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 ... ... situations in the Middle East and North Africa and the possibilities of constructive interaction between Russia and the West in Syria, Libya, and the Persian Gulf. The meeting was moderated by Laurie Bristow, British Ambassador to Russia.
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, 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,... ... champions, let the market decide, who is the champion and who isn’t.
Recently, Turkey launched military operations in northern Syria. In your opinion, how does the EU see Turkey’s actions in Syria?
I think this will raise a lot of questions for the EU....
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 ... ... in the region, allowing them to continue long after the resources of the warring parties would otherwise have been depleted (Syria is a case study of this). Whatever the temptations of seeing the Middle East as an arena through which to score points against ...
Relations between Russia and the UK have taken a hard knock from recent events.
The poisoning by nerve agent of Sergei and Yulia Skripal has dealt ... ... become more vital now that they are facing off against each other more frequently. The hot line between the US and Russia in Syria is a good example in this regard. The UK and Russia recently agreed to renew and improve their Incidents at Sea Agreement,...