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Meeting with Australian Experts

On September 26, 2019 an expert discussion among Russian and Australian experts on strategic issues in the Asia Pacific was held. Ksenia Kuzmina, Program Manager at the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), took part in the meeting. On September 26, 2019 an expert discussion among Russian and Australian experts on strategic issues in the Asia Pacific was held. Ksenia Kuzmina, Program Manager at the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), took part in the meeting. The discussion...

26.09.2019

Russia — New Zealand Expert Discussion on Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific

Participants discussed relevant issues between the Asia-Pacific countries and views of Russia and New Zealand on regional security On September 16, 2019, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the support of the Embassy of New Zealand in Moscow held a round table “Regional Development ...

16.09.2019

Prospects for Russia-Australia Cooperation Discussed at the Meeting with the Heads of Mission at Australian Embassy in Moscow

... 25, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Graeme Meehan, Australian Ambassador to Russia, and Jill Collins, Minister Counselor of the Embassy​. The meeting focused on the topical issues of security and development in the Asia-Pacific, the state and possible prospects of Russia-Australia cooperation. Australian diplomats had a briefing about the ongoing RIAC projects with participation of partner organizations from the Asia-Pacific.

26.07.2019

Slowly but Surely: Russia’s Foreign Policy in Southeast Asia

... taking part in an “open battle” of competing powers (the U.S. versus China) that inevitably regard this region as an arena for their struggle. Russia is a country that supports the regional order: not interested in being a real security actor in the Asia-Pacific, but rather a trade partner trying to keep neutrality. Russia avoids making antagonizing rhetoric — an example is the South China Sea issue, where Russia has been deftly silent due to that its two most important partners in Asia-Pacific,...

22.04.2019

How Does Canberra Implement Its Role as a Regional Power with Global Interests

Interview with Peter Tesch, Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation What are the features of Australia’s approach to the conception of Indo-Pacific? What perspectives does Australia see for the Quad? Is China mainly a partner or a competitor to Australia? What place should Russia take in world politics? His Excellency Mr Peter Tesch , Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation, shares his thoughts on these and other issues. Anton Tsvetov: Australia, Russia, and a Rules-Based Order...

29.03.2019

Meeting with Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia Ian Hill

... Zealand to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On March 27, 2019, Ian Hill, Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The discussion focused on the evolving military-political situation in the Asia-Pacific region in the context of increasing tensions in the U.S.-China relations, promoting the Indo-Pacific region concept by the U.S., and the difficulties in the work of many regional multilateral organizations. Particular attention was paid to ...

28.03.2019

Between Greater Eurasia and Indo-Pacific: What’s Next for Multilateralism in Asia?

Over the course of the last two years, security risks across Asia have been on the rise. The region’s future is marred with uncertainty that is rooted in the revival of great power competition, and trade wars. The Carnegie Moscow Center and the Russian International Affairs Council organized a discussion about the future of the region. Over the course of the last two years, security risks across Asia have been on the rise. The region’s future is marred with uncertainty that is rooted in the revival...

19.03.2019

Prospects of Resolving the Korean Nuclear Problem

Settling the nuclear problem of the Korean Peninsula is a new and unique task of global significance The tensions that have surrounded the Korean Peninsula in recent years are among the principal threats to international security. The world once again started discussing the possibility of a nuclear war when Pyongyang violated the resolutions of the UN Security Council by holding another, sixth nuclear test and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles in 2017, and when U.S. President Donald...

15.03.2019

ASEAN, EAS and APEC: What Russia Achieved in 2018

... 2010. At the same time, President Putin represented Russia at the 3 rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) – Russian Federation Summit on Strategic Partnership. Two days later, in Port Moresby, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attended the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit that had previously enjoyed priority attention of the President of the Russian Federation compared to other regional mechanisms. Russia has stepped up its participation in multilateral mechanisms in the ...

26.11.2018

The Diplomatic Disaster that Was APEC Port Moresby

... and intelligence communities. Counter-plans were developed, including: more generous Australian infrastructure aid to Pacific countries , obviously to counter China’s growing influence ; an attempted rebranding of the traditional diplomatic term ‘Asia-Pacific region’ to ‘Indo-Pacific region’, a clumsy attempt to belittle Asia’s and China’s centrality; and an ill-conceived and inappropriately-timed announcement by US Vice-President Mike Pence at APEC, that an Australia-US joint military ...

24.11.2018
 

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  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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