Search: Russia,Germany (93 materials)

 

A Europe Whole and Free: A Utopia or, After All, a Future?

... self-fulfilling prophecy to quote President Clinton who spoke at the NATO summit in Brussels in January, 1994. Should we be surprised if our continent together with the institutions has inherited their policies, including that of containment of not only Russia but Germany as well, as has become obvious under the Trump Administration? So, the alienation between Russia and the West is what did happen in the final count. What is more, it was supposed to serve as basis of unity of the preserved Western alliance in ...

23.08.2019

The National Factor in Europe Today

... Fillon, Hubert Vedrine, to take only the names of a few politicians who belong to diverse political families support this ambition and share a deep distrust of "Atlantic" anglo-saxon intentions and a low opinion of orchestrated "anti-Russian hysteria." Restarting the "Franco-German engine" of Europe The reconciliation of France and Germany, after what Ernst Nolte called the "European Civil War", was an unquestionable obligation in view of the two worldwide conflicts of the twentieth century. The French and German conceptions of the nation are nonetheless very different....

08.08.2019

Does it worth Germany and France taking refuge into the arms of Russia and China?

... Ukraine and the Baltic states which take Russian oil and gas to other countries. If it cannot control these transit routes, it will try to bypass them, for example with the new Nord [North] Stream pipeline through the Baltic Sea, running directly from Russia to Germany. At the same time Moscow controls pipelines through its own territory which carry oil and gas from the Caspian and Central Asian countries, and works hard to ensure that these countries cannot find alternative export routes. One of the tactics ...

23.07.2019

Meeting with German Ambassador to Russia Ruediger von Fritsch

... European vector, including joint initiatives with leading German think tanks. On May 13, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Ruediger von Fritsch, Ambassador of Germany to Russia. The meeting focused on various aspects of Russia-Germany relations, the future architecture of European security, possible progress in the implementation of the Minsk agreements on the settlement in eastern Ukraine, and current trends in the development of international relations in general. The German ...

14.05.2019

Meeting with Political Director of Germany's Federal Foreign Office Jens Plötner

... The meeting was also attended by the German Federal Foreign Office staff and representatives of the German Embassy in Moscow, including Rüdiger von Fritsch, the Ambassador of Germany. The following issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: Russia-Germany and Russia-the EU relations, the possibilities for reducing tensions between Moscow and Washington, and the prospects for resolving the crisis around Ukraine in the context of the presidential elections in the country.

07.05.2019

RIAC at Cyber Forum in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

On April 22–25, 2019, the 13th International Forum on the Problems of International Information Security was held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany). On April 22–25, 2019, the 13th International Forum on the Problems of International Information Security was held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany). The forum was organized by the National Association for International Information Security ...

27.04.2019

Meeting with Hanns Seidel Foundation Experts

On March 27, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with a delegation of German security experts visiting Moscow at the invitation of Hanns Seidel Foundation (Hanns Seidel Stiftung). On March 27, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with a delegation of German security experts visiting Moscow at the invitation of Hanns Seidel Foundation (Hanns Seidel Stiftung). The participants of the meeting discussed the issues of security and cooperation in Europe...

31.03.2019

Forecasting 2024: Experts Discuss Scenarios for Russia’s Future in Berlin

... Horizon of 2024” on the long-term future of Russia. On March 21–22, 2019, Berlin Center for East European and International Studies (ZOiS) held a scenario forecasting seminar “Looking beyond the Horizon of 2024” on the long-term future of Russia. An international group of experts from Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Russia took part in the workshop. The Russian side was represented by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Irina Busygina, RIAC Expert.

25.03.2019

The Queen’s Last Ball?

... Opposing the course taken by Washington towards trade wars. Condemning the erosion of U.S.–Russia control over nuclear weapons. Adhering to the letter and spirit of the 1997 Founding Act on Mutual Relations, Cooperation and Security between NATO and the Russian Federation. Focusing on multilateralism as a fundamental principle of Germany’s foreign policy. Andrey Kortunov: RIAC at 55th Munich Security Conference While the U.S. Vice President was applauded almost exclusively by those VIPs sitting in the front rows of the Hotel Bayerischer Hof conference hall, the German Chancellor’s ...

26.02.2019

The Future of Liberal World Order Discussed at Friedrich Naumann Foundation

On February 11, 2019, Friedrich Naumann Foundation Moscow office held a round table "Challenges to the Liberal Principles of International Relations" in the framework of the "Liberal Agenda for the 21st Century" project. The meeting was organized by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation in partnership with the European Dialogue expert group. On February 11, 2019, Friedrich Naumann Foundation Moscow office held a round table "Challenges to the Liberal Principles of International...

12.02.2019
 

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