... editorial team recently sat down with
, Director of Foreign Policy at the Centre for European Reform. Bond is an expert in Russia and the former Soviet Union, European foreign policy, as well as Europe/Asia relations and US foreign policy. In this interview,... ... such developments mean for the future of Europe.
How do you see the EU without the UK in the near future?
What Difference Will Brexit Make to Britain and the EU? Discussion with Ian Bond at RIAC
I think politically the UK is a very active player in EU ...
... face with respect to independent Scotland? These and other foreign policy issues were reflected at the Ian Bond’s lecture.
Brexit also brings inevitable changes in the policy of the European Union, where the UK's contribution to the expansion of the ... ... Q&A session, additions, and comments. Elena Ananyeva, Head of the Center for British Studies at the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IE RAS), moderated the discussion. The discussion was attended by experts and researchers from academic ...
... champions’ in key industries?
In the realm of foreign policy, without the UK to act as a transatlantic bridge, will the EU reorient its focus away from co-operation with the US and towards building up its relations with China and other rising powers?
Should Russia see Brexit as an opportunity, in that it weakens a sometimes adversarial bloc? Or a risk, in that it could cause economic damage to Russia’s largest trading partner?
The event will start at
Address: 8, 4th Dobryninsky Pereulok, Moscow
... expect only a short-term price increase. The speaker noted that the difficulties of the negotiation process with Brussels resulted from the reluctance of Brussels to weaken the internal market of the European Union.
Sergey Kulik analyzed the influence of Brexit on Russia's relations with both the UK and the European Union. Noting the importance of the European vector in Russian foreign policy and the development of an active position on Brexit, the expert examined in detail the main EU priorities in the event of ...
... news, everyone is worried about what is to come for Great Britain in both domestic and foreign dimensions. Kathy Leach, Joint Head at Policy Unit of Foreign and Commonwealth Office, shares her views on the possible foreign policy priorities, challenges Brexit entails and Russia-UK cultural ties.
What is your opinion on UK foreign policy priorities for the upcoming years?
For the obvious reasons, the most important priority is to negotiate exit from the European Union and create a base for the future relationship with ...
... in the room; the modalities of Brexit procedure itself was a subject of intense debates between proponents of a “hard Brexit” and supporters of softer approaches to the defecting United Kingdom. The new balance of powers in Syria as well ... ... Ukraine-related discussion did not generate any innovative ideas. Neither had it demonstrated any visible progress on the ground. Russia reconfirmed its previous positions on major international matters clearly indicating that it is in no mood for any concessions ...
In December 2016, the Dahrendorf Forum convened the Russia-Ukraine and North America Working Groups to discuss the future of the liberal order in the wake of Trump and Brexit. Here, participants share their outlook on the future of US-Russia relations and what the EU can do about it.
There are at least three reasons why the Russian leadership should be hopeful about the Trump Presidency and three reasons why it should be concerned about it. Speaking of the positive side, one should ...
... accumulating for a long time in response to moderate election platforms and routine rhetoric from the entrenched establishment. Brexit and Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election became symbols of these changes. The referendum in Great ... ... be made in favor of the Brussels bureaucracy, leading to growing resistance on the part of member-countries.
Russia and the West: the New Normal
Trump’s victory in the US election will inevitably lead to a critical revision of Washington’s ...
... relationship with Russia should not undermine the process of European integration”. In the near future, the EU will probably expect Belgrade to align with European foreign policy and impose sanctions on Russia, which Belgrade refuses to do at the moment. Brexit and Russia’s soft power in Serbia A scenario that is currently discussed among experts is that the EU’s crises, particularly Brexit, will reduce the European leverage on Serbia, and open the doors for Russian influence. Polls have demonstrated ...
... the Russian International Affairs Council in cooperation with the
Consortium of American, European and Russian universities
held a round table “Prospects for Russia-West relations”.
The discussion covered the prospects for development of Russia-EU-US relations following Brexit, the presidential election in the United States, and the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
The discussion was attended by experts from the US, the EU, and Russia, as well as by RIAC members.
The participants included: Thomas ...