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The Arctic Is a Complex Region Which Cannot Be Designated with a Single Status

... interviews “International Law in Action,” a second interview took place with Kamrul Hossai n , Professor, Director of the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law at the University of Lapland. Prof. Hossain spoke on topical problems of the Arctic not only within the legal domain but also in the environmental and militarization areas. Interview conducted by Yana Ovsyannikova. What are the main approaches to designating the status of the Arctic? Elena Norkina: Climate Resilience in the ...

16.10.2020

RIAC–CSIS Expert Meeting on the Prospects for Development of Russia-U.S. Relations

... Russia-the U.S. relations. The expert discussion focused on the future of the arms control regime; key issues in U.S.-China relations and their impact on the development of Russia-the U.S. relations; relations between Russia and the United States in the Arctic; prospects for resolving the Middle East crisis; political changes in Russia and the United States and their impact on bilateral relations. The discussion was attended by experts on Russia-the U.S. relations and international security from both ...

24.09.2020

Canada and Russia in the Arctic: Competition or Cooperation?

A closer analysis of Canadian-Russian relations within the Arctic Council demonstrates a unique level of existing cooperation on a number of important matters Canadian-Russian relations in the twentieth century have been complicated at best and conflictual at worst. Though crisis has been avoided between the ...

02.09.2020

Patterns of Environmental Negligence: An Opportunity to Rethink Global Governance

... remain extremely vigilant despite the current unstable socio-economic situation. As it has been largely covered by the media around the world, on May 29, 2020, an oil storage tank from Norilsk-Taimyr Energy's Thermal Power Plant, located in a remote Arctic region of Russia, started leaking. The industrial disaster has polluted the Ambarnaya river and possibly surrounding bodies of water, including Lake Pyasino and the Arctic Ocean. The latest update estimates that about 21.000 tons of oil have leaked ...

13.07.2020

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
 

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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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