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The Fourth Meeting of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group

On June 17–18, 2018, London hosted a regular fourth meeting of a group of former and current high-level officials and experts from the countries of the Euro-Atlantic region (the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group, EASLG), focusing on the issues of common security interests and prospects for cooperation in the region. On June 17–18, 2018, London hosted a regular fourth meeting of a group of former and current high-level officials and experts from the countries of the Euro-Atlantic region (the...


Russia’s New Foreign Policy Cycle

Foreign viewpoints After the reelection of Vladimir Putin for another term as president of the Russian Federation in March of this year, Russia is entering a new cycle of foreign and domestic policy. Russia's foreign policy at the moment is particularly fraught; the conflict in Syria, the continued uncertain status of the Donbass region of Ukraine, accusations of cyberwarfare and interference in US elections, and the Skripal poisoning incident in the UK have driven wedges between Russia and many...


Defining Dialogue: How to Manage Russia–UK Security Relations. Part 2

RIAC and RUSI Report No. 38/2018 This report represents findings from the second round of the UK–Russia Track II bilateral security dialogue, held by Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies ( RUSI ) in collaboration with the Moscow-based Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). The dialogue, held between April and December 2017, brought together experts and former government officials from the two countries to discuss and debate ways in which the UK and Russia’s bilateral...


Islamic State after ISIS. Colonies without Metropole or Cyber Activism?

... fear of such weapons possibly falling into the hands of non-state insurgents should be sufficient to entice close cooperation between American and Russian intelligence agencies. The second existential threat is that of global warming and its effects on international security. It is no secret that the rise in global temperatures is already having a measurable negative impact on food production, desertification, sea-level rise, and other factors that contribute to the destabilization of the economies ...


Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group Meets up in London

... together with European Leadership Network . The following topics were discussed in the course of the meeting: confidence-building measures and increasing predictability of the strategic situation in Europe, decreasing the risks of unintended conflicts, cybersecurity, institutional issues of enhancing European security, the future of nuclear-weapon and conventional arms control. Igor Ivanov, RIAC President, made a speech at the meeting. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, also took part in the Group ...


Russia and the West: How to Deal with the Threat of Extremism

... on a wide range of issues in our relations will hinder effective collaboration in the fight against a shared threat. Igor Ivanov, Sam Nunn, Desmond Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger: RIAC & EWI Policy Brief "Suggestions on Russia-U.S. Cooperation in Cybersecurity" Second, mechanisms need to be worked out and activated to control the digital space in fighting extremism. This work is already under way in cyberspace at the level of special services. However, it requires the involvement of a wider ...


RIAC and RUSI Hold Second Russia-UK Security Workshop in Moscow

On February 20-21, Moscow hosted second bilateral Russia-UK expert workshop on security issues between the two countries. The seminar was organized within the framework of joint RIAC-RUSI (Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies — RUSI ) project. RUSI is a leading British think-tank in the sphere of security issues. The seminar was attended by over 30 British and Russian experts working on strengthening trust between the two countries, elaborating proposals on fighting...


“The Hacked World Order” – How Messed Up are We?

... constitute the pillars and sore points of what he calls the “hacked world order.” This book – though not perfect in all aspects – is a solid beginning of what should become an international academic practice – defining cybersecurity and bringing together experiences and young professionals in this ever growing and changing part of the international relations (IR). In view of recent upheaval in cyber attacks and transnational hacks of companies, banks, organizations,...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
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