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RIAC Hosts International Round Table on Russia and NATO in the Framework of Euro-Atlantic Security

... Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a round table discussion on Russia and NATO in the framework of Euro-Atlantic security. The participants discussed the contours of global and regional security in today's realities, due to the prospective NATO membership for Sweden and Finland. The event was attended by Igor Ivanov, RIAC President; Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General; Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs; Antti Helantera, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Finland in the ...


NATO’s Cheek by Russia’s Jowl

Which trends seen in the West reflect Finland’s and Sweden’s possible entry into NATO Much has been said and written about the likely consequences of Finland and Sweden joining NATO. A legion of analysts have already assessed the changing balance of power in the Baltic Sea, the new situation on the ...


Prospects for Cooperation between Russia and the EU in the South Caucasus Discussed at the Meeting with Swedish Diplomats

... University; Pavel Felgenhauer, Independent Defense Analyst; and a group of Swedish diplomats headed by Amb. Annika Söder, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for the South Caucasus, former State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Sweden. The discussion focused on the following issues: the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, relations between Russia and Georgia in the context of challenges in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, and prospects for cooperation between Russia and the European Union ...


Meeting with Swedish Diplomats

... issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: state and prospects of the political situation in Belarus and the possible role of the OSCE in various scenarios for resolving the political crisis in this country, as well as current issues in Russia-Sweden relations and relations between Russia and the European Union.


Meeting with Representatives of Swedish Ministry of Defense

On March 3, 2020, Swedish Ministry of Defense staff, Håkan Andersson and Jörgen Cederberg, as well as Gudrun Persson, Member of Swedish Defence Research Agency, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On March 3, 2020, Swedish Ministry of Defense staff, Håkan Andersson and Jörgen Cederberg, as well as Gudrun Persson, Member of Swedish Defence Research Agency, visited Russian International Affairs Council. RIAC guests were informed about Council’s current projects in the field of European...


“Child Actorvism” and the Extinction Agenda of Neoliberal Racists

... countless “social justice” agitprops unleashed worldwide? Instead, such interventions have left behind a string of broken, emasculated, and dysfunctional societies. Women and children are the biggest victims here. One could also include Thunberg’s Sweden in the list of nations facing a surge in sexual violence against women and children. Swedish schools are no longer safe , and somehow no child activist has emerged to publicize this highly-proximate issue [ 2 ]]. What is the celebrated “female ...


Sanctions for the Violation of Sanctions: Businesses on US Treasury Radar

The practice of US regulators punishing specific companies for violating sanctions is of great interest In 2018, the US Department of the Treasury announced a settlement of claims against four companies totaling $60.8 million. The number of companies and the amount of the fines are small compared with previous years. In 2017 , 16 cases were settled for a total amount of $119.5 million, while, for example, in 2014, there were 22 cases worth $1.205 billion. Moreover, each case can include claims...


The Fight for Nord Stream 2: The Interests of all the Players Involved

... If the application is denied, Gazprom will simply remap the route, which will not change the timeframe or costs to any significant degree. The United States uses other countries in addition to Poland to exert pressure on the Nord Stream 2 project. Sweden and Denmark in particular have become pawns in the United States political manoeuvring, as the gas pipeline will go through their offshore areas and Gazprom has applied to these countries for construction permits. On August 25, 2016, then Vice ...


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  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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