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Interests of Russia and UK in the MENA were discussed at the RIAC – RUSI Workshop

On September 9, 2021, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) held a closed workshop on approaches of Russia and the UK in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The workshop was organized within the framework of the sixth round of the project “A New Agenda for Russia–UK Relations”. On September 9, 2021, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the Royal ...


Meeting with Director General for Political Affairs at FCO Richard Moore Addresses Russia and UK Positions in Conflict Situations in the Middle East

On December 18, 2019, at the residence of the British Ambassador to Russia, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Irina Zvyagelskaya, RIAC expert, Senior Researcher at RAS Institute of Oriental ... .... During the meeting the parties discussed the following issues: Russian and British positions in conflict situations in the Middle East and North Africa and the possibilities of constructive interaction between Russia and the West in Syria, Libya, and ...


UK–Russia Security Relations: Talking To, Not Past Each Other

RIAC and RUSI Report, #45 / 2019 A report based on findings from the third round of the UK–Russia Track 1.5 (non-governmental) bilateral security dialogue, which The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) held in collaboration ... ... on the most pressing security issues: the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty; organised crime and terrorism; the Middle East; and cyber security. Certainly, the four roundtables that RUSI and RIAC hosted on these sensitive but salient security ...


Third Seminar within Russia-UK RIAC and RUSI Project on Security Issues

... joint solutions. During the discussions, the sides determined the common perception of threats and challenges in the Middle East and came to understanding that creating a security system outside the cooperation of the countries of the region and without Russia and the United Kingdom is impossible. They also noted the importance of taking the constantly changing picture of the Middle East and the role of such new independent players in the region as China into account. Russian delegation was headed by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General. The delegation included: Vitaly Naumkin, RIAC Member, Academic Director of RAS Institute ...


Defining Dialogue: How to Manage Russia–UK Security Relations. Part 2

RIAC and RUSI Report No. 38/2018 This report represents findings from the second round of the UK–Russia Track II bilateral security dialogue, held by Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies ( RUSI ) ... ... Russia’s bilateral security relationship can be better managed. Initially conceived during a moment in relations when the United Kingdom and the Russian Federation appeared to be on a modestly upward trajectory, relations between the two countries ...


Defining Dialogue: How to Manage Russia-UK Security Relations

RIAC and RUSI Report #32, 2017 At present, Russian-British relations are in deep crisis. Will countries be able to restore a regular and systematic dialogue at the highest ... ... and Britain in the sphere of security, combating international terrorism and countering extremism, including in the Greater Middle East? What mechanisms need to be worked out to strengthen confidence-building measures, prevent radicalization and develop ...


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    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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