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Untying the Ukrainian Knot: The Continental Union Project

... component if a certain common meaning is accepted by the majority of the population. Is it realistic to find a single meaning in our case; after all, the territory of the future “Union” is a field of tense interaction between post-Christian Western Europe, Russia (which has been living in a "value vacuum" for over 30 years) and the Islamic World? To put it blunty, yes, it is possible. People do have a common need: to halt moral degradation, hatred and malice; combat social injustice; challenge ...

15.09.2022

Europe’s Myths

... will not have to recycle old myths and long-standing illusions that we often created ourselves, writes Valdai Club Programme Director Timofei Bordachev . After initially keeping a low profile during the acute military-political confrontation between Russia and the West over Ukraine, the European Union suddenly surprised the world in the latter half of June with more important decisions than the approval of yet another package of sanctions against Moscow. First, the land transit problem between the Russian mainland and Kaliningrad dramatically ...

01.07.2022

The Europe of Political Realism and the Future of NATO—Back to Basics?

... borders in Central and Eastern Europe—Slovakia, Poland, Romania, the Baltic States, Bulgaria, as well as the US grouping in Europe—are being strengthened. Third, on March 14, one of the largest NATO manoeuvres, Cold Response 2022, began in Norway. ... ... necessarily lower the escalation threshold. For example, there is no question of renouncing the restrictions of the Founding Act of Russia-NATO relations on the non-deployment of nuclear weapons in the “new” countries of the alliance. Moreover, as a result ...

04.04.2022

RIAC at the Dialogue EuropeRussia Advisory Board Meeting

On May 19, 2021, a regular meeting of the Dialogue EuropeRussia Advisory Board, held twice a year under the leadership of Wolfgang Schüssel, Chancellor of Austria (2000–2007), was held online On May 19, 2021, a regular meeting of the Dialogue EuropeRussia Advisory Board, held twice a year under the ...

21.05.2021

To Stay or Not to Stay? Seven Concerns Russia Has about the OSCE

... comparatively low-budget institution. Russia pays about $ 80 million per year as its contribution to the regular budget of the United Nations (not to mention another $ 300 million on UN peacekeeping), and close to $40 million per year to the Council of Europe. The Russian contribution to the OSCE budget has never exceeded $ 10 million per year and the Organization’s field operations have always been relatively inexpensive for Moscow. The OSCE is a good investment opportunity for the Kremlin if Russia still cares ...

19.05.2021

Only Now Do We See the Real Disintegration of the USSR

... that we are neighbours, share a common history and the country’s large Russian-speaking minority. Surely the interactions were difficult and frustrating, but we should have paid more attention to these countries. Mark Entin, Ekaterina Entina: The European Vector of Russia’s Foreign Policy: On the Anniversary of Russia’s Accession to the Council of Europe But I understand why it happened. From the Russian point of view— present even among liberal Russian politicians— the logic was: we, the Russian elite, ...

20.04.2021

The European Vector of Russia’s Foreign Policy: On the Anniversary of Russia’s Accession to the Council of Europe

Without Russia’s Participation, the Pan-European Organization Would Lose Much of its Meaning for the EU On February 28, 1996, the Russian Federation acceded to the Council of Europe. Russia was pleased with another foreign political success. Full of hopes for amiable and friendly cooperation with other European states. Full of illusions. A quarter of a century of Russia’s participation in the Council of Europe is a major milestone ...

02.03.2021

The Future of Treaty on Open Skies Discussed at Online International Expert Dialog on Russia-NATO Relations

On February 18, 2021, another online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states On February 18, 2021, another online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states....

19.02.2021

Building Europe’s Future

... just concluded a bilateral year of Higher Education Cooperation and Science, and in September, we have started our year of Germany in Russia, which includes a multitude of education and research related events and projects. II (Is the discussion on European-Russian relations adequate?) What I just mentioned shines a light on only some of the many layers of relations Russian universities and scientific institutions enjoy with European countries. I´m convinced, if we added them all up, the Euro-Russian dimension ...

26.11.2020
 

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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