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RIAC and ECFR Discuss the Situation in the Middle East and Syria

The event was attended by leading Russian and European experts On March 15, 2021, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) held an off-limits online workshop on the situation in the Middle East and Syria. The event was attended by leading Russian and European experts. Opening remarks were made by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Julien Barnes-Dacey, Director of the Middle East and North Africa Program at the European Council ...

17.03.2021

Online Seminar "Regional Security and De-Escalation in the Middle East: What Role for Europe?"

... Progressive Studies (FEPS), Italian International Affairs Institute (IAI), with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), held an expert web seminar "Regional Security and De-Escalation in the Middle East: What Role for Europe?" On October 7, 2020, Brussels Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), Italian International Affairs Institute (IAI), with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation ...

08.10.2020

The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

... far more complicated in the Syrian conflict. Shehab Al Makahleh, Maria Al Makahleh: 2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East Besides the WHO, the International Red Cross and some other international organisations, real external aid to Syria’s ... ... April, Russian grain, which had previously been in short supply on the market, was delivered to the port of Tartus. Although the European Union expressed its support for the UN Secretary General’s appeal to lift the sanctions off several states, including ...

26.05.2020

Sanctions Against Russia: A Look Into 2020

... sanctions can cause grave problems for individual companies and projects. The risk of new sanctions stems from a series of political factors: the Ukrainian crisis and conflict in Donbass, the U.S. elections and the alleged meddling, the developments in the Middle East, etc. — Regarding Ukraine, the crisis has noticeably stabilized. However, we should not expect any significant breakthroughs in terms of compliance with the Minsk Agreements in the coming year. The stabilization of the situation in Donbass ...

22.05.2020

The Answer to West Asia’s Recurring Wars Is Greater Regional Security Dialogue and Ownership

... backing from at least two permanent members of the UN Security Council — Russia and China — while Iran is busy working to build support for the initiative in the region. Shehab Al Makahleh, Maria Al Makahleh: 2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East The Emir of Qatar visited Iran for the first time during the recent crisis, calling for de-escalation and regional dialogue. Other regional states are also on record stressing the need for a genuine inclusive regional process that aims to ...

22.01.2020

RIAC at Eastern Mediterranean Security Conference in Cadenabbia (Italy)

... event was attended by representatives of the expert and diplomatic communities of Russia, Germany, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, etc. Within the six sessions of the conference, the participants discussed the post-conflict period in Syria and the new Middle East security architecture, regional and global consequences of US sanctions against Iran, mobilization based on identity, proxy war and alliances: Saudi-Iranian rivalry and the future of war and peace in the Middle East East, the rise of Russia ...

22.11.2019

Andrea Dessì: the EU and Russia Share Much Potential for Cooperation in the Middle East

... potential influence over the outcome and will be following the process very closely. There are multiple reasons as to why the European Union has limited influence over this situation. The EU has been sidelined in the conflict, in both its military and ... ... saving medicine. Where do you see the line between politics and the well-being of citizens? Andrey Kortunov: The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities By definition, any sanctions targeting a state and such key institutions ...

06.11.2019

The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities

... contradictions between Arab countries or reduce the significance of these contradictions (Morocco and Algeria); Magnitude of the opportunities and challenges in Africa may be an additional incentive to expand cooperation between the countries of the Middle East and the European Union. Risks: Increased pressure on natural resources and geopolitical ambitions can aggravate relations between individual countries of North Africa and their southern neighbors (for example, Egypt - Sudan, Mauritania - Senegal); Combination ...

23.10.2019

Per Aspera ad Pax

The Syrian Crisis: A Thorny Path from War to Peace The second decade of the 21st century began with a string of explosive protests in the Middle East and North Africa. The region has become a source of violence and terrorism, dramatic national upheavals, humanitarian catastrophes, and waves of migration. Most countries (Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Jordan, Saudi Arabia) have launched the needed ...

14.10.2019

RIAC, ISPI, and Italian Foreign Ministry Discuss the Role for International Actors in MENA Crises

... Negotiation tables. What Role for International Actors in MENA Crises.” The goal of the seminar is to exchange views of Russian and foreign experts regarding the role and influence of regional and international actors in major crises affecting the Middle East and North Africa. It is the second seminar RIAC is holding with ISPI and theMinistry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy within the preparation for the fifth annual International Conference “Mediterranean Dialogues”,...

12.09.2019
 

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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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