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NATO Was Never Only About Russia

When NATO was created, future peace between Germany and its neighbors was yet far from secured It is today sadly forgotten, that NATO was created not with one, but with two objectives. The second objective of NATO was to retain inner peace, that is, keep the peace amongst NATO's own members. ...

05.12.2019

RIAC — DGAP Roundtable on Cooperation in Eurasia

... as security risks. Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs, Milan Nic, Head of the Robert Bosch Centre for Central-Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia at DGAP as well as Cornelius Zimmermann, Senior Advisor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany, delivered welcoming remarks. Experts from Russia, the EU and China took part in the round table. The Russian side was represented by diplomats and experts from RIAC and other leading academic institutes, analytical centers and foundations, such ...

04.12.2019

Joint RIAC and SWP (Germany) Workshop

On November 26, 2019, Moscow hosted the second joint workshop organized by RIAC and German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP, Germany). On November 26, 2019, Moscow hosted the second joint workshop organized by RIAC and German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP, Germany). The event was held as part of the dialog between ...

27.11.2019

Every Generation Has its Own Wall

... Gate. The sounds flowed through the Wall, reflected off the powerful Doric gate columns, splashed onto the endless and poorly lit Unter den Linden and dissolved into the Berlin night air somewhere near the massive building of the Soviet embassy in East Germany. Pink Floyd unexpectedly turned into a kind of tuning fork for our actions that night, providing the rhythm for the blows of the countless hammers, crowbars and sledgehammers that were scatted over hundreds of metres of concrete wall. If memory ...

22.11.2019

30 Years Fall of the Berlin Wall-Time for a New East Policy?

... Time to reflect on the development of the last 30 years and why we are on the verge of a new Cold War today. Perhaps Gorbachev made the mistake of not securing his own design for a New Europe at the time. The United States and the United Kingdom got Germany´s NATO membership, France the euro, Gorbachev $ 13 billion for the withdrawal of troops and $ 1.5 billion food aid as the supply situation of the Soviet Union worsened and the West feared that Gorbastchov would be overthrown. Perhaps more simply ...

22.11.2019

RIAC at Closed Seminar for Members of the Bundestag and European Parliament

On November 16, 2019, in Liebenberg (Brandenburg, Germany), with the assistance of Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany), a closed seminar was held for members of the German Bundestag and other parliamentarians from the European Union On November 16, 2019, in Liebenberg (Brandenburg, Germany), with the assistance ...

19.11.2019

The Efficiency of German Contribution in the Afghan Peace Process

The First Bonn Conference Germany is heavily involved in the Afghan affairs since 9.11.2001; the country has brought in to being the modern Afghanistan thru launching the international Bonn conference “Bonn 1” in December 2001, the said conference toke place right after the ...

11.11.2019

Meeting with Head of Konrad Adenauer Foundation Moscow Office Thomas Kunze

On October 10, 2019, Dr. Thomas Kunze, Head of Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Germany) Moscow Office, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On October 10, 2019, Dr. Thomas Kunze, Head of Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Germany) Moscow Office, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The following issues were discussed ...

11.10.2019

Weimar 2.0 and Russia

The EU/Germany are now on the side of democracy and social justice, and the Anglo-Americans throw themselves and all the rest into the dark Hobbesian world of the period between two wars. How should Russia position herself in this context? Power is always ...

30.09.2019
 

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