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RIAC and ECFR Hold a Seminar on Relations between Russia and the Baltic States

On June 10–12, 2019, in St. Petersburg, European Council on Foreign Relations together with Russian International Affairs Council held an expert meeting on “Security Issues in Relations between Russia and the Baltic States and Russia-Ukraine Relations” On June 10–12, 2019, in St. Petersburg, European Council on Foreign Relations together with Russian International Affairs Council held an expert meeting on “Security Issues in Relations between Russia and the Baltic States and ...

16.06.2019

Bandmaster or Conductor: What is Wrong with the EU ”Selective Engagement” Policy?

The “Russian issue” will not budge unless the slogans of the European Union are converted into detailed “road maps” and concrete proposals In March 2016, after the initial shock of the crisis that had hit relations between Moscow and Brussels had passed, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini made a policy statement in which she set out the new strategic principles of the European Union’s policy towards Russia, which had been unanimously...

28.05.2019

Meeting with Dutch Diplomats

On May 6, 2019, RIAC hosted a meeting with Robert Serry, Chairman of UPEACE Center The Hague, the first Ambassador of the Netherlands to Ukraine, and Renée Jones-Bos, the Netherlands Ambassador to Russia. On May 6, 2019, RIAC hosted a meeting with Robert Serry, Chairman of UPEACE Center The Hague, the first Ambassador of the Netherlands to Ukraine, and Renée Jones-Bos, the Netherlands ...

08.05.2019

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

... 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

Expert Seminar "Opportunities for Conflict Resolution in Eastern Ukraine"

On April 29, 2019, RIAC hosted a closed expert seminar "Opportunities for Conflict Resolution in Eastern Ukraine" with the participation of Martin Sajdik, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group. On April 29, 2019, RIAC hosted a closed expert seminar "Opportunities for Conflict Resolution ...

02.05.2019

How Ukraine Will Change After Zelensky’s Victory

RIAC Experts on Possible Changes to Ukraine’s Foreign and Domestic Policies In a blitz interview, RIAC experts spoke about possible changes to Ukraine’s foreign and domestic policies following Volodymyr Zelensky’s victory in the presidential elections. Olga Pylova interviews Aleksandr ...

29.04.2019

Foreign Policy Tasks for Ukraine’s New President

It is time for Ukraine to start building its identity without ties to external factors — pro-European leanings or confrontation with Russia Volodymyr Zelensky’s victory was hardly a surprise for anyone in Ukraine. Polls conducted in the last few weeks showed ...

26.04.2019

Security Radar 2019 Presentation Held at RIAC

... the peaceful resolution of conflicts. The main message of the report was the call for politicians of European countries to “wake up” and responsibly form a political strategy in a situation when international tension is increasing. An expert from Ukraine Nikolay Kapitonenko, Associate Professor at the Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Director of the Center for International Relations Research, underscored the fact that conflicts often represent ...

23.04.2019

Helping Ukraine to Help Ourselves

... soberly assess the situation in the country, weigh its strengths and capabilities and determine its priorities and immediate tasks. It is abundantly clear that we cannot expect any rapid changes for the better in the domestic and foreign situation in Ukraine. The problems that have accumulated in and around Ukraine in recent years run so deep that it will take a great amount of time and effort to deal with them. The maturity of the Ukrainian people and the country’s political elites is facing a ...

23.04.2019
 

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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