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Russia and the Judgment of Solomon in Nagorno-Karabakh

In the end, the Kremlin could indirectly benefit from a military presence in the region On November 10, 2020, Moscow announced its decision to send peacekeeping troops to Nagorno-Karabakh following the attack of its Mi-24 helicopter over Armenia, thus putting an end to more than six weeks of intense fighting and several decades of skirmishes between the pro-Armenian separatists of Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan. Michael Lambert: Who’s Who in Nagorno-Karabakh Russia's choice is resembling that...

11.11.2020

Andrey Kortunov Addresses "Crisis Action" Staff

On November 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, addressed the staff of the international non-governmental organization Crisis Action, that deals with the challenges of protecting civilians from armed conflicts. On November 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, addressed the staff of the international non-governmental organization Crisis Action , that deals with the challenges of protecting civilians from armed conflicts. The speech and ...

04.11.2020

Nagorno-Karabakh: Transformation From an Ethnic-Territorial to Ethnic-Religious Conflict

... Azerbaijan were fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh. The American thinker cited this conflict, together with the Balkan conflict to illustrate the transition of world order and regime changes after the Cold War. However, contrary to Huntington’s belief, conflicts and wars in the Caucasus, including those in Nagorno-Karabakh, Chechnya, Abkhazia and South Ossetia are more of ethnical than religious nature. In resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, elites of different ethnic groups have made numerous ...

21.10.2020

Nagorno-Karabakh and Belarus Issues Discussed at International Crisis Group

Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Carl Bildt, former Sweden’s Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, spoke about the main approaches of Russia and the European Union to the crises in the South Caucasus and Belarus. On September 28, 2020, the International Crisis Group held an online expert discussion of the state and prospects for resolving conflict situations in the post-Soviet space. Particular attention was paid to the latest events in Nagorno-Karabakh and Belarus in the...

30.09.2020

The Role of External Players in Mashreq Conflicts Discussed at Shaikh Group Expert Meeting

On June 19, 2020, with the assistance of The Shaikh Group political consultancy, the ordinary virtual expert meeting on security issues in Mashreq region took place. On June 19, 2020, with the assistance of The Shaikh Group political consultancy, the ordinary virtual expert meeting on security issues in Mashreq region took place. The following issues were discussed during the meeting: the role of external players in conflict situations in Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon. Russia was represented at...

20.06.2020

The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

It takes a strong state, suppressing political violence, and a legitimate authority to succeed in combating the consequences of military conflicts in the Middle East during a pandemic The question of the political and socioeconomic consequences the COVID-19 pandemic will have for global development has prompted heated analytical discussions among leading politicians, economists and political ...

26.05.2020

International Crisis Group Discusses the Impact of Pandemic on Conflicts in Post-Soviet Space

On May 12, 2020, International Crisis Group held an online expert meeting on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on conflict situations in the post-Soviet space, the possibilities of international cooperation in combating coronavirus and preventing humanitarian emergencies in armed conflict zones. On May 12, 2020, International Crisis Group held an online expert meeting on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on conflict situations in the post-Soviet space, the possibilities of international cooperation...

13.05.2020

International Crisis Group Discusses the Impact of Pandemic on Conflict Situations

On April 29, 2020, the International Crisis Group (ICG) held an online expert meeting to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on conflict situations in different regions of the world. On April 29, 2020, the International Crisis Group (ICG) held an online expert meeting to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on conflict situations in different regions of the world. The following issues were discussed during the meeting: the epidemiological situation in conflict zones, the growing...

30.04.2020

Seminar on Conflicts in the Post-Soviet Space and CIS Policy

... presentation of the report International Crisis Group report “Digging out of Deadlock in Nagorno-Karabakh” by Olesya Vartanyan and Zaur Shiriyev. On 3 March 2020, the Russian International Affairs Council hosted a closed experts seminar on the theme “Conflicts in the Post-Soviet space and CIS policy”. The event began with a presentation by Igor Okunev, Director of the Center of Spatial Analysis in International Relations of the MGIMO University, on the theme of “Russia’s geopolitical code”....

03.03.2020

The UN and Interntional Conflict Resolution. A Lecture by Robert H. Serry at RIAC

... Nations in conflict resolution, from its origins until the current crisis of confidence it experiences On February 21, the Russian Council of International Affairs had the pleasure to welcome Robert H. Serry for a lecture on the UN and international conflicts resolution. The event was attended by several experts and students who got the opportunity to hear about the former experiences of the Dutch diplomat in the sphere of conflict management on behalf of NATO, as UN Envoy on the Palestinian-Israeli ...

21.02.2020
 

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