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US Professors Visited RIAC

RIAC Officers presented the International Cooperation in the Arctic project On June 13, 2017, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a meeting with a group of the US professors taking part in the MGIMO-based Workshop IFDS World Fuels: Global Trends and Eurasian Perspective. The group included David ...


Binding the Northern Powers in Law

Proposition: A bona fide Arctic Union should be create The full original debate was published in the Spring 2017 issue of Global Brief magazine Proposition: A bona fide Arctic Union should be created Zachary Paikin (in favour) : At this important crossroads in global geopolitics,...


Worldwide Growth of Interest in the Arctic Is Not Surprising

On March 21, 2017 RIAC hosted an expert discussion “Science Diplomacy: US–Russia Cooperation in the Arctic”. Paul Berkman, Professor of Practice in Science Diplomacy of Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Director of US-Russia Relations Project supported by the Carnegie Corporation, and Oran Young, Distinguished Professor Emeritus ...


A Roadmap for U.S.-Russia Relations

... is also important for another reason: to help stabilize the relationship and buffer against conflict in the future. The analyses that follow examine prospects for Russia-U.S. cooperation in several crucial regions and fields: economics, energy, the Arctic, Euro-Atlantic security, the Middle East, strategic stability, cybersecurity, and countering terrorism and extremism. They offer concrete, actionable recommendations in each area. Economic Relations U.S.-Russia economic cooperation has a long history,...


Russian and Chinese Experts Discussed Cooperation in the Arctic

On October 31, 2016, 5th Conference of China-Russia Arctic Workshop took place in Quingdao (PRC). The event was organized by Ocean University of China. The participants of the conference discussed Russia and China strategies in the Arctic region; the main areas and challenges in cooperation of the two ...


Russia and the US in the Arctic: Cooperate to Survive

Intervews with Paul Berkman, David Benton, Scott Highleyman On October 12-13, 2016, RIAC held the “International Cooperation in the Arctic: New Challenges and Vectors of Development” conference organized under the auspices of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Paul Berkman, Professor of Practice in Science Diplomacy (Tufts University),...


Asian Players in the Arctic: Interests, Opportunities, Prospects

Report #26 / 2016 The Arctic’s growing geopolitical and geoeconomic significance against the background of global climate change determines the interest of non-Arctic players to the region. In 2013 India, China, Republic of Korea, Japan and Singapore became observers to ...


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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