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The 6th Session of German-Russian International Dialogue within RIAC and Koerber Foundation Project

... November 8–9, 2017, Hamburg hosted the 6th “German-Russian International Dialogue”, GRID, a meeting of a Russian-German work group within the joint project of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Koerber Foundation (Koerber Stiftung, Germany). On November 8–9, 2017, Hamburg hosted the 6th “German-Russian International Dialogue”, GRID, a meeting of a Russian-German work group within the joint project of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Koerber Foundation ( Koerber ...

13.11.2017

European Union Is Back in the Game

... fingers. They were lucky. They were tremendously lucky. They made it just in time. The socioeconomic and political model of the EU countries withstood the blow. It proved sufficiently reliable and stable. The elections in the Netherlands, France and then Germany gave the elites their confidence back. The popular vote demonstrated that the true dangers the European Union had faced were, indeed, in the past. Yes, the extreme left, and particularly the extreme right, did strengthen their positions and their ...

01.11.2017

Germany’s Role in the Future of the World Order Discussed in Berlin

On October 26 Aspen Institute in Berlin, Germany, hosted an international conference «The World in 2025 – Germany’s Role and Partners in a Shifting World Order». On October 26 Aspen Institute in Berlin, Germany, hosted an international conference «The World in 2025 – Germany’s ...

26.10.2017

The Eurasian Economic Union is already becoming an important pole in Greater Eurasia

... was held. The event was organized by the Eurasian Sector, CCEIS, Higher School of Economics. The moderator of the discussion was the head of the sector Yuri Kofner.Representatives from countries such as Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Thailand and Germany took part in the event (either physically or by video bridge); as well as from such universities as: HSE, MGIMO, Moscow State University, Ludwig-Maximilian University (Munich), KFU and Orenburg State University. The discussions were conducted  ...

22.10.2017

German Elections Are over but the Suspense Is Still on

German elections are over but one never knows what kind of a cabinet there will be, not to mention its program On September 24, 2017 Germany held its federal election which proved to be the pivotal point, if not for the entire German political system, then at least for its party component. The union of CDU-CSU and SPD earned much fewer votes than in 2013. Immigration was the hottest ...

16.10.2017

Russia and Germany: Science Is Out of Sanctions

The relations between Russia and Germany can hardly be called cloudless. Since the beginning of the Ukrainian crisis, the trade turnover has more than halved - from a record high of € 80 billion in 2012 to a record low of €35 billion (2016), new sanctions due to the conflict with ...

11.10.2017

A right-wing party in the new German government

The reasons to vote for right-wing AfD are the problems, not the AfD itself. On one hand, the elections to the Bundestag on September 24 2017 in Germany were somewhat boring. The programmes of the parties in charge and designated parties, CDU and SPD, look similar. Too gibberish and far from facts were the appearances of Martin Schulz, designated candidate for chancellor of the social SPD. Too ...

09.10.2017

The Euro-Atlantic Security Formula: The Implications of NATO-Russia Relations to the Baltic Sea Region

... for over 70% of NATO's defence expenditures; of contributions made by states other than the US, the UK and France contribute over 41% of the expenditures of all remaining NATO funding. In the Baltic region, NATO countries also differ significantly. Germany is the heaviest contributor (15% of the total NATO budget with the exception of the US share). If Berlin implements the 2/20 target by 2024, the country's NATO-related expenses will rise by over US$ 30 billion. This is an enormous sum, given that ...

05.10.2017

The Munich conspiracy and peace in our time

... diplomat. Before being appointed ambassador to the EU in 2005, he was Russia’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it”, the expression goes. On 29 September 1938 Great Britain, France, Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy made a deal to partition Czechoslovakia, in what politely became known as the Munich agreement. Faced with insurmountable Franco-British diplomatic pressure Prague was forced to give in to the German ultimatum, effectively committing ...

29.09.2017
 

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