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Interests of Russia and UK on the Green Agenda Were Discussed at the RIAC–RUSI–E3G Workshop

On September 21, 2021, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and Third Generation Environmentalism (E3G) held workshop (chatham house format) on green agenda approaches and energy transition. The workshop was organized within the framework of the sixth round of the project “A New Agenda for Russia–UK Relations” On September 21, 2021, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the Royal United Services ...

21.09.2021

Russia: Towards a Balance of Interests in the Eastern Mediterranean

... interests between global and regional powers, and the need to stabilise the region Research interest in Russia’s role in the Eastern Mediterranean region remains high. The increasing Russian presence in the Eastern Mediterranean is explained by energy and security issues. It is noted that Moscow has opted for a more balanced policy of maintaining non-aligned relations. This approach implies political risks, but it appears to be working in terms of the flexibility of Russian policy in the face ...

06.08.2021

Can the “Green” Dialogue Become a Driver for Restoring the Dialogue Between Russia and the EU?

... way of deepening the rift in ideas and values. Another important process that is rapidly developing amid the devolution of EU–Russia relations is the deliberate deconstruction of economic interdependence . The European Union’s strategy to reduce energy dependence on Russian hydrocarbons, the global trend towards increased protectionism, and the course of economic autarky that Russia settled on in 2014 are augmented today with a new challenge to economic interdependence, which is the EU’s transition ...

28.07.2021

Russia-EU’s “Green” Dialogue: Starting with Italy

... technological leaders and, unlike many other EU states, is not inclined to politicize economic cooperation Russia has put forward various assessments of the European Green Deal approved by the European Union in 2019, marking the intensive stage of energy transition. Some experts prefer to stress that developing green energy in the EU is another step in putting an end to energy dependence on Russia and the unstable states of the Middle East as well as a way to build up the EU’s competitive edge ...

02.07.2021

Experts and Business Representatives Discuss Prospects for Ecological Cooperation between Russia and the EU

... Willershausen, Member of the Management Board, CREON Group; Anastasiia Lavrenteva, Managing Director at Gazprombank; Alexey Spirin, Director of the Environmental and Climate Risk Management Department of En+ Group; and Ernesto Ferlenghi, Chairman of the Energy Committee, Chair of the Green Initiative Steering Committee of the Association of European Businesses; spoke about the vision of the business community on the prospects and challenges of interaction between Russia and the EU in the ecology sphere,...

21.04.2021

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

..., 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 of energy markets and reduced carbon-intensive imports. In the next decade, the European Green Deal will mostly affect coal imports, possibly followed by oil and gas imports after 2030. By 2030, coal imports are expected to reduce by 71–77% of the 2015 ...

21.04.2021

On the Energy Security Concept

We have no need in a VIP limousine equipped with a motorcycle engine Our world is immersed in a huge ocean of energy, we fly in infinite space with an incomprehensible speed. Everything rotates, moves, everything is energy (N. Tesla) Defining the concept of energy security In the countries whose economy is largely dependent on exploration of the principal fossil ...

12.04.2021

RIAC — CREON Group Seminar “Prospects for Cooperation between Russia and the EU in the Ecology Sphere”

... the EU in the ecology sphere”. Cooperation between Russia and the European Union in ecology and sustainable development field is one of the promising areas of bilateral relations. For Russia and Russian companies, this opens up prospects in the EU energy market and access to technologies for waste processing and production of renewable energy sources. For the European Union and companies from the EU countries, this is an opportunity to import products that meet its environmental standards. However,...

02.04.2021

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

... the UK) now account for 37% of Russia’s trade turnover (42.5% in 2019, over 50% in 2013), while China accounts for 20% (18% in 2019, about 11% in 2013). The commodity composition has not changed much since 2014: in exchange for primary and secondary energy sources, Russia receives machinery and equipment. The restrictive measures did have a negative impact on mutual trade but it was rather limited. Actors from other states, particularly from Southeast Asia, are successfully moving into the sanctions-affected ...

22.03.2021

After the Storm: Post-Pandemic Trends in the Southern Mediterranean

RIAC and ISPI Joint Report RIAC and ISPI Joint Report This Report brings together experts and scholars in an effort to ponder on possible post-pandemic trends in the Southern Mediterranean. The aim is to help readers navigate the future of the Southern Mediterranean region, by offering new insights and guidance to regional and non-regional governments, civil society, and the public at large. After the Storm: Post-Pandemic Trends in the Southern Mediterranean , 1.2 Mb

03.12.2020
 

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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