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On Pause: Dialogue with Russia in the Arctic

A return to the usual nature of interaction within the framework of the Arctic Council should not be expected in the near future Given the deterioration of Russia's relations with the West in almost all respects since 2014, there were fears that these negative trends would extend to cooperation in the Arctic. However, during ...

20.04.2022

Meeting with Ambassador of Norway Rune Resaland

The meeting addressed the following issues: the consequences of the current Russia-Ukraine conflict for European security, as well as the situation in the Arctic region, in particular, the prospects for the functioning of the Arctic Council and bilateral Russian-Norwegian relations On March 30, 2022, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Rune Resaland, Norwegian Ambassador to Russia....

31.03.2022

Russian and Chinese Experts Discuss Development of Bilateral Cooperation in the Arctic

On March 18, 2022, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) continued the series of joint events and held a round table on Russia-China cooperation in the Arctic, the opportunities and limitations. The event was held behind closed doors On March 18, 2022, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) continued the series of joint events and held a round ...

21.03.2022

Undercurrents in Russia-China Bonhomie

... China, as well as shrink market share of existing Chinese defence manufacturers. Chinese experts assess that the domestic disturbances within Myanmar provide Russia with tactical opportunities for enhanced defence sales. By the same token, among the non-Arctic states seeking partnership with Russia as a means to increase their presence in the northern polar region, China has become by far the most visible player. However, despite this apparent collaboration, many analysts see these Chinese advancements ...

17.12.2021

The 2021 Canadian Federal Election and the Arctic

Rhetorically, the parties present different proposals for the Arctic region but there is a great deal of continuity on the Arctic policy despite changing dynamics in parliament The 2021 Canadian Federal Election On August 15, 2021 , Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid a visit to the new Governor-General ...

01.09.2021

China-Russian Strategic Partnership: From Continental to Marine

... development of the world’s marine resources, the protection of Russia’s maritime interests and the consolidation of its position among the world’s greatest maritime powers. China and Russia have conducted cooperation related with oceans, including the Arctic cooperation, building of the Maritime Silk Road, joint military exercises in the Pacific, Indian, the Atlantic and Mediterranean oceans, the joint aircraft cruising in the Sea of Japan, etc. At the same time, there has been public opinion in the ...

09.08.2021

Renewable Energy in the Russian Arctic and Beyond: Can a Region Dominated by Oil and Gas Contribute to Russia’s Paris Agreement Targets?

..., one of the world’s largest producers of fossil fuels and the 4th largest GHG emitter, is also being forced to reevaluate. Russia’s Paris Agreement climate targets include cutting emissions by 30% below 1990 levels by the year 2030. The Russian Arctic figures to be a major factor in reaching these targets. The Russian government is eager to reap the benefits of climate change in the Arctic. Increased accessibility to natural resources and the Northern Sea Route will offer new economic opportunities ...

05.07.2021

RIAC Arctic Report Discussed at Finnish Embassy

On June 17, 2021, the Embassy of Finland held a discussion on RIAC and MGIMO report "The Arctic Council: Status and Activities", as well as a discussion on international cooperation in the Arctic On June 17, 2021, the Embassy of Finland held a discussion on RIAC and MGIMO report "The Arctic Council: Status and Activities" ...

19.06.2021

Russia-EU Cooperation Discussed at the Meeting with the Ambassador of Finland

... on the current state of relations between Russia and the European Union, security challenges in the Euro-Atlantic space, as well as the prospects for bilateral Russia-Finland cooperation. In addition, the priorities of Russia’s Chairmanship of the Arctic Council and the pertinent tasks of the institutional development of this organization were addressed.

17.05.2021
 

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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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