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IFRI Expert Workshop on Russian Foreign Policy Prospects and the Future of Russia-France Relations

On November 20, 2020, IFRI (Institut français des relations internationales), Paris, with the support of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces, held a traditional annual expert workshop on the prospects for Russian foreign policy and the future of Russia-France relations. On November 20, 2020, IFRI (Institut français des relations internationales), Paris, with the support of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces, held a traditional annual expert workshop on the prospects for Russian foreign...

22.11.2020

Meeting with Austrian Diplomat Martin Sajdik

... in the Trilateral Contact Group on the implementation of the peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, visited Russian International Affairs Council. In the course of the meeting, the sides discussed issues of possible interaction between Russia and the European Union in the shared neighborhood in the context of the current political situation in Belarus, Ukraine, and Moldova. Martin Sajdik was informed about RIAC work plans on the European vector of research for 2021.

20.11.2020

The EU Will Not Break Free from America’s Amiable Stranglehold

... Miscalculation Areg Galstyan: Making America Normal Again? When Moscow put a spontaneous, chaotic, irrational and unilateral end to the Cold War, the socialist bloc and the Soviet Union both collapsed. Yet, this development “played a mean trick” on the European Union too, even though the Union’s contribution to the end of the Cold War consisted mostly of encouraging the Baltic states and Eastern and South-Eastern Europe to make as clean a break with the USSR as possible. The EU’s foreign policy ...

19.11.2020

How U.S. Elections Could Impact EU-Russia Relations

Even a partial restoration of transatlantic unity under a President Biden will be a blow to the official Kremlin narrative about the inexorable movement of the international system toward a polycentric world order For several long years now, the European Union has been waging onerous trench warfare on two fronts. On the eastern front, Brussels has been in conflict with a malign Moscow since 2014: refusing to repeal sanctions against Russia, deflecting all the Kremlin’s new information attacks,...

16.11.2020

5th EU-Arab World Summit

On November 9–10, 2020, the regular 5th annual EU-Arab World Summit is held online. It has become a platform for political and economic dialogue between the European Union and the Middle East. On November 9–10, 2020, the regular 5th annual EU-Arab World Summit is held online. It has become a platform for political and economic dialogue between the European Union and the Middle East. Traditionally, the ...

11.11.2020

Alternative Futures of EU-Russia Relations in 2030

EUREN Report 2 EUREN Report 2 EUREN members believe that the EU and Russia will not be able to overcome their fundamental disagreements in the coming decade. But the two sides can come to a pragmatic partnership that safeguards peace and stability in Europe. This is the main finding of the EUREN scenario-building process, conducted between February and September 2020. Four scenarios were developed: 1. A " Cold Partnership " in a multipolar world, where Russia and the EU ultimately return...

06.11.2020

Russia–Germany: Crisis of Political Confidence as a Factor in Asymmetrical Relations

... Office confined themselves to stating that “this fact is highly likely,” without providing incontrovertible proof, Berlin adopted this version as “final and incontrovertible.” On July 1, 2020, Germany assumed the presidency of the Council of the European Union. Its Presidency Programme has only one paragraph on Russia, stating that relations with Russia need to be actively formed on the basis of the EU’s five principles (the 2016 Mogherini principles ) and that their implementation needs ...

06.11.2020

Shaky Bridges Between Russia, Turkey and the EU

Three questions to Andrey Kortunov Covid-19, demonstrations in Khabarovsk, Alexey Navalny’s poisoning, protests in Belarus, revived conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, political crisis in Kyrgyzstan: Russia is facing a number of challenges internally and in its immediate neighbourhood. Andrey Kortunov , Director of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), shares his analysis of President Putin’s situation amid these crises, and of Russia’s relations with Turkey and the EU. What does Vladimir...

03.11.2020

Russia and the EU in Syria: Need for New Approaches?

Can Russia and the EU interact constructively on the Syrian issue? This working paper aims to analyse the post-conflict reconstruction in Syria, especially in terms of Russian and EU approaches on the issue. The authors examine the main problems of reconstruction and adopted strategies, paying particular attention to topics such as the nature and international status of ongoing processes, sanctions effectiveness and need for transformation. Additionally, experts stress the human factor of the problem...

01.11.2020

Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok: a Puzzling Route to Political Stability in Europe

With the rise of chaos in the world order, Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok could be an antidote to the turmoil The 2008 financial crash, the refugee crisis, climate change and a global pandemiс - all these issues were and still are being tackled by the EU and Russia individually. However, imagine a situation where Russia and the EU could act as one political institution, where the negative impact of those events could undoubtedly be reduced. This article will tackle three questions. Why does...

20.10.2020
 

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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