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Maxine David: The UK Has Acted as a Cautionary Tale to Other EU Countries

If another state were to do this, they would have to think very carefully on how they need to educate their people and correctly express the question being asked During the 11th EUREN meeting in Moscow, the RIAC editorial team sat down with Dr Maxine David, Lecturer in European Studies at Leiden University and Research Fellow at the Global Europe Centre at the University of Kent. The discussion was focused on the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, how a new generation of voters could potentially...

15.11.2019

RIAC and ELN Discuss Forms of Russia-UK Dialogue on Nuclear Safety Issues

... on Russian-British Dialogue on Nuclear Safety: Positions of Moscow and London on the Future of NPT. Leading experts on non-proliferation and nuclear issues, former diplomats and military, officials and advisers to analytical centers of Russia and the United Kingdom discussed possible forms of dialog between Russia and the United Kingdom on nuclear issues in the group of nuclear powers in the context of the 2020 NPT Conference. Dmitry Stefanovich, RIAC Expert, an independent expert in nuclear weapons ...

14.11.2019

Ian Bond: EU Is Always Open to Dialogue with Russia, but It All Depends on the Terms

A Wide-Ranging Interview with Ian Bond, Director of Foreign Policy at the Centre for European Reform The RIAC editorial team recently sat down with Ian Bond , Director of Foreign Policy at the Centre for European Reform. Bond is an expert in Russia and the former Soviet Union, European foreign policy, as well as Europe/Asia relations and US foreign policy. In this interview, RIAC gets Bond’s take on current political developments in and around the EU and what such developments mean for the future...

30.10.2019

We Should Exempt Africa from the Russia–UK Geopolitical Confrontation

The Africa of today and especially the Africa of tomorrow will be too important for the world at large to approach it only as an extension of the ongoing Russia–UK confrontation Today neither Russia nor the United Kingdom can claim a leadership role in Africa. London reached the peak of its influence here between World War I and World War II, when the British Empire had a larger part of the continent under its direct control. Moscow’s heyday in Africa ...

28.10.2019

A New Era of Arms Control: Myths, Realities and Options

Only the continuation of nuclear arms control can create the political and military conditions for eventual limitations of innovative weapons systems and technologies, as well as for a carefully thought through and phased shift to a multilateral format of nuclear disarmament. Only the continuation of nuclear arms control can create the political and military conditions for eventual limitations of innovative weapons systems and technologies, as well as for a carefully thought through and phased...

28.10.2019

Arctic Maritime Security: A View from Russia and Britain

On October 14, 2019, in Arkhangelsk, Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) hosted a seminar on “Maritime Security in the Arctic: A View from Russia and Britain” as part of a joint project of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Royal United Services Institute, RUSI “Russian-British Security Dialogue” On October 14, 2019, in Arkhangelsk, Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) hosted a seminar on “Maritime Security in the Arctic: A View from Russia and Britain” as part...

17.10.2019

What Difference Will Brexit Make to Britain and the EU? Discussion with Ian Bond at RIAC

... attract investors in conditions when it ceases to be an integrated part of the EU? How will the UK build economic relations with third countries once it leaves the free trade area? Brexit will definitely touch upon the issues of the foreign policy of the United Kingdom, that over the years of the EU’s existence has become accustomed to EU’s assistance in achieving its foreign policy goals. Great Britain is now facing several challenges: How will relations between Northern Ireland and the Republic ...

11.10.2019

Weimar 2.0 and Russia

The EU/Germany are now on the side of democracy and social justice, and the Anglo-Americans throw themselves and all the rest into the dark Hobbesian world of the period between two wars. How should Russia position herself in this context? Power is always a sophisticated and ambiguous exercise in its own disappearance. Les Strategies Fatales, Jean Baudrillard For a number of years already in the West, and in Europe in particular, they talk of Weimar or Weimar syndrome alluding to the rise of the...

30.09.2019

RIAC — RUSI Seminar in London Discusses Russia and UK Policies in Africa

RIAC started the fourth cycle of the bilateral Russia-UK security project. RIAC partner in the project is the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). As part of the fourth cycle, four seminars will be held focusing on topical issues for Russia and the United Kingdom. RIAC started the fourth cycle of the bilateral Russia-UK security project. RIAC partner in the project is the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). As part of the fourth cycle, four seminars will be held focusing on topical issues ...

06.09.2019

Meeting with British Ambassador Laurie Bristow and Counselor Sarah Docherty

On July 16, 2019, Laurie Bristow, British Ambassador to Russia, and Sarah Docherty, Political Counselor, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On July 16, 2019, Laurie Bristow, British Ambassador to Russia, and Sarah Docherty, Political Counselor, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The discussion with British diplomats focused on the current state and prospects for the development of relations between Russia and the UK, current problems of European security in the context of...

19.07.2019
 

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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