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Meeting with the Shaikh Group Consultancy Management

... by the CEO Salman Shaikh visited Russian International Affairs Council. In the course of the meeting the sides discussed issues of resolving conflict situations in Syria and Yemen, the role of regional players and great powers in the evolution of the Middle East region, and possibility of preparing joint proposals for creating a new security system in the Middle East by specialized expert organizations from Russia, the USA, China, India, and European countries.

06.02.2019

After the Caliphate: The Prospects of Russia–Iraq Relations

Working Paper #46 / 2019 This working paper looks into the complex issue of Russia–Iraq relations. It provides a detailed analysis of the foundations of the bilateral ties between the two countries, Russia’s approach to the Kurdish issue, and the future of cooperation between Russia and Iraq now that both countries have completed their respective electoral cycles. After the Caliphate: The Prospects of Russia–Iraq Relations , 3.8 Mb

01.02.2019

“Iraq and its Neighbors — Challenges and Opportunities for New Regional Stability” Conference in Baghdad

On January 19–20, 2019, Baghdad hosted a conference “Iraq and its Neighbors - Challenges and Opportunities for New Regional Stability” under the patronage of Ayatollah Sayyid Hussein Al-Sadr and Adil Abdul-Mahdi, Iraqi Prime Minister. The event was organized by Baghdad International Center for Research and Peacebuilding in cooperation with CANDID Foundation, and EGDR. On January 19–20, 2019, Baghdad hosted a conference “Iraq and its Neighbors - Challenges and Opportunities for New Regional Stability”...

22.01.2019

Third Seminar within Russia-UK RIAC and RUSI Project on Security Issues

The seminar focused on finding ways to develop bilateral relations in the region of the Middle East. On January 15 and 16, 2019, London hosted the third seminar of the third cycle of the Russia-UK bilateral project on security issues. The project has been implemented in partnership with the Royal United Services Institute for Defence ...

20.01.2019

Middle East – 2030

A Future Study The Middle East is of essential importance to the world. It serves as a center for the world’s energy balance and for the transit of goods through the Suez. It harbors the Holy City of three world religions. It is a center of extreme and deadlocked conflicts....

09.01.2019

The European Decalogue and the Middle Eastern Duodecim

The Middle East is in a much more complicated and difficult situation now than Europe was back in 1975, and it appears that replicating the Helsinki Decalogue in the region would be unproductive Today’s world is awash with ideas and proposals on how to ...

27.12.2018

RIAC at the Session of International Initiative Middle East Dialogue

On December 18–20, 2018, OSCE headquarters in Vienna hosted another session of international initiative known as Middle East Dialogue, the group has convened twice a year since 2012 with support from the U.S.-based Middle East Institute. On December 18–20, 2018, OSCE headquarters in Vienna hosted another session of international initiative known as Middle East ...

25.12.2018

Russia and South Yemen

... Saleh rally in Sana'a, Yemen, on Aug. 1.MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/GETTY IMAGESSourse: www.usnews.comRussia’s interest in southern Yemen is long-standing, as the Soviet Union viewed the Marxist-Leninist state of South Yemen as its strongest ally in the Middle East from 1967 to 1990. The port city of Aden hosted a major Soviet military base in the Red Sea and the island of Socotra provided valuable assistance to Soviet naval deployments in this strategically important region.As thousands of south Yemenis ...

24.12.2018

Russia's Evolving Global Role Discussed at 18th Doha Forum

On December 16, 2018, at the 18th Doha Forum, Valdai Discussion Club held a session focusing on «Russia's Evolving Global Role». On December 16, 2018, at the 18th Doha Forum, Valdai Discussion Club held a session focusing on «Russia's Evolving Global Role». The speakers included Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General; Vitaly Naumkin, RIAC Member, Academic Director of RAS Institute for Oriental Studies; Fahad Al-Attiyah, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to the...

21.12.2018
 

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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