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Munich Security Conference Young Leaders’ Meeting

Herman Gref, CEO, Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank of Russia, RIAC member, made a speech at the young leaders’ meeting. On September 8, 2017, RIAC hosted a Munich Security Conference Young Leaders’ meeting. The group brings together outstanding young experts and representatives of governmental institutions aged under 40, who in previous years took part in Munich Security Conference youth sessions. Two ...


Full-Frontal Attack: It’s Time for the “Pilots” to Think

Shuttle diplomacy exercised by European leaders gives us a phantom of a chance that we must not overlook The first impression from the Munich conference is that relations between Russia and the West are beginning to resemble a game of chicken. It is as if two airplanes are rushing towards each other head-on, and both crews refuse to deviate from their planned route. The only way for one side to win is for his opponent to lose. It is a virtually impossible task to make concessions or for both opponents...


Military operations can not eradicate terrorism

... director general of Russian International Affairs Council, told Xinhua in an exclusive interview that, "terrorism is a complex phenomenon, and it can not be fought be military forces only." The interview was conducted on the sidelines of the 51st Munich Security Conference. Kortunov elaborated that the military actions taken by the United States "destroy states", "unleash radical forces". Terrorism find easy prey in these countries, he said, taking Iraq as an example. When ...


RIAC participates in discussion on equal and undivided security

A working lunch was held on February 7, 2015 during the Munich Security Conference, during which top government leaders, diplomats, and experts discussed a set of measures for building the new security architecture in the Euro-Atlantic region. The lunch was organized by the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI),...


Russia–West relations on Munich conference agenda

A round table discussion entitled “Russia and the West: the security relationship” was held on 6 February as part of the Munich Security Conference . The event was organised by the European Leadership Network , the Nuclear Threat Initiative ( NTI ) and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). A key feature of the event was the dialogue between current and retired ...


The 50th Munich Security Conference

On January 31-February 2, 2014 the capital of Bavaria hosted the 50th Munich Security Conference that attracted hundreds of members of global political and economic elites to discuss cybersecurity, the Syrian conflict, the situation in the Middle East and Ukraine as well as transatlantic relations. The guest list included ...


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