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Meeting with Hanns Seidel Foundation Experts

On March 27, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with a delegation of German security experts visiting Moscow at the invitation of Hanns Seidel Foundation (Hanns Seidel Stiftung). On March 27, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with a delegation of German security experts visiting Moscow at the invitation of Hanns Seidel Foundation (Hanns Seidel Stiftung). The participants of the meeting discussed the issues of security and cooperation in Europe...

31.03.2019

Forecasting 2024: Experts Discuss Scenarios for Russia’s Future in Berlin

... Russia. On March 21–22, 2019, Berlin Center for East European and International Studies (ZOiS) held a scenario forecasting seminar “Looking beyond the Horizon of 2024” on the long-term future of Russia. An international group of experts from Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Russia took part in the workshop. The Russian side was represented by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Irina Busygina, RIAC Expert.

25.03.2019

The Queen’s Last Ball?

The German Chancellor unequivocally reaffirmed Germany’s candidacy for leader of Europe and, more importantly, outlined a course for Europe to achieve “strategic autonomy” from the United States With a little imagination, the annual Munich Security Conference can be presented as a big social ...

26.02.2019

The Future of Liberal World Order Discussed at Friedrich Naumann Foundation

On February 11, 2019, Friedrich Naumann Foundation Moscow office held a round table "Challenges to the Liberal Principles of International Relations" in the framework of the "Liberal Agenda for the 21st Century" project. The meeting was organized by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation in partnership with the European Dialogue expert group. On February 11, 2019, Friedrich Naumann Foundation Moscow office held a round table "Challenges to the Liberal Principles of International...

12.02.2019

The World After the INF Treaty: Time to Let European Leaders in on the Game?

... Ramifications Few of us remember how negotiations on the Iranian nuclear programme began. In October 2003, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Dominique de Villepin and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Joschka Fischer approached President of Iran Mohammad Khatami in an attempt to persuade him to comply with IAEA requirements and also to provide him with guarantees that his country’s right to develop the peaceful atom would be respected. The ...

05.02.2019

An Unforeseeable Europe

... any time soon. However, in late 2018, Paris became witness to an uprising of “yellow vests,” and Emmanuel Macron’s star began to dim. Angela Merkel’s victory in the German federal elections was pyrrhic: next year, the exogenous Alternative for Germany party will achieve unprecedented success in Bavaria and Hesse and the Chancellor will be forced to play the unenviable role of “lame duck.” All attempts to agree upon a “civilized divorce” with the United Kingdom have thus far come to ...

29.01.2019

Possible International “Package Solution” Formats on the Balkans Issue

... Scenarios 1. Regardless of the resolution of the post-Yugoslav heritage problems, formation of a permanent "Balkan Council" is a top priority. It would include representatives of Russia, the US, Great Britain, Turkey, France, Italy, Slovenia and Germany as international observers, with mediation on the part of the EU and the UN, and also envoys of all the Western Balkan countries. The logical way to give life to this format is to reframe and accelerate the work of the Regional Cooperation Council ...

18.01.2019

RIAC at 169th Bergedorf Round Table

... China in the changing world order”. The event was attended by major political figures, diplomats, and leading experts on various issues of international relations from the EU and China. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, having an official visit to China, addressed the round table participants. Russia at the round table was represented by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Mark Entin, RIAC Expert.

14.12.2018

Meeting with Representatives of Heinrich Böll Foundation

... Russian International Affairs Council. The German guests got acquainted with current RIAC projects in the area of European studies and discussed the possibilities for improving the mechanisms of interaction between the expert communities of Russia and Germany on European security and cooperation.

12.12.2018
 

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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