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Arctic Maritime Security: A View from Russia and Britain

On October 14, 2019, in Arkhangelsk, Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) hosted a seminar on “Maritime Security in the Arctic: A View from Russia and Britain” as part of a joint project of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Royal United Services Institute, RUSI “Russian-British Security Dialogue” On October 14, 2019, in Arkhangelsk, Northern (Arctic) Federal University ...

17.10.2019

Cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region and the Arctic Discussed in Copenhagen

On October 8, 2019, Copenhagen hosted a round table focusing on the relations between Russia and the EU in the Baltic Sea and the Arctic. The round table was organized by Danish Foreign Policy Society. On October 8, 2019, Copenhagen hosted a round table focusing on the relations between Russia and the EU in the Baltic Sea and the Arctic. The round table was organized by Danish ...

11.10.2019

Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2019 Model

... Eastern Studies and the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University The 5th annual report by RIAC, RAS Institute of Far Eastern Studies and the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University presents the сommon views of leading Russian and Chinese international affairs experts on the development of Russia–China cooperation in 2018 and the first quarter of 2019. The authors analyze the dynamics of Russia–China interaction on the most pressing matters of international and ...

10.10.2019

The Russian and Canadian Approach to Extra-Regional Actors in the Arctic

... region forms a significant part of the country’s export potential. It can be argued that the Arctic is a zone of Russia’s strategic interests, and this goes some way to explaining Moscow’s attitude to the presence of extra-regional actors in the Arctic. Russia, like Canada, is keen to strengthen the positions of the Arctic states and is wary of expanding the circle of actors in the region. For example, Moscow and Ottawa initially opposed the decision to grant observer status in the Arctic Council to ...

11.07.2019

Russia's Arctic Dilemma: the Status of NSR as a National Transport Artery vs Foreign Investment

... be qualified as international. Accordingly, the transformation of the NSR into a full-fledged international transit route connecting North America and the EU countries with Asian markets may raise the issue of revising the legal status of a number of Russian Arctic straits in favor of their greater internationalization. *** In summary, it should be noted that the current model of the Northern Sea Route development provides for its priority use for exporting resources, mainly mineral (energy), from the Arctic ...

24.04.2019

The Arctic: So Close and Yet Still Unknown

... itself a “Near-Arctic state” increases the concern of regional countries about preserving the existing status quo in the regional mechanisms for discussing the management of the Arctic. Paul Berkman, Oran Young, Alexander Vylegzhanin: Baseline of Russian Arctic Laws To some extent, the activities of East Asian states such as China, South Korea, Japan, India and Singapore in relation to Arctic projects prompt the countries of the region towards more effective cooperation among themselves. One of the steps ...

16.04.2019

Baseline of Russian Arctic Laws

... currently the President of the Russian International Affairs Council.This unique translation complements all legal, geopolitical and governance analyses of the Arctic as a primary source of information, without interpretation or bias. The Baseline of Russian Arctic Laws is a treasure trove for diplomats, scholars and students who are involved with the international environmental, economic and societal dynamics of the Arctic, balancing national interests and common interests to achieve sustainability of the ...

10.04.2019

Growing Number of Expert Discussion Participants on the Role of China in the Arctic

On March 26, 2019, Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, made a speech at the round table “Interaction between Russia and China in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation. Problems and Prospects.“ On March 26, 2019, Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, made a speech at the round table “Interaction between Russia and China in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation. Problems and ...

28.03.2019

Where does the Northern Sea Route Lead To?

... and the West could not help but affect the Arctic and were primarily manifested in curtailing bilateral and multilateral communication channels between law enforcement and security agencies and military bodies (the Arctic Coast Guard Forum is the only Arctic security format in which Russian continues to participate). This results in weakened confidence between the parties, the misperception of military steps, and intensified aggressive military rhetoric on both sides. In such circumstances, any old dispute remaining in the relatively ...

18.03.2019

Russia Wants to Modernize — Not Militarize — the Arctic

... Arctic infrastructure and the economy. Second, to modernize its military presence to protect those investments, all while counterbalancing the aspirations of the United States and NATO. Western journalists regularly accuse Russia of militarizing the Arctic. In reality, Russia’s only real military presence here is in Arkhangelsk and Murmansk. These ports are Russia’s only access point to the world’s ocean. Strategically, there are no other viable options. Developing the Arctic economically through new shipping ...

29.01.2019
 

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