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Macron’s Security Ambitions and Russia

The new role of France as the EU’s only nuclear power, as well as Macron’s personality and ambitious geopolitical agenda deserve some attention French President Emmanuel Macron has his own vision about geopolitics and wants the EU to actively take part in the ongoing ...

10.06.2020

RIAC and Institut Montaigne Hold Gulf Security Meeting

On May 14, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), in cooperation with the Institut Montaigne (France), held an online expert discussion focusing on the approaches of Russia and France to security in the Persian Gulf On May 14, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), in cooperation with the Institut Montaigne (France), held an online ...

16.05.2020

Andrey Kortunov Meets with the Staff of the French Embassy

... 6, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had an online meeting with the staff of the French Embassy in Moscow headed by Ambassador Pierre Levy. The following issues were discussed during the meeting: the problems in Russia-Europe and Russia-France relations in the face of the pandemic and economic crisis, the prospects for maintaining strategic arms control and the non-proliferation regime of nuclear weapons, the possibility of preventing the breakdown of the multilateral agreement on the ...

08.05.2020

Andrey Kortunov Gives a Lecture for the Experts of Institut Montaigne (France)

On April 14, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave an online lecture on the future of relations between Russia and the European Union to the leadership, staff and experts of the Institut Montaigne (France). On April 14, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave an online lecture on the future of relations between Russia and the European Union to the leadership, staff and experts of the Institut Montaigne (France). The lecture focused ...

15.04.2020

The UN Security Council Shirks the Test for Coronavirus

... social distancing and a refusal to close restaurants, bars and night clubs. This was done in the hope that elderly people would stay at home, while the rest of the country would catch the virus and thus develop an immunity to it. In the end, President of France Emmanuel Macron was forced to point out rather bluntly the real limits of British sovereignty to his pompous counterpart Boris Johnson. Having threatened to close the border between the United Kingdom and France (and between the United Kingdom ...

02.04.2020

Coronavirus as a Problem of Fathers and Sons

... pandemic has not yet led to a conflict of fathers and sons, for the simple reason that young people everywhere in the world have their own fathers and mothers, grandfathers and grandmothers, whose fate is not inconsequential to them – that happens in France, in China, and in Russia. There is no serious conflict between fathers and sons over coronavirus, but there is a generational problem. Of course, in an ideal society, all generations would live in harmony with each other and the problem of choosing ...

28.03.2020

Meeting with Ambassador of France Pierre Levy

... development of Russian-French relations, possible areas of bilateral cooperation in the field of strengthening European security, ways of resolving conflict situations in eastern Ukraine and in Syria. The meeting was attended by the staff of the Embassy of France in Russia.

29.02.2020

Andrey Kortunov Gives a Lecture at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

On February 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a public lecture at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne on the topic “Trump's Lessons for Russia.” On February 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a public lecture at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne on the topic “Trump's Lessons for Russia.” The lecture was attended by 300 students, including Sorbonne University professors and postgraduate students, Paris think-tanks representatives, journalists and diplomats...

07.02.2020

RIAC at University Consortium Training Module at Sciences Po (Paris)

On January 12–19, 2020, Paris hosted a series of meetings between the representatives of the academic community and Russian officials with members of the University Consortium network On January 12–19, 2020, Paris hosted a series of meetings between the representatives of the academic community and Russian officials with members of the University Consortium network. The training module focused on such topics as the role of perception in relations between Russia and the West, US policy towards Russia...

20.01.2020
 

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  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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