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RIAC and CSIS Seminar on Russia-the US Relations

... regular seminar in the framework of the joint project between Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). The seminar focused on the approaches of Moscow and Washington to the situation in Ukraine and Syria, and Euro-Atlantic security issues. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General; Ivan Timofeev, Director of Programs, Associate Professor at MGIMO-University; Andreiy Zagorski, Head of the Department of Disarmament and Conflict Resolution ...

08.10.2018

The Launch of the Electoral Campaign in Ukraine Signals the Beginning of a Tumultuous Political Year

What does the situation in the country look like six months before the presidential election? A busy summer for Ukrainian pollsters August is usually a quiet month in Ukraine’s political life. This year has been quite different, however, proving to be rather stormy. This is hardly surprising, as the country has little more than six months to wait until it learns the name of its new (or re-elected) president, followed ...

17.09.2018

Oslo Seminar Discusses Future of Russia-Ukraine Relations

On September 11, 2018, Oslo (Norway) hosted a seminar on «The Future of Russian-Ukrainian Relations», organized by Norwegian Defense Research Establishment (Forsvarets forskningsinstitutt). On September 11, 2018, Oslo (Norway) hosted a seminar on «The Future of Russian-Ukrainian Relations», organized by Norwegian Defense Research Establishment ( Forsvarets forskningsinstitutt ). Volodymyr Ogryzko, former Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Head of the Centre for Russian Studies; Professor...

17.09.2018

The “Russian Card” in the International Game

The best way to knock the “Russian card” out of the hands of political profiteers is to implement a well-balanced, long-term and consistent strategy of Russia’s relations with a specific state or groups of states In recent years, Russia has unfailingly found itself the focus of the international community’s attention: Russia makes newspaper headlines, appears in TV reports and is the topic of heated public debates throughout the world. It would seem that such popularity is reason to rejoice. However...

07.09.2018

Russia-Ukraine Conflict - Will UN Peacekeeping Mission Be Created?

On August 14-17, Accademia Konrad Adenauer and "Villa Collina" (Italy) welcome international expert meeting "Russia-Ukraine Conflict - Will UN Peacekeeping Mission Be Created?" that involves representatives from Germany, Russia, and Ukraine On August 14-17, Accademia Konrad Adenauer and "Villa Collina" (Italy) welcome international expert meeting "Russia-Ukraine ...

15.08.2018

The West and Russia: logic of punishment?

The second episode of the Meeting Russia interview with Ivan Timofeev, program director of RIAC, about Ukraine, the EU’s sanctions against Russia and Russian think tanks. The second episode of the Meeting Russia interview with Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs, about Ukraine, the EU’s sanctions against Russia and Russian think tanks.

03.08.2018

Meeting between Putin and Trump — Another Reason for Split within the EU?

... even in the form of a new president should not present any serious difficulties, so all the European Union has to do is wait a few years for the situation to correct itself. Second . The President of the United States did not utter a single word about Ukraine during the meeting (not during the bit we saw, at least). This was another serious blow for the European Union, and for Berlin in particular. This silence on an issue that the European Union sees as the key reason for the conflict between Russia ...

23.07.2018

NATO Is Too Strong to Be Destabilized by One Particular U.S. President

... One of those that stands up front and center at the moment is the status of the Crimea, but there are other areas around the world where actually we could agree and start some useful dialogue. One of them is what’s going on in and around the East of Ukraine at the moment. But as we just throw rocks at each other about the things we can’t agree about, we’re unlikely to make progress in those areas where we might. As much as it may sound unpleasing to Russian politicians, we can consider NATO policy ...

18.07.2018

European Experts on Russia-EU Ties and FIFA 2018

... At the local level, there have been some successful parties with a xenophobic or anti-migration and anti-refugee agenda. In 2018, what factors do you think determine the current state of Russia – EU relations? Kadri Liik : Well, what influences? Ukraine, of course, does: the annexation of Crimea, invasion of Donbass. That is clearly a big thing in EU – Russia relations. Europe cannot agree to it, Russia sees their reasons for that differently. Europe has made progress on the Minsk agreement,...

10.07.2018

These are the Benefits of a U.S.-Russia Summit

... but a last gasp for the half-century old nonproliferation regime, Presidents Trump and Putin will have to offer some hope that Washington and Moscow take their own responsibilities to reduce and disarm under the treaty seriously. The wars in Syria and Ukraine have cost hundreds of thousands of lives, and displaced millions of people across the Middle East, Europe and beyond. Washington and Moscow each control resources and levers of influence vital for managing and ultimately resolving these conflicts....

23.06.2018
 

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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