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Meeting with Delegation of Bundestag Members from Free Democratic Party of Germany

... course of the meeting: political and socio-economic development of Russia, Russian foreign policy, and interaction between Russia and the European Union On January 24, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Andrey Kolesnikov, Chair of the Russian Domestic Politics and Political Institutions Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center, had a meeting with a delegation of Bundestag members from Free Democratic Party of Germany (FDP) headed by Christian Lindner, Chairman of the party. The following issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: political and socio-economic development of Russia, Russian foreign policy, and interaction between Russia and the European ...


Igor Ivanov Speaks at Federal Academy for Security Policy (Germany)

... Ivanov, RIAC President, addressed the audience of the Federal Academy for Security Policy (Germany), an inter-ministerial institution for advanced studies, education and training in security policy in the remit of the Federal Ministry of Defense of Germany. The Academy is headed by Ambassador Ekkehard Brose. RIAC President devoted his speech to the problems in relations between Russia and the West at the present stage, as well as the possibilities and prospects for building a dialog on key issues in the area of security and humanitarian cooperation. Igor Ivanov’s Remarks at the Federal Academy for Security Policy


German fake neomilitarism or a New East Policy?

... could develop in Germany before WW1 or WW2. Same with Japan in Asia. Germany and Japan became the losers of the last world war and are so restricted in their military capacities that they won´t become a new military power that could seriously challenge Russia or the USA. Germany tries now to get more positions within NATO and on the second track push a European pillar within NATO, but Germany won´t ever become a leading military power. Manfred Weber, the former candidate oft he European conservatives (EVP) is now propagating ...


RIAC — DGAP Roundtable on Cooperation in Eurasia

... as security risks. Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs, Milan Nic, Head of the Robert Bosch Centre for Central-Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia at DGAP as well as Cornelius Zimmermann, Senior Advisor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany, delivered welcoming remarks. Experts from Russia, the EU and China took part in the round table. The Russian side was represented by diplomats and experts from RIAC and other leading academic institutes, analytical centers and foundations, such as MGIMO, RAS Institute of Europe, RAS Institute ...


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

... Syria, bringing a sudden end to a military campaign that largely vanquished the IS but ceding a strategically vital country to Russia and Iran. Moreover, Trump’s one-sided termination of JCPOA and annihilation of INF treaty without confirmation of the ... ... added we need a strategy for resilient sovereignty in the Globe. She is fair enough because NATO is in an existential crisis, so Germany should be out there to shelter peace and security in the world.


Joint RIAC and SWP (Germany) Workshop

... discussed the growing role of China in the world and in Eurasia, the prospects for multilateral cooperation in the Arctic, as well as the dynamics in the Middle East region. Special attention was given to the issues of current relations between Russia and Germany, Russia and the EU, and possible areas for interaction between the two countries.


Every Generation Has its Own Wall

... and its arrogance. And not only in Russia, but also – to one degree or other, and in different ways – in Poland, Hungary, the United Kingdom and Greece, as well as in those very same eastern states that have long since become part of a reunified Germany and in other places across the continent. “Freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew,” Goethe put Hegel to shame once again. Andrey Kortunov: What Kind of Europe Does Russia Need? And what we perceived as a detailed and precisely measured schematic drawing of European unification (reunification?) turned out to be nothing more than amateur sketches, pencil drawings that were several pages short of a complete project....


30 Years Fall of the Berlin Wall-Time for a New East Policy?

... men as well as support for the Eastern Ukrainian separatists. The minimum requirement would of course be compliance with the Minsk Agreement, but beyond that, the West should also take action. The former Kohl consultant, co-architect of the reunified Germany and former head of the Munich Security Conference Horst Teltschik is complaining about this shortage of Western initiatives in his new book „Russian Roulette“


RIAC at Closed Seminar for Members of the Bundestag and European Parliament

... Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany), a closed seminar was held for members of the German Bundestag and other parliamentarians from the European Union On November 16, 2019, in Liebenberg (Brandenburg, Germany), with the assistance of Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany), a closed seminar was held for members of the German Bundestag and other parliamentarians from the European Union. The seminar focused on EU political strategy regarding key external partners — Russia, China, and Turkey — in the context of recent elections to the European Parliament and leadership changes in the European External Action Service. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, addressed the participants of the seminar.


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