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Ukrainian Crisis: Political Economy of Confrontation

... resolving the Taiwan issue, and the developments in the South China Sea give rise to suspicions among neighbours. Against the background of the United States and China, two other players stand out, whose “currency baskets” are more asymmetric. The European Union has a whole range of soft currencies. But in the segment of hard assets, the situation is contradictory. The EU has a powerful economy, infrastructure and industrial base in its hands. The union includes at least one power that possesses ...

11.01.2022

RIAC at Danish Foreign Policy Society Anniversary Conference

On October 29, 2021, Danish Foreign Policy Society held an international conference to mark its 75th anniversary On October 29, 2021, Danish Foreign Policy Society held an international conference to mark its 75th anniversary. Mette Frederiksen, Danish Prime Minister, made opening remarks. The speakers of the conference included leading Danish politicians, diplomats, journalists and public figures, as well as experts in international relations from the UK, France, Germany, Sweden, Estonia, the...

01.11.2021

EU-Russia in 2030: Alternatives Scenarios

... policy. In Russia, a more active opposition prompts the political leadership to embark on certain economic and political reforms. This changes Moscow’s foreign policy rationale and opens a window of opportunity for more constructive engagement with the European Union, including on the Donbas conflict. Both sides are able to steer their relationship through the choppy waters of global US-Chinese rivalry. Little of what happened since November 2020 seems to points in this direction. The first visit of ...

29.10.2021

Terrorist Movements Today: Self-Radicalization and Symbiotic Relationship

... for Security and Justice, a Jean Monnet Centre for Excellence, at the University of Dundee. Christian has been invited expert for the European Institute for Public Administration (EIPA), the Counter-Terrorism Committee of the European Parliament, the European Union Institute for Security Studies (an agency of the EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). He is currently Editor of the Journal of Contemporary European Studies, was also previously ...

29.04.2021

Syria: In the Middle of a Long Cycle

... other hand, has drawn increasingly closer to Islamist radicals, who have nothing in common with the Western values. Ten years after the conflict broke out, the US maintains a largely symbolic military presence in Syria’s northeast regions, while the European Union is plainly unable to settle on a new strategy in Syria. Should Russia be considered a winner? Tactically—yes. Russia’s successful and relatively low-budget military operation quickly made Moscow the principal external actor in Syria....

15.03.2021

IFRI Expert Workshop on Russian Foreign Policy Prospects 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 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...

22.11.2020

Alternative Futures of EU-Russia Relations in 2030

EUREN Report 2 EUREN Report 2 EUREN members believe that the EU and Russia will not be able to overcome their fundamental disagreements in the coming decade. But the two sides can come to a pragmatic partnership that safeguards peace and stability in Europe. This is the main finding of the EUREN scenario-building process, conducted between February and September 2020. Four scenarios were developed: 1. A " Cold Partnership " in a multipolar world, where Russia and the EU ultimately return...

06.11.2020

What Will Be the Impact of the Pandemic on the EU and Russia?

The COVID-19 pandemic did not give Russia and the EU an impulse to start rapprochement, but the goal of finding common grounds remains on the agenda The COVID-19 pandemic has aggravated the difficulties that have existed in the relationship between the US and the EU/European NATO members since the beginning of the Donald Trump's presidency. The Europeans disagree with the US on a number of issues. George Tzogopoulos: Macron’s Security Ambitions and Russia Due to the difficult economic situation...

23.06.2020

Will the current coronavirus pandemic alter the agenda of European security?

Business as usual is most likely to prevail, unless the pandemic leads to significant social and political change in the region For the last two decades at least, preventing and combatting pandemics has been on the list of "soft" transnational security threats. Little has been done, however, to raise awareness of the incumbent dangers or foster international or regional cooperation in this regard. Will the current coronavirus pandemic alter the agenda of European security and increasingly...

23.06.2020
 

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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