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

... "Regional Security and De-Escalation in the Middle East: What Role for Europe?" The speakers of the web seminar included Marina Sereni, Deputy Foreign Minister, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, as well as experts from Italy, Germany, Turkey, Hungary, and the United States. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, represented Russia at the event.

08.10.2020

Transatlantic Forum on Russia Fifth Edition

... of Transatlantic Forum on Russia. On October 2, 2020, the Italian Center for American Studies (Centro Studi Americani) held the fifth edition of Transatlantic Forum on Russia . The Forum is held annually with the participation of Aspen Institute (Italy) and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Over a hundred experts, journalists, diplomats, public figures, and businessmen from Italy and foreign countries took part in the Forum. The discussion focused on the international ...

05.10.2020

“United in Adversity”. On the Importance of European Identity in a Post-Coronavirus World

... solidarity, the behavior of some EU member states highlighted a lack of confidence in the community’s operate itself. Evidence includes the recent Eurobarometer survey , according to which EU support registered a drop, especially during April. In Italy, for instance, EU support fell by 16%, reaching one of the lowest levels ever registered. Furthermore, conforming to the data, the COVID-19 outbreak is stated to have weakened the Union, with Italy, France, and Germany being the main supporters ...

19.06.2020

RIAC and Aspen Institute in Italy Launch a Joint Project to Analyze Russia-Europe Relations

On June 18, 2020, a virtual meeting was held between Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Marta Dassu, Senior Advisor European Affairs, Aspen Institute. The discussion focused on the launch of a pilot project with the Aspen Institute. On June 18, 2020, a virtual meeting was held between Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Marta Dassu, Senior Advisor European Affairs, Aspen Institute. The discussion focused on the launch of a pilot project with the Aspen Institute. The project is...

19.06.2020

From Russia with Love: Controversy Around the Russian Aid Campaign to Italy

... has not hesitated to make a crisis fruitful, using it to regain its position as a significant player on the global scene (i.e., Libya, Ukraine, Syria). And the global health emergency triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. On March 22, Italy began to receive the first Russian aid, following a telephone call between Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Russian President Vladimir Putin. A goodwill gesture labeled “From Russia with Love” in honor of one of the most successful ...

02.06.2020

Coronavirus Reveals Cracks in European Unity

... unity and solidarity stand at the precipice now: how can the members trust in each other in times of a greater peril when even during a global epidemic help is forsaken? How to convince Spain to commit to Poland’s protection from Russia, or prevent Italy from deepening its ties with China via the Belt and Road Initiative? The EU appears to be a house divided; the European unity must mean more than just travelling around visa-free. Failing to get their act together, Europeans will fall under approaches ...

26.03.2020

Meeting with Deputy Director General of Directorate General for Political Affairs and Security of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Gianluca Alberini

... Affairs, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The Italian diplomat was informed about RIAC projects focusing on the activity of international organizations and related to improving the effectiveness of the UN’s work. Topical issues of Russia-Italy relations were also touched upon during the discussion. Gianluca Alberini was accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy and the Italian Embassy in Moscow.

14.02.2020

Annual Forum of European and Mediterranean Think Tanks in Rome

The Forum was attended by the leaders of more than sixty organizations from Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, doing research on foreign affairs. On December 5, 2019, another annual Euro-Med Think Tank Forum was held in Rome. The Forum was attended by the leaders of more than sixty organizations from Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, doing research on foreign affairs. This year the main topics for discussion included the development of the system of international relations after...

09.12.2019

Meeting with the Italian Foreign Ministry Special Envoy for Syria Paolo Dionisi

... Paolo Dionisi, Italian Foreign Ministry Special Envoy for Syria, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The Italian diplomat was informed about RIAC project work on the Syrian and wider Middle East vectors, discussed the potential of Russia-Italy cooperation in resolving the Syrian crisis, including possible priorities for interaction between independent think tanks of the two countries.

18.11.2019
 

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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