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Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

... disputes. A number of key issues and disputes are already proving difficult to resolve, not even considering the added problem caused by accusations of mutual election interference. These include security concerns and disputes revolving around NATO and European Union enlargement, Russian actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, as well as the nature of the conventional and nuclear arms race that has been escalating at least since the turn of the 21st century. In June 2017, Moscow canceled talks with Washington ...


Damage Assessment: EU-Russia Relations in Crisis

... including economic impact, political relations and people-to-people contact. For each of these areas the Russian experts present and assess developments inside their own country, while Western authors describe the situation at the EU level and in selected European Union countries. The report was edited by RIAC Director of Programs Ivan Timofeev, ELN Research Director Lukasz Kulesa and ELN Research Fellow Joseph Dobbs. The piece includes articles by Russian experts: Natalia Evtikhevich, Pavel Kanevsky, ...


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

... 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 ...


Is Russia a Threat to the Entire European Project? Experts from Russia, EU and United States Meet at RIAC

... matter is required. According to a foreign participant, Russia's operation in Syria may add to its tarnished image in the EU since it generates one more driver for the refugee flow to Europe. The participants agreed to continue their exchanges on the international security issues. List of participants Roundtable "Russian and Western Views on International Conflict Settlement and Security Challenges"


Helsinki +40 Seminar Held in Stockholm

On March 11, 2015, RIAC Program Manager Natalia Evtikhevich was in Stockholm to take part in a seminar “ The OSCE’s Role in Consolidating European Security ” held within the Helsinki+40 project by the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly , the Swedish Parliament and the Swedish Institute of International Affairs ( UI ). The event was attended by Cochairman of “Helsinki+40” project Joao Soares, OSCE PA Secretary General Spencer Oliver, UI Director Mats Karllson and SIPRI Chairman...


Cooperative Greater Europe at Risk: What Do We Lose and What Could Be Done?

... construction of the South Stream gas pipeline will increase instability. Russia will gradually lose the European gas market. 3. Russia will lose access to a large amount of European technologies and investments, thereby losing one growth source. The European Union and other countries in the region face losing markets and a key impetus for their industrial growth, and a reduction in their export potential. 4. The process of harmonizing Russian and European standards in various fields, albeit very ...


Strengthening the OSCE. Building a Common Space for Economic and Humanitarian Cooperation, an Indivisible Security Community from the Atlantic to the Pacific

RIAC Report #16 The dramatic developments in Ukraine in 2014 have once again demonstrated the relevance of the cooperative crisis management tools and mechanisms of the OSCE. Issues of strengthening and reforming the OSCE are once again part of the European agenda. The 40th anniversary of the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe represents an important milestone in the development of the organization and provides an occasion for a frank discussion about the problems...


RIAC and OSCE PA Held International Seminar "Helsinki +40 Process: Prospects for Strengthening the OSCE"

... Ambassador-at-Large Anvar Azimov and others. The speakers agreed that the OSCE is one of the few organizations effective in crises and should remain an actor within practical politics. The "Helsinki+40" project is a platform for discussing international security and scenarios for building a new security architecture. The seminar was part of the OSCE PA project timed to the 40th anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act and aimed at generating guidelines for the organization's future activities ...


Dialogue on the OSCE Decalogue

Interview with Spencer Oliver, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Secretary General August 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act. The period remaining before this milestone offers enough time to fulfill the commitments undertaken and, looking towards the future and capitalizing on past achievements, to develop concrete strategies for the OSCE and participant States. The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly together with the Russian International Affairs Council and other think tanks have...


Statement on Measures for Settlement of Ukraine Crisis Widely Commented by Russian and Western Media

On July 31, 2014, websites of the Russian International Affairs Council, European Leadership Network , Polish Institute of International Affairs and International Strategic Research Organization in Ankara placed the statement of Task Force on Cooperation in Greater Europe on mechanisms for crisis settlement in Europe in the Ukraine context. Authored by RIAC President Igor Ivanov, former UK Defence Secretary Des Browne, former Polish Foreign Minister Adam Daniel Rotfeld, as well as by Ambassador...


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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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