Search: West,European Union (37 materials)


RIAC at Dahrendorf Symposium 2016

... military, mostly from the EU member countries. Alexey Gromyko, RIAC member and Director of the RAS Institute of Europe, and Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, took part in the work of the Dahrendorf Symposium and addressed the meeting. Programme European Union in the World 2025 – Scenarios for External Relations


Richard Sakwa: West-Russia Crisis: We Need to Break Out of the Vicious Circle

... East Germany over the last 25 years. All that has done is to stabilize the same level of inequality between East Germany and West Germany. That’s what the Dutch referendum is all about. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares Igor Ivanov: A Diagnosis from Munich ... ... provoking the crises not solving them? What is the role of NATO in these changes? The paperback version came out this year. The European Union has become subsumed into a large Atlantic community and it lost a lot of its activity and political autonomy. NATO ...


Russia has to reinvent its economic model

... change the Russian position in Ukraine or to erode the popularity of President Putin inside Russia. Today the position of the European Union is that the lifting of sanctions depends on the full implementation of the Minsk Agreements on Ukraine signed a ... ... the value of its national currency, the ruble, against the US dollar over the last two years, Russia would be, according to Western media, on the brink of economic collapse. Yet both the Russian people and government sounded more optimistic. What’s ...


Ukraine between West and East

... Kiev is hardly able to restore control over the regions ruled by pro-Russian forces, and on the other, the abandonment of Luhansk and Donetsk regions may give rise to separatism in western Ukraine, placing the country stranded between Russia and the West. Besides, the financially emaciated European Union will be hardly enthusiastic about taking aboard the economically damaged and heavily populated Ukraine. REUTERS Ukraine and Syria – How Far Will We Go? Interview with European Leadership Network Director Ian Kearns At the same time,...


The Tough Lessons of the EU-Russia Crisis

Russia and the West should refrain from hostile and inflammatory rhetoric that fuels public mistrust Relations between Russia and the European Union are in deep crisis – perhaps the most serious crisis since the end of the Cold War. As the Russian Federation’s former foreign minister, I particularly regret this bleak state of affairs as along with my European counterparts ...


Helsinki +40 Seminar Held in Stockholm

On March 11, 2015, RIAC Program Manager Natalia Evtikhevich was in Stockholm to take part in a seminar “ The OSCE’s Role in Consolidating European Security ” held within the Helsinki+40 project by the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly , the Swedish Parliament and the Swedish Institute of International Affairs ( UI ). The event was attended by Cochairman of “Helsinki+40” project Joao Soares, OSCE PA Secretary General Spencer Oliver, UI Director Mats Karllson and SIPRI Chairman...



... finally taking advantage of its unique geopolitical position between the major poles of the global economy to take its rightful place in the complex system of relations between states in the Far East and South East Asia. Russia has demonstrated to the West that there are alternative economic partners to the European Union, with the demand for Russian hydrocarbons in China and other developing markets in the region just as high as in Europe. The partnership between China and Russia has both political and economic dimensions. Russia and China have similar ...


Poll conducted

  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%)
For business
For researchers
For students