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The Impact of Tensions between the EU and Russia at the People-to-People Level

... West. Moreover, according to polls conducted in November 2014, nearly 25% of respondents were convinced that Russia was actually at war with Western powers. In 2015 another Russian sociological pollster, Public Opinion Fund, conducted a survey about Russian-European relations. It demonstrated that 43% of Russians polled believed that the EU did not want to cooperate with Russia, whereas 37% held the opposite opinion. In their next opinion poll conducted in 2016, 73% of respondents believed that Russia-EU ...


Talloires (France) Hosts a Meeting for the U.S. and Russian Experts to Discuss Global Disorder Management

... Talloires, France On June 9–10 Talloires (France) hosted a Russian-American expert meeting «Managing Global Disorder: Prospects for U.S.-Russia Cooperation». The meeting was organized by the Council on Foreign Relations , New York, the USA, at Tufts European University Center , Talloires, France. Russian and American experts discussed opportunities and restrictions for cooperation between the two countries in the context of modern international system manageability increase, including comparative assessment of threat perception, global politics ...


RIAC Hosts a Working Group Meeting for the Future of a Greater Europe Project

... the West as well as problems of conventional arms control and confidence-building in Europe. RIAC was represented by RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov , Ivan Timofeev , RIAC Director of Programs and Alexey Gromyko , Director of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The meeting was co-chaired by Des Browne, Former Secretary of State for Defence, Chair of the European Leadership Network, Member of the House of Lords (United Kingdom), and Özdem Sanberk, Former Chief Foreign Policy Advisor ...


The EU-Russia Strategic Partnership was destined to fail from the start

... been planned prior to the events of 2014), only mutual recognition of the existing difficulties could create a solid base for constructive and cooperative relationship. Moreover, politicians and diplomats must endeavour to find a compromise between European idealism and Russia’s pragmatic approach to foreign affairs. At the moment, however, it is just as unlikely that there will be another Agreement any time soon, as it is unclear whether Strategic Partnership frameworks are, in fact, relevant in today’s unpredictable ...


Russia–Turkey Interface for Europe

... between Turkey and Europe. In 2005, when negotiations on Turkey’s accession to the European Union were restarted, Russia expressed its positive attitude. There were several official statements made that Russia supports rapprochement between Turkey and Europe. Russia and the EU were had a budding relationship at that time. We saw the challenges that the rapidly expanding Greater Europe was facing, but we were relying on common sense and that the impetuses we witnessed at the point of the EU’s creation would ...


PIMCO Delegation Visits RIAC

... London; Yacov Arnapolin, senior portfolio manager in developing markets, London; Alexander Schmitt, portfolio manager, Allianz Investment Management, Munich; Tom Levinson, chief analyst, Sberbank. The guests were informed on RIAC activities and discussed Russia's current foreign policy's issues, Russia-U.S. and Russia-EU relations as well as the prospects of lifting the sanctions imposed on Russia. PIMCO manages both individual and institutional investors' individual accounts and open-end funds. The fund ...


The EU Global Strategy's Security Dimension

... and what «strategic autonomy», proclaimed in GS, will eventually mean. In any case, it is the problem which will be solved by the Europeans themselves and by nobody else. Most Russian analysts cannot agree with a one-sided evaluation of Russia's policy in Europe presented in GS. And, naturally, they do and will object against this biased approach. For the sake of objectivity, the position of the other, i.e. Russian side, should have been taken into consideration. Naturally, most welcome is the proposal ...


The EU Global Strategy: Is It Global and Strategic?

... Lisbon Treaty in 2009 partly overcame this problem. However, the situation deteriorated further because of the world economic crisis, then destabilization of the South and South-East periphery of the EU, then the migration crisis and the fallout with Russia. Finally, as if that was not enough, the European integration project per se, not to mention its upgrading to the next level of global competition, has been endangered with two more daunting factors: Brexit and substantial transformation of party-political systems in Europe and the United States....


Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group Meets in London

... procedures for such a dialogue. Second, we have to agree on a set of urgent means to avoid the threat of an inadvertent conflict in Europe. Moreover, we need to find ways to start rebuilding predictability and trust. Some of the proposals to this end we have ... ... disposal. Third, we need to start a discussion on common security threats and challenges — probably within the NATO — Russia Council framework. I do not think that it would be too difficult to start such a discussion, but it is critically important ...


The (First) Russo-American Cyberwar: How Obama Lost & Putin Won, Ensuring a Trump Victory

... and Russia is not a champion of communism and the international left—admire Putin’s authoritarianism and see him as a defender of the West, a newly increasingly illiberal, rather than liberal, West, and Russian support for right-wing pro-Russian parties in Europe is hardly limited to propaganda and disinformation: Russia has been orchestrating loans to right-wing parties all over Europe, including (but hardly limited) to France. And Trump and his advisor Bannon have made no secret that they want to ally ...


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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