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Meeting with Danish Ambassador to Russia Carsten Sondergaard

On October 8, 2018, RIAC President Igor Ivanov had a meeting with Carsten Sondergaard, Ambassador of Denmark in the Russian Federation. On October 8, 2018, RIAC President Igor Ivanov had a meeting with Carsten Sondergaard, Ambassador of Denmark in the Russian Federation. The following issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: various aspects ...


The Fight for Nord Stream 2: The Interests of all the Players Involved

... application is denied, Gazprom will simply remap the route, which will not change the timeframe or costs to any significant degree. The United States uses other countries in addition to Poland to exert pressure on the Nord Stream 2 project. Sweden and Denmark in particular have become pawns in the United States political manoeuvring, as the gas pipeline will go through their offshore areas and Gazprom has applied to these countries for construction permits. On August 25, 2016, then Vice President Joe ...


Security Issues in the Baltic Region Discussed at Danish Institute for International Studies Roundtable

Russia was represented by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Boris Kuznetsov, Director at the Centre of International and Regional Policy (Saint Petersburg). On February 26, 2018, Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) hosted a roundtable discussion «Security Policy in the Baltic Region: Current State of Affairs and Future Opportunities». The roundtable was attended by Danish and foreign experts on traditional and new dimensions of security in the region, including the balance...


Students from the Tietgen Business School in Denmark Visits RIAC

On September 5, took place a meeting with a group of students from the Tietgen Business School in Denmark. The meeting was held by the RIAC program manager on educational work Ekaterina Chimiris. Students were interested in the peculiarities of Russia's political system, the current trends in its foreign and domestic policies, the specifics of doing ...


Delegation of the Parliament of Denmark Visited RIAC

On March 10, 2017 Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a meeting with the delegation of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament (Folketing) of the Kingdom of Denmark. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs, and Liudmila Filippova, RIAC Program Manager for the Arctic and Asia Pacific, took part in the event. Danish delegation included Søren Espersen, Chairman ...


Andrey Kortunov Meets with Danish Diplomats

On January 11, Danish diplomats who arrived on a working visit in Moscow, visited RIAC. The delegation included Steen Norlov, International Trade Policy and Analysis Department, and Kristian Rasmussen, Senior Advisor, European Neighborhood Policy Department. Danish diplomats were informed about Council's activity in European security and cooperation field as well as about the prospects in the Russia-NATO and Russia-EU relations. The parties exchanged their opinions on regional conflicts settlement...


Meeting with Denmark’s Ministry of Defense Representative

On November 23 Denmark’s Ministry of Defense representatives, namely, Lennie Fredskov Hansen, Brigadier General, Danish Defence Attaché to Moscow, and Carsten Rasmussen, Brigadier General, Danish Defence Attaché to Beijing, visited Russian International ...


Arctic Oil and Gas Resource Development: Current Situation and Prospects

Policy brief #8/2016 The decline in global oil prices that began in the summer of 2014 carries with it a number of risks in assembling a whole range of major oil and gas projects, including shale gas extraction projects, deep-water offshore projects and projects in the Arctic shelf. In these conditions, despite the ongoing surplus of global oil production in relation to consumption, the question nevertheless arises: how can we maintain current production levels in the medium and long-term and ensure...


RIAC establishing cooperation with Danish university

... Chimiris who briefed the guests on the Council's education programs and openings for foreign visiting students. Then Program Manager Anna Kuznetsova dwelled on the A+Standard project and MGIMO professor Anton Gumensky shared his views on the situation in Denmark and Russia. On a maiden trip in Russia, the Danes eagerly asked about life in Russia and its education system in comparison with their home experiences. The group leaders expressed interest to extend cooperation with RIAC.


Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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