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Russia and the Judgment of Solomon in Nagorno-Karabakh

... Mi-24 helicopter over Armenia, thus putting an end to more than six weeks of intense fighting and several decades of skirmishes between the pro-Armenian separatists of Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan. Michael Lambert: Who’s Who in Nagorno-Karabakh Russia's choice is resembling that of the Judgment of Solomon in which King Solomon of Israel ruled between two women both claiming to be the mother of a child. Solomon revealed their true feelings and relationship to the child by suggesting the baby ...


Andrey Kortunov Addresses "Crisis Action" Staff

... international non-governmental organization Crisis Action , that deals with the challenges of protecting civilians from armed conflicts. The speech and the following discussion focused on the humanitarian aspects of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh and ... ... international community in preventing a humanitarian catastrophe in the conflict zone. Broader issues of potential cooperation between Russia and the West in the interests of a political settlement of the crisis in the South Caucasus were also touched upon.


The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

... confidently what direction these developments will take and whether they will become a turning point. In any case (and here Russian and Western analysts agree), the statesmanship, competency and acumen of all world leaders will be put to the test, as ... ... compromise. This “test” will be particularly relevant for those states in the greater Middle East that are involved in various conflicts and for their leaders, whose ambitions are, at this historical juncture, under powerful pressure from both within and ...


International Crisis Group Discusses the Impact of Pandemic on Conflicts in Post-Soviet Space

On May 12, 2020, International Crisis Group held an online expert meeting on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on conflict situations in the post-Soviet space, the possibilities of international cooperation in combating coronavirus and preventing humanitarian emergencies in armed conflict zones. On May 12, 2020, International Crisis Group held an online expert meeting on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on conflict situations in the post-Soviet space, the possibilities of international cooperation...


How to Make Peace in Ukraine Five Years After Minsk II

... level of institutional autonomy would lead, in the medium-to-long term perspective, to constructive and balanced power-sharing, stability and economic development. This achievement is particularly spectacular, given the long history of Austrian-Italian conflicts and even wars. Andrey Kortunov: “Ukraine-Gate” and Russia What Would It Mean for Donbass? Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi had every reason to refer to the “South Tyrol model” at his meeting with President Vladimir Putin on March 5, 2015. The Russian leader welcomed it as a “valuable suggestion ...


Protracted Asymmetric Geopolitical Conflict

Since neither Russia nor China can countervail the US-led Western alliance on its own, a closer equation is needed between the two Each of us has his own definition of “geo-history”, and mine is the interface of the “geopolitical” and the “world-historical....


In Moscow RIAC and Institut Montaigne (France) Discuss the Ukrainian and Syrian Settlement

The event was held in the framework of cooperation between the two organizations in a series of seminars. On April 17, 2019 in Moscow, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with Institut Montaigne (France) and with the assistance of the Embassy of the French Republic in the Russian Federation held an international seminar "Conflict Resolution in Syria and Ukraine: ...


RIAC Hosts International Conference «Empowering Sustainability in a Fragile World»

The conference aimed at initiating an essential discussion on the multi-disciplinary topic among the experts in security and promotion of development, as well as the experts in specific countries and regions coming from Russia, the countries of the Middle East, Western Europe, and North America. On December 14-15, 2017, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted International Conference «Empowering Sustainability in a Fragile World». The conference was ...


Presentation of Valdai Club Report “International Intervention in Conflicts

... OSCE, EU, and NATO, both in the Post-Soviet Space and around the world. Having considered the changing trends in intervention mechanisms, Alexander Nikitin drew attention to a greater role and larger scale participation of regional organizations in conflicts regions. International intervention has become a norm to which both the international bodies and international law slowly adapt. He claimed that despite a crisis in Russia-West relations, Russia needs to cooperate with the West and other regional organizations to resolve particular conflict situations. Anatoly Isaenko reflected upon his past experience in UN peacekeeping forces and commented on the Russian policies ...


Roundtable “The former Soviet Union 25 Years after: Past, Present and the Future of Ex-republics”

... conflicts have occurred. He said that the conflicts could be divided into two groups – frozen (Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Transnistria) and active ones, such as conflicts in the Ukraine’s East and in Nagorno-Karabakh. According to the expert, Russia and Western countries can cooperate in freezing and resolving of such conflicts. In the case of Nagorno-Karabakh and Transnistria, both sides could use their experience to handle the crisis. Sergey Rekeda, RuBaltic.Ru Editor-in-Chief, MSU Director General, Information and Analytical Centre on Social and Political Processes ...


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