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Maxine David: The UK Has Acted as a Cautionary Tale to Other EU Countries

... in Moscow, the RIAC editorial team sat down with Dr Maxine David, Lecturer in European Studies at Leiden University and Research Fellow at the Global Europe Centre at the University of Kent. The discussion was focused on the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, how a new generation of voters could potentially tilt referendum polls and what UK experts are doing to ensure their research on the matter stays impartial. Regarding the heated Brexit situation, please share your opinion on whether or not there ...


Ian Bond: EU Is Always Open to Dialogue with Russia, but It All Depends on the Terms

... foreign policy. In this interview, RIAC gets Bond’s take on current political developments in and around the EU and what such developments mean for the future of Europe. How do you see the EU without the UK in the near future? What Difference Will Brexit Make to Britain and the EU? Discussion with Ian Bond at RIAC I think politically the UK is a very active player in EU foreign policy and the EU risks becoming a more passive actor in the international arena without the UK, losing interest in issues ...


Weimar 2.0 and Russia

... already in the West, and in Europe in particular, they talk of Weimar or Weimar syndrome alluding to the rise of the protest “populism”, collapse of political centre and the outcomes of direct democracy (meaning not only the referendum in Britain on Brexit, but the Trump phenomenon as well, i.e. his doing away with all intermediaries, be it party machine, traditional media or donors, in communicating with his electorate). That refers us to the collapse of the Weimar Republic and the Nazis coming ...


Round Table “What Difference Will Brexit Make To Britain And The EU?”

On October 10, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hold the round table “What Difference Will Brexit Make To Britain And The EU?” with Ian Bond, Director of the Foreign Policy Department of the London Center for European Reform . It is still unclear how the UK will leave the EU, and whether British prime minister Boris Johnson will be able ...


A Different Global Governance: Taming the Excesses of Realpolitik

... record high levels in various shapes and forms – from the standard tools of tariff restrictions to currency wars and non-tariff barriers. At the regional level regional integration groups are either afflicted by economic nationalism and disintegration (Brexit) or are built on principles of exclusivity and/or non-recognition of other regional blocks. At the global level international institutions that are built around the principles of the bulk of the votes being allocated to the largest economies may ...


RIAC and the EU Delegation Hold an Urban Breakfast “Brexit — a reminder of what the EU really is about”

... in the framework of the "Public Diplomacy. EU and Russia Project", in cooperation with the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). On February 28, 2019, the Dostoevsky Library hosted an Urban Breakfast Úrbi et órbi on the topic “Brexit — a reminder of what the EU really is about”. The discussion took place in the framework of the ninth meeting of the EU-Russia Expert Network on Foreign Policy, an initiative of the EU Delegation to Russia in the framework of the "Public ...


Breakfast discussion at the Dostoevsky library “Brexit — a reminder of what the EU really is about”

... Russian International Affairs Council organize a breakfast discussion at the Dostoevsky library on 28 February at 10.00. The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019 at 11 pm UK time, a little less than three years after the Brexit referendum on 23 June 2016, when 51.9 percent of those who voted supported the withdrawal. The British society and political elite remain divided on the issue. Prime Minister Theresa May failed to gain a majority in Parliament for the Withdrawal ...


The Brexit Intrigue and Theresa May’s Future

May’s future will be hanging in the air. Probably she will resign of her own free will. That said, she will certainly perform her “historic” mission by plunging the country into “a tough Brexit” The decision to postpone until late January the December 11 vote in the House of Commons on the Withdrawal Agreement stipulating the terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union, agreement approved by the EU on November 25, created real ...


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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