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RIAC and Institut Montaigne (France) Hold a Seminar in Paris on the Prospects for Resolving Conflicts in the Middle East

On November 30, 2018, Paris hosted a seminar organized by Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Institut Montaigne (France), focusing on the opportunities for Russia-France cooperation in the Middle East. On November 30, 2018, Paris hosted a seminar organized by Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Institut Montaigne (France), focusing on the opportunities for Russia-France cooperation in the Middle East. The event was attended ...

04.12.2018

RIAC at MED2018 International Conference on Security and Development Issues in Mediterranean Region

On November 22¬–24, 2018, Rome hosted Fourth Annual International Conference on security and development issues in Mediterranean region MED2018. The topic of the conference was stated as «Beyond Turmoil, A Positive Agenda» On November 22­–24, 2018, Rome hosted Fourth Annual International Conference on security and development issues in Mediterranean region MED2018 . The topic of the conference was stated as « Beyond Turmoil, A Positive Agenda » The conference has been held since 2015 by the Italian...

25.11.2018

Russia and EU Interests in the Middle East Discussed at RIAC

On November 22, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) in cooperation with Bertelsmann Foundation held a seminar on Russia and EU Interests in the Middle East. On November 22, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) in cooperation with Bertelsmann Foundation held a seminar on Russia and EU Interests in the Middle East. Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, made an opening ...

24.11.2018

Opportunities for Cooperation with UNITAR Discussed at RIAC

... webinar meetings, as well as the use of RIAC analytical and training materials in UN training programs. Special attention was given to RIAC research on such topics as migration, international cooperation in the Arctic, and conflict resolution in the Middle East. An agreement was reached to continue interaction between the organizations.

23.11.2018

Russia: the Power Broker in the Middle East?

Russia and its partners can arguably win the war, but they cannot win the peace in Syria Historically, the Middle East has never been a Russia’s strategic priority comparable to Europe, the North-East Pacific or even the Central Asia. Unlike many other major European powers, Russia had no colonial ambitions in the region; it never considered the Middle East ...

22.11.2018

Israel’s Security System: Little Strategic Depth but Profound Strategic Vision

... Ministry of Defence, the Procurement and Production Administration (abbreviated to MANHAR), coordinates weapons production and deliveries to the Israeli Defence Forces, as well as procurement of foreign-made equipment. Yuri Barmin: Russia and Israel: The Middle Eastern Vector of Relations The Israeli Ministry of Defence coordinates all research and development activities related to the country’s defensive capacity. At present, the country’s multisectoral defence industry is focused on developing increasingly ...

22.11.2018

RIAC at Adenauer Foundation Seminar in Moscow

... Foundation (Germany). In the framework of the three sessions, the experts discussed general issues of the European security architecture and the state of Russian-European relations, opportunities for cooperation in the cybersphere and crises in the Middle East. On November 20, 2018, a seminar on security issues was held at Moscow office of the Adenauer Foundation (Germany). In the framework of the three sessions, the experts discussed general issues of the European security architecture and the ...

22.11.2018

Evolution of the Syrian Military: Main Trends and Challenges

... is considered to be one of the most important state institutions which in many ways defines country’s political and socio-economic stability as well as rigidity of the entire state system and its ability to survive. This is especially true in the Middle East where the role of the military (see the research of V. Kudelev, M. Sapronova) was and is still central. Since the second half of the 20 th century, armies in the Middle East and North Africa started to play greater role beyond its traditional ...

19.11.2018

RIAC Takes Part in Strategic Dialog in Abu Dhabi

Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, made a speech at the session devoted to the role of Russia in the modern world, including in the Middle East On November 11–12, 2018, Abu Dhabi hosted the fifth annual expert meeting within the strategic dialog organized by Emirates Policy Center with the support of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Traditionally the event gathers a large ...

13.11.2018

On Russia’s Power: is Winter Coming?

... expert meeting within the strategic dialog organized by Emirates Policy Center with the support of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Traditionally the event gathers a large number of specialists in international relations, regional security, and Middle Eastern issues. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, made a speech at the session devoted to the role of Russia in the modern world, including in the Middle East. Talking about Russia’s power in the Middle East or in a broader global context,...

13.11.2018
 

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  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%)
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     27 (26%)
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     22 (21%)
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