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Is England, my England a Dying Butler?

... now promote LGBQT abroad. Whether this makes Britain more popular abroad is a moot point. Apart from that, Britain is vehemently anti-Russian, politically but also emotionally. No more famous stiff upper lip there. More emotional jingoism, as in the Brexit referendum. It’s all about sticking American hair on a weak chest, to appear strong. And what about British-Greek relations? Despite the simpering protestations of well-paid off designer academics in both Britain and Greece, British policy has ...


Brexit: a chance for a Wider Europe "from Lisbon to Vladivostok"

_ Yuri Kofner, junior economist, MIWI – Institute for Market Integration and Economic Policy. Munich, 19 September 2020. The cost of Brexit Formally, Brexit took place on January 31, 2020. However, Brussels and London still need to work out the rules for their new relationship. This includes everything from trade, immigration, aviation, security, and access to fishing waters. For this,...


The West and Russia between a regional or an Eurasian power

... have been interesting to see one of Putin´s representative at an anti-NATO demonstration in front of Merkel´s goverment building calling for her toppling.Source: Now the West is complaining about Putin meddling in Western elections, the Brexit, portraying Trump as Manchurian candidate of Putin, giving a 40 million Euro credit via an oligarch to the Front National. If it is not a selfexcuse for own political mistakes, Western politicans should take this serious. Of course this is annoying ...


Maxine David: The UK Has Acted as a Cautionary Tale to Other EU Countries

... in Moscow, the RIAC editorial team sat down with Dr Maxine David, Lecturer in European Studies at Leiden University and Research Fellow at the Global Europe Centre at the University of Kent. The discussion was focused on the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, how a new generation of voters could potentially tilt referendum polls and what UK experts are doing to ensure their research on the matter stays impartial. Regarding the heated Brexit situation, please share your opinion on whether or not there ...


Ian Bond: EU Is Always Open to Dialogue with Russia, but It All Depends on the Terms

... foreign policy. In this interview, RIAC gets Bond’s take on current political developments in and around the EU and what such developments mean for the future of Europe. How do you see the EU without the UK in the near future? What Difference Will Brexit Make to Britain and the EU? Discussion with Ian Bond at RIAC I think politically the UK is a very active player in EU foreign policy and the EU risks becoming a more passive actor in the international arena without the UK, losing interest in issues ...


Weimar 2.0 and Russia

... already in the West, and in Europe in particular, they talk of Weimar or Weimar syndrome alluding to the rise of the protest “populism”, collapse of political centre and the outcomes of direct democracy (meaning not only the referendum in Britain on Brexit, but the Trump phenomenon as well, i.e. his doing away with all intermediaries, be it party machine, traditional media or donors, in communicating with his electorate). That refers us to the collapse of the Weimar Republic and the Nazis coming ...


Is the deadlock being reached NOW?

... the previous article the cancellation of the referendum will signal the violation of democracy in the United Kingdom. What is more, it will ultimately lead to throwing away all the time that London and Brussels used to negotiate all the conditions of Brexit. So, it makes sense for both parties to proceed, if it is possible to proceed from the deadlock… Source: To negotiate with the EU successfully and to reach a deal that would be satisfactory for the UK, you need leverage. You need at ...


Round Table “What Difference Will Brexit Make To Britain And The EU?”

On October 10, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hold the round table “What Difference Will Brexit Make To Britain And The EU?” with Ian Bond, Director of the Foreign Policy Department of the London Center for European Reform . It is still unclear how the UK will leave the EU, and whether British prime minister Boris Johnson will be able ...


What these British are waiting for? I mean Brexit.

... about one year ago to London from Moscow has proven to be an interesting experience for me. Understandably, that every state is interested in the affairs that impact or can potentially impact the state. So, in autumn 2018 everyone was on discussing Brexit. In introduction courses in the University, professors have mentioned not once and not twice in what great time we – all the international students – live as we could witness the United Kingdom leaving EU – a truly historical moment.  London ...


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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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