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Russia — Latvia Relations Discussed at the Meeting with Latvian Embassy Leadership

On August 6, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Māris Riekstiņš, Ambassador of Latvia to Russia, and Ineta Celmina, Counsellor, Deputy Head of Mission. On August 6, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Māris Riekstiņš, Ambassador of Latvia to Russia, and Ineta Celmina, Counsellor, Deputy Head of ...

07.08.2019

RIAC Takes Part in Riga Dialogue — 2019

... 2019, Riga Dialogue, an annual international high-level expert conference, was held in Riga. The 2019 meeting was devoted to “Crisis Management and Strategic Stability in the Euroatlantic Community”. Traditionally, the meeting was organized by the Latvian Institute of International Affairs with the support of international partners, including Russian International Affairs Council. The meeting was attended by experts, diplomats, parliamentarians, and high-ranking officials from a number of European ...

29.05.2019

Andrey Kortunov Meets with Ambassadors of Northern European States

On November 20, 2018, in the Latvian Embassy in Russia, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with ambassadors of the Northern European States. Heads of diplomatic missions of Denmark, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and Estonia took part in the meeting....

22.11.2018

The New Normal in the Euro-Atlantic Security Order Discussed in Riga

... Dialogue“. On May 22-23, 2018, Riga hosted a regular high-level round-table debate "Riga Dialogue“. This year the meeting focused on the following topic: “The New Normal in the Euro-Atlantic Security Order". The meeting was organized by the Latvian Institute of International Affairs with the support of a number of Latvian and international institutional partners, including Russian International Affairs Council. About fifty experts, diplomats, parliamentarians, and high-ranking officials ...

24.05.2018

Meeting with Latvian Diplomats

On April 23, 2018, Maris Riekstins, Latvian Ambassador to Russia, and Ineta Celmina, Counsellor, Deputy Head of Mission, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On April 23, 2018, Maris Riekstins, Latvian Ambassador to Russia, and Ineta Celmina, Counsellor, Deputy Head of Mission,...

24.04.2018

Evolution of Post-Soviet Space: Past, Present and Future: An Anthology

This publication includes 53 articles analysing the main development trends in the post-Soviet space – both the geopolitical region as a whole and the individual countries that make it up. The anthology consists of three sections: the first section is retrospective in nature and looks at the post-Soviet space 20 years after the collapse of the USSR; the second section analyses the current state of the former Soviet nations; and the third section provides a number of forecasts for the development...

11.04.2018

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

... Wales Summit requirements. Warsaw's defence spending is significantly lower than that of Russia, but is still significant to regional stability, especially in light of the procurement of new weapons and military equipment. The contribution of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania is minimal: these countries are consumers of security, although still important in terms of their location in the potential theatre of military operations. The bottom line is that Berlin's commitment to the 2/20 target will be of ...

05.10.2017

The Armed Forces of Baltic and Eastern European States

Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Moldova, Belarus, Ukraine The process of the breakup of the USSR into independent states naturally aggravated tensions between the newly formed countries. Unfortunately, political and economic disputes sometimes erupted into ...

05.05.2017

Meeting with Latvian Diplomats

On November 22, Russian International Affairs Council hosted a meeting of Andrey Kortunov, Director General, RIAC, Viktors Makarovs, Parliamentary Secretary, Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Latvian Embassy to Russia staff. The following issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: current Russia-Latvia relations, Baltic region security challenges, Moscow-Riga Track II diplomacy priorities and ...

23.11.2016

RIAC at the Riga Conference

Ivan Timofeev, Program Director of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), and RIAC Program Coordinator Anna Kuznetsova took part in the meeting of experts “Russia, Latvia, and Europe after the Warsaw NATO Summit” that was held in Riga on October 29, 2016 within the framework of the Riga Conference on international security issues. The event was organized jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic ...

31.10.2016
 

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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