Search: European Union,France,Russia (22 materials)

 

IFRI Expert Workshop on Russian Foreign Policy Prospects and the Future of Russia-France Relations

On November 20, 2020, IFRI (Institut français des relations internationales), Paris, with the support of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces, held a traditional annual expert workshop on the prospects for Russian foreign policy and the future of Russia-France relations. On November 20, 2020, IFRI (Institut français des relations internationales), Paris, with the support of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces, held a traditional annual expert workshop on the prospects for Russian foreign policy ...

22.11.2020

Shaky Bridges Between Russia, Turkey and the EU

Three questions to Andrey Kortunov Covid-19, demonstrations in Khabarovsk, Alexey Navalny’s poisoning, protests in Belarus, revived conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, political crisis in Kyrgyzstan: Russia is facing a number of challenges internally and in its immediate neighbourhood. Andrey Kortunov , Director of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), shares his analysis of President Putin’s situation amid these crises, and of Russia’s ...

03.11.2020

ELN Members Meet with Special Envoy of the President of France for the Development of Relations between the European Union and Russia Pierre Vimont

... was briefed about upcoming ELN proposals on strengthening European security and strategic stability On August 25, 2020, representatives of European Leadership Network (ELN) had an online meeting with Pierre Vimont, Special Envoy of the President of France for the Development of Relations between the European Union and Russia, in the context of the upcoming Russian-French summit. The French diplomat was briefed about upcoming ELN proposals on strengthening European security and strategic stability. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC General Director, spoke about the results of work ...

27.08.2020

Andrey Kortunov Gives a Lecture for the Experts of Institut Montaigne (France)

On April 14, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave an online lecture on the future of relations between Russia and the European Union to the leadership, staff and experts of the Institut Montaigne (France). On April 14, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave an online lecture on the future of relations between Russia and the European Union to the leadership, staff and experts of the Institut Montaigne (France). The lecture focused ...

15.04.2020

Meeting with Ambassador of France Pierre Levy

On February 26, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Pierre Levy, French Ambassador to Russia. On February 26, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Pierre Levy, French Ambassador to Russia.... ... ways of resolving conflict situations in eastern Ukraine and in Syria. The meeting was attended by the staff of the Embassy of France in Russia.

29.02.2020

Four Pieces of Advice to Emmanuel Macron about the INF Treaty

... understandable. On the one hand, the French government has no desire to open a new front of opposition with NATO, whose relations with France are complicated as it is and which has already fully aligned with the US on the INF Treaty. Neither did G7, during its ... ... hand, Macron does not want to lose his shot at the now-vacant position of foreign policy leader of Europe, including regarding Russian, which is very important for the European Union. Even less would he wish to surrender the issue of the INF Treaty (with its direct and fundamental bearing on the ...

26.12.2019

A Europe Whole and Free: A Utopia or, After All, a Future?

... institutionalization of the OSCE (as opposed, for example, to the African Union) have proved to be expressions of so short-sighted a policy. Russia has been invited to neither of them. In the case of NATO for the reason of her presumed capacity to challenge the American ... ... globalised world of interdependence and cultural diversity, where development of all would ensure development of each nation. France convened the Paris Peace Forum last year to mark the end of World War One. So far its results do not impress. Maybe, we ...

23.08.2019

Will Putin and Macron Open a New Political Season?

... which has been made worse by the recent decision of President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to suspend the agreement with the European Union on migrants. The future of relations with Iran following the sharp aggravation of U.S.–Iran relations and the ... ... Ambitions: The French Approach to China All of these issues are obviously important for both Putin and Macron. All the more so, as France will be hosting the latest G7 Summit in Biarritz just one week after the visit the President of the Russian Federation. It is entirely possible that the Normandy Four Summit on the situation in Donbass will be held in the early ...

20.08.2019

There Could Be No Reconciliation Between Russia and France Without a Visible Progress on Ukraine

... summit in Biarritz. Le Monde asked RIAC Director General to share his thoughts on the meeting and the Russia-France relations. Why did the two presidents decide to meet on August 19 in France? Can we use the term "reset" about the French-Russian relations? “Reset” is probably too strong a word to be used here. Still, France is a member of both the Atlantic alliance and the European Union and it is not going to question the integrity of both institutions by launching its separate ‘reset’ with Russia. However, both presidents hope to benefit from the meeting. For Emmanuel Macron this is another opportunity to claim the ...

20.08.2019

The National Factor in Europe Today

... international relations but rather more often objects moved by greater outside powers. We are witnessing, everywhere in the European Union, the rise of "national reactions", which underline both the crisis of the national factor and its persistence.... ... decisions running counter to EU policies. As for President Macron, he remains ambivalent, torn between his sincere desire to keep France credible as an independent nation, his attempt to restore a dialogue with Russia beginning with his meeting with President Putin in Versailles in 2017, and his commitment to the non-negotiable objectives ...

08.08.2019
 

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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