Search: European Union,Germany (66 materials)

 

Coronavirus Reveals Cracks in European Unity

... hand, answered the call by sending medical equipment via shipping to Rotterdam, to be transported to Italy through Germany. Germany initially blocked the export of these masks under the guise of its new emergency law, and only after the immense pressure ... ... times of crisis, Europe’s bureaucratic machinery is painfully slow. These three examples are only the latest to prove that the European Union does not stand as united as it likes to believe. Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said, " We didn't need ...

26.03.2020

Foreign Office Director for Policy Planning Sebastian Groth

... Affairs Council. The meeting with the German diplomat focused on the issues related to Russia’s cooperation with the FRG and the European Union, prospects for resolving the conflict in Donbass, possible future of the European arms control, ways to restore ... ... evolution of transatlantic relations. The discussion was also attended by the staff of the German Foreign Office and the Embassy of Germany in Moscow.

27.02.2020

Igor Ivanov Speaks at Federal Academy for Security Policy (Germany)

On January 23, 2020, Igor Ivanov, RIAC President, addressed the audience of the Federal Academy for Security Policy (Germany), an inter-ministerial institution for advanced studies, education and training in security policy in the remit of the Federal Ministry of Defense of Germany. The Academy is headed by Ambassador Ekkehard Brose. On January 23, 2020, Igor Ivanov,...

27.01.2020

Igor Ivanov’s Remarks at the Federal Academy for Security Policy

... joint efforts, to build a new type of relations characterized by partnership instead of confrontation. Indeed, over a short period of time, we succeeded in developing a set of essential documents intended to regulate Russia’s relations with NATO, the European Union, the Council of Europe etc. I believe that all these documents retain their value today. I could spend a great deal of time talking about this stage in our relations, since I was directly involved in drafting and adopting many of the decisions ...

23.01.2020

NATO Was Never Only About Russia

When NATO was created, future peace between Germany and its neighbors was yet far from secured It is today sadly forgotten, that NATO was created not with one, but with two objectives. The second objective of NATO was to retain inner peace, that is, keep the peace amongst NATO's own members. ...

05.12.2019

RIAC — DGAP Roundtable on Cooperation in Eurasia

... as security risks. Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs, Milan Nic, Head of the Robert Bosch Centre for Central-Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia at DGAP as well as Cornelius Zimmermann, Senior Advisor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany, delivered welcoming remarks. Experts from Russia, the EU and China took part in the round table. The Russian side was represented by diplomats and experts from RIAC and other leading academic institutes, analytical centers and foundations, such ...

04.12.2019

Every Generation Has its Own Wall

... Gate. The sounds flowed through the Wall, reflected off the powerful Doric gate columns, splashed onto the endless and poorly lit Unter den Linden and dissolved into the Berlin night air somewhere near the massive building of the Soviet embassy in East Germany. Pink Floyd unexpectedly turned into a kind of tuning fork for our actions that night, providing the rhythm for the blows of the countless hammers, crowbars and sledgehammers that were scatted over hundreds of metres of concrete wall. If memory ...

22.11.2019

RIAC at Closed Seminar for Members of the Bundestag and European Parliament

On November 16, 2019, in Liebenberg (Brandenburg, Germany), with the assistance of Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany), a closed seminar was held for members of the German Bundestag and other parliamentarians from the European Union On November 16, 2019, in Liebenberg (Brandenburg, Germany), with the assistance of Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany), a closed seminar was held for members of the German Bundestag and other parliamentarians from the European Union. The seminar focused on EU political strategy regarding key external partners ...

19.11.2019

Weimar 2.0 and Russia

The EU/Germany are now on the side of democracy and social justice, and the Anglo-Americans throw themselves and all the rest into the dark Hobbesian world of the period between two wars. How should Russia position herself in this context? Power is always ...

30.09.2019

A Europe Whole and Free: A Utopia or, After All, a Future?

... prophecy to quote President Clinton who spoke at the NATO summit in Brussels in January, 1994. Should we be surprised if our continent together with the institutions has inherited their policies, including that of containment of not only Russia but Germany as well, as has become obvious under the Trump Administration? So, the alienation between Russia and the West is what did happen in the final count. What is more, it was supposed to serve as basis of unity of the preserved Western alliance in ...

23.08.2019
 

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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