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Meeting with Austrian Diplomat Martin Sajdik

On November 19, 2020, Martin Sajdik, renowned Austrian diplomat, international lawyer and public figure, former Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in the Trilateral Contact Group on the implementation of the peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, visited Russian International Affairs Council. In the course of the meeting, the sides discussed issues of possible interaction ...


Russian Approaches to Improving OSCE Effectiveness Discussed with Thomas Greminger

On February 13, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Thomas Greminger, OSCE Secretary General, and with the OSCE Secretariat On February 13, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Thomas Greminger, OSCE Secretary General, and with the OSCE Secretariat. Russian approaches to improving OSCE effectiveness ...


Ukraine: Geopolitical View of the Interested International Actors

... opportunity to rebuild trust. How can Russia, Ukraine and western partners understand that they have shared values? — the negotiation platforms, on the base of international institutions, such as Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), etc. In this article, I aim to look at the global structure and the roots of the Ukrainian conflict, in the context of historical, socio-cultural and political aspects. The typology of international actors and the structure of their interests Andrey ...


How to Stop NATO

... the countries in the “shared neighbourhood” will require attempts to strip the organization of its current monopoly on the European security agenda, which can be achieved by strengthening the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), developing regional cooperation mechanisms and creating inclusive pan-European regimes regulating individual dimensions of European security. Europe does have a positive experience of "outsourcing" its security issues. For instance, the ...


Time for a New Approach to Conventional Arms Control?

... — , edited by Johan Engvall and Gudrun Persson, focuses more on the question as to why German Social Democrats, in the wake of the 2016 Steinmeier initiative, are focusing so much on CAC than on the issue itself. And finally, in the framework of the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions, a group of authors from Germany, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, and the US presented a concrete proposal for sub-regional arms control in the Baltic region — “Reducing the Risks ...


Ninth Meeting of the Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security

The discussion focused on the issues of Euro-Atlantic security: measures to minimize risks and the future of NATO-Russia Council; the future of the OSCE; prospects for resolving regional crises; potential areas of interaction between Russia and the West On June 23–25, 2019, the Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security (YGLN) held its ninth meeting in Berlin, Germany. The ...


Meeting with OSCE Representatives

On June 17, 2019, Rudolf Michalka, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for the South Caucasus, his advisor Pietro Guastamacchia, and Siegfried Woeber from the OSCE CPC Caucasus Desk visited Russian International Affairs Council to gain new insights on the South Caucasus prior to a conference in ...


The End of Multilateral Diplomacy?

... borders. The destructive military activity of the alliance is accompanied by a line for scrapping the cornerstone agreements in the field of security - the ABM Treaty, the INF Treaty, and the Founding NATO-Russia Act, the START Treaty are destroyed. The OSCE potential, which we considered as a core role in building a “common European home,” still cannot reach its “design capacity” due to the unhealthy atmosphere established in the Euro-Atlantic region. One of the few remaining confidence-building ...


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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