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Presentation of the Book on Modern Economic Legislation of the Arab Countries at the SHPL

... Senior Researcher at the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the RAS On May 12, 2022, there was a presentation of the book dedicated to the modern economic legislation of the Arab countries on the example of Syria. The event was held at the State Historic Public Library of Russia (SHPL). The book was presented by Igor Matveev, the author of the book, Senior Researcher at the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the RAS....

13.05.2022

Experts of RIAC and ECFA Discussed the Situation in Syria

On 26 April, 2022, the workhop “Views from Russia and Egypt on the Situation in Syria” was held in online format On 26 April, 2022, the workhop “Views from Russia and Egypt on the Situation in Syria” was held in online format. The meeting was organized by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Egyptian Council ...

26.04.2022

Small Countries as Key Agents in Peace Mediation

... and Ethiopia. In 2020 Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed played a key role in the attainment of the Abraham accords between Israel and several Arab states. The UAE is also seeking diplomatic solutions to tensions around countries such as Syria, Libya and Yemen. Small countries do possess important advantages in conflict mediation compared to large economies – as noted by D. Lanz and S. Mason, “small states have unique comparative advantages in the field of mediation, as they are ...

21.03.2022

Pragmatic Proposals to Optimize Russia’s Pledged Rehabilitation of Ethiopia

... and the direct result of the US-led West’s Hybrid War on Ethiopia that was waged to punish the country for its balanced foreign policy between the US and China. It’s here where Russia can rely on its recent experiences in helping to rehabilitate Syria and the Central African Republic (CAR) in order to optimize its pledged rehabilitation of Ethiopian. Those two countries are much more war-torn than Ethiopia is, the latter of which only saw fighting in its northern regions instead of the entirety ...

12.01.2022

Russia in the Eastern Mediterranean: The Art of Balancing

... significant ups or downs in these relations have produced direct and visible implications for the Russian posture in the Eastern Mediterranean. For example, it would not be an over-exaggeration to argue that the initial Russian military engagement in Syria in the autumn of 2015 had a significant ‘pedagogical’ dimension—after a spectacular Western failure in Libya and a less than impressive US performance in Iraq, Vladimir Putin clearly intended to teach the West how to ‘fix’ a MENA country....

15.12.2021

Moscow’s Caucasian Conundrum: Turkish-Russian Relations and the Limits of “Strategic Competition”

... and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s policy to transform Turkey into an independent regional player. Although Ankara sought to assert a separate position from the United States, it still found itself on the same side of U.S. policy on the Syrian Civil War, albeit with different aims than Washington. Turkish-Russian competition in Syria was especially intense, culminating in the Turkish shootdown of a Russian Sukhoi Su-24 over the Syrian airspace on 24 November 2015. Pietro Shakarian: ...

30.11.2021

International Crisis Group Discusses Situation in Syria

On November 9, 2021, the International Crisis Group (ICG) held an international expert workshop on the current situation in Syria On November 9, 2021, the International Crisis Group (ICG) held an international expert workshop on the current situation in Syria. The meeting focused on the state of affairs in Idlib, the situation in the Kurdish-controlled northern regions of ...

11.11.2021

RIAC and The Carter Center Discuss the Situation in Syria

On November 2, 2021, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the The Carter Center held a round table “Conflict Resolution in Syria in Light of Global and Regional Developments”. On November 2, 2021, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the The Carter Center held a round table “Conflict Resolution in Syria in Light of Global and Regional Developments”....

05.11.2021

RIAC and RUSI Discussed Russian and UK Interests in Iran and Syria

... of the project “A New Agenda for Russia–UK Relations” On October 27, 2021, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) held a closed workshop on approaches of Russia and the UK in Iran and Syria. The workshop was organized within the framework of the sixth round of the project “A New Agenda for Russia–UK Relations”. The goals of the meeting were to discuss the interests of Russia and UK in the Middle East, and to search for convergence ...

28.10.2021

Comparing The Contours of Russia’s Ummah Pivot in Syria & Afghanistan

... Russian policy will enable the Kremlin to perfect its balancing act between East and West and thus emerge as the supercontinent’s supreme balancing force exactly as it plans. Moscow’s differing degrees of involvement in two countries in recent years, Syria and Afghanistan, can be considered case studies of this policy. Both are mired in very complex conflicts and are geostrategically positioned in their respective regions. Furthermore, Russia has been compelled by circumstances to pragmatically engage ...

27.09.2021
 

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