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North to Move and Not to Lose

What the Big Game in the Arctic could look like The activity of the United States Navy and the U.S.’s NATO allies in the Arctic is becoming a standing factor. The visit to the Barents Sea by a group of destroyers, regular under-ice exercises by nuclear submarines, the air ...

06.07.2020

RIAC and Polar Institute Present the Report on Implementing Marine Management in the Arctic Ocean

On June 4, 2020, RIAC in partnership with Woodrow Wilson Center's Polar Institute (USA), made a presentation of the report Implementing Marine Management in the Arctic Ocean. On June 4, 2020, RIAC in partnership with Woodrow Wilson Center's Polar Institute (USA), made a presentation of the report Implementing Marine Management in the Arctic Ocean . The authors of the report, Dr. Andrei Zagorsky, Head of the ...

06.06.2020

Presentation of Joint Report by RIAC and Woodrow Wilson Center on Implementing Marine Management in the Arctic Ocean

... timezone (GMT+3), Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (USA), will hold a virtual teleconference to make a presentation of the article Implementing Marine Management in the Arctic Ocean. On June 4, 2020 at 5:00PM Moscow timezone (GMT+3), Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (USA), will hold a virtual teleconference to make a presentation ...

31.05.2020

EU-Russian ecological cooperation needed despite and because of the Covid crisis

... of artificial meat is feasible and in the interest of both sides.Waste and sewage management The Russian waste management including the recycling idea is still very underdeveloped in Russia. This could be the next field for a cooperation. Save the Arctic The geopolitical struggle about the Arctic has just started. Climate change leads to the new situation that shipping routes become ice-free, oil, gas and mineral resources, fishing and maritime resources could be exploited on a greater scale. The ...

18.05.2020

Insidious Air Pollution. Legal Regimes for Arctic Climate Change

Why does climate change in the Arctic matter? The outbreak of COVID-19, despite its horrific consequences on humanity, resulted in an unexpectedly positive effect on the global environment. Due to China’s factories shut down, port restrictions , international air traffic put ...

06.05.2020

Implementing Marine Management in the Arctic Ocean

RIAC and Polar Institute Report RIAC and Polar Institute Report The Arctic region today faces serious geopolitical, socioeconomic, and environmental challenges. While one may hope for a decrease in geopolitical tensions, the socioeconomic and environmental problems are likely to grow more acute. The dramatic reduction ...

19.04.2020

Danish-Russian Interfaces: the Arctic and The Baltic Sea Region

RIAC and The Danish Foreign Policy Society Report #54 RIAC and The Danish Foreign Policy Society Report #54 While the Arctic is currently undergoing a significant transformation as a result of climate change and global political processes, remains a region of low tension in Russia-West relations, the Baltic Sea region is of a more complex nature. To address the evolving ...

14.04.2020

UK–Russia Security Relations: Talking To Understand

... geopolitical issues such as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, organised crime, terrorism, and the Middle East. This year, the workshops focused on the challenging issues of the economic opportunities in Africa; maritime security in the Arctic; private military companies; and the rules of the information space. This iteration of the project also broadened its activities beyond London and Moscow with an event on maritime security held in the Arctic city of Arkhangelsk, with the assistance ...

01.04.2020

Russia and China in the Arctic: Cooperation, Competition, and Consequences

China and Russia act in accordance with their own interests, which are not always identical. For the time being, the creation of a Russo-Chinese military alliance isn’t a viable idea, and cooperation between China and Russia in the Arctic is exclusively economic. China and Russia act in accordance with their own interests, which are not always identical. For the time being, the creation of a Russo-Chinese military alliance isn’t a viable idea, and cooperation between China and ...

01.04.2020

Where is the Reality in Canada’s Morality Politics: An Appeal for a Thaw in Russian-Canadian Relations

... international community. Communication between our countries is key. As the political maxim goes, it is a lot harder to build institutions than to tear them down. Natalia Viakhireva: The Russian and Canadian Approach to Extra-Regional Actors in the Arctic With a new liberal mandate this past October, Canada is in the position to make changes in its foreign policy. In 2015, the liberal government signalized a thaw in Canadian-Russian relations. This never came to pass. Indeed, we are running out ...

04.12.2019
 

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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  
     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  
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