Search: Russia,Europe (119 materials)

 

Sanctions Have Not Been So Bad

... possibility of new sanctions being imposed on Russia by the US, it is the European view that is worth looking at. Dr Richard Connolly, Associate Fellow for Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House (UK) shares his thoughts on economic ties between Russia and the European Union. chathamhouse.org Richard Connolly How do you think will possible new US sanctions affect economic ties between the EU and Russia? In this case we can only guess. If we look at the evidence from the last few years there has been deterioration,...

16.02.2018

Andrey Kortunov Takes Part in Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies International Conference in Pisa

... program Erasmus+. On December 18 Sant’ Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa hosted an international conference «Overlapping Easts: From Shared Neighborhood to Globalized Borderlands» under the auspices of EU international program Erasmus+. European and American scientists who focus on Post-Soviet space issues and its interactions with European Union took part in the conference. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, made a report at the opening session of the conference.

19.12.2017

RIAC Takes Part in International Training for Experts and Journalists in Florence

... Studies, with the support of Academy of Global Governance and Torino World Affairs Institute at the University of Torino held an international training session for the representatives of analytical centers, experts, and journalists «The Resilience of Russia’s Global Outreach: Challenges and Opportunities». On December 13-15 European University Institute in Florence under the auspices of Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies , with the support of Academy of Global Governance and Torino World Affairs Institute at the University of Torino held an international training ...

16.12.2017

International Expert Group Lays out Ukraine’s Future Scenarios in Berlin

On November 8 in Berlin Friedrich Ebert Stiftung headquarters hosted a presentation of the report on Ukraine’s future scenarios prepared by an international group of experts in 2016-2017. On November 8 in Berlin Friedrich Ebert Stiftung headquarters hosted a presentation of the report on Ukraine’s future scenarios prepared by an international group of experts in 2016-2017. The authors of the report, as well as German experts on Ukraine and German Federal Office authorities took part in the discussion...

09.11.2017

Russia, the USA & Europe: Is Instability Immutable?

... itself over negative emotion. A diplomatic initiative right now would be futile and misguided; but the manifest threats to stability may eventually force the parties to talk, as they did in the Cold War. If we are to re-establish a modicum of trust, Russia, Europe and the USA will need to address the fundamental issue which has led to the present rupture and which they have failed to address for the past quarter century: the “In Betweens”, the Russian periphery. Trust is entirely absent at the moment,...

30.10.2017

The Euro-Atlantic Security Formula: The Implications of NATO-Russia Relations to the Baltic Sea Region

... give way to a rational dialogue on the parameters of vulnerability as well as measures of trust and control. Given the inertia of the US cyber scandal, such dialogue could be initiated by Germany. The sixth component concerns peripheral conflicts in Russia and Europe. The most serious of these is the situation in Donbass and the civil war in Syria. In both conflicts, Russia and the West are on opposing sides. Symptomatically, even the common threat coming from the Islamic » State and other radicals does little ...

05.10.2017

The Western Guide to Understanding the Russian Mind

... (Ukraine and Crimea) which the European Union shouldn’t be concerned with. The idea of having a strong NATO in order to keep us from danger is very noble, but the NATO countries are not happy paying any money at all. Why should America pay for it? Russia is a European state. So, when I get across when they talk about Europe as the EU, I say: ‘I am a citizen of the biggest country in Europe and that’s not in the EU, and never will be.’ But Russia obviously is a bastion of civilisation. Just as Central ...

28.08.2017

RIAC and European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) discuss the Middle East Crises

... Middle East and North Africa. The event was opened by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Fredrik Wesslau, Director of the Wider Europe Programme at ECFR. The experts discussed regional actors’ stances in the Middle East conflicts, as well as Russian and European Union’s attitudes to the Syrian, Libyan, and Yemeni crises. European and Russian representatives assessed current processes and possible developments in the Middle East. The experts also discussed possible vectors of cooperation in the region....

13.07.2017

Managing the Cold Peace between Russia and the West

... Organization "Association of Euro-Atlantic Cooperation", former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation; Tarja Cronberg , former Member of the European Parliament (Finland); Alexei Gromyko , Director of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IE RAS), (Russia); Igor Yurgens , Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Contemporary Development, Vice President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Russia); Sir Tony Brenton , former UK Ambassador ...

06.07.2017

Damage Assessment: EU-Russia Relations in Crisis

The ELN-RIAC Special Report A new Special Report edited by Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and European Leadership Network (ELN) assesses the damage to EU-Russia relations after three years of crisis. Featuring Russian and European experts, the report presents their analysis on fundamental aspects of deteriorating EU-Russia relations, including economic impact, political relations and people-to-people contact. For each of these areas the Russian experts present and assess ...

20.06.2017
 

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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