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RIAC Decennium

The Russian International Affairs Council marks its decennium in December, 2021. RIAC receives congratulations conveyed by state officials, politicians, public figures and representatives of partner organizations. The Russian International Affairs Council marks its decennium in December, 2021. RIAC receives congratulations conveyed ...


2018 RIAC Members General Meeting

On November 20, 2018, the Reception House of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia hosted Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) General Meeting. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of RIAC Board of Trustees, made a speech at the opening of the event. The video and text of the speech was published on the MFA of Russia and RIAC websites....


EAEU - EU common space: pro et contra

... Economic Union" that took place from 15 to 19 May 2017 at the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Moscow. The joint organizers of the young experts school were the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). The report was titled - "Prospects and challenges of creating a common economic space between the EAEU and the EU". The presentation contained the results of the three-year international research project IIASA "Challenges and Opportunities ...


RIAC. 2016 Results

2016 marks an important landmark for RIAC - its first 5 years of work. The Council has managed to achieve tangible results: it has become an established think-tank both in Russia and beyond its borders, regularly publishes analytical materials both in paperback and online, organizes international ...


21st Session of RIAC Presidium

On December 20, 2016, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held the 21st session of its Presidium. The members fixed the documents outlining Council's work in 2017 as well as the plan of action for 2017. Financial and accounting reports were also discussed and approved. The following members were appointed ...


RIAC Members General Meeting 2016

... institutions as well as the members of business circles. The Meeting was opened with a moment of silence in commemoration of Andrey Karlov, Russia's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Turkey, who was tragically killed in Turkey the day before. RIAC President Igor Ivanov reviewed the results of the first 5 years of Council's work, stressing the role of the members in the Council's work. Mr. Ivanov highlighted the input of RIAC's first Board of Trustee's Chairman Evgeniy Primakov in the organization's ...


RIAC Holds Club Meeting with Former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai

On 24 June 2015, the Russian International Affairs Council held a club meeting at which former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai spoke. The event was attended by representatives of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, RIAC members and leading experts on the Middle East. The club meeting was opened by RIAC President Igor Ivanov. In his speech, Hamid Karzai noted the significance for Afghanistan of relations with Russia and commented on the internal situation in Afghanistan ...


Musings on my time as an intern at RIAC

My ability to remember might be one of my weakest, and it’s been an eventful couple of months since I left Moscow. Yet my memories of RIAC are as vivid as ever; it’s certainly left a mark. Sure, I was dead set on making the most of it. But RIAC surprised me with the ease with which they approached me and my work — which diverged from their standard in a variety of ways ...


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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