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RIAC and Human Rights Watch Held Seminar on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan

Within the framework of the seminar the state of the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, the roots of the crisis, and possible steps to stabilizing the situation were discussed On October 14, 2021, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the Human Rights Watch (HRW) held a seminar “Possible Solutions to Humanitarian ...

15.10.2021

The 8th International Meeting of Intellectuals takes Place in Pyatigorsk

... economy. The participants of the conference also touched demographic, environmental, climatic, economic, and educational issues. In the framework of the regional issues, there was a discussion on China, the Middle East, Central Asia, and the situation in Afghanistan. On the RIAC side, the meeting was attended by: Dmitry Suslov, Deputy Director at the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies, RIAC Member; Georgi Asatrian, Research Fellow at the Institute of Scientific Information for ...

14.10.2021

Experts from Russia, India and Iran Discuss Developments in Afghanistan

On October 6, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF, India), and Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS, Iran) held a joint roundtable “Developments in Afghanistan and their regional implications: Russian, Indian and Iranian Perspectives” On October 6, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF, India), and Institute for Political and International ...

08.10.2021

Russia’s War on Terror(ism)

While keeping an eye on Kabul, Moscow is not sitting back The chaotic US exit strategy from Afghanistan, the quick Taliban takeover, the resurgence of Isis-K attacks and the rise of militant factions have emphasized the need for other international actors to fill the void left by the United States and map out a strategy for Central Asian stability....

06.10.2021

Davis Center Discussion "The Taliban Takeover and Central Asian Security: What Will Russia and China Do?"

On September 30, 2021, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University held a public international expert discussion on the topic: "The Taliban Takeover and Central Asian Security: What Will Russia and China Do?" On September 30, 2021, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University held a public international expert discussion on the topic: "The Taliban Takeover and Central Asian Security: What Will Russia and China Do?" Foreign affairs...

03.10.2021

Are Rules of the Game Possible in the Era of Nuclear Weapons?

The inglorious end of the US military intervention in Afghanistan (and in the Middle East) made it possible to speculate that the end of the domination of the Western powers in world affairs has finally come The inglorious end of the US military intervention in Afghanistan (and in the Middle East) made ...

29.09.2021

The Shaikh Group Expert Meeting on Security Challenges in the Middle East

... Britain, Germany, Sweden, China, and India took part in the discussion. The discussion focused on the attempts of the leadership of Iraq to mediate in negotiations between Iran and Saudi Arabia, as well as the potential impact of the change of power in Afghanistan on the balance of power in the region and the prospects for strengthening security in the Middle East. Irina Zvyagelskaya, RIAC Member, Head of the Center for the Middle East Studies at RAS IMEMO, Professor of the Department of Oriental Studies ...

28.09.2021

Comparing The Contours of Russia’s Ummah Pivot in Syria & Afghanistan

... will enable the Kremlin to perfect its balancing act between East and West and thus emerge as the supercontinent’s supreme balancing force exactly as it plans. Moscow’s differing degrees of involvement in two countries in recent years, Syria and Afghanistan, can be considered case studies of this policy. Both are mired in very complex conflicts and are geostrategically positioned in their respective regions. Furthermore, Russia has been compelled by circumstances to pragmatically engage a wide ...

27.09.2021

Prospects and Scenarios for Afghanistan: Russian and Chinese Interests

Countering common threats requires that Russia and China are on the same page Russia and China’s Common Interests in Afghanistan The interests of Russia and China in Afghanistan, as well as those of the adjacent countries in Central and Southern Asia, are arguably as follows. 1. A neutral Afghanistan with no foreign contingents on its territory As the strife between ...

24.09.2021

RIAC and Institut Montaigne Discussed JCPOA and Regional Policy of Iran

... workshop, there was a discussion of the role of Russia and France in the possible restoration of the JCPOA, future of the Iran nuclear deal, key directions of Iran's regional policy and the transformation of its foreign policy due to the situation in Afghanistan. Leading Russian and French diplomats and experts attended the meeting. On the RIAC side, the meeting was attended by: Andrey Kortunov, Director General at the RIAC; Aydar Aganin, Deputy Director at the Foreign Policy Planning Department of ...

23.09.2021
 

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    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  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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