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UN Security Council Reform: Pro et Сontra

What Reforms to the UN Security Council Does the Global Community Suggest Today? The decision to extend the mandate of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on June 27, 2018, giving the Technical Secretariat the power to identify those responsible for using chemical weapons in Syria, served as a wake-up call in the context of the lengthy discussion on the need to reform the UN Security Council. Investing the OPCW with prosecutorial powers sets a precedent in the post-war...


Andrey Kortunov Speaks at XIV Association of European Businesses Flagship Conference

On May 24, Moscow hosts XIV Association of European Businesses Flagship Conference “Russia in the New Environment: Is Sustainable Growth Possible?” The annual conference gathers representatives of European industrial, financial, consulting and other companies operating in Russia, Russian and foreign experts studying problems in Russian-European economic and trade cooperation, international organizations oficials and diplomatic corps representatives. RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov spoke at...


Rifle Hanging on the Wall

US tactical nuclear weapons in Europe US tactical nuclear weapons in Europe The US tactical nuclear weapons in Europe draw the attention of the Russian media and politicians on a regular basis — they refer to them as a major instability factor and example of Washington’s aggressive nature. Apparently, the sharpening of contradictions between Russia and NATO will kindle even more interest in this issue. The modernization of the US arsenal that started “at a bad time” seems to have added fuel to...


Russia and Europe: New Rules of the Game

Despite all the ambiguity and contradictions of recent events, one thing is clear: in 2015, a bottom line was drawn underneath the long period of development of relations between Russia and its western neighbours. We need to acknowledge that relations between Russia and Europe will have to be built against a background of deep and sustained mutual distrust between government leaders, the political elite and society as a whole. Russia’s relations with its western neighbours have blown hot and...


Красота Флоренции спасёт мир? Или новые ориентиры итальянской политики

... председателя Совета министров он также заявил о том, что «красота Флоренции спасет мир». По большому счёту, М. Ренци говорит о том, что Европа и европейские институты должны обрести человечность, необходимо уважать не только Пакт стабильности, но и иметь «Пакт гуманизма»....


Poll conducted

  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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