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Andrey Kortunov: Cooperation with the West Will Only Happen When Russia Modernises

We are facing a generational change among the leaders of the world’s great powers We are facing a generational change among the leaders of the world’s great powers. Russia can return to closer relations with the West only if the Kremlin’s future leaders sets itself the goal of serious social and economic modernisation, according to Andrey Kortunov , Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), who would have been a speaker at the Lennart ...

15.05.2020

East vs West: New Political Reality for the Post-Coronavirus World

China today presents a legitimate new alternative, and thus a threat, to the Western system “The world will never be the same after the Coronavirus” — these words uttered by International Relations veteran Henry Kissinger most certainly have substance behind them. Beyond the major impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on ...

13.05.2020

Importance of the Libyan Crisis for Russia After the Arab Spring

... issues of international immigration, conventional security, and energy policy, all in close proximity to the European continent. Nikolay Kozhanov observes in this regard that "having entered the Libyan conflict, Moscow shows to Europe and the USA that it will not limit itself to Syria and Ukraine and that its 'success' in Syria is not accidental." While Moscow is not interested in a direct confrontation with the West, it may use its relatively successful Libya endeavour to accrue status benefits in its negotiations with Western nations, trading certain aspects of its Libya presence off for other unrelated assets, as it has possibly done in the case of Syria. ...

13.12.2019

Meeting with Sberbank Institutional Investors from the USA and Great Britain

... Management (USA), Danske Capital (Finland), Invesco Advisors (USA), Ivy Investment Management Company (USA), Lombard Odier (Switzarland),Prudential Investment Management (USA), Route One Investment Company (USA), Wellington Management International (USA) The following issues were discussed during the meeting: the state and prospects for relations between Russia and the West, the possibilities of progress in resolving the Ukrainian crisis, and the prospects for Russia-China interaction. Particular attention was paid to the analysis of the possible evolution of the anti-Russian sanctions policy of the United States and ...

15.09.2019

Russia’s Way of Being in the World, from Yesterday to Tomorrow

... China too would make this mistake later, in relation to the USSR. By “go it alone” or go it with one’s allies but without each other, not only meant in world affairs in general but more specifically and much worse, in relations with the US and the West. Within this matryoshka doll was another: the notion that the search for negotiations and pacts with the USA was strategically more important than, and on a qualitatively superior plane to the relationship with China. China would make the same mistake with regard to Soviet Russia a decade or so later. While there were partial course corrections along the ...

30.08.2019

Russian Revisionism or Restoring Justice?

... agencies,” not purchase political advertisements on social media, and refrain from public assessments of the quality of elections “before international observation missions issue their reports.” This also applies to other issues: in response to the West’s accusations of revisionism, Russia should not deny the facts and attempt to defend itself; rather, it should begin the dialogue with the words: “We understand you.” This approach sets a positive tone for seeking a compromise. Even if the Kremlin sees ...

01.08.2019

The Three Phases of Jihadism

... training them in the Middle East or Pakistan, and sending them back to Europe to establish caliphates. The third phase of Jihadism, namely ISIS, held a post-millenarian perspective, as opposed to Al Qaeda which was pre-millenarian. By the same token, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi independently developed a form of jihad that was mostly sectarian. He was far more focused on killing Shias than westerners, targeting the heretics before the real infidels. He failed temporarily in Iraq after an overwhelming Shia reaction but was able to win supporters from among Iraqi Sunnis (including former Baathists) who were antagonized and persecuted. With ...

08.05.2019

Standing for Everything Evil against Everything Good: Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe

... and 2000s. The list of reasons for this development can be very long, but the essence of changes in Russia today is clear: the western model will not be accepted to the detriment of the Russian values. This causes anger on the part of Europe and the United ... ...? The current crisis in relations with European countries is a natural and expected response on the part of Moscow to the refusal of Europe’s ruling parties to accept Russia’s worldview and values and the reluctance to understand its motives and principal ...

19.02.2019

Support for Cooperation among Governments to Address Cyber Threats to Nuclear Weapons Systems

Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) We have crossed over to a new nuclear era in which cyber capabilities transform the nuclear risks. A successful cyberattack on nuclear weapons or related systems—including nuclear planning systems, early warning systems, communication systems, and delivery systems, in addition to the nuclear weapons themselves — could have catastrophic consequences. Bilateral and multilateral...

15.02.2019

Support for Crisis Management Dialogue and Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region

Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Today, the United States, NATO, and Russia continue to severely curtail dialogue on crisis management in the Euro-Atlantic region, depriving ourselves of an essential tool to prevent an incident from turning into unimaginable catastrophe. The lack of effective and reliable crisis management dialogue and tools sharpens mistrust and undercuts progress on broader issues...

15.02.2019
 

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%)
 
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