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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...


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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
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    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
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    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
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    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
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