Search: Russia,United Kingdom,International security (19 materials)


Should Russia Be Worried by the New AUKUS Alliance?

... political alliance consisting of the United States, Australia, and the UK (AUKUS) and the corollary rupture of France’s “contract of the century” to build a new generation of diesel-powered submarines for Australia elicited mixed reactions in Russia. Some were pleased to see a conflict arise between the United States and France, while some expressed concern that the alliance targets Moscow just as much as it does Beijing. Others were worried about the implications of the U.S. decision to share ...


“I’ll Be Fire”: Who Will Throw a Boot on the Remote Control?

... “red lines” and the warning shots, for one reason or another, take a toll in human life? The incident in the Black Sea concerning the manoeuvres of the British destroyer HMS Defender led to an exchange of information and diplomatic jabs between Russia and the UK. Russia and the West have a fundamentally different understanding of the legal status of the Republic of Crimea, and hence its sea borders. The British do not recognise Crimea as Russian. They regard the territorial waters in which the ...


UK–Russia Security Dialogue. European Security

... Introduction This conference report outlines the main findings of the workshop on ‘European Security’ organised by RUSI and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) in February 2021 as part of the UK–Russia Security Dialogue . The dialogue is ... ... relations with Russia are difficult, the current status quo is viewed as sustainable and there are many other issues on the international security agenda for the UK to focus on beyond relations with Russia. At the same time, it was noted that if Russia ...


RIAC and RUSI Discuss European Security and Arms Control Issues

On February 17, 2021, RIAC completed the 5th cycle of the long-term bilateral Russia-UK security project "A New Agenda for Russia–UK Relations" by holding a Russia-UK expert workshop On February 17, 2021, RIAC completed the 5th cycle of the long-term bilateral Russia-UK security project "A New Agenda for Russia–UK ...


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

... 2020, NATO announced the creation of a space centre at Allied Air Command in the Ramstein Air Base in Germany. Meanwhile, the United Kingdom is planning to establish its own Space Command in 2022 , and even the “pacifist” Japan announced the launch ... ... 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....


RIAC and RUSI Online Workshop on Global Health and Security

On December 14, 2020, a Russian-British online workshop on global health and security was held. This workshop opened the fifth cycle of the long-term Russia-UK project “A New Agenda for Russia–UK Relations" (Dialog on Security Issues) On December 14, 2020, a Russian-British ...


UK–Russia Security Relations: Talking To Understand

RIAC–RUSI Report A report based on findings from the latest round of the UK–Russia Track 1.5 (non-governmental) bilateral security dialogue, which RUSI held in collaboration with the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). Previous iterations of the dialogue have covered a range of geopolitical issues such as the Intermediate-Range ...


Arctic Maritime Security: A View from Russia and Britain

On October 14, 2019, in Arkhangelsk, Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) hosted a seminar on “Maritime Security in the Arctic: A View from Russia and Britain” as part of a joint project of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Royal United Services Institute, RUSI “Russian-British Security Dialogue” On October 14, 2019, in Arkhangelsk, Northern (Arctic) Federal University ...


Intermediate-Range Challenges

... (but not the only, as we will discuss later) prerequisites for arms reduction and cutting the associated costs. At present, Russia does not question the fact that the INF Treaty, if observed, is a key component of the current environment, which can be ... ... bury the very principle of arms control or create an environment for a new strategic stability architecture. France and the United Kingdom are obviously concerned about the possibility of becoming targets for Russia’s restored non-strategic missiles....


Second Seminar within Russian-British RIAC and RUSI Project on Security Issues

On November 7–8, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council hosted the second seminar of the third cycle of the Russian-British bilateral project on ... ... seminar of the third cycle of the project will be held in London in early 2019 and will be devoted to the policy of Russia and the United Kingdom in the Middle East region.


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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