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Remarks and answers to media questions during the 56th Munich Security Conference

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions during the 56th Munich Security Conference, Global Disorder – Other Opportunities for a New Agenda, Munich, February 15, 2020. Ladies and gentlemen, This year marks the 75 th anniversary of Victory in WWII. Sadly, there are attempts to brazenly distort history and to equate the liberators of Europe with Nazi murderers. These attempts will remain on the conscience of those behind them. No one and nothing can belittle the decisive...

17.02.2020

War & Peace: Russia in 2020

2019 was a good year for Russia. 2019 was a good year for Russia. The country rejoined the Council of Europe, the first case of sanctions being lightened since 2014. It confirmed the country’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement. It welcomed close to fifty African leaders to the inaugural Russia-Africa summit in Sochi. Moscow even made progress with Kyiv, although less as a result of Russian diplomacy than the efforts of Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy. Andrey Kortunov, Director General of...

02.01.2020

Meeting of Foreign Ministry Academic Council

On December 18, 2019, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov chaired a meeting of the Foreign Ministry Academic Council held at the Russian Academy of Sciences Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO). On December 18, 2019, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov chaired a meeting of the Foreign Ministry Academic Council held at the Russian Academy of Sciences Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO). The meeting focused on a broad range of issues of...

20.12.2019

RIAC Presents the Results of its Work on Middle East and African Vectors at Russian MFA

On November 14, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Nataliya Zaiser, RIAC Expert, Chair of the Board, Africa Business Initiative, had a meeting with Mikhail Bogdanov, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, and Oleg Ozerov, Deputy Director of the Africa Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia On November 14, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Nataliya Zaiser, RIAC Expert, Chair of the Board, Africa Business Initiative, had a meeting with...

15.11.2019

The Astana Model: Methods and Ambitions of Russian Political Action

Unlike the United States, Russia cannot “withdraw” from the region without creating a range of new security problems for itself Russian performance in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region can arguably qualify as one of the most spectacular foreign policy success stories of President Vladimir Putin and his team in recent times. With relatively modest investments in blood and treasure, Moscow has managed to turn itself from an almost invisible, marginal player into a power broker of international...

15.10.2019

Andrey Kortunov Speaks at Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Meeting

Andrey Kortunov outlined possible scenarios of new global crises in politics and economics, as well as steps to protect Russia's interests in terms of minimizing damage to our country. Within the «Time for Expert» format, Andrey Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council, Ph.D. in History, spoke at the meeting of the Federation Council. His speech focused on the prospects for the development of international relations. Andrey Kortunov outlined possible scenarios of...

26.05.2019

Discussion "Self-Reliance: a Chimera, Forced Strategy, or Real Opportunities?"

On March 18, 2019, HSE hosted a discussion "Self-Reliance: a Chimera, Forced Strategy, or Real Opportunities?". On March 18, 2019, HSE hosted a discussion "Self-Reliance: a Chimera, Forced Strategy, or Real Opportunities?". The event was organized by Council for Foreign and Defense Policy, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian International Affairs Council, Y-club networking site, and Russia in Global Affairs magazine. The discussion was moderated...

28.03.2019

On Russia’s Power: is Winter Coming?

Presentation at the Fifth Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate, November 11. On November 11–12, 2018, Abu Dhabi hosted the fifth annual expert meeting within the strategic dialog organized by Emirates Policy Center with the support of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Traditionally the event gathers a large number of specialists in international relations, regional security, and Middle Eastern issues. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, made a speech at the session devoted to the role of Russia in...

13.11.2018

Russia’s New Foreign Policy Cycle

Foreign viewpoints After the reelection of Vladimir Putin for another term as president of the Russian Federation in March of this year, Russia is entering a new cycle of foreign and domestic policy. Russia's foreign policy at the moment is particularly fraught; the conflict in Syria, the continued uncertain status of the Donbass region of Ukraine, accusations of cyberwarfare and interference in US elections, and the Skripal poisoning incident in ...

07.05.2018

Andrey Kortunov Lectures at Carnegie Corporation of New York

On May 1, 2018, in New York, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, delivered a lecture on the new political cycle in Russia and the prospects for Russian foreign policy to the staff, experts, and partners of Carnegie Corporation of New York. Deana Arsenian, Vice President, International Program and Program Director at Carnegie Corporation, moderated the event. On May 1, 2018, in New York, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, delivered a lecture on the new political cycle in Russia and the...

02.05.2018
 

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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