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Russia-EU Cooperation Discussed at the Meeting with the Ambassador of Finland

... Antti Helantera, Finnish Ambassador to Russia. On May 14, 2021, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Antti Helantera, Finnish Ambassador to Russia. The conversation focused on the current state of relations between Russia and the European Union, security challenges in the Euro-Atlantic space, as well as the prospects for bilateral Russia-Finland cooperation. In addition, the priorities of Russia’s Chairmanship of the Arctic Council and the pertinent tasks of the institutional development of this organization were addressed.


Cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region and the Arctic Discussed in Copenhagen

On October 8, 2019, Copenhagen hosted a round table focusing on the relations between Russia and the EU in the Baltic Sea and the Arctic. The round table was organized by Danish Foreign Policy Society. On October 8, 2019, Copenhagen hosted a round table focusing on the relations between Russia and the EU in the Baltic Sea and the Arctic. The round table was organized by Danish ...


Sanctions Activity of the US and the EU in Regard to Russia: Consequences for Arctic Projects

... Ukrainian events of 2013–2014 gradually began to influence the Arctic cooperation becoming an additional factor determining the quality of international interaction in the northernmost region of the world. Despite ongoing constructive contacts within the Arctic Council, many of its members and observers maintain sanctions pressure on Russia. In 2014, the US and the European Union (EU) introduced restrictive measures against the Russian Federation, which are actively associated with a notion of sanctions in the foreign doctrine [ 1 ]. Ivan Panichkin: Arctic Oil and Gas Resource Development: Current Situation ...


Will Greenland Become an Independent State?

... industry and the required skilled workforce are virtually non-existent on the island. The only university, which is located in the island's capital Nuuk, has just 150-200 students. Only a small part of the island's population has a university degree. Independent Greenland may fall short of necessary human and material resources to provide the qualified personnel for state and local government, the judiciary system, police and military structures, research institutions, diplomatic ...


Iceland: Liberty Island in the Arctic

... coherence and activities program of the country’s regional strategy [11] . This explains why the search for means to finance future projects has become an urgent necessity for Reykjavik. Despite limited financial resources, Iceland intends to put the Arctic on the agenda of its foreign policy dialogue with the European Union and countries of Asia as well as strengthen economic and trade cooperation with its closest neighbors, the Faroe Islands and Greenland. The first results in this sphere have already been achieved: in April 2013, the Icelandic-Arctic Chamber ...


The EU and the Arctic: peering into the future

... of the Arctic, the EU finds itself almost completely excluded from the "narrow circle" which discusses and solves the region’s problems. Ambitions and capabilities With its limited opportunities to influence the processes occurring in the Arctic, the European Union, as in many other areas, tries to play the role of a regulatory force -- by proposing standards and behavior patterns that can be adopted by all the present actors in the region. At the end of 2008 the European Commission formulated three ...


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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