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Third International Conference by RIAC and SAM MFA Turkey “Russia and Turkey: Strategic Directions of Multidimensional Partnership”

On October 23, 2018, in Moscow, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Center for Strategic Research of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey (SAM) held the 3rd International Conference "Russia and Turkey: Strategic Directions of Multidimensional Partnership." On October 23, 2018, in Moscow, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Center for Strategic Research of ...


Russia and Israel: The Middle Eastern Vector of Relations

Working paper 42/2018 The Working paper was prepared by the Russian International Affairs Council as part of the project "Security System in the Middle East". This paper covers the issue of complex relations between Russia and Israel in the Middle East. The author analyzes in detail Russia’s role in the Israel-Syria-Iran triangle. The degree of Iranian presence in Syria, the impact of the nuclear deal in the context of Israeli-Iranian regional confrontation, the role of the Palestinian-Israeli...


International Experts Discuss Prospects for EU-Turkey Relations

On October 15, 2018, Bodrum (Turkey) hosted an expert meeting on relations between Turkey and the European Union and the changing priorities of Turkish foreign policy. The round table gathered about 40 representatives from leading analytical centers of Turkey, Italy, Germany, France,...


Can the Idlib Memorandum Freeze the Conflict?

... Step Toward a “Turkish Republic of Northern Syria”? Ruslan Mamedov: The Fate of Idlib. Is It Important for Russia? Ankara has consistently advocated for the preservation of the opposition-controlled de-escalation zone, and it was the efforts of Turkey, and of Erdogan personally, that averted the military threat to Idlib, even if temporarily. Many provisions of the Sochi agreements rely on the so-called “ white paper ” that Turkey conveyed to Russia back in July. Ankara’s demonstration ...


Russia and Turkey: Approaches to Regional Security in the Middle East

Pragmatic partnership between the two states is characterized by de-ideologization and independence from the global conjuncture and previous trends Transformational processes in the Arab world in the beginning of the 2010s led Russia and Turkey to an understanding of the need to form new foreign policy approaches towards the Middle East. This article seeks to identify the impact of the approaches Russia and Turkey have taken on this issue on relations between Moscow and Ankara. This topic ...


RIAC Takes Part in TRT World Forum in Turkey

... international conflicts, the role of media in a fragmented world, international cooperation in the fight against terrorism, the problem of global humanitarian responsibility. Topics of the closed sessions focused on the foreign policy of the Republic of Turkey, the prospects of SREB for the Middle East and North Africa region, the situation in Egypt, the role of media in current conflicts, etc. Special guest speakers included Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu,...


Syrian Surprises

The Mutating Inter-Relations among the Key Actors in the Syrian Conflict: Russia, the United States, Turkey, Iran and Israel The Syrian crisis continues to bring new surprises. Analysts are becoming increasingly concerned with the “mutating” configuration of relations among the global and regional actors, driven primarily by the developments in ...


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