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Sailing Into Troubled Waters. Russia Counters Britain in the Black Sea

Fresh attempts to expose Russian “red line” deterrence as hollow — whether on the ground, in the air, or at sea — would push Moscow to defend what it cannot give up without losing its self-respect Fresh attempts to expose Russian “red line” deterrence as hollow—whether on the ground, in the air, or at sea—would push Moscow to defend what it cannot give up without losing its self-respect. This would almost inevitably lead to clashes and casualties, which would carry the risk of further escalation...

02.07.2021

Political Risks for Russian-Egyptian Cooperation in North Africa

... international efforts to provide for peace and stability in North Africa. Russian and Egyptian experts pay specific attention to political risks, social and economic challenges in the North Africa; water and food sustainability in the region; unresolved conflicts and cross-border threats. Political Risks for Russian-Egyptian Cooperation in North Africa , 1.5 Mb

04.06.2021

International Crisis Group Identifies 10 Conflicts to Watch in 2021

... International Crisis Group leadership discussed the priority areas of work for the organization in the current year. On January 12, 2021, International Crisis Group leadership discussed the priority areas of work for the organization in the current year. 10 Conflicts to Watch in 2021 were identified as the ones with the most far-reaching implications for global peace and security: Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Yemen, Venezuela, the Sahel, Libya, U.S.-Iran, Russia-Turkey, and Climate Change. The discussion ...

13.01.2021

Russia and the Judgment of Solomon in Nagorno-Karabakh

In the end, the Kremlin could indirectly benefit from a military presence in the region On November 10, 2020, Moscow announced its decision to send peacekeeping troops to Nagorno-Karabakh following the attack of its Mi-24 helicopter over Armenia, thus putting an end to more than six weeks of intense fighting and several decades of skirmishes between the pro-Armenian separatists of Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan. Michael Lambert: Who’s Who in Nagorno-Karabakh Russia's choice is resembling that...

11.11.2020

Andrey Kortunov Addresses "Crisis Action" Staff

On November 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, addressed the staff of the international non-governmental organization Crisis Action, that deals with the challenges of protecting civilians from armed conflicts. On November 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, addressed the staff of the international non-governmental organization Crisis Action , that deals with the challenges of protecting civilians from armed conflicts. The speech and ...

04.11.2020

Nagorno-Karabakh: Transformation From an Ethnic-Territorial to Ethnic-Religious Conflict

... Azerbaijan were fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh. The American thinker cited this conflict, together with the Balkan conflict to illustrate the transition of world order and regime changes after the Cold War. However, contrary to Huntington’s belief, conflicts and wars in the Caucasus, including those in Nagorno-Karabakh, Chechnya, Abkhazia and South Ossetia are more of ethnical than religious nature. In resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, elites of different ethnic groups have made numerous ...

21.10.2020

Nagorno-Karabakh and Belarus Issues Discussed at International Crisis Group

Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Carl Bildt, former Sweden’s Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, spoke about the main approaches of Russia and the European Union to the crises in the South Caucasus and Belarus. On September 28, 2020, the International Crisis Group held an online expert discussion of the state and prospects for resolving conflict situations in the post-Soviet space. Particular attention was paid to the latest events in Nagorno-Karabakh and Belarus in the...

30.09.2020

The Role of External Players in Mashreq Conflicts Discussed at Shaikh Group Expert Meeting

On June 19, 2020, with the assistance of The Shaikh Group political consultancy, the ordinary virtual expert meeting on security issues in Mashreq region took place. On June 19, 2020, with the assistance of The Shaikh Group political consultancy, the ordinary virtual expert meeting on security issues in Mashreq region took place. The following issues were discussed during the meeting: the role of external players in conflict situations in Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon. Russia was represented at...

20.06.2020

The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

It takes a strong state, suppressing political violence, and a legitimate authority to succeed in combating the consequences of military conflicts in the Middle East during a pandemic The question of the political and socioeconomic consequences the COVID-19 pandemic will have for global development has prompted heated analytical discussions among leading politicians, economists and political ...

26.05.2020

International Crisis Group Discusses the Impact of Pandemic on Conflicts in Post-Soviet Space

On May 12, 2020, International Crisis Group held an online expert meeting on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on conflict situations in the post-Soviet space, the possibilities of international cooperation in combating coronavirus and preventing humanitarian emergencies in armed conflict zones. On May 12, 2020, International Crisis Group held an online expert meeting on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on conflict situations in the post-Soviet space, the possibilities of international cooperation...

13.05.2020
 

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