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Russia-Ukraine, India-Pakistan: Two Existential Conflicts in Eurasia

... adjacent regions: India aspires to play such a role in South and Southeast Asia, while Russia tries to exercise strategic leadership in Central Asia and in some other parts of the former Soviet Union. Andrey Kortunov: India — Pakistan and Russia — Ukraine: What if We Compare the Two? Both powers confront extremely sensitive and arguably existential challenges from their smaller and yet quite important neighbours. Pakistan has been a thorn in India’s side for a long time, while Ukraine has recently ...


RIAC and The Harvard Negotiation Project Discuss Dynamics of Russia-Ukraine Conflict

On May 4, 2022, RIAC and The Harvard Negotiation Project held another expert discussion on the current state and dynamics of Russia-Ukraine conflict, the potential role of third countries in reaching a political settlement, and possible parameters of peace agreements On May 4, 2022, RIAC and The Harvard Negotiation Project held another expert discussion on the current state and ...


We are closer to a nuclear war

An exclusive interview for Centre for Strategic Studies – Trincomalee An exclusive interview for Centre for Strategic Studies – Trincomalee Vladimir Putin has called an attack on Ukraine a military action, but the West says that it is an invasion of Ukraine. Is it an invasion or military action? Why this war? I do not think that it matters a lot how they call it. In any case, this is by far the most intense military conflict in ...


Why Did U.S. Prioritize Containing Russia Over China?

... fall, when the latest tensions in Europe became impossible to deny. Even so, few anywhere in the world predicted the sequence of events that would be set into motion at the end of last month wherein Russia commenced its special military operation in Ukraine. Andrey Kortunov: The end of diplomacy? Seven Glimpses of the New Normal Russian President Vladimir Putin articulated the aims of this campaign in his 24 February address to his nation. He said that the initial intent is to stop Kiev’s genocidal ...


Russian Security Cannot be Anti-Russian

... find out the answer to this question? To date, many fundamental works have been written that point out the imperfection of the international security system. It is both possible and necessary to propose new legal mechanisms and diplomatic structures for ... ... the current crisis. References Shalal, A., Martina, M. 2022. China faces consequences if it helps Russia evade sanctions over Ukraine – Sullivan. [online]. Yahoo!News. Available at:


Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Co-Conveners: Ukraine and Reducing Nuclear Risks

... in a way that can stand the test of time Reducing and eliminating nuclear risks that could lead to catastrophic consequences is a common interest for all nations and an enduring responsibility of the nuclear weapon states. The ongoing conflict in Ukraine elevates such risks dramatically. The firefight at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine was the latest reminder of how nuclear catastrophe can quickly rise to the surface in the “fog of war.” The leaders of China, France, Russia,...


International Crisis Group Board of Trustees Meeting on Consequences of Ukrainian Events for Global Security

... independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict, was held in an online format. The following issues were addressed during the meeting: the consequences of current events on the territory of Ukraine for European and global security, as well as possible ways to resolve the conflict. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, represented Russia at the International Crisis Group Board of Trustees meeting.


30th Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence: State of Politics and Economy

Working Paper No 61 / 2021 Working Paper No 61 / 2021 The political, economic and social life of Ukraine has undergone significant changes over the past 30 years. Russian and foreign experts often have different opinions about the impact of these changes on the republic and its inhabitants. The authors of the working paper paid particular attention ...


Turkey in the Black Sea Region: Risks for Russia?

No matter how well the cooperation between Ankara and Kiev may develop, Erdogan will not forget about the “intermediary” role between Ukraine and Russia On February 3, 2022, President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan made an official visit to Ukraine, during which he managed to put his signature to a Turkey–Ukraine free trade agreement following more than ten years of negotiations ...


Will the U.S.-Russian Strategic Dialogue Be a Step Back from War?

... us today. Andrey Kortunov : You’re welcome. Schlanger : The tension that’s been growing in the most recent period can be traced back to the Dec. 3rd leak in the Washington Post, claiming that the Russians and President Putin are about to invade Ukraine. This has led to several discussions, two talks, in fact, videoconference talks between Presidents Putin and Biden. And there is a demand from President Putin that there be a discussion about legally binding agreements for Russian national security....


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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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