Search: Middle East,Eastern Mediterranean (4 materials)

Russia: Towards a Balance of Interests in the Eastern Mediterranean

... includes and promotes ideas of inclusiveness, finding a balance of interests between global and regional powers, and the need to stabilise the region. Russia’s Energy Policies in the East Med One of the key elements of Russian foreign policy in the Eastern Mediterranean subregion—and more broadly in the Middle East—is the desire to ensure stable interaction with major players in the energy market. From this perspective, Moscow’s intensified attention to regional issues is linked to three factors: 1) the need to ensure stability in the oil market ...


Russia in Libya and the Mediterranean

... definitely private and not very impressive. During the initial period of official engagement in Syria and the unofficial one in Libya, Russia faced several challenges that it learned to cope with, except for that of Turkey. Ankara became active in the Middle East some time ago, recently arriving in Eastern Mediterranean. This was probably something new for the “front-line” Mediterranean countries of Europe, but not for Russia. Russia had to deal with Turkey through all its recorded history. Nothing changed in principle. It is still the interests ...


RIAC and HSE Online Seminar «New Regional Dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean

... of Asian Studies, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, NRU HSE, RIAC Expert Session II. Changing trends in the Eastern Mediterranean and regional actors Speakers: Pavel Shlykov, Associate Professor, Institute of Asian and African Studies ... ... Affairs, NRU HSE, RIAC Expert Chiara Lovotti, PhD candidate, Faculty of History, University of Bologna; Associate Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Center at Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) Grigory Lukyanov, Senior Lecturer,...


RIAC at Eastern Mediterranean Security Conference in Cadenabbia (Italy)

... East security architecture, regional and global consequences of US sanctions against Iran, mobilization based on identity, proxy war and alliances: Saudi-Iranian rivalry and the future of war and peace in the Middle East East, the rise of Russia in the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean, Eurasian perspectives and Russia’s interests, EU approaches to regulate the migration crisis, challenges and opportunities for the development of energy projects in the Eastern Mediterranean. Ruslan Mamedov, RIAC Program Coordinator,...


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