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

... 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 relations with Turkey and the EU. What does Vladimir...

03.11.2020

France24 Debate on Possible Role of EU and France in Resolving Belarusian Crisis

On September 29, 2020, international debates on the possible role of France and the European Union as a whole in resolving the political crisis in Belarus were facilitated by France 24, a French television network. On September 29, 2020, international debates on the possible role of France and the European Union as a whole in resolving ...

30.09.2020

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 ...

27.08.2020

Macron’s Security Ambitions and Russia

The new role of France as the EU’s only nuclear power, as well as Macron’s personality and ambitious geopolitical agenda deserve some attention French President Emmanuel Macron has his own vision about geopolitics and wants the EU to actively take part in the ongoing ...

10.06.2020

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

Is France’s Nuclear Shield Big Enough to Cover All of Europe?

... European partners to start partaking in exercises of the French Strategic Nuclear Forces. This means, foremost, the air component, considering that the submarine one is far too sensitive. Besides, in light of the departure of the United Kingdom, the European Union no longer has a fleet that could help France out in the Atlantic. A strengthened cooperation in the air component, though, can significantly expand capabilities of France’s strategic aviation, of course, on jet fighters, but it is what it is. Andrey Kortunov: Four Pieces of Advice to Emmanuel ...

08.04.2020

Meeting with Ambassador of France Pierre Levy

... development of Russian-French relations, possible areas of bilateral cooperation in the field of strengthening European security, 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 ... ... 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

Weimar 2.0 and Russia

... why we have many problems in common with Europe, those that generate states of inequality and despair, other forms of alienation. They are easier to solve together. We can draw lessons from each other’s mistakes. If we take the pensions reform in France, something could be prompted by the experience of the similar reform in Russia. It has led to a substantial rise in the over-all uncertainty in the country, which might continue well into the 2024 elections, unless a broad maneuver is undertaken ...

30.09.2019
 

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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