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Region: Europe
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On May 17–18, 2018, London hosted an annual international conference «Assessing Risk: Business in Global Disorder» organized by Aspen Institute, Italy, in cooperation with Chatham House, Royal Institute of International Affairs. The conference was organized for the 4th time and traditionally gathered the heads of large European corporations, financial institutions, consulting companies, as well as leading international experts, diplomats, journalists, and government officials from several European countries.

On May 17–18, 2018, London hosted an annual international conference «Assessing Risk: Business in Global Disorder» organized by Aspen Institute, Italy, in cooperation with Chatham House, Royal Institute of International Affairs. The conference was organized for the 4th time and traditionally gathered the heads of large European corporations, financial institutions, consulting companies, as well as leading international experts, diplomats, journalists, and government officials from several European countries.

This year the conference focused on political and economic risks in different regions of the world, including the numerous crises within the European Union, the opposition between Russia and the West, the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, economic and political processes in China, and the Trump Factor in global politics.

The following issues were also touched upon: the risks associated with the development of modern information and communication technologies, the beginning of the fourth industrial revolution, cyber security issues, shifts in global energy, and global climate change. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, made a speech at the conference.

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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