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Only Now Do We See the Real Disintegration of the USSR

... The University Consortium Andrey Kortunov , Director of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), shares his analysis of Russia´s relations with its neighbours, EU and China. Interviewer: Marc Friedli is currently a Project Assistant at the European Leadership Network, where he is mainly working on the upcoming 2021 NPT Review Conference. He is a Dual M.A. candidate in European Affairs at Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics and serves as Alumni Officer for the University ...

20.04.2021

The European Vector of Russia’s Foreign Policy: On the Anniversary of Russia’s Accession to the Council of Europe

... conventions developed by the Council of Europe can be counted on the fingers of one hand. The Council of Europe’s activities are divided into three parts. The first entails providing technical assistance to member states in assimilating the values of the European Union and the Council of Europe. The second consists in monitoring compliance with their commitments under the Charter and the commitments stipulated in previously adopted multilateral conventions and documents. Only the third part pertains to interpreting new problems and challenges ...

02.03.2021

Building Europe’s Future

... November 18, 2020 On November 18, 2020, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Russian Federation Géza Andreas von Geyr was giving an open lecture at HSE University. What is the place and role of the European Union in the modern world? How is the European integration project developing, and what role does Germany play in it? How are relations between the EU and Russia today? The event was organized jointly by HSE University and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Moscow as part of ...

26.11.2020

The Spread of the COVID-2019 Epidemic across Europe and Multilateralism

... Trump administration announced that it would be cutting the WHO’s aid package from $123 million to $58 million. The reason, according to U.S. officials, was that the assistance offered by other countries, particularly those that are members of the European Union, had failed to materialize. In reality, however, China received help and support from all corners – including a number of European states – during its darkest hours. And now that the country has got the spread of the virus under control, it is offering assistance to Europe, even though there is still a shortage of goods at home. Andrey Kortunov: Coronavirus: A New Bug ...

06.04.2020

Meeting of International Expert Group on the Formation of New Security System in Europe

... organized by Friedrich Ebert Foundation, a German political foundation, and GLOBSEC, a Slovak think tank. On August 29–30, 2019, OSCE Secretariat in Vienna hosted a meeting of an international expert group on the formation of a new security system in Europe. The meeting was organized by Friedrich Ebert Foundation, a German political foundation, and GLOBSEC, a Slovak think tank. The meeting was attended by experts on European security issues from Europe and the USA, as well as employees of the OSCE ...

02.09.2019

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

... large Russian-speaking communities as a fifth column leading to tensions that exist to this day. After a while, problems have accumulated, and Russia's unchanging attitude pushed the three Baltic republics towards the Western institutions: NATO and the European Union. In the midst of these problems, Russia has yet to change its attitude towards the Baltic states. Moscow preferred to talk to the 'old Europe' over the heads of Russia's closest Western neighbors. Russia still expects that Brussels, Berlin and Paris would solve all the problems within the EU and the Baltic states in particular. Such an approach gave Moscow a plausible pretext not to ...

18.07.2019

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

... 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 a seminar on “How Can the EU And Russia Improve European Security”. The discussion focused on the following issues: institutional aspects ...

08.07.2019

Andrey Kortunov Takes Part in International Debates on the Results of Elections to the European Parliament

On June 5, 2019 in Berlin, Robert Bosch Academy hosted a public debate on the impact of the elections to the European Parliament over the position of the European Union in the world. On June 5, 2019 in Berlin, Robert Bosch Academy hosted a public debate on the impact of the elections to the European Parliament over the position of the European Union in the world. Experts from the United States, China,...

08.06.2019

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 ...

23.04.2019
 

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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