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Five Challenges for Modern Public Diplomacy and How to Tackle Them

Serious confrontation between Russia and the West is not the best environment for developing public diplomacy: Many view it as hidden propaganda instead of a tool of improving bilateral relations between countries. How can one deal with the problem in the current situation? “Hybrid Analytica: ...

18.10.2018

One More Time on Greater Europe and Greater Eurasia

... understanding of the European future and for a consorted EU–Russia effort at building a shared Greater Europe? Most likely, it would not. The Ukrainian conflict, as important as it is, should not overshadow more fundamental divisions between the East and the West; these divisions are not likely to disappear any time soon. Andrey Kortunov: Europe and Russia: Four Scenarios for the New Cycle Diverging visions of the European future Even during the honeymoon of the Russian-EU cooperation in early 2000s Moscow ...

02.10.2018

Is there a Future in Russia — West Relations? Lecture by Andrey Kortunov

... series of lectures by Russian International Affairs Council «Outlines of the New World Order». It was opened by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, with his lecture on the following topic: "Is there a Future in Relations between Russia and the West?" On September 26, 2018, the Museum of Contemporary History of Russia launched a new series of lectures by Russian International Affairs Council «Outlines of the New World Order». It was opened by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, ...

30.09.2018

Russian Writer Evgeny Chizhov: Writers Should Stay away from Both Authorities and Opposition

... interest in Central Asia, or rather in the East in general. I personally became interested in the region even before university, during my final years at school, that is, in the early 1980s. The last generation of Soviet youth were greatly influenced by Western counterculture: English-language music and the Beat literature. This counterculture was largely oriented towards the East, as distinct from the traditional, self-centred Western culture. It turned to the East not so much as a source of creativity ...

10.09.2018

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

Maybe Russia’s Economy Doesn’t Need Democracy

... democracy will be popular again. Sooner or later, Russia will be part of the common European market. In his first two terms as president, Vladimir Putin very much shared this vision: He was very keen to consider a Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok. But the West was not welcoming. It wasn’t ready. I’m not saying that the European Union shouldn’t have expanded into Eastern Europe, but it was quite clear at the time that the expansion would hurt relations because of all the historical problems between ...

30.07.2018

RIAC at IAI Expert Meeting «Russia and the West: What future for the European Security Architecture and the OSCE?»

On June 25, 2018, Vienna hosted a round-table discussion organized by the Italian Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali — IAI) focusing on «Russia and the West: What future for the European Security Architecture and the OSCE?» On June 25, 2018, Vienna hosted a round-table discussion organized by the Italian Institute of International Affairs (Istituto Affari Internazionali — IAI ) focusing on «Russia ...

28.06.2018

Experts and Diplomats Discuss the Future of Relations between Russia and the West at Institut Montaigne

On May 15, 2018, in Paris, Institut Montaigne, French analytical center of social, economic, and political studies, hosted an expert round table on the issues of the current dynamics and the future in the relations between Russia and the West. On May 15, 2018, in Paris, Institut Montaigne , French analytical center of social, economic, and political studies, hosted an expert round table on the issues of the current dynamics and the future in the relations between Russia and the West....

17.05.2018

Saber-Rattling as the Main Threat for Russia and the U.S., and How to Deal with It

... of control, yet fortunately common sense prevailed. Nevertheless, the situation around Syria is still tense and unpredictable, especially amidst the growing militarism both in Russia and in the U.S. In late March, the U.S. Army Cyber Institute at the West Point released a series of science fiction comic books for military personnel . They describe current threats for the American army and the U.S., in general. Among these threats are North Korea, nuclear terrorism and Russia. These graphic novelettes ...

11.05.2018
 

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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