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U.S. Sanctions against Iran: Background and Possible Consequences

The New Round of U.S. Sanctions The withdrawal of the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear programme has once again exacerbated the issue of sanctions against Iran. Donald Trump’s decision on the JCPOA means that the United States will return to the regime of comprehensive economic sanctions against Tehran that was in place before the “Iran nuclear deal” was signed. The demarche of the U.S. administration has sharply increased the uncertainty...


Andrey Kortunov Speaks at Geneva Centre for Security Policy

On March 1, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, spoke at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy . The lecture was devoted to the prospects of relations between Russia and the West in the conext of the EU crisis and new U.S. administration. Andrey Kortunov also discussed institutional cooperation between RIAC and the Centre with its authorities and took part in the international school for non-profit organizations' leaders on strategic communications, which is held at the centre on March, 1-2...


France – Russia – Europe: Split or Reconciliation?

On November 12-13, 2015, a RIAC team of its President Igor Ivanov, Director General Andrey Kortunov, Presidium Chairman of Council on Foreign and Defense Policy Fyodor Lukyanov and President of RAS Institute for Oriental Studies Vitaly Naumkin were in Paris to participate in annual conference “France-Russia-Europe: Split or Reconciliation” sponsored by L’Institut Jean Lecanuet , le Groupe senatorial d’amitie France – Russie, l’Institut de relations internationales...


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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