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The European Green Deal: Risks and Opportunities for the EU and Russia

... decoupling and for carbon neutrality by 2050 [ 1 ]. The plan is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030. In pursuit of this policy, the EU is setting the goals of increasing resource use efficiency and of advancing toward a circular economy, restoring biodiversity and curbing pollution. While obviously having an impact on the EU economy, the implementation of the Deal will also concern the economies and foreign commerce of its trading partners through the anticipated re-structuring ...


Russia-Europe: Nothing New on the Western Economic Front?

... significant. In conclusion, I would like to refer to the opinion of Oliver Hermes , Head of the Eastern Committee of the German Economy, expressed at the 24 th Potsdam Meetings in mid-November 2020 to the effect that only a powerful joint economic space ... ... launch EU-EAEU talks on a single market. Yet, the signal sent to Brussels during Germany’s presidency of the Council of the European Union has so far fallen on deaf ears of the European Commission. Apparently, the time for a constructive response has ...


Alternative Futures of EU-Russia Relations in 2030

EUREN Report 2 EUREN Report 2 EUREN members believe that the EU and Russia will not be able to overcome their fundamental disagreements in the coming decade. But the two sides can come to a pragmatic partnership that safeguards peace and stability in Europe. This is the main finding of the EUREN scenario-building process, conducted between February and September 2020. Four scenarios were developed: 1. A " Cold Partnership " in a multipolar world, where Russia and the EU ultimately return...


The Caesar Act: A New Challenge for Syria?

... objectively increasing. For instance, the Agreement between the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea and the Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade of the Syrian Arab Republic on Trade and Economic Cooperation as part of plans to create a joint trading ... ... is debating adjusting its approaches to the Syrian reconstruction effort. The German expert Muriel Asseburg notes that the European Union’s consolidated standing is eroded by differences between the United Kingdom, Germany and France on the one hand,...


RIAC, Aspen Institute and ECFR Discuss the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic and Global Recession

On July 9, 2020, the Russia-EU Forum video conference was held to discuss the geopolitical and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and the global recession. The conference was held by the Russian International Affairs Council, Aspen Institute (Italy), in cooperation with European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), and with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. On July 9, 2020, the Russia-EU Forum video conference was held to discuss the...


Africa — Russia — EU: Opportunities for Interpersonal Interaction and Civil Society Development

... desperate young people will join the ranks of migrants to more prosperous EU countries, which represents a huge challenge for the European Union. This very important topic of youth cooperation leads to interaction in the field of high innovative technologies.... ... issues, as it is the command of the time. Without the introduction of innovative technologies, without the digitalization of the economy, neither movement forward nor full-fledged interaction is possible. However, taking into account the differences in the ...


The Global Value Shift: Adjusting the Institutional Framework

... professionals who monitor risks at the international level and can be deployed at the country level to work towards lowering the systemic risks at hand. Given the difficulties, including severe budget constraints, that are likely to be experienced by the global economy in the post-crisis setting in creating new international organizations, a significant part of the institutional adjustment will need to be borne by the United Nations. As we approach the 75 th anniversary of the United Nations the current crisis ...


Trade, Investment and the AfCFTA

A Russia-EU-Africa Strategy for Economic Development and Prosperity. Policy Brief #25/2020 Policy Brief #25/2020 A Russia-EU-Africa Strategy for Economic Development and Prosperity Russia and the European Union are in the ambitious pursuit of Africa’s heart. Both parties continue to pursue their own rigorous cooperation strategies with the continent – Russia is preparing to open its very first industrial zone in Egypt, and the EU has guaranteed ...


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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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