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RIAC at international conference “Ukraine, Syria and the Arctic – From Challenges to Solutions”

... General Andrey Kortunov, Deputy Director on Science of RAS Institute for Oil and Gas Studies Vassily Bogoyavlensky, RIAC Program Manager Lyudmila Filippova and MGIMO Senior Lecturer Igor Istomin were in Toronto at international conference “ Ukraine, Syria and the Arctic – From Challenges to Solutions” sponsored by the Institute for 21st Century Questions , the Global Brief magazine and the Canadian Forces College . The event was also attended by representatives from Canada, the United States, France,...


RIAC takes a part at the conference "Ukraine, Syria and the Arctic – From Challenges to Solutions"

... and Global Brief Magazine, in partnership with the Canadian Forces College. Day One will be devoted to understanding and exploring the causes of, and potential practical solutions to Russia-West conflict and tensions, in both the Eastern Europe and Syrian theatres. Day Two will explore Arctic geopolitical, economic, environmental and scientific futures, and will examine practical avenues for Canada-Russian forward cooperation in the Arctic. The Russian International Affairs Council will be represented at the conference by Andrey Kortunov,...


Why the West, especially Europe, needs Russia

... activity and environmental concern. The Arctic has been a relatively cooperative region to date but if the European members of the Arctic Council (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) and others want it to stay that way, they are going to have to work ... ... development of Eurasia more achievable and more profitable to countries in Europe. Russia’s recent military operations in Syria have the potential to dramatically increase the number of refugees making the perilous journey to Europe. This is yet another ...


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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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