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How Ukraine Will Change After Zelensky’s Victory

RIAC Experts on Possible Changes to Ukraine’s Foreign and Domestic Policies In a blitz interview, RIAC experts spoke about possible changes to Ukraine’s foreign and domestic policies following Volodymyr Zelensky’s victory in the presidential elections. Olga Pylova interviews Aleksandr Gushchin, Ph.D. in History, Department of Post-Soviet Countries at Russian State University for the Humanities; Viktor Mironenko, Ph.D. in History, Senior Researcher at the Department of Central and Eastern ...

29.04.2019

Foreign Policy Tasks for Ukraine’s New President

... be understandable and interesting for all. One could also suppose that, for a while, Zelensky will operate in a very similar manner to the current president, and his policy will be a continuation of sorts of his predecessor’s policy simply because elections to the Verkhovna Rada will only be held this autumn (unless, of course, the decision is made to call an early election). It will not be easy to revise international contacts and arrangements over a few days. Relations with Russia The new President’s ...

26.04.2019

Why I Am Sceptical About Eurosceptics

Most of the supposed “pro-Russian” European populists see the issue of Russia as nothing more than a bargaining chip in a higher-stakes game with Brussels The May elections to the European Parliament are fast approaching. Emissaries of Europe’s right-wing populist parties that position themselves as Russia’s main allies are visiting Moscow with increasing regularity. The voices of those who believe that the ...

08.04.2019

A View from Moscow on Ukraine's Presidential Vote

Russia's expectation from the upcoming elections is the appointment of a president that will shift the policy from one of radicalisation and confrontation towards opening a more constructive dialogue The upcoming Ukrainian elections are of crucial significance due to their ability to influence ...

28.03.2019

Mueller never heard our side

Russian Senator Konstantin Kosachev tells Christiane Amanpour why he thinks the Mueller investigation was biased and "not a fair approach." Russian Senator Konstantin Kosachev tells Christiane Amanpour why he thinks the Mueller investigation was biased and "not a fair approach Source: CNN

27.03.2019

Three Scenarios for the Next EU Elections

Reflections on a Far Right win, European dream team, and a two-speed Europe The next elections for the European Parliament will take place on 23-26 May 2019 and the EU’s various political families are already mobilising. They will be crucial elections in a crucial year. 2019 promises tough times for Europe with Brexit, elections, and ...

07.11.2018

The Launch of the Electoral Campaign in Ukraine Signals the Beginning of a Tumultuous Political Year

... the only candidate enjoying serious support in all regions of the country. The scale of this support varies, but Tymoshenko is among the campaign leaders in each and every region, as indirectly demonstrated by Batkivshchyna’s results in the local elections. The rankings of the other candidates are much more dependent on geography. Poroshenko enjoys rather modest popularity in the east; Hrytsenko is primarily popular in the west; and Rabinovych has the greatest number of supporters in the east ...

17.09.2018

US-Russia Relations: How 2016 Changed Everything and Nothing

... election. Although the Kremlin has denied any direct interference in American domestic politics, and will likely maintain this convenient if implausible position, Vladimir Putin has indeed conceded that “patriotic hackers” may have meddled in US elections, but by the same token insisted implausibly that these “hacktivists” were not sponsored by the Russian state. Therefore, the question of Russian meddling in US elections remains widely recognized, yet officially unresolved. This is a significant ...

23.08.2018

European Experts on Russia-EU Ties and FIFA 2018

... some common understanding on Syria, rather than on Ukraine. It is too sensitive because the positions are completely confrontational. Then, it depends on how it evolves, but if the EU continues to perceive that Russia is meddling or interfering with elections and issues, including social media activity and these media outposts like Russia Today and Sputnik, that of course will maintain this distress at a very high level. What do you think can help us improve things? Taking into consideration that ...

10.07.2018

Looking Back to Singapore on the Road to Helsinki

... win for Trump? It would seem that Trump will have at least two opportunities to achieve an impressive historically significant victory. First, he could secure a promise from Vladimir Putin that Russia will not interfere in the midterm Congressional elections later this year, set to take place just five short months from now. As Moscow refuses to acknowledge that any interference took place in the presidential elections and has no intention of signing up to any unilateral commitments, such an accord ...

05.07.2018
 

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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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