Search: Council of Europe (5 materials)

Dawn Breaks on New Era in EU-Russia Relations

... the one hand, and Europe on the other—joined together to rid the country of their oligarch leader, who had essentially privatized the state. That unlikely union was backed by Moscow, Brussels, and Washington. Then the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), which had insisted for the last five years that Russia could not return to the organization after losing voting rights back in 2014 over its actions in Ukraine, suddenly resolved the issue in a matter of weeks and welcomed Russia ...

31.07.2019

Russia Rejoins PACE—But the Battle Isn’t Over in Europe

It’s in Russia’s interests to do everything possible not only to retain the support of the pragmatists, but to convince the skeptics that their fears are unfounded In a late-night debate on June 24, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasbourg passed a resolution reforming the mechanism for applying sanctions against its member countries, and restoring the full rights of the Russian delegation, which had been curbed in 2014 over events in Ukraine. The ...

28.06.2019

Russia and the Council of Europe

The CoE crisis has a man-made character. Its origins lie in the frank political mistakes made by Europe By 2019, the escalation of the crisis in relations between Russia and the Council of Europe (hereinafter referred to as CoE) reached its apogee. The question of Russia's withdrawal from this oldest authoritative European organization or about its exclusion from it rose to its full height. The long-awaited resolution of the ...

17.04.2019

Expert Meeting with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland

On March 28, 2019, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in London hosted an expert meeting with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland. On March 28, 2019, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in London hosted an expert meeting with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland. The following issues were discussed during ...

01.04.2019

RIAC at World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg

On November 7–9, 2016, annual World Forum for Democracy took place in the Council of Europe, Strasbourg. Europe has lately survived a number of challenges like migration crisis, terrorist attacks, and economic slowdown. These challenges has made Europeans think about the future of democracy. What will future bring to Europe?...

10.11.2016

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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