Search: Europe,Russia (112 materials)

 

RIAC at Doha Forum 2019

... Kortunov, RIAC Director General, made presentations at two sessions of the Doha Forum: at the session “A Stronger Role for Europe in the International Arena: What Would It Take?” (organized jointly by Aspen Institutes of Italy and Romania) and at ... ... the RAND Corporation, USA). Elena Suponina, RIAC Expert, also participated in the Forum. On the sidelines of the Doha event, Russian representatives took part in private meetings with high-level officials from Qatar, Turkey, Iran, and the United States....

17.12.2019

Russia’s Changing Identity: In Search of a Role in the 21st Century

.... There is currently little business between the EU and Russia, other than business itself. Closer to home, the adversity with Ukraine is likely to persist for decades, if not generations. The future positioning of Belarus as an intermediary between Russia and Europe is a coming challenge to the wisdom of Moscow’s foreign policy. This will not be easy, given that virtually the entire western border of Russia, from Norway to Ukraine, has turned into a new line in the military standoff between Russia and NATO ...

31.07.2019

Russia's Position on the Baltic States: Why We Need Each Other

... intensify tensions between Russia and the EU, particularly the Baltic States. While the Baltic States are institutionally dependent on the EU and NATO, the nature of relations in this specific case are more complex than the relations between Western Europe and Russia. The irony is that Moscow, technically, is capable of establishing good ties with Portugal, Greece, Italy, Germany, and any other Western European country, but it wouldn't solve the problems or change the nature of Russian relations with the West ...

18.07.2019

RIAC and Delegation of the EU Seminar “How Can the EU and Russia Improve European Security?”

... 4–5, 2019, in the Hague, Russian International Affairs Council in cooperation with the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation and Clingendael Netherlands Institute for International Relations held a seminar on “How Can the EU And Russia Improve European Security”. On July 4–5, 2019, in the Hague, Russian International Affairs Council in cooperation with the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation and Clingendael Netherlands Institute for International Relations held ...

08.07.2019

Déjà vu of Collaborative Consumption?

... according to the RAEC’s own fresh data (https://raec.ru/upload/files/sharing-economy2018.pdf), the volume of transactions within Russia’s sharing economy platforms totalled around some 511 billion Rubbles in 2018 alone. It corresponds to 30% year-on-year ... ... Furthermore, thanks to its carsharing fleet of 10,000 – 15,000 shared vehicles, Moscow is becoming the largest carsharing city in Europe. In fact, according to more optimistic estimates, Moscow it’s well on it’s way to becoming the largest carsharing city ...

28.06.2019

The Independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church: Its implications for Ukrainian Identity and Russia

....edu/contemporary-atlas/ukraine-and-russia-together-or-apart/ind-ukraine-map-gallery/ukraine-and-russia-together-or-apart/unification-2.html. —. n.d. "Ukraine: Revolution of Dignity." Cambridge. Higgins, Andrew. 2018. New York Times. 12 31. Accessed 1 15, 2019. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/31/world/europe/ukraine-russia-orthodox-church-schism.html. Hudson, Victoria. 2018. "The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate as a Potential ‘Tool ’ of Russian Soft Power in the Wake of Ukraine’s 2013 Euromaidan ." Full Terms & Conditions of ...

17.06.2019

Security Radar 2019 Presentation Held at RIAC

... by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Vienna. The research analyzes the results of two surveys: a public opinion poll on security, as well as a survey in the form of individual interviews with security experts. The two surveys were conducted in seven European countries, including Russia. The text of the report is available here . Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs, and Peer Teschendorf, Head of Friedrich Ebert Foundation Moscow Office, made opening speeches. The authors of the report noted that the results of the research ...

23.04.2019

Russia and the Council of Europe

... decisions of the ECtHR. Even about the activities of the international mechanism for monitoring the implementation of ECtHR judgments, which are crucial for the effectiveness of the whole mechanism, is written much less and lapidary. Andrey Kortunov: Europe and Russia: Four Scenarios for the New Cycle Lesson or deception number 1: the fall of the role and significance of the Council of Europe in European architecture In the early 1990s, Russia's entry into the CoE was for the ruling elite an absolute imperative....

17.04.2019

Standing for Everything Evil against Everything Good: Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe

... several groups of countries are within Moscow’s orbit: the Baltic states and the states of Southeast and Western Europe. In each region, Russia has its interests and leverage that it can use to achieve its above-state foreign political objectives. Europe in Russia’s Cross-Hairs RAND Corporation researchers believe Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia are most vulnerable to Russia’s negative influence. RAND Corporation researchers believe Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia are most vulnerable to Russia’s negative ...

19.02.2019

The World After the INF Treaty: Time to Let European Leaders in on the Game?

... its ground even when Donald Trump refused to comply with its provisions. Fifteen years have passed since then. The international situation today, after the withdrawal of the United States from the JCPOA, is much more complicated than it was in 2003. Europe faces far greater threats to its security than it did at the beginning of the century. And the bilateral dialogue on nuclear issues between the United States and Russia is extremely difficult at best, and, at worst, in a state of limbo for the foreseeable future. Meanwhile, France and the United Kingdom are still nuclear powers and permanent members of the UN Security Council. And Germany has been a non-permanent ...

05.02.2019
 

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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