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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 ...


Seven Steps Beyond the Crisis Horizon: Reflecting on Past Mistakes

... Kortunov: Russia–EU Relations in 2020: Opportunities, Limitations and Possible Trends 2020 : Russia’s involvement in the global economy remains lower than before the crisis began. Preliminary results for 2019 suggest that foreign trade averaged $665 billion ... ..., Russia’s foreign trade actually fell last year (by $23 billion). And while trade with China has grown significantly, the European Union remains Moscow's main trade partner (making up approximately two-fifths of Russia's total foreign trade). Despite ...


A “Synchronized Downturn” Calls for a “Synchronized Response”

... putting the 2019 growth estimate at the lowest level since the 2008-2009 financial crisis This year’s Annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank in Washington DC revealed a growing preoccupation with the mounting signs of a slowdown in the world economy. The IMF’s diagnosis was that of a “synchronized slowdown” across the globe with the Fund revising its growth projection for global economic growth downwards and putting the 2019 growth estimate at the lowest level since the 2008-2009 financial ...


Remarks at the 12th Eurasian Economic Forum

... other parts of the world can only dream of living standards of European or US level regardless of the damage to environment. As far as Russia-EU and, relevantly, EAEU-EU interaction is concerned, the following is clear. For 30 years our country and the European Union have remained key economic partners, but the recovery growth factor in mutual trade recorded over the past couple of years is by now largely exhausted. Therefore, resumption of sustainable positive dynamics in trade and economic relations ...


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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