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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

Experts Discuss Russia’s Objectives for Chairmanship of the Arctic Council at MIA Rossiya Segodnya

On May 12, 2021, the International Multimedia Press Center MIA "Rossiya Segodnya" (Russia Today) hosted a round table focusing on the beginning of Russia's Chairmanship of the Arctic Council and timed to the release of RIAC report on the Arctic Council, its status and activities On May 12, 2021, the International Multimedia Press Center MIA "Rossiya Segodnya" (Russia Today) hosted a round table focusing on the beginning ...

17.05.2021

Russian Chairmanship of the Arctic Council Discussed at European Council on Foreign Relations

On May 11, 2021, the European Council on Foreign Relations held an online discussion focusing on what can be expected from Russian chairmanship of the Arctic Council. On May 11, 2021, the European Council on Foreign Relations held an online discussion focusing on what can be expected from Russian chairmanship of the Arctic Council. More than thirty experts, diplomats and public figures from Europe ...

12.05.2021

UK–Russia Security Dialogue. European Security

... Moderate optimism can be expressed about the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) regarding measures to overcome its institutional crisis and Sweden’s chairmanship in 2021, which may bring new opportunities. Russia chairing the Arctic Council from 2021 to 2023 provides a further opportunity to open the space for cooperation in some areas that affect the security situation in the High North. With UK–Russia relations likely to be difficult, it is imperative that efforts remain ...

28.04.2021

Revisiting Canada-Russia Relations: A New Paradigm for a Multipolar World

... and a half has passed without high-level engagement between Canada and a neighbouring great power that it abuts in three theatres: in the Euro-Atlantic region, where Russia remains the most militarily powerful actor besides the United States; in the Arctic, where Canada and Russia share the overwhelming majority of the coastline; and in the Pacific, which is becoming increasingly central to global geopolitics. Despite increasing tensions, other G7 leaders have not severed dialogue with Moscow, which ...

19.04.2021

Russia-Canada Relations in a Period of Crisis, 2014-2020

... cooperation is possible in areas where both sides can find common interests. Cooperation on non-political issues, using instruments of alternative diplomacy, is a viable approach. A promising area of Russian- Canadian cooperation is interaction in the Arctic region, which remains the area least affected by the crisis. The Decline of Russia-West Relations as a Precondition for the Deterioration in Russian- Canadian Relations Joshua R. Kroeker: Canada and Russia in the Arctic: Competition or Cooperation?...

19.04.2021

As Glaciers Thaw, Arctic Becomes a Hot Spot to Geopolitical Interests

Located in the Earth’s northernmost region, the Arctic is characterized by its frigid temperatures, expansive sea ice sheets, and barren tundra settings. The Arctic remains largely uninhabitable, apart from a collection of indigenous individuals sparsely scattered throughout the region. U.S. policy ...

04.03.2021

Russia and U.S. Must Not Squander Chances For Cooperation

... global climate change. If the President starts to make good on his promises, then opportunities for a dialogue on this issue will present themselves. Preference should probably be given here to less-toxic multilateral formats. A related area is the Arctic. Competition for influence in the Arctic among regional and non-regional actors is intensifying. And if this is not translated into adequate international legal regulation, then this could lead to increased tension and even direct confrontation ...

21.01.2021
 

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    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  
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