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Debating Security Plus 2018

... concrete recommendations on some of the world’s most pressing security challenges, from de-escalating nuclear tensions and fighting terrorism to cybersecurity and managing global migration patterns. This year RIAC will be a partner with Friends of Europe in the global online brainstorm “Debating Security Plus”. The online debating aims to yield concrete recommendations on some of the world’s most pressing security challenges, from de-escalating nuclear tensions and fighting terrorism to cybersecurity ...


Russia, the USA & Europe: Is Instability Immutable?

How and when can the USA, Europe and Russia move forward from impasse and start to rebuild the more rational forms of relationship which would suit the interests of all? “…the American, Soviet, and British governments did indeed try to bring the monster [nuclear weapons] ...


The Euro-Atlantic Security Formula: The Implications of NATO-Russia Relations to the Baltic Sea Region

... effectively rule out the possibility of striking any kind of deal between Moscow and Washington that would a change the quality of relations between the two countries. The passing of ™ the bill marks the final formalisation of a new bipolarity in Europe. From f now on, mutual deterrence will be the key component of Russia's relations with the West. This does not preclude cooperation on topics of common interest, but the cumulative weight of such cooperation is incapable of changing the track that ...


RIAC and European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) discuss the Middle East Crises

... RIAC hosted a closed meeting on security challenges and prospects for cooperation between Russia and the EU in the Middle East and North Africa. The event was opened by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Fredrik Wesslau, Director of the Wider Europe Programme at ECFR. The experts discussed regional actors’ stances in the Middle East conflicts, as well as Russian and European Union’s attitudes to the Syrian, Libyan, and Yemeni crises. European and Russian representatives assessed current ...


RIAC Takes Part in OSCE 2017 Annual Security Review Conference

Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, made a speech at the conference session that focused on transnational threats to European security On June 27–29, 2017, Vienna hosted OSCE Annual Security Review Conference to reflect on the work undertaken by the organization over the past year. Along with the representatives of OSCE participating States and the organization ...


Damage Assessment: EU-Russia Relations in Crisis

The ELN-RIAC Special Report A new Special Report edited by Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and European Leadership Network (ELN) assesses the damage to EU-Russia relations after three years of crisis. Featuring Russian and European experts, the report presents their analysis on fundamental aspects of deteriorating EU-Russia relations, including ...


Leading Russian and Foreign Experts Discussed European Security Issues in RAS Institute of Europe

... evolution of strategies, possibilities for Russian and Western rapprochement, external challenges, and untraditional threats to the European security. The conference was marked by the following speakers: Aleksey Gromyko, Director of the Institute of Europe (RAS), RIAC member, RAS associate member; Andrey Zagorsky, Head of the Department for Disarmament and Conflict Resolution Studies of the Center for International Security at Y. Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO); Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General; Sergey Rogov, Academy Fellow, RIAC member, Scientific Director of the RAS ...


Igor Ivanov and Andrey Kortunov at ECFR Annual Conference

On June 11-12, 2015 RIAC President Igor Ivanov and Director General Andrey Kortunov spoke at the annual conference of the European Council on Foreign Relations held under the title "The Crisis in European Order". The event was attended by over 100 ECFR members and 50 guests who discussed the plentiful challenges currently threatening the European Order, among them ...


John Kerry in Sochi: Will It Be Easier to Breathe by the Sea?

... due to disagreements over the settlement of the crisis in Ukraine. How did the meeting go in light of such fundamental political differences? Aside from the crisis in Ukraine, what else was discussed? Dmitry Danilov , PhD, Head of the Department of European Security at the Institute of Europe at the Russian Academy of Sciences, RIAC expert, shares his commentary. The context of the meeting between Vladimir Putin and John Kerry is a complicated one, since US-Russia relations have recently deteriorated ...


Andrei Kortunov and Igor Yurgens Represent Russia at 2015 Riga Security Seminar

The 2015 Riga Security Seminar devoted to the problems of preserving and strengthening security in Europe in the context of the Ukrainian crisis took place on April 9–10. The seminar was organized by the Latvian Institute of International Affairs and the European Leadership Network , with the support of the Friederich Ebert Stiftung and the ...


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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