Search: Germany,European Union (57 materials)

 

A Europe whole and free: a utopia or, after all, a future?

... prophecy to quote President Clinton who spoke at the NATO summit in Brussels in January, 1994. Should we be surprised if our continent together with the institutions has inherited their policies, including that of containment of not only Russia but Germany as well, as has become obvious under the Trump Administration? So, the alienation between Russia and the West is what did happen in the final count. What is more, it was supposed to serve as basis of unity of the preserved Western alliance in ...

23.08.2019

The National Factor in Europe Today

... "anti-Russian hysteria." Restarting the "Franco-German engine" of Europe The reconciliation of France and Germany, after what Ernst Nolte called the "European Civil War", was an unquestionable obligation in view of the two ... ... a shared historic heritage and a mutual and enlightened consent of citizens. This basic difference perhaps explains why the European Union, founded on the Franco-German alliance, mixing two national traditions to extract them from their old conflicts ...

08.08.2019

Meeting with Political Director of Germany's Federal Foreign Office Jens Plötner

On May 6, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Dmitri Trenin, RIAC Member, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, had a meeting with Jens Plötner, Political Director of Germany's Federal Foreign Office. On May 6, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Dmitri Trenin, RIAC Member, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, had a meeting with Jens Plötner, Political Director of Germany's Federal Foreign Office....

07.05.2019

RIAC at Cyber Forum in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

On April 22–25, 2019, the 13th International Forum on the Problems of International Information Security was held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany). On April 22–25, 2019, the 13th International Forum on the Problems of International Information Security was held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany). The forum was organized by the National Association for International Information Security ...

27.04.2019

The Queen’s Last Ball?

... were saying on the side-lines of the event that, now Merkel had left her post as leader of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany and was nearing the end of her political career, she could afford herself more liberties than she had done in the past.... ... Chancellor’s speech should be viewed in the context of the upcoming elections to the European Parliament in May, where the European Union’s traditional parties will face an unprecedented challenge from non-systemic nationalists and right-wing populists....

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

An Unforeseeable Europe

... Multi-Speed Europe: Illusions and Reality There is every reason to believe that 2019 will be a year of stern tests both for the European Union as an organization and for the European idea as the association’s ideological foundation. The upcoming elections ... ... will continue, and the idea of changing the EU’s budget rules may very well gain support in a number of European capitals. Germany will have to go through the painful process of generational change among the political elites. And in Paris, Macron will ...

29.01.2019

Possible International “Package Solution” Formats on the Balkans Issue

... European region. That's why the country is ready for certain exchanges. The disorder and strife of Balkan society are flowing into the neighboring countries. Thus, it is important for them to ensure its long-term stability and crisis-free development. Germany takes an intransigent position regarding any territorial exchanges. As a result, it largely dominates the European Union. Berlin insists that it is totally unacceptable to implement any territorial exchanges and reorganize the Balkan political space as a whole. Any attempts will lead to the “Pandora's box” opening with unpredictable consequences for the ...

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

Operation “Successor.” What Should Germany and Russia Expect from the New Leader of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany?

... Germany. Germany and Russia Stefan Meister: Searching for a new foundation for German-Russian relations The candidates for the CDU leadership also paid due attention to the topic of Russia. Kramp-Karrenbauer has spoken rather harshly about the fact that Germany and the European Union should respond to the incident on the Kerch Strait and close European borders to all Russian ships assigned to the ports of the Sea of Azov. While she does not deny the need for dialogue with Russia, she stresses that such a dialogue should ...

13.12.2018
 

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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  
     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%)
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     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
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