On December 18, 2019, at the residence of the British Ambassador to Russia, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Irina Zvyagelskaya, RIAC expert, Senior Researcher at RAS Institute of Oriental ... .... During the meeting the parties discussed the following issues: Russian and British positions in conflict situations in the Middle East and North Africa and the possibilities of constructive interaction between Russia and the West in Syria, Libya, and ...
RIAC and RUSI Report, #45 / 2019
A report based on findings from the third round of the UK–Russia Track 1.5 (non-governmental) bilateral security dialogue, which
The Royal United Services Institute
(RUSI) held in collaboration ... ... on the most pressing security issues: the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty; organised crime and terrorism; the Middle East; and cyber security.
Certainly, the four roundtables that RUSI and RIAC hosted on these sensitive but salient security ...
No single power can ‘fix’ the current turmoil in the Middle East. Still, there may be scope for Russia–Europe cooperation in managing the region’s ills
When future historians write about the early 21
century, they are likely to single out the crisis in the Middle East as one of the major problems of our times. The crisis is fundamental,...
... joint solutions.
During the discussions, the sides determined the common perception of threats and challenges in the Middle East and came to understanding that creating a security system outside the cooperation of the countries of the region and without Russia and the United Kingdom is impossible. They also noted the importance of taking the constantly changing picture of the Middle East and the role of such new independent players in the region as China into account.
Russian delegation was headed by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General. The delegation included: Vitaly Naumkin, RIAC Member, Academic Director of RAS Institute ...
RIAC and RUSI Report No. 38/2018
This report represents findings from the second round of the UK–Russia Track II bilateral security dialogue, held by Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (
) ... ... Russia’s bilateral security relationship can be better managed.
Initially conceived during a moment in relations when the United Kingdom and the Russian Federation appeared to be on a modestly upward trajectory, relations between the two countries ...
RIAC and RUSI Report #32, 2017
At present, Russian-British relations are in deep crisis.
Will countries be able to restore a regular and systematic dialogue at the highest ... ... and Britain in the sphere of security, combating international terrorism and countering extremism, including in the Greater Middle East?
What mechanisms need to be worked out to strengthen confidence-building measures, prevent radicalization and develop ...