, European Union, NATO, etc.) and leading experts on international...

30.06.2017

Russia and NATO: A Paradoxical Crisis

The biggest threat today is an uncontrolled and rapid arms race that matches or outpaces the political rhetoric Open Letter to President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin Future historians analyzing the collapse of our relations after the Ukrainian revolution will certainly find it paradoxical. This is one of those rare and unpredictable cases where a crisis occurred under conditions that were entirely conducive to constructive dialogue and cooperation. Usually, such crises are preceded...

29.06.2017

Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

Relations between the U.S. and Russia appear to be almost at the point of no return Relations between the U.S. and Russia appear to be almost at the point of no return 1 . Whether justified or not, each side has accused the other of interfering in their respective election processes. Moscow has accused the United States of backing protests that opposed the results of Russia's parliamentary elections in 2011, and of directly interfering in the Russian presidential elections in March 2012 that brought...

28.06.2017
 

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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