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Andrey Kortunov speaks at 2BS Forum in Montenegro

... Council of Montenegro, under the auspices of the Government of Montenegro, took place in Budva, Montenegro, on May 5-7, 2016. The Forum is one of the major international platforms for discussing the most important dilemmas in the field of security in the Balkans and South East Europe (SEE), as well as in Europe as a whole. This year, the main focus of the discussions was on the issues of combating terrorism, political radicalism, and of managing migration flows in and around Europe. Particular attention was paid to the possible ...


European Security Discussed in Belgrade

... 2, 2015, Belgrade was the venue of the 5th Security Forum held under the leitmotif “ Can Europe Redefine Itself? ” in view of exacerbation of problems related with Middle East refugees, Ukraine crisis, Islamic radicalism, efficiency of European institutions, the role of the OSCE in conflict settlement including maintenance of peace in the Balkans. The event gathered over 600 participants, among them a Russian delegation invited by the organizers to continue the last year tradition. At the session “The Russian Dilemma: What Kind of International Order Russia is Seeking?” moderated ...


Russia Day in International Summer School for Young Foreign Policy Experts in Belgrade

From July 30 to August 6, 2015, Belgrade is hosting international summer school “ Geopolitics in the Emerging Multipolar Era ”, held by the Serbian Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD) with participation of over 30 young foreign relations scholars, tutors and diplomats lectured by representatives of global and regional international organizations, public figures and leading specialists on foreign affairs. August 2 was the Russia Day intended to cover...


When Will Europe’s Powder Keg Explode?

... The war’s outcome divided former allies: they found themselves on different sides of the barricades during the two world wars, and paid put to Russia’s almost 150 year old dream of establishing a union of Christian Orthodox states in the Balkans. The region has often been referred to as Europe’s powder keg. What many would like to know is whether there are any signs that this keg will be set off in the 21st century, and if so, when? The Balkans has always been in conflict, and there are two main reasons for this. First comes the ...


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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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