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Task Force on Cooperation in Greater Europe Meeting in Istanbul

... in Europe, possible areas of international cooperation in the current military-political situation. The discussion was attended by European politicians, security experts, former high-ranking military, and diplomats from European countries, the USA, Turkey, and Russia. Russian International Affairs Council, that has been one of the co-organizers of the Task Force since 2012, was represented at the meeting in Istanbul by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General.

12.04.2019

A Scenario in Syria

... “second option” for Russia in Syria? The situation around Russia in Syria is up for debate. No doubt, Russia would like to lead a reconstruction effort in Syria, in harmony with all relevant partners, including the UN, the EU, the USA, China, India, Turkey, Iran, Israel, the Sunni Arab states including the Golf Council Countries (GCC-states), Egypt and Morocco. However, many of the parties on the list of wished-for partners are strongly hostile to each other, and it might therefore perhaps not be ...

04.04.2019

On the Road to “Strategic Depth” in the Black Sea Region

... perform training missions. bpg.gov.ge Certainly, these events have a special significance for their participants, who exchange information and expand cooperation. The Blackseafor was established for this purpose in 2001 and had Bulgaria, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, and Georgia participate. Today, we can hardly say that the states of the Black Sea region have a complete understanding on security matters: joint exercises with the participation of all states have not been held since 2014. The Blackseafor ...

06.03.2019

Idlib May Split Russia — Turkey — Iran Alliance

The aftermaths of the latest Astana Summit The last meeting within the framework of the "Astana Triangle" revealed, yet again, significant differences between Russia and Iran on the one hand, and Turkey on the other. But unlike the September „no-deal” summit in Tehran, the discussion in Sochi was based specifically on the governing terms of a detailed Memorandum on Stabilisation of the Situation in Idlib. According to the document, Ankara ...

20.02.2019

The Astana Shackles

It is becoming increasingly more difficult for Moscow to retain its position as an honest, if not completely independent, broker On February 14, the leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet in Sochi to discuss Syria and hold separate bilateral meetings. Recently, new developments have emerged that could prove dangerous if each state pursues its own hidden agenda. The three states depend on the Astana format for ...

13.02.2019

Possible International “Package Solution” Formats on the Balkans Issue

... Presence in Southeast Europe and Russia’s New Strategy The United States is pushing forward only those decisions that assure their influence on the pan-European processes as well as strengthen their positions in the global confrontation. Russia, China, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia, which are accumulating more and more influence in the region, taken separately, are not so powerful. In any case, they are simply not able to offer any alternative to the “European choice”. However, they have never even planned ...

18.01.2019

Russia in the Balkans

... Euro-Atlantic region is not entirely correct, since over recent years, the economic, political and ideological influence of other important actors in the region, including new ones, has grown significantly. These actors are primarily China, but also Turkey and several Middle Eastern states. The presence of many actors with diverging interests in the fragmented post-conflict Balkan space demonstrates that the situation in the region would be more properly assessed not as part of the "Russia–West" ...

13.01.2019

Meeting of Russian-Turkish Media Forum Organizing Committee

On December 3, 2018, the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation hosted a meeting for the Center for Modern Turkey Studies (CEIST) and the Turkish association REBTEK joint organizing committee of the first Russian-Turkish Media Forum. On December 3, 2018, the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation hosted a meeting for the Center for Modern Turkey Studies ...

07.12.2018

Risks in the Eastern Mediterranean Discussed in Italy on the Margins of Istanbul Conference

... Cadenabbia (Italy) hosted a seminar “The Mediterranean: Challenges and Opportunities” on the margins of Istanbul Security Conference. The event was organized by the Turkish office of Konrad Adenauer Foundation, with the support of Başkent University (Turkey) and Middle East University (Turkey). On November 26–27, 2018, Cadenabbia (Italy) hosted a seminar “The Mediterranean: Challenges and Opportunities” on the margins of Istanbul Security Conference. The event was organized by the Turkish ...

30.11.2018
 

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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