Search: Russian foreign policy (16 materials)

 

Andrey Kortunov Makes a Speech in Berlin at the Workgroup Meeting of German Institute for International and Security Affairs

On December 7, in Berlin, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in cooperation with German Association for East European Studies (DGO) held an extended meeting of their workgroup on Russia focusing on the following topic: “Is Russia a Global Player?” On December 7, in Berlin, German Institute for International and Security Affairs ( SWP ) in cooperation with German Association for East European Studies ( DGO ) held an extended meeting of their workgroup on Russia focusing...

08.12.2017

Public discussion «Russia’s Foreign Policy After the 2018 Elections and Its Impact on the World Order»

On October 31, Carnegie Moscow Center hosted a public discussion of directions in Russia’s foreign policy following the upcoming presidential elections in March 2018 and its impact on the international order. On October 31, Carnegie Moscow Center hosted a public discussion of directions in Russia’s foreign policy following the upcoming presidential elections in March 2018 and its impact on the international order. Russia will be the last of several major powers that are entering the new political...

31.10.2017

Theses on Russia’s Foreign Policy and Global Positioning (2017–2024)

RIAC and CSR Report 5 years ago, in 2012, Postulates on Russia's Foreign Policy (2012-2018) marked the beginning of RIAC’s project work. This report has become RIAC’s trademark for several years, its amendments being used in the updated Concept of the Foreign Policy of the Russian Federation . The world is now standing at a road fork, and Russia’s key task is to ensure no era of extremes, to promote comfortable and manageable international environment without limitations, conflicts, and splits...

30.06.2017

Russia in the Wake of the Cold War

Amid widespread and increasing alarm in Western strategic and foreign policy circles following Russia’s capture of Crimea, support for rebels in Ukraine, and military intervention in Syria, this study provides a timely and sophisticated analysis of the nature and intentions of post-Soviet government under President Vladimir Putin. Based on both Russian and non-Russian sources, this book examines the enduring Cold War legacies underpinning Western perceptions of contemporary Russia. It analyzes the...

16.06.2017

Andrey Kortunov Speaks about Russia's Next Political Cycle at Stockholm School of Economics

On May 8, RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov gave a lecture "Next Political Cycle in Russia: Problems of Socioeconomic Transformation and Their Influence on Foreign Policy" at Stockholm School of Economics On May 8, RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov gave a lecture "Next Political Cycle in Russia: Problems of Socioeconomic Transformation and Their Influence on Foreign Policy" at Stockholm School of Economics. The lecture was attended by School's professors, experts, former...

08.06.2017

Could Putin take advantage of Europe if it starts to collapse?

Russia dearly wants good relations with Europe and does not want the EU to collapse. Some members of the European Union regard Russia as an enemy, most notably, Poland the the Baltic states. Others don’t regard Russia as an enemy. Attitudes towards Russia amongst other EU members span a broad spectrum, some are more positively inclined towards Russia, others less. The Russian leadership accepts these realities, and is willing to work within the differing frameworks of its relations with individual...

25.09.2016

What the Second Chechen War tells us about Russia’s ‘War on Terror’ today

... own counterterrorist agenda into the ‘Global War on Terror’ story could bring rewards in areas as strategically important as NATO expansion simply seemed far-fetched. REUTERS/Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti Michael Kofman: Six Key Trends in Russian Foreign Policy, as Seen by the West Just as Russia’s past attempts to describe its Chechnya campaign as a fight in defense of the civilized world never really jived with a US audience, Russia’s IS-Nazism analogy is unlikely to make ...

25.11.2015

Six Key Trends in Russian Foreign Policy, as Seen by the West

Response to Ivan Timofeev's "7 Trends for Russian Foreign Policy You Need to Know" After October’s Valdai Discussion in Sochi, Ivan Timofeev wrote a succinct assessment of the latest trends in Russian foreign policy . Indeed, after the annexation of Crimea, the conflict in Ukraine,...

19.11.2015

Who are the real "Realists?" International Relations Realists or Cold Warriors?

http://www.worldaffairsjournal.org/article/d%C3%A9tente-plus-how-should-west-deal-russia “Leslie Gelb speaks for much of the US foreign policy establishment, writes Walter Laquer, “when he says that ... ‘It is totally unrealistic . . . to think that the West can gain desired Russian restraint and cooperation without dealing with Moscow as a great power that possesses real and legitimate interests, especially in its border areas’.” In contrast to Gelb, Cold Warrior...

13.11.2015

"Russkiy Mir" Revival of Russian/Soviet imperialism?

Comment on Brian Whitmore's RFE/RL podcast, “The Daily Vertical: Return Of The Russian World> http://www.rferl.org/content/daily-vertical-return-of-russian-world/27340254.html Not much understanding of Russkiy Mir or its role in Russian foreign policy in this podcast. Russkiy Mir is often represented as some new, strange, perhaps threatening concept cooked up in the Russian Foreign Ministry as part of a new Russian imperial project. Not so! Russkiy Mir existed long before even ...

03.11.2015
 

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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