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Online Seminar “Assessing the Middle East conflicts (Lebanon, Iraq and Libya). View from Russia and Israel” Organized by RIAC and Center for Political Research MFA of Israel

... On July 28, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with the Center for Political Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, with the support of the Embassy of Israel in Russia held a closed online seminar “Assessing the Middle East conflicts (Lebanon, Iraq and Libya). View from Russia and Israel”. The event was attended by leading experts and diplomats from Russia and Israel. The seminar was divided into two sessions: "Political instability in Lebanon and Iraq: ...

30.07.2020

RIAC and IPDS Video Seminar on Russia’s Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

On July 16, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), in cooperation with the Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS, Pakistan), held a video seminar on Russia’s Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) On July 16, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), in cooperation with the Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS, Pakistan), held a video seminar on Russia’s Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Opening speeches were...

20.07.2020

U.S.–Russia Middle East Dialogue Group Meeting

On July 13, 2020, a regular meeting of the U.S.–Russia Middle East Dialogue Group was held online. The event was organized by Washington Middle East Institute in partnership with Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies at the U.S. Department of Defense. On July 13, 2020, a regular meeting of the ...

14.07.2020

Neo-Modernity: A New Framework for Political Reality

The Middle Eastern Case Thematically and methodologically, this paper is a continuation of my essay published in Russia in Global Affairs a year ago (Kuznetsov, 2019), as well as several earlier works. This article pursues two goals: first, it seeks to ...

07.07.2020

Russia in the Middle East: “Be with Us — and Remain Yourself”

How to boost Russian soft power in the Middle East Discussions about a country’s soft power are generally triggered by foreign policy crises or an urgent need to renew the institutions responsible for projecting such power. The recent controversy in expert and journalistic circles about ...

03.07.2020

Roundtable on COVID-19 Epidemic: Implications for Conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa

... Academic Director, Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences On June 17, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held an online roundtable discussion on the COVID-19 epidemic and its implications for conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa. Opening speeches were made by Igor Ivanov, President of Russian International Affairs Council, and Vitaly Naumkin, RIAC Member, RAS Full Member, Academic Director, Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences....

18.06.2020

Erdogan’s Neo-Ottoman Empire in the making-what does the West want?

Erdogan advances in establishing his Neo-Ottoman Empire. The list is long: after supporting the Muslim Brothers everywhere in the Greater Middle East, equipping Islamist homicide militias from Syria to Libya, he becomes partly responsible for these civil wars and refugee flows, now portrays himself hypocritically as saviors of refugees and human rights, and is silencing the EU through ...

15.06.2020

The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

It takes a strong state, suppressing political violence, and a legitimate authority to succeed in combating the consequences of military conflicts in the Middle East during a pandemic The question of the political and socioeconomic consequences the COVID-19 pandemic will have for global development has prompted heated analytical discussions among leading politicians, economists and political scientists....

26.05.2020

Sanctions Against Russia: A Look Into 2020

... sanctions can cause grave problems for individual companies and projects. The risk of new sanctions stems from a series of political factors: the Ukrainian crisis and conflict in Donbass, the U.S. elections and the alleged meddling, the developments in the Middle East, etc. — Regarding Ukraine, the crisis has noticeably stabilized. However, we should not expect any significant breakthroughs in terms of compliance with the Minsk Agreements in the coming year. The stabilization of the situation in Donbass ...

22.05.2020
 

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