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Annual Forum of European and Mediterranean Think Tanks in Rome

... international relations after the end of “unipolar world”, security and development issues in North Africa, interaction between Europe and the Middle East, mechanisms of influence of independent think tanks on the political decision-making process. Russian think tanks were traditionally represented by Alexander Dynkin, RIAC Member, President of the IMEMO RAS, and Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General.


RIAC and ECFR Discuss the Future of Russia and the EU in the Middle East

On December 4, 2019, in Brussels, Belgium, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) organized a seminar on Syria issues and collective security in the Gulf On December 4, 2019, in Brussels, Belgium, Russian International Affairs Council ...


Russia–EU Relations in 2020: Opportunities, Limitations and Possible Trends

Speaking notes for the European Meeting of the Trilateral Commission Any attempt to predict the development of Russia–EU relations in the upcoming years must certainly acknowledge the fact that relations between the two sides have remained remarkably stable since 2014, and the momentum of current dynamics (or, instead, the momentum of no dynamics) will most ...


Meeting with Permanent Mission of Russia to the EU Leadership

On December 4, 2019, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the European Union in Brussels hosted a meeting between Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, Vladimir Chizhov, RIAC Member, Russia’s Ambassador to the EU, and Kirill Logvinov, Deputy Permanent Representative for Political Affairs ...


Expert Meeting with IEERCAS CASS Delegation

On December 2, 2019, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) welcomed a delegation from the Institute of East European, Russian and Central Asian Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences led by Sun Zhuangzhi, IEERCAS CASS Director. On December 2, 2019, the ...


RIAC — DGAP Roundtable on Cooperation in Eurasia

On December 4, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) in cooperation with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) hosted a round table discussion related to “The Future of Eurasia: Mapping out Concepts, Practices for Possible Russia-EU-China Cooperation” ...


India and the SCO: A Vision for Expanding New Delhi’s Engagement

... desire of Central Asian states for greater strategic manoeuvre highlight the Eurasian churnings that New Delhi will need to navigate. This is, arguably, reflected in the geopolitics of the multiple ambitious integration projects being pursued by China, Russia, U.S. and even India. While integration is viewed as an antidote to Central Asia's underdevelopment, which in turn contributes to the region's political volatility and instability, yet their underlying agendas can have far-reaching strategic implications....


Annergret Kramp-Karrenbauer and her revolutionary foreign policy objectives for Germany

... promises to confront former Soviet Union, which was supposed to be the number one geo-political adversary to the NATO. But in our day, the cracks are emerging, while Turkey despite the warnings of the NATO other members, decided to reach a deal with Russia to purchase Russian made S-400 defense system. Furthermore, the country against the will of other NATO members launched offensive in northern Syria. It seems that Turkish president’s cooperation with the NATO’s geo-strategic opponent was more ...


A “Synchronized Downturn” Calls for a “Synchronized Response”

The IMF’s diagnosis was that of a “synchronized slowdown” across the globe with the Fund revising its growth projection for global economic growth downwards and putting the 2019 growth estimate at the lowest level since the 2008-2009 financial crisis This year’s Annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank in Washington DC revealed a growing preoccupation with the mounting signs of a slowdown in the world economy. The IMF’s diagnosis was that of a “synchronized slowdown” across the globe with...


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  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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