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Meeting with Croatian Ambassador to Russia Tomislav Car

On July 22, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Tomislav Car, Ambassador of Croatia to Russia. On July 22, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Tomislav Car, Ambassador of Croatia to Russia. The following issues were discussed during the meeting: the results of Croatian presidency of the Council ...

23.07.2020

RIAC and EU Delegation Workshop on the EU-Russia Relations in the Western Balkans

On June 8, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council, the Embassy of Croatia in Russia, and the Delegation of the European Union to Russia held a joint online workshop to discuss the EU-Russia relations in the Western Balkans On June 8, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council, the Embassy of Croatia in Russia, and ...

09.06.2020

Meeting with Croatian Ambassador Tomislav Car

The discussion focused on the upcoming Croatian presidency of the European Union in the first half of 2020 and plans for holding a conference organized jointly by RIAC and the embassy of the presiding country in 2020 with the participation of the EU Delegation to Russia On October 9, 2019,...

10.10.2019

Possible International “Package Solution” Formats on the Balkans Issue

... outline possible scenarios of the Balkans settlement in a long run. Among the external actors, the UK is the one to be the most active supporter of the creation of “ethnocentric states”, namely, “great” Albania, “great” Serbia, and “great” Croatia. This scenario would mean the following territorial exchange: — “Great” Albania : the Republic of Albania, most of Kosovo, part of Macedonia, part of Serbia (Bujanovac and Presevo), Ulcinj part of Montenegro; — “Great” Serbia : the ...

18.01.2019

The Pirangate Scandal: Lessons from the Balkans

The border dispute arbitration between Croatia and Slovenia over the Piran Bay was unexpectedly thrown into doubt following revelations that the Slovenian representative broke the impartiality rule. On 22 July, Croatian daily Vecernji List circulated the transcript of tapped phone conversations ...

21.08.2015

Moving Towards New Meanings. 9 May in the Balkans

... of these Balkan nations (Tomislav Nikolić, Milorad Dodik, Bosnia’s Muslim leader Bakir Izetbegović and Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov) stated their unequivocal desire to attend the May 9 celebrations in Moscow, unlike their Montenegrin, Croatian and Bulgarian counterparts. Thus, what this author has witnessed (and this has been confirmed by his Serbian colleagues) is that even the most ceremonial events do not have the same significance for Serbia as Victory Day has for Russia. There ...

08.05.2015

Results of the Croatian Presidential Elections

Presidential elections were held in Croatia from December 28, 2014 to January 11, 2015. Here are some of the most interesting results of the poll. New Faces and Old Trends A distinctive feature of these elections was that the turnout was comparable to previous years (47.12 per centin the ...

16.01.2015

Modern Russia in the Modern Balkans: Soft Power through Investment

... “north-east – south-west” and the “north-west - south-east” routes) and the population and current political establishment’s favorable attitude. Russian companies also have major business interests there. Slovenia and Croatia can be viewed as potential partners . Although Russian projects have not yet charted particular successes, these countries may find Russia an attractive alternative to their current western partners due to the EU’s economic crisis. Slovenia ...

23.05.2014

Prospects of the EU enlargement: temptations and calculations

... should have encouraged Brussels to review the whole EU further enlargement strategy. However, nothing of the sort happened. Today, five countries are officially cueing up for membership: Turkey, Montenegro, Macedonia, Iceland and Serbia. At present Croatia is actually completing the process of accession to the EU. Certain pledges were made to Albania, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Theoretically, what is the borderline where the European integration wave would come to a stop? There is no doubt that ...

02.04.2012

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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