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The Rail Baltica: A Thorny Path Towards a United Railway System in the Baltics

... integrate Baltic states with the rest of the EU. For freight traffic, it may help to increase the capacity of the rail network and develop trade within the Baltics and with other European countries. For passengers, it will reduce the journey time to Poland and Germany. For the environment, it is planned to reduce the volume of the road traffic, which will contribute to the reduction of the CO2 emissions in the region. But will this project be feasible enough to be called a successful and sustainable ...


Meeting with Polish Ambassador to Russia Krzysztof Krajewski

On July 27, 2021, RIAC Director General had a meeting with Krzysztof Krajewski, Polish Ambassador to Russia On July 27, 2021, RIAC Director General had a meeting with Krzysztof Krajewski, Polish Ambassador to Russia. The issues discussed in the course of the meeting with the Polish diplomat included bilateral Russian-Polish relations, as well as more general issues of Russia's interaction with the European Union and NATO. The discussion also touched upon the prospects for the development of the...


Poland’s Russia Sickness”: Does Support for Ukraine’s Conflict with Russia Serve U.S. Long-Term Strategic Goals and Regional Stability?

... reflects the name of the book by the Polish professor emeritus Bronisław Łagowski, originally published as ‘Polska chora na Rosję’. Since the “war scare in Donbass is receding,” as Carnegie Moscow’s Director, Dimitri Trenin, argues , and Poland is to be found among the countries most fiercely lobbying for Ukraine’s membership in NATO—a move which not only risks escalating tensions with Russia but also has a great potential of being detriment of the possible U.S. attempts to “chart ...


Why History Matters in Belarus

Is there a future for Belarus as an independent nation, or must it choose between being absorbed by the Poland-Lithuania-NATO constellation of power or by metropolitan Russia? For centuries, the land on which the contemporary sovereign state of Belarus sits has been a fiercely contested borderland between Poland and Russia. It has changed hands many ...


Ukraine: Geopolitical View of the Interested International Actors

... Russia’s agenda. Secondly, Russia aims at rebuilding its economic ties with Ukraine, since Moscow is still Kiev’s largest trade partner: according to World Bank data, in 2017 Ukrainian export to Russia was 3 943 217.84 $ (9.08%), by comparison — Poland is the second (6.28%) and import — 7 196 562.10 (14.56%), China is the third (11.41%). Third, despite the conflict, labour migration from Ukraine to Russia remains a reality. Russia is interested in qualified workers and students coming to study....


An Unforeseeable Europe

Traditional Technocratic Methods Can no Longer be Used to Solve Europe’s Problems 2016 was perhaps the most difficult year for Europe since the turn of the century. Under the inept leadership of David Cameron’s cabinet, the United Kingdom voted in favour of leaving the European Union. The United States elected Donald Trump, an outspoken critic of the European project, as its president. The European continent continued to fight the unprecedented influx of refugees and migrants. A wave of right-wing...


Will Russia Return to Europe?

... of that which today determines the priorities of the EU. The vulnerability of the liberal narrative in respect of the evolution of cooperation between Russia and Europe becomes especially glaring when we compare the political dynamics of Russia and Poland. When Russian liberals speak of the growing estrangement of Russia from Europe, they typically advance two explanations. The first is institutional in nature — to wit, that for a quarter-century Russia has not been able to insert itself adequately ...


Eastern Europe would gain most from EU-EAEU Economic Alliance

... However, based on their incredible economic compatibility, an economic alliance between the EU and the EAEU would be more beneficial for both of them. And Eastern Europe would gain the most.The title of this year’s Economic Forum in Krynica Zdroj, Poland was “A Europe of Common Values or A Europe of Common Interests?”. In this regard I adhere to the school of neorealism. Common interests are more important than common values. A declaration for common values is possible, but common interests ...


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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