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Seven Steps Beyond the Crisis Horizon: Reflecting on Past Mistakes

Familiar Problems and New Challenges for Russia Crises come and go, and life goes on. In early 2015, at the height of the Ukrainian crisis, RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov wrote an article entitled “ Seven Steps Beyond the Horizon of the Crisis ” in which he proposed that we think about how Russia would build relations with the rest of the world “after Ukraine.” Five years later and the crisis has brought about neither compromise nor the collapse of Ukrainian statehood, and relations between...

27.02.2020

Meeting with Korea Investment & Securities Asia Management

On January 13, 2020, the managers of the South Korean investment company Korea Investment & Securities Asia visited Russian International Affairs Council On January 13, 2020, the managers of the South Korean investment company Korea Investment & Securities Asia visited Russian International Affairs Council. RIAC guests discussed the current state and dynamics of US sanctions against Russia, possible shifts in Russia-US relations in the context of the US presidential elections in November 2020,...

14.01.2020

India-Russia Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership in the 21 Century

... “Russia – India Cooperation against the Background of Sanctions: Adverse Effects and New Opportunities” Source: System on Foreign Trade Performance Analysis (FTPA) Version 3.0, Department of Commerce [ 10 ] Investment An area of growth could be investments. Indian investments in Russia are estimated to be about US $13 billion which include Vankorneft and Taas-Yuryakh fields; Imperial Energy Tomsk; Sakhalin I; Volzhsky Abrasive Works Volgograd; and Commercial Indo bank. Russian investments in ...

18.11.2019

Russia’s ‘Big Push’ Paradigm

Throughout this year there appear to be increasing signs of a paradigm shift in Russia’s economic policy associated with a move from an overarching emphasis on securing macroeconomic stability to attaining higher growth. The epicenter of these discussions is the theme of Russia’s National projects – Rb 25,7 trn in size over a period of 2019-2024 – whose implementation is set to be accompanied by a significant increase in fiscal spending in key priority areas such as infrastructure and human capital...

08.10.2019

Meeting with Sberbank Institutional Investors from the USA and Great Britain

On September 10, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs, had a meeting with a group of Sberbank institutional investors visiting Moscow On September 10, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs, had a meeting with a group of Sberbank institutional investors visiting Moscow, including Amundi Asset Management (Great Britain), Armor Advisors (USA), Baron Capital Management (USA), Cartica Management...

15.09.2019

India and Latin America: When a Rising Power and an Emergent Growth Pole Engage

... ‘Lithium Triangle’, must be viewed in the context of New Delhi seeking to go big in embarking on its lithium based Electric Vehicles revolution, which Indian Industry estimates to account for 30 billion dollars sector, by 2030, mandating huge prospective investments by corporate India tapping into the lithium pans of Bolivia and Chile. Similarly, Indian Industry has also exhibited interest in bidding for agro-processing projects, in pursuance of accomplishing the critical futuristic goal of food security ...

27.08.2019

Ivan Timofeev at Financial Services Volunteer Corps Symposium

On June 30 – July 2, 2019, St. Petersburg hosted a regular annual symposium of the Financial Services Volunteer Corps. On June 30 – July 2, 2019, St. Petersburg hosted a regular annual symposium of the Financial Services Volunteer Corps. Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Program Director, attended the symposium. The discussion focused on the issues of global economy, political relations between the great powers, and global socio-economic trends.

03.07.2019

Delegation of Japan Bank for International Cooperation Visits RIAC

On June 24, 2019, delegation of Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) visited Russian International Affairs Council. On June 24, 2019, delegation of Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) visited Russian International Affairs Council. Japanese financiers discussed a wide range of issues related to the dynamics of global and regional stability, as well as political risks associated with a possible exacerbation of the situation in most dangerous regions of the world. Special attention...

26.06.2019

Russian Companies Breaking Into the Brazilian IT Market

... significantly behind Brazil. The specifics of the Russian legislation, domestic consumers’ low incomes, state-owned companies, and government agencies with their sometimes unorthodox approaches to choosing IT suppliers, difficulties in attracting investments and limited export opportunities for Russian IT firms due to Russia’s international isolation all combine to reduce domestic business opportunities dramatically. As a result, the IDC suggests the Russian IT industry will only grow 3.7% in ...

26.06.2019

BRICS Should Avoid Becoming an anti-US Group

... example, when it comes to legal harmonization, there is a big problem. Right now, if we are looking for some kind of customs union from BRICS, we are talking about trading investment treaty for BRICS, which can basically cover investment framework and investments that are made by BRICS countries within themselves. That’s difficult to do because each one has a different legal system. Each one has a different political system. Russia is a different democracy, if you think it’s one. India is a different ...

13.03.2019
 

Poll conducted

  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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