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RIAC at International Training “The Resurgence of Russia’s Global Outreach: Challenges and Opportunities” at European University Institute of Florence

... and journalists: «The Resurgence of Russia’s Global Outreach: Challenges and Opportunities», with the participation of Academy of Global Governance, Torino World Affairs Institute, and University of Torino. The training gathered participants from Italy, Russia, China, Latvia, Afghanistan, Ghana, the USA, Brazil, and Bangladesh. The speakers included Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Dmitri Trenin, RIAC Member, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center. RIAC has been participating in the ...

16.07.2019

Russia and Italy: No Breakthroughs

The recent visit to Italy by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has brought no breakthroughs, neither in bilateral relations nor in striking common positions on regional and global agendas The official visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Italy on July 4, 2019,...

08.07.2019

March to Tripoli, or a Third Civil War in Libya: Initial Results

... is affiliated with K. Haftar, said in an interview with the Alhurra television station that the LNA would be willing to accept a ceasefire without withdrawing from the outskirts of Tripoli, a condition that Sarraj has rejected. Haftar’s visits to Italy and France, which took place shortly after Sarraj visited these countries, were also devoted primarily to finding ways to establish a ceasefire. Andrey Kortunov, Malcolm Chalmers: Upholding Stability in the Middle East: An Opportunity for Russia–Europe ...

13.06.2019

Italy, France, Libya

... reported the name of General Haftar. Therefore, France has discovered its strategy, although Paris wanted formally not to pose an obstacle, but to modify some parts of the document. Any possible military coordination between Paris and Haftar also worries Italy. The General is supported by the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Russia, as well as of course by France (although the Tripoli government is formally recognized). The advance of the General is a strategic problem for Italy, the main sponsor of the ...

20.05.2019

Why is the Italian leadership so inconsistent about the Silk Road?

The memorandum: a bitter internal reaction Xi Jinping’s visit to Italy in late March resulted in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between China and Italy: a roaring success for the Chinese President, but a little less for Conte. The memorandum formalises Italy’s long-time announced intention to take part ...

11.04.2019

Connectivity Italian Style

Rome Joins the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative Xi Jinping’s historic visit to Italy on March 21–23, 2019 was marked by the signing of a memorandum on Italy’s joining the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative. Despite the fact that 13 other EU countries have signed similar memorandums with China, the significance of Italy’s decision ...

26.03.2019

Can Italy's "Government of Change" Change All of Europe?

... have to rescue the Italian economy. However, Brussels is growing ever more reluctant to save Rome March 1 st marks nine months to the day since the new Italian "government of change" came to power. Few in Europe would have believed that Italy, one of the EU founding states which had been governed by centrist cabinets for over 30 years, would end up with a coalition of right- and left-wing Eurosceptics, who would be calling for a revision of the fundamental principles of European integration....

04.03.2019

Russian-Italian Civil Society Dialogue Forum

On February 5, 2019, Elena Alekseenkova, RIAC Program Manager, took part in the meeting of the Russian part of the Russian-Italian Civil Society Dialogue Forum, held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. On February 5, 2019, Elena Alekseenkova, RIAC Program Manager, took part in the meeting of the Russian part of the Russian-Italian Civil Society Dialogue Forum, held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. The event was attended by Pasquale...

11.02.2019

Italy as Enfant Terrible of European Unity

For the European Union it is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain unity and solidarity On February 1, 2019, Italy blocked the European Union’s statement recognizing Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela, thereby compromising again the EU’s common foreign policy in front of the whole world. For the European Union it is becoming increasingly difficult ...

06.02.2019
 

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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%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
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