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Patterns of Environmental Negligence: An Opportunity to Rethink Global Governance

... answers, several experts have hinted at the possibility that the permafrost’s melting might have weakened the plant’s infrastructure, as the surface becomes more and more unstable due to global warming. It is worth mentioning that already in 2017, the Arctic Council (a high-level intergovernmental forum of which Russia is part of) published a report that warned about foundations in permafrost regions not being able to support the loads they used to. The findings suggested that measures needed to be taken to ...


Opportunities for Cooperation with UNITAR Discussed at RIAC

... In the course of the meeting, the parties shared information on educational and research projects, discussed the possibilities for the development of expert online and webinar meetings, as well as the use of RIAC analytical and training materials in UN training programs. Special attention was given to RIAC research on such topics as migration, international cooperation in the Arctic, and conflict resolution in the Middle East. An agreement was reached to continue interaction between the organizations.


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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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