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Russia and the West: Are Values the Problem?

In terms of urbanisation and lifestyle, late Soviet and post-Soviet #Russia were and are a Western society with all its attendant problems The National Security Strategy of the Russian Federation approved by the President of Russia will go down in history as a document that sharpened the issue of the country’s traditional spiritual and ...

13.07.2021

US-China Relations: Moving Towards a New Cold War?

US-China relations are unlikely to develop into an open conflict in the foreseeable future because the price would be too high for both sides Introduction In 2014, Russia and the West entered into a serious conflict due to the Ukrainian crisis. At that time, it seemed that Moscow was doomed to oppose a powerful and consolidated enemy on its own. In a matter of months, their relations lost all remnants of partnership of the previous ...

10.06.2021

NUPI and Tartu University Workshop on Threat Perceptions in Relations between Russia and the West

On June 9, 2021, the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) and the Estonian University of Tartu held an international workshop on threat perceptions as a factor influencing the state and dynamics of relations between Russia and the West On June 9, 2021, the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) and the Estonian University of Tartu held an international workshop on threat perceptions as a factor influencing the state and dynamics of relations between Russia and the ...

10.06.2021

Advancing Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region, 2021 and Beyond

... addressing transnational threats and the imperative for new cooperative approaches to effectively anticipate, prevent, and address them. The unresolved conflict in Ukraine remains a potential flashpoint for catastrophic miscalculation between Russia and the West, and this tension threatens security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic region more broadly. A political resolution remains fundamental to ending the armed conflict in the Donbas region, to improving prospects for constructive Ukraine-Russia dialogue ...

07.06.2021

Andrey Kortunov Speaks at Delphi Economic Forum VI

On May 10–15, 2021, 6th edition of the annual Delphi Economic Forum (Greece) took place On May 10–15, 2021, 6th edition of the annual Delphi Economic Forum (Greece) took place. The Conference was held in a hybrid format and commemorated the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution of 1821. Katerina Sakellaropoulou, President, Hellenic Republic, and Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister, Hellenic Republic, addressed the participants. The event focused on the following topics: geopolitics and international...

17.05.2021

Relations between Russia and the West Discussed at Business Leaders Forum

On April 24, 2021, within the framework of the 48th regular plenary meeting of the international RAND Business Leaders Forum, organized semiannually under the auspices of RAND Corporation, a session dedicated to relations between Russia and the West was held. On April 24, 2021, within the framework of the 48th regular plenary meeting of the international RAND Business Leaders Forum, organized semiannually under the auspices of RAND Corporation, a session dedicated to relations between Russia ...

27.04.2021

The Return of the ‘Arab Voice’ Through a Portal From the Underworld

... for the necessary external and internal conditions to mature The events of the “Arab Spring” that began 10 years ago were considered a tectonic shift, capable of overturning the previous development logic of the Middle East. While the collective West counted on “democratisation” due to their liberal ideology, Russia or China called for a more cautious assessment of what was happening. The region itself has been torn apart by the clash of ideologies, identities, wars, terrorism, drought, and,...

27.04.2021

Andrey Kortunov Briefs European Leadership Network Staff

... Director of the European Leadership Network, attended the event On April 9, 2021, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a briefing for the staff of the European Leadership Network (ELN) on topical issues of relations between Russia and the West. During the briefing, particular attention was given to the current situation in eastern Ukraine, Russia’s position on Iran's role in the Middle East, prospects for Russia-the U.S. dialogue on strategic weapons, and the specifics of Russia’s ...

11.04.2021

Nobody Wants a War in Donbass

... residents] of the LNR and DNR that if an escalation begins, Russia won’t remain on the sidelines and we will see large-scale intervention. Without Russia, the conflict will not develop in the favor of the republics. As for Russia, our relations with the West continue to deteriorate. There’s Biden’s statement about Putin being a killer, and relations with the European Union. We are witnessing an accumulation of destabilizing trends. I don’t think anyone wants a real, big war, since the costs of ...

07.04.2021

Online Meeting with a Group of International Sberbank Partner Investors

... investment funds, partners of Sberbank. In the course of the meeting Andrey Kortunov highlighted the state and prospects for Russia's relations with the United States, the European Union, China, and post-Soviet neighbors. Other topics included possible new Western sanctions against Russia, options for resolving crisis situations in various regions of the world, and the limits of the current de-globalization of the world economy and politics. The discussion was moderated by Yaroslav Lisovolik, RIAC Member,...

17.02.2021
 

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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