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Russia and Europe: Somewhat Different, Somewhat the Same?

... the feasibility of technical cooperation in the absence of political convergence, and on what EU – Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) cooperation could look like. While the EU and Russia feel the need to cooperate on a settlement in Ukraine, on stabilisation ... ... discussions. Only this conceptual settlement will reverse the current ‘divide-unite’ split in favour of more unity. Russia and Europe: Somewhat Different, Somewhat the Same? , 143 Kb


European Track of Russia’s Geopolitics: Correcting Errors. Part 1

On February 9, 2016, the Russian International Affairs Council in partnership with the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation hosted a Roundtable “ EU and Russia: Our Differences, Interconnections and the Way Forward ,” attended by many leading experts from Russia and the EU countries. The reasons for the profound crisis in ...


Four Scenarios for European Integration

Policy Brief #2 The EU has suffered a series of crises over the past few years, leading many experts to continually predict the downfall of Europe. The Eurozone crisis uncovered a number of economic issues that need to be dealt with in order to improve the overall competitiveness of the EU economy. In recent years, the number of academic studies and political opinions on the desired future ...


Russia and France: a Dialogue on Strategic Perspective

... practices for neutralizing this threat, so cooperation in counterterrorism should be decisively separated from problem areas of the bilateral dialogue. Along with the above issues, the authors reasonably propose to initiate cooperation between the EU and EEU, underlining that the latter extensively employs the practices of European integration, while the potential for bilateral cooperation appears fairly high. In fact, the advancement of this potential is hampered by the web of political differences including the Ukraine crisis. However, the Eurasian Economic Union is neither ...


German-Russian International Affairs Dialogue (GRID). Conference Reports

... Europe. Under these conditions, both sides need new instruments for trust-building, as well as a common interpretation of international norms and rules. The OSCE remains the only viable instrument for preventing and de-escalating regional conflicts in Europe. However, we need to agree on the interpretation and implementation of OSCE principles, such as territorial integrity, the right to self-determination, etc. The EU could serve as a model for the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), including consultations on technical regulation, customs, tariffs and transportation issues. However, the future of cooperation depends on the possibility of the EEU demonstrating real economic and integration success. The participants stated that ...


Russia and Europe: Structural Imbalances

Differences between Russia and Europe have been discussed at length. The fact that these differences exist has taken root in political ideology and social stereotypes in the EU and Russia as well. The only disagreement concerns the depth of the scission. On the one hand, some believe ...


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  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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