Search: Greater Europe,Europe (7 materials)

Will Russia Return to Europe?

... results. To Europe — on the Chinese Bandwagon Andrey Kortunov: Indo-Pacific or Community of Common Destiny? Even in the best or ‘honeymoon’ periods of Russian-European cooperation, Moscow was never prepared to fully support the concept of a ‘Big Europe’ or ‘Greater Europe’ — that is, one based on the full or even partial participation by all countries on the continent in the normative and regulatory foundations of the EU. Moscow’s support, over the foreseeable future, for this concept, under the existing ...

06.11.2018

Managing the Cold Peace between Russia and the West

Fifth Task Force Position Paper Released Fifth Task Force Position Paper Released A group of prominent Members and Supporters of the Pan-European Task Force on Cooperation in Greater Europe , including former foreign and defence ministers and senior officials from Russia, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Poland, Germany, Italy and Finland has joined forces to appeal to the leadership of the countries in the Euro-Atlantic area ...

06.07.2017

RIAC Hosts a Working Group Meeting for the Future of a Greater Europe Project

... European Union, Former Director of the International Strategic Research Organisation (USAK) (Turkey). Paul Quilès, Former Minister of Defence, President of the Initiative for Nuclear Disarmament (IDN) (France) also attended the event. The Building of Greater Europe project is carried out by RIAC in partnership with the European Leadership Network ( ELN ), the Global Relations Forum ( GFR ), and the Polish Institute of International Affairs ( PISM ). Under the project, regular meetings of the Working Group take place and joint advisory opinion statements on topical issues ...

27.05.2017

European Track of Russia’s Geopolitics: Correcting Errors. Part 1

... democracy and the rule of law, as well as mutual assistance at the international level to this end, make a significant contribution to strengthening peace, political stability and sustainable development on the continent. Another promising idea is that of Greater Europe. Its essence seems to be quite simple. Europe equally belongs to all the countries and peoples in it. They all have equal rights to participate in its formation and improvement. They all make their contribution to its promotion as a common space of shared ideas, ideals, values and aspirations....

28.04.2016

Why Russia Needs Europe

... breakdown in relations with the West in the wake of the Ukraine crisis. A short-term tactical decision to shore up some international support, has arguably resulted in a long-term strategic shift. There is little point in arguing for a return to the idea of Greater Europe. The collapse of Russia’s relationships with its fellow European states has made this dream impossible to pursue. But it is clear that some people in Russia want to go a step further: they no longer believe cooperation with the EU is necessary or beneficial, and that Asia is the answer to Russia’s problems....

22.01.2016

The “Greater Europe – 2030” Working Group Meets in London

... Russian Academy of Sciences, RIAC member; Vyacheslav Trubnikov, retired Army General, Russian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, RIAC Vice-President; Andrei Kortunov, RIAC Director General; Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Program Director. The Building Greater Europe project is carried out by RIAC in partnership with the European Leadership Network ( ELN ), the International Strategic Research Organization ( USAK ), and the Polish Institute of International Affairs ( PISM ). Under the project, regular meetings of the Working Group take place and joint advisory opinion ...

14.12.2015

Speech at the Greater Europe Task Force Meeting, London

... Ukrainian crisis? And now history is making us pay for our political short-sightedness and arrogance. And we will be paying for many years to come. Does this mean that we have to abandon the idea of a “single European space”, a “common European home” and a “Greater Europe”? Any strong and critical judgements are a dangerous thing in politics, and it is still too early to pass a final verdict on the prospects of the European unity. But looking at the logic of how the crisis has played out thus far (which ...

11.12.2015

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