Search: Russia,France (112 materials)

 

Meeting with French Ambassador Pierre Levy and German Ambassador Geza Andreas von Geyr

On May 5, 2022, Igor Ivanov, RIAC President, had a meeting with French Ambassador Pierre Levy and German Ambassador Geza Andreas von Geyr at the French Embassy in Russia On May 5, 2022, Igor Ivanov, RIAC President, had a meeting with French Ambassador Pierre Levy and German Ambassador Geza Andreas von Geyr at the French Embassy in Russia. The meeting addressed the prospects in relations between Russia and the ...

05.05.2022

RIAC and Institut Montaigne Round Table on Settling the Ukrainian Crisis

... held a round table on resolving the Ukrainian crisis and a ceasefire On March 31, 2022, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with Institut Montaigne held a round table on resolving the Ukrainian crisis and a ceasefire. Experts from Russia and France were invited to participate in the discussion. RIAC members and scientists representing RAS IMEMO, RAS Institute of Europe, MGIMO University, Higher School of Economics, as well as French experts from Institut Montaigne and the European Council ...

01.04.2022

New Stage of Russia-France Relations Discussed at French Embassy Meeting

... French Ambassador to Russia, at his residence On March 9, 2022, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Pierre Levy, French Ambassador to Russia, at his residence. The conversation was structured around the state and prospects of Russia-France relations in the context of Russia’s military operation on the territory of Ukraine. Possible new EU sanctions against Russia, as well as the options for de-escalating the crisis, were discussed. The meeting was attended by French Embassy staff....

09.03.2022

The Role of Nuclear Energy for the Achievement of the EU’s and Russia’s Climate Targets

... between French and Russian nuclear companies on the use of additive technologies leaves a window of hope for future energy relations . The energy interdependence between the EU and Russia is fundamentally going to change and comprehending the role that Russia will hold in the future EU energy system is a crucial point. Overall, Germany most likely will keep nuclear power out of its energy mix. This means that France could attempt to over-produce nuclear energy with the sole intention of becoming the lead-exporter of energy inside the EU. As suggested by Noreng, it is likely that in the future European energy market, France will become the major provider of ...

04.03.2022

In the Eye of the Storm: Mali’s Search for New Partners in 2022

... towards France, as well as the G5 Sahel, has tumbled. This is largely to do with a series of diplomatic spats between France, ECOWAS, and the interim Malian government over the course of last year. Besides, sanctions have been imposed by ECOWAS and France for Mali’s purported dealings with the Wagner Group , a Russian private military company (PMC), and refusal to stick to the presidential elections’ timeline set by international agreement for February 27, 2022. Most recently, on January 14, 2022, protests against sanctions from ECOWAS and France have unfurled ...

28.02.2022

Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group Supports Joint Statement of the Leaders of the Five Nuclear-Weapon States Affirming: “A Nuclear War Cannot be Won and Must Never be Fought”

... Security Leadership Group (EASLG) The Co-Conveners of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) released the following statement : “We welcome the leadership shown by the leaders of The People’s Republic of China, the French Republic, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America in their January 3, 2022 Joint Statement on Preventing Nuclear War and Avoiding Arms Races. We are encouraged by the statement’s clear affirmation ...

14.01.2022

Second RIAC and CONFLITS Webinar on Central Africa and the Sahel Region

... Mali. The webinar was attended by Herve Juvin, Member of the European Parliament, President of the Identity and Democracy Foundation; Daniel Dory, former Vice Minister of Territorial Planning of Bolivia, Associate Professor, La Rochelle University (France); Wolfgang Pusztai, Senior Advisor at the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES) in Vienna. Russian side was represented by: Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General; Denis Degterev, Head of the Department of Theory and History of International Relations, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia; Svetlana Bokeria, Associate Professor, Department ...

02.11.2021

RIAC and Institut Montaigne Discussed JCPOA and Regional Policy of Iran

On September 22, 2021, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the Institut Montaigne (France) held a closed workshop “JCPOA and Regional Policies of Iran: Visions from Russia and France”. The goal of the meeting was to find a commonality between the positions of Russia and France on key issues related to Iranian issues On September 22, 2021, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the Institut Montaigne (France) ...

23.09.2021

Nuclear Energy is not Dead! Understanding the Drivers Underpinning the Ongoing Nuclear Renaissance

... survive around our universe, with the conquest of the Moon, Mars and exoplanets relying on nuclear-powered spacecraft. While nuclear power has suffered from Chernobyl and Fukushima, even in some countries where it has shown positive results, such as France, ambitious projects like the Russian floating nuclear power plant have proved to be a valuable solution for advanced countries to provide clean and affordable energy to the rest of the world. Future disasters are a possibility that cannot be ruled out, and while they are a tragedy,...

16.06.2021

Conquering the Emptiness: A New Stage in the Militarization of Outer Space

... taught to officers at the new training centre. The U.S. initiative caused a domino effect among its allies. In September 2019, France established, as part of its air force, a Space Command with a higher status than before, and in October 2020, NATO announced ... ... large military powers will grant their military space agencies a higher and more autonomous status. Significantly, this is where Russia has been well ahead of the curve, as the country’s space forces have always enjoyed a relatively high degree of autonomy....

09.02.2021
 

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