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Of Rogues and Peers: Sine Ira et Studio

... state” and which countries can be classified as such in today’s world. One could focus on looking for factual imprecisions and errors scattered throughout the report. It should, nonetheless, be kept in mind that the many views of Russia and its foreign policy as reflected in this report are widespread in Washington today. These views are bipartisan and they affect the stance of Washington’s officials concerning specific foreign political issues. Suppressing the natural urge to engage in harsh ...


Andrey Kortunov Moderates a Round Table on Russian Foreign Policy in London

On February 12, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, held a round table discussion on Russia's foreign policy in the current political cycle (2018-2024) at the European Council on Foreign Relations in London. On February 12, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, held a round table discussion on Russia's foreign policy in the current political ...


RIAC Forecast 2019–2024

RIAC Experts on Global Issues In this project, we gather the opinions of Russian experts on Russia’s foreign policy with regard to individual countries, the situation in individual regions, and the specifics of the development of the key functional areas in international relations. The first Chapter “ Global Governance and World Order ” is available ...


Opportunities for Europe, Syria and Russia with New Approaches

A series of Russian civil-military concepts can create great benefits for Europe, the Middle East and Asia Favorable International Situation The global strategic situation is now very favorable for stable, peaceful and prosperous solutions to issues in Europe and in the Middle East. Such solutions could benefit all parties involved, and in extension even create opportunities for Asia, including China and India. Russia has consolidated its strategic positions in Europe and the Middle East. The...


2018 RIAC Members General Meeting

... event. The video and text of the speech was published on the MFA of Russia and RIAC websites. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia underscored the fruitful cooperation with RIAC: “Today the role of qualitative analytical support for Russian foreign policy is tangibly increasing. I am pleased to note that the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), which has established itself as an effective instrument on the second track of Russian diplomacy, is making a large contribution to the ...


Politics as Continuation of War by Other Means?

In recent decades great powers usually win the wars but lose at peace Speech delivered at the session “Foreign Policy in Uncertain Times: Pursuing Development in a Changing World” at the 15 th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club Two hundred years ago, the prominent German military theorist Carl von Clausewitz proposed his famous definition ...


RIAC at Training Seminar on Russian Global Outreach at European University Institute in Florence

On October 11–13, 2018, European University Institute in Florence under the auspices of Robert Schumann Center for Advanced Studies and with the participation of the Academy of Global Management and Torino World Affairs Institute, University of Torino held an annual international Executive “The Resilience of Russia’s Global Outreach: Challenges and Opportunities" for representatives of think tanks, experts, and journalists. On October 11–13, 2018, European University Institute in Florence...


Russia’s New Foreign Policy Cycle

Foreign viewpoints After the reelection of Vladimir Putin for another term as president of the Russian Federation in March of this year, Russia is entering a new cycle of foreign and domestic policy. Russia's foreign policy at the moment is particularly fraught; the conflict in Syria, the continued uncertain status of the Donbass region of Ukraine, accusations of cyberwarfare and interference in US elections, and the Skripal poisoning incident in the UK have ...


Tony Kevin Lecture “Current Prospects for East-West Detente — Analysis by a Former Western Diplomat”

... -year career as an Australian diplomat 1968–98, most of which was spent during the Cold War years, and also analyses his subsequent experience as an independent author free to express his own opinions, independently of the direction of Australian foreign policy. He will discuss the current irresponsible and sharp tendencies to Russophobia in many Western capitals, and how these can be overcome by a return to a clear vision of international relations, based on firm and reliable communications, ...


Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    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  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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