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Building Europe’s Future

Open Lecture for HSE University students, November 18, 2020 On November 18, 2020, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Russian Federation Géza Andreas von Geyr was giving an open lecture at HSE University. What is the place and role of the European Union in the modern world? How is the European integration project developing, and what role does Germany ...


RECP, START and Germany´s Indo-Pacific Strategy

... Asia-Pacific. Under Trump the Indo- Pacific strategy pronounced an economic decoupling and containment strategy against China. The German Indo-Pacific strategy pronounces that decoupling and containment and confrontation with China was not desirable. Germany had to see that Asia is the new center of world politics and the world economy and that Germany had to realize this. Germany should reduce its dependence from China, diversify its economic and political relations and focus on the ASEAN which were ...


RIAC, the EU Delegation to Russia and the German Embassy Workshop on the Consequences of Global Changes and the Future of Russia-EU Relations

... climate agenda and objectives of energy cooperation between Russia and the EU; traditional and new security challenges, etc. On November 2, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), in partnership with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Russian Federation and the Delegation of the European Union to Russia, held the 9th meeting on the consequences of global changes and the future of Russia-EU relations within "Talk to an Ambassador" sessions by RIAC and the embassies ...


Nord Stream 2: Who Benefits From the Navalny Affair?

While the project has stalled since last year, Merkel has underlined Germany’s vital interest in privileged access to Russian gas On October 7, the French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and his German counterpart Heiko Maas issued a joint statement condemning the “Russian involvement and responsibility” in ...


The Model Multilateralist. A View from Russia

... how much you are willing to pay for it. Multilateralism might make German foreign policy less innovative or it might slow down German responses to various international challenges and crises. Moreover, numerous critics often perceive it as a sign of Germany’s weakness, lack of imagination or its reluctance to take a leadership role in world politics. I can even imagine that for some Germans, the outcomes of their continuous attachment to multilateralism sometimes becomes a source of frustrations ...


Russia — Germany: Perceptions and Motives

... build trust on specific issues, without mentoring, arrogance and sarcasm on either side The Carnegie Moscow Center’s web site has published an article by my colleague Sabine Fischer: “ From Gas Pipeline to Navalny. What Russia Doesn’t Get About Germany " Liana Fix: The Times for a Special Relationship Between Germany and Russia Are Over She attempts to reflect on the aggravation of relations between Russia and Germany in the context of the Navalny case, and also to answer why Moscow mistakenly ...


RIAC at the Сonference «Germany-Russia-EU: a pandemic and its impact on foreign and security policy»

... Meetings was held. It organized by the Gorchakov Fund and the German-Russian Forum On July 16, 2020, the VI Youth Forum of the Potsdam Meetings was held. It organized by the Gorchakov Fund and the German-Russian Forum. The theme of the conference is «Germany-Russia-EU: The Pandemic and Its Influence on Foreign and Security Policies». During the conference, a wide range of issues of bilateral and international relations, prospects for overcoming the global economic crisis and the consequences of the ...


What Will the Upcoming U.S. Elections Bring to Russia and Germany? Discussion at Hanns-Seidel Stiftung

On July 14, 2020, Hanns-Seidel Stiftung held an online discussion on the U.S. Presidential Election: what implications will the election results have on relations with Russia and Germany? Experts from RIAC, Hanns-Seidel Stiftung, and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University took part in the workshop. On July 14, 2020, Hanns-Seidel Stiftung held an online discussion on the U.S. Presidential ...


RIAC and ECFR Discuss Possible Cooperation on African Vector

The parties agreed to prepare and conduct a virtual expert meeting in order to identify possible areas for cooperation On June 24, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, held an online working meeting with Theodore Murphy, Director for the Africa Program at the European Council for Foreign Relations. Andrey Kortunov spoke about RIAC Africa project portfolio, the current areas of the Council's research, publications on topics related to Africa, and plans for the future. Theodore Murphy shared...


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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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