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The Future Can Be Shaped with Evidence-Based Dialog

I always enjoy visiting the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), and most recently read “Entering 2019: Challenges and Opportunities,” by President Igor Ivanov of RIAC, himself also former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (1998–2004). I agree with everything he writes, particularly the incapacity of the United Nations “system,” the importance of national sovereignty as ...


Igor Ivanov

President of the Russian International Affairs Council. Professor of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (RF MFA). Russian Academy of Sciences Corresponding Member. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation. Graduated from the Maurice Thorez Moscow State Institute of Foreign Languages. Speaks Spanish and English. Conducted academic research at the Institute of World Economy and International...


Congratulations to RIAC President Igor Ivanov on his 70th Birthday!

We wholeheartedly congratulate President of the Russian International Affairs Council Igor Ivanov, Russian diplomat and scholar, on his 70th birthday! In terms of international relations, the year of 2015 has been marked by a series of milestone dates, among them the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the 65th anniversary of the ...


Igor Ivanov receives Nunn-Lugar Award

Igor Ivanov, President of the Russian International Affairs Council and Russia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1998 to 2004, and Desmond Browne, former UK Secretary of State for Defence, have received the Nunn-Lugar Award for Promoting Nuclear ...


Igor Ivanov Speaks at Kennan Institute

On October 6, 2014 RIAC President Igor Ivanov spoke at Kennan Institute before a large group of American and world experts on whether a real Russia-U.S. partnership is possible. The event was opened by Jane Harman, Head of Woodrow Wilson Center, and was moderated by Jill Dougherty, CNN ...


A Beginning of Dialogue? Russia's Ivanov and Germany's Ischinger Discuss the Ukraine Crisis

... a German leader, suggests Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Ian Brzezinski. Germany's government has "been a significant impediment to a more forceful Western response to Putin's invasion of Ukraine," he says. See the full text of remarks by Igor Ivanov and Wolfgang Ischinger. So what does this exchange mean? Neither writer suggests any concrete first step in pursuing a dialogue, although perhaps one can be inferred from Ischinger’s offering. “I was not in favor,” he writes,...


Igor Ivanov Speaks at Conference “EU-Russia: Where Are We?’

On June 17, 2014 RIAC President Igor Ivanov spoke at the international conference “EU-Russia: Where Are We” organized by the Association of European Business. The event was also attended by Alexander Shokhin, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and ...


Igor Ivanov Speaks at Johns Hopkins University

On April 10, 2014 RIAC President Igor Ivanov visited the Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC to read a lecture “ The Lessons of Ukraine Crisis ” devoted to the deteriorating Russian-American relations as a result of the crisis, as well as the problems caused by absence ...


Igor Ivanov Meets Speaker of Parliament and Foreign Minister of Iran

On January 28-29, RIAC President Igor Ivanov met Ali Larijani , speaker of the Iranian Parliament, and Mohammad Zarif , Iran’s Foreign Minister, in Tehran. The parties expressed deep satisfaction over dynamic development of the bilateral multifaceted cooperation that is now facing ...


On Syria and Iran, U.S. and Russia Can Work Together

... Moscow and Washington can solve the Middle East's most vexing problems. On November 21, 2013, Foreign Policy published article "On Syria and Iran, U.S. and Russia Can Work Together" by RIAC President and former Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov and former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. More than two decades after the end of the Cold War, it is striking that areas of disagreement appear to outweigh areas of agreement between Moscow and Washington. Clearly, each side ...


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    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  
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