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Of Rogues and Peers: Sine Ira et Studio

A response to the “Russia is a Rogue, Not a Peer; China is a Peer, Not a Rogue” report by the RAND Corporation Recently, the RAND Corporation, an authoritative Washington-based think tank, has frequently regaled its readers with original and exceedingly relevant analytical materials. One of its reports published several months ago spurred a lively discussion in the American expert community; I believe it is also of certain interest for the thinking Russian reader. The essence of this curious 24-page-long...

19.03.2019

Where does the Northern Sea Route Lead To?

U.S. and Russia dispute the legal status and navigation regime in the NSR Once again, the Arctic has riveted the attention of the media and the public at large. In early 2019, Russia and the U.S. continued to exchange high-profile statements concerning the Northern Sea Route (the NSR). For instance, in February 2019, the Russian media drew major attention to the words of U.S. Adm. James Foggo, commander of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa, who said that “the United States would not allow...

18.03.2019

RIAC at Annual Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference

... participation of diplomats, defense officials, and leading experts. Russia was represented at the forum by Igor Ivanov, RIAC President, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia (1998–2004), Anatoly Antonov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the USA, RIAC Member, and Sergey Rogov, Academic Director of the RAS Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies, RIAC Member. U.S.-Russian Strategic Relations: The Big Picture / Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference

18.03.2019

Prospects of Resolving the Korean Nuclear Problem

Settling the nuclear problem of the Korean Peninsula is a new and unique task of global significance The tensions that have surrounded the Korean Peninsula in recent years are among the principal threats to international security. The world once again started discussing the possibility of a nuclear war when Pyongyang violated the resolutions of the UN Security Council by holding another, sixth nuclear test and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles in 2017, and when U.S. President Donald...

15.03.2019

Five Years of the Sanctions Troika

The sanctions will be extended regardless of who sits in the White House Ivan Timofeev, Vladimir Morozov: Sanctions against Russia: 2018 Review and Forecast for 2019 US President Donald Trump has extended Executive Order #13660 of 6 March 2014, titled “Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine.” The document was signed by Barack Obama and since then has been renewed annually. This was the first decree to introduce sanctions against Russia in connection with...

15.03.2019

BRICS Should Avoid Becoming an anti-US Group

Interview with Dattesh Parulekar, Assistant Professor, Centre for Latin American & International Studies, Goa University How do Indian experts see the role of BRICS in world politics and what do they think about current relations between Russia and India? Dattesh Parulekar , Assistant Professor, Centre for Latin American & International Studies, Goa University and Vice President, Forum for Integrated National Security (FINS), shares his thoughts on these issues. twitter.com/indfoundation Dattesh...

13.03.2019

New Arms Control Treaties May Be Impossible to Negotiate Now

The possibility of countries like Russia and the United States negotiating a new arms control treaty will be nearly impossible considering the current geopolitical conditions, Russian International Affairs Council President and former Russian FM Igor Ivanov said during a panel discussion on US-Russia strategic relations. The possibility of countries like Russia and the United States negotiating a new arms control treaty will be nearly impossible considering the current geopolitical conditions,...

13.03.2019

Russia — Japan — USA Trilateral Dialogue

On March 5, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted an annual round table in the format of the tripartite expert dialogue "Russia — Japan — USA". On March 5, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted an annual round table in the format of the tripartite expert dialogue "Russia — Japan — USA". This year the event was part of the international conference ...

07.03.2019

The Biggest Problem is to Be Caught Deliberately Violating Sanctions

... transactions are made via U.S. financial institutions. The U.S. Department of Treasury fines various companies regardless of their sector and the amount of transactions conducted with persons/entities that have been sanctioned. The fines range from ten thousand to hundreds of millions, and given claims by other U.S. regulators, the fines can reach billions of dollars. Banks bear special risks. Over the last five years, the banking sector has been fined with greater frequency than other sectors, and the ...

06.03.2019

Sanctions Against Syria: Taking Aim at Russia

... Violation of Sanctions: Businesses on US Treasury Radar On April 6, 2018, for example, the US Department of the Treasury introduced sanctions against a number of Russian individuals and legal entities, including high-ranking officials, CEOs and companies (Rusal and En+, among others). Almost all of them were put on the SDN list over Ukraine, but two – Rosoboronexport and the Russian Financial Corporation – were targeted due to their involvement in Syria. Somewhat earlier, the same measure was applied ...

04.03.2019
 

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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