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The Russian and Canadian Approach to Extra-Regional Actors in the Arctic

Russia and Canada face the need to build a balanced and cautious policy about non-Arctic states The Arctic is currently undergoing significant transformations that are the result of climate change and the global general political processes. One of the trends that has taken shape in recent years is the growing activity of extra-regional ...

11.07.2019

RIAC and WWF Russia Discuss Arctic Issues

On June 18, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Russia) held a round table on the development of international cooperation in Arctic marine space management On June 18, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Russia) held a round table on the development of international cooperation in Arctic marine space management. The ...

21.06.2019

Russia's Arctic Dilemma: the Status of NSR as a National Transport Artery vs Foreign Investment

... lectures by Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) at the Museum in 2018/19 season. The lecture was organized with the support of « Znanie », a Russian NGO. The information partner of the lecture cycle is International Affairs journal. The Arctic is again attracting close attention from the media and the general public. The development of the Northern Sea Route was one of the key topics at the 5th International Arctic Forum 'Arctic: Territory of Dialogue', held in St. Petersburg on April ...

24.04.2019

The Arctic: So Close and Yet Still Unknown

RIAC, MGIMO University and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University (the United States) have prepared the English edition of the third volume of RIAC’s Arctic anthology On April 9, 2019, the ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ international forum opened in St. Petersburg. In terms of its size, the event is comparable to the largest forums held in Russia throughout the year, such as the St. Petersburg ...

16.04.2019

Baseline of Russian Arctic Laws

This book is the first comprehensive and authoritative translation into English of national and international laws of Russia that relate to the Arctic from the early 19th century to the present, revealing the historical and current context of sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction across nearly half of the north polar region. The Russian original version was coordinated by Igor Sergeyevich ...

10.04.2019

Growing Number of Expert Discussion Participants on the Role of China in the Arctic

On March 26, 2019, Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, made a speech at the round table “Interaction between Russia and China in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation. Problems and Prospects.“ On March 26, 2019, Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, made a speech at the round table “Interaction between Russia and China in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation....

28.03.2019

Where does the Northern Sea Route Lead To?

U.S. and Russia dispute the legal status and navigation regime in the NSR Once again, the Arctic has riveted the attention of the media and the public at large. In early 2019, Russia and the U.S. continued to exchange high-profile statements concerning the Northern Sea Route (the NSR). For instance, in February 2019, the Russian media drew ...

18.03.2019

Russia Wants to Modernize — Not Militarize — the Arctic

Russia will increasingly have to compete with other countries’ Arctic aims The fact that huge swathes of Russia fall within the Arctic circle means the region is not only a pressing domestic concern for Russia — it is also a foreign policy priority. Accordingly, Moscow has two main goals in the region. First,...

29.01.2019

Back to “Normalcy”

The Prospects of Developing Cooperation in the Arctic When a year draws to a close, tradition dictates that we take stock of the past 12 months and plan for the future. What developments has 2018 seen in the Arctic and, to paraphrase Pushkin, “what fate is our next year brewing”? 2018 did not ...

28.12.2018

Integrated Marine Management in the Arctic

Report No. 42/2018 The report reviews approaches and mechanisms of marine management in the Arctic Ocean in areas beyond national jurisdiction of the coastal states. Given the growing interest to economic development in the Arctic, this issue is of increasing significance and implies the development of ecosystem-based management in the region....

19.12.2018
 

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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
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