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Russia’s New Foreign Policy Cycle

Foreign viewpoints After the reelection of Vladimir Putin for another term as president of the Russian Federation in March of this year, Russia is entering a new cycle of foreign and domestic policy. Russia's foreign policy at the moment is particularly fraught; the conflict in Syria, the continued uncertain status of the Donbass region of Ukraine, accusations of cyberwarfare and interference in US elections, and the Skripal poisoning incident in the UK have driven wedges between Russia and many...


Protecting Sensitive Data: The Experience of Russia and the US

The issue of data protection has long been a priority of domestic political regulation and international relations. But the question remains: What approaches to protecting confidentiality exist? The Role of Information in the Modern World The issue of data protection has become a priority of domestic political regulation and international relations. However, the situation is complicated by the fact that the production and consumption of information is far more individualized than that of industrial...


Defining Dialogue: How to Manage Russia–UK Security Relations. Part 2

RIAC and RUSI Report No. 38/2018 This report represents findings from the second round of the UK–Russia Track II bilateral security dialogue, held by Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies ( RUSI ) in collaboration with the Moscow-based Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). The dialogue, held between April and December 2017, brought together experts and former government officials from the two countries to discuss and debate ways in which the UK and Russia’s bilateral...


What Сan Britain Do in Response to Russian Nerve Attack?

What Britain's options really are, and how Russia might respond. By Andrey Kortunov, Director General at the Russian International Affairs Council, and Jack Maidment, Political Correspondent for The Telegraph. The UK Government has concluded "it is highly likely that Russia was responsible" for a “brazen attempt to murder innocent civilians on our soil,” Theresa May told the Commons on Monday after a nerve agent was used on Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury. With the Prime...


Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group: Support for Dialogue Among Governments to Address Cyber Threats to Nuclear Facilities, Strategic Warning and Nuclear Command and Control

We have crossed over to a new nuclear era in which cyber capabilities transform the nuclear risks For the past three years, Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor Ivanov, Sam Nunn, and their respective organizations—the European Leadership Network ( ELN ), the Munich Security Conference ( MSC ), the Russian International Affairs Council ( RIAC ), and the Nuclear Threat Initiative ( NTI )—have been working with former and current officials and experts from a group of Euro-Atlantic states and the European...


Islamic State after ISIS. Colonies without Metropole or Cyber Activism?

Interview with Dr. Joseph Fitsanakis With the world constantly following the events in the Middle East, much now depends on the shape, form and ‘policy’ Islamic State is going to take. What form will the IS take? What role will cryptocurrencies play in funding terrorists? How can Russia and the US cooperate in fighting mutual security threats? RIAC expert Tatyana Kanunnikova discusses these issues with Dr. Joseph Fitsanakis [ 1 ], Associate Professor of Political Science in the Intelligence and...


International Security and «Turbid Waters» of Cyberspace

... opportunities opportunities for all mankind, these technologies, as it turns out, also create a number of serious, yet not fully realized, challenges to international security. Today world's leading states view the challenges and security threats related to cybersecurity as one of the most dangerous and unpredictable. Actually, the main danger is unpredictability. Of course, numerous traditional threats to security — such as terrorism, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, etc. — have not ...


London Hosts Russia—UK RIAC—RUSI Seminar on Cybersecurity

... discussion was the non-traditional security threats that both countries are facing today. In the course of the four sessions the participants discussed legal provisions of both countries and norms of international law in the area of information security and cybersecurity; analyzed the threats poses by state and non-state actors in cyberspace; some of the sessions focused on cybercrime prevention issues, studying means of cooperation in this area, and analyzing best practices of the two countries in terms ...


CyberCrime and CyberPunishment: Hackers and the State

... and CyberPunishment: Hackers and the State». Pavel Sharikov, Director of the Applied Research Center at the RAS Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies, Vesta Matveeva, Senior Digital Forensic Expert at Group-IB, and Maria Smekalova, Coordinator of Cybersecurity Project at RIAC, were involved as presenters. On November 23, 2017, Dostoyevsky Library hosted an «Urban Breakfast» focusing on «CyberCrime and CyberPunishment: Hackers and the State». Pavel Sharikov, Director of the Applied Research ...


Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group Meets up in London

... together with European Leadership Network . The following topics were discussed in the course of the meeting: confidence-building measures and increasing predictability of the strategic situation in Europe, decreasing the risks of unintended conflicts, cybersecurity, institutional issues of enhancing European security, the future of nuclear-weapon and conventional arms control. Igor Ivanov, RIAC President, made a speech at the meeting. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, also took part in the Group ...


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