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Experts and Diplomats from Russia and the EU Countries Discuss Relations between Russia and the EU during the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

... RIAC President; Alexander Grushko, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation; Dr Stanislav Rascan, State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Dr. Mitja Slavinec, State Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Slovenia; Branko Rakovec, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Slovenia to the Russian Federation; and Markus Ederer, Ambassador of the European Union to the Russian Federation On November 11, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC),...


Meeting with Slovenian Diplomats

On May 21, 2021, Branko Rakovec, Slovenian Ambassador to Russia, and Katarina Gradic Rezan, Embassy Counsellor, visited Russian International Affairs Council On May 21, 2021, Branko Rakovec, Slovenian Ambassador to Russia, and Katarina Gradic Rezan, Embassy Counsellor, visited Russian ...


Possible International “Package Solution” Formats on the Balkans Issue

... Format” Scenarios 1. Regardless of the resolution of the post-Yugoslav heritage problems, formation of a permanent "Balkan Council" is a top priority. It would include representatives of Russia, the US, Great Britain, Turkey, France, Italy, Slovenia and Germany as international observers, with mediation on the part of the EU and the UN, and also envoys of all the Western Balkan countries. The logical way to give life to this format is to reframe and accelerate the work of the Regional Cooperation ...


Moscow State University launches first-ever branch-out in Europe

Moscow State University has launched its first-ever affiliation in Europe. It's based on the premises of the University of Primorska in Koper, Slovenia. An agreement on cooperation between the two universities and on the setting up of a joint research center was signed by Moscow State University rector Viktor Sadovnichy and the University of Primorska rector, Dragan Marusic. 'We plan to develop ...


The Pirangate Scandal: Lessons from the Balkans

The border dispute arbitration between Croatia and Slovenia over the Piran Bay was unexpectedly thrown into doubt following revelations that the Slovenian representative broke the impartiality rule. On 22 July, Croatian daily Vecernji List circulated the transcript of tapped phone conversations between ...


Moving Towards New Meanings. 9 May in the Balkans

... (SFRY). The German, Italian, Hungarian and Bulgarian occupation forces were active in the region. The parties to the conflict included the royal government that turned into a government-in-exile, and the civil administrations of occupied Serbia and Slovenia, whose leaders chose collaboration as the only way to alleviate the situation for the people. The Ustaše-ruled Independent State of Croatia is well known [2] . There was also Draža Mihailović’s Serbian nationalist Chetnik movement ...


Modern Russia in the Modern Balkans: Soft Power through Investment

... (linking the “north-east – south-west” and the “north-west - south-east” routes) and the population and current political establishment’s favorable attitude. Russian companies also have major business interests there. Slovenia and Croatia can be viewed as potential partners . Although Russian projects have not yet charted particular successes, these countries may find Russia an attractive alternative to their current western partners due to the EU’s economic ...


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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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