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Meeting with Executive Vice President for the U.S.–Russia Business Council Randi Levinas

On April 4, 2019, Randi Levinas, Executive Vice President for the U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC), visited Russian International Affairs Council. On April 4, 2019, Randi Levinas, Executive Vice President for the U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC), visited Russian International Affairs Council. The following issues were touched upon during the meeting with RIAC staff: the current state and future development of Russia-the U.S. economic relations, possible content of new U.S. sanctions against...


BRICS Should Avoid Becoming an anti-US Group

... Brazilians have a different situation with regards to the rule of law. And the South Africans have their own problems right now. It is problematic when it comes to legal harmonization. When it comes to harmonization around political idioms, along political economy, along economic inversions, it is much easier. Rather than going into too much of the negative aspects of BRICS, focus on what BRICS has been able to accomplish: the BRICS bank, providing loans based on different parameters as compared to the ...


Putin's Last Term: Taking the Long View

... the end of his term of office. #Putin has dominated the #Russian political scene since 1999. How will he deal with the economic and other problems that #Russia now faces, and what will he do when his term of office ends? The performance of the Russian economy in recent years has been mixed. Inflation has fallen, foreign reserves have risen and the ruble’s exchange rate is relatively stable; but growth has been anaemic and real disposable incomes have fallen. Putin has set ambitious economic targets ...


Russia-Japan Dialogue: The Sanctions Factor

The sanctions seriously devalue the idea of a compromise on the islands in exchange for investment and a new level of relations The invigoration of dialogue between Moscow and Tokyo has again raised the question of the prospects for concluding a peace treaty. Both countries see the intensification of trade and economic cooperation as one of the goals of their negotiations. Japan’s diplomacy implies by default that solving the so-called “territorial issue” will create new conditions for commercial...


Financial Services Volunteer Corps Conference

On July 1–3, 2018, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, hosted an annual symposium of the non-profit Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC, Financial Services Volunteer Corps) focusing on the current issues of the world finance, as well as on the relations between the US, China, and Russia in trade ...


US Sanctions Against Russia: Useless Lists? The Future of Article 241

... the CIA and the State Department, under obligation to provide detailed information about the Russian establishment, oligarchs, state companies and other organizations that have an association with the state and play an important part in the Russian economy. Their inclusion on the list depends on their proximity to the Russian president and other representatives of the “ruling elite.” The report of the Treasury Department was eagerly anticipated on both sides of the Atlantic. The high degree ...


A Roadmap for U.S.-Russia Relations

A Report of the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program and the Russian International Affairs Council A Report of the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program and the Russian International Affairs Council In an atmosphere of geopolitical tension and mutual distrust, not only must the United States and Russia work together in the many areas where their coordination is directly critical to global security, but a broader agenda of cooperation on specific, attainable measures across different issues areas is also important...


A Roadmap for U.S.-Russia Relations

... relative to each country’s trade with, for example, China and the European Union. Since 2014, economic cooperation has dropped dramatically due to sanctions, risks and uncertainty associated with geopolitical tensions, and the shrinking of Russia’s economy. While economic considerations have not prevented Russia from pursuing its geopolitical agenda, Russia continues to see economic success as vital to its overall strength, and opportunities for trade and investment between Russia and the United ...


Trump’s Philosophy of Economics

... examples. In this context it is not surprising that one of D. Trump’s main political idols is the 34th President of the USA, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and his favorite historical period is the America of the 1950-s, where industry and large corporations ... ... time, and this is the key signal to the whole world, including Russia. D. Trump distrusts the modern architecture of the global economy with all its value chains, free labour force migration, money flows, and world-wide regulators like the International ...


President Trump and US Policy Challenges

... members and experts comment on the vital domestic and foreign policy issues the U.S.A. is going to face in the next four years. Candidate Trump and President Trump Aleksey Arbatov , Head of the Center for International Security of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO RAN), RIAC member President Trump will significantly differ from Candidate Trump. First, one should not forget the role of Congress, which is in fact very big. What is more, there is not many of those with a ...


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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