Search: Russia,G8 (5 materials)

Eight’s a Crowd

... heading to the summit in Germany This is why a comparison between the following events is intriguing. On the one hand, Frank-Walter Steinmeier and a host of public officials and business representatives in Germany have spoken about the need to bring Russia back to the G8. There is an empty “presidential suite” waiting for Putin. On the other hand, we have the latest spy scandal involving German intelligence service working with the United States National Security Agency (NSA). The country’s opposition ...


The G8 Summit 2014 in Sochi. Perspectives after Situation in Ukraine

... political and economic crisis in Ukraine? As I said, If the G8 still has a role it has it on the political side. Germany, UK, France, Italy Commission are there from the European side, as well as the US. Italy is the country that worked very hard to have Russia in the G8 and actually the country that invited Russia. I would assume that it would keep this line, notwithstanding changes of governments Does the G8 summit remain an important forum for identifying solutions to global challenges in international affairs? ...


Post-2015 Millennium Development Goals and Russia’s Input in the Renewed Partnership Discussed in Moscow

On March 12, Moscow hosted international high-level expert workshop "Post-2015 Development Agenda: toward a Renewed Partnership for Development " sponsored by the World Bank, United Nations Development Program and Russia's G8 Sherpa Office and attended by top officials of international organizations, ministries and agencies, Russian and foreign experts, civil society leaders and businesspersons. The participants focused on the results of the broad debate within the UN efforts ...


RIAC Meets Foreign Office Representatives to Discuss Russia's G8 Presidency

... UK Ambassador to Moscow Timothy Barrow to meet Foreign Office Political Director Simon Grass who came to Moscow for preparations of the G8 summit scheduled for June 2014 in Moscow. Moderated by Mr. Barrow, the discussion covered various aspects of Russia's presidency in the G8, current and future relations between Russia and the European Union, international security, and Russian-British relations.


Does Russia stand among the great nations?

... emission reduction technologies are starting to proliferate everywhere at the national level – but for profitability and competitiveness rather than for the sake of saving humankind. During the 15 years since Boris Yeltsin first attended the G8 meeting as a fully fledged member, Russia has fulfilled and even over-fulfilled the task of achieving a high international status set by its leadership back then. But it’s still unclear what actual role it will have to play in the years to come. It’s the quality of Russia’s ...


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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  
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