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  • 365 RIAC Events in 2012 RIAC Russian International Affair Council
  • 2012CHRONOLOGYRIAC
  • 1 JANUARY2012CHRONOLOGY 2ààRIAC Academic Board. FEBRUARY2012 Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààMeeting of Russian experts to develop strategic directions for the project Central Asia After the Withdrawal of Coalition Forces from Afghanistan. Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààWinter School: Migration CHRONOLOGY in the Global World. Holiday Inn Vinogradovo Hotel, Moscow ààSeminar: Russia’s Interests in the Arctic and Regional Institutions of International Cooperation underààRIAC regular Russian-language news the project Roadmap for International Cooperation bulletin launched with mailing in the Arctic (Project Director A.N. Vylegzhanin). every two weeks. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow Over 2,100 subscribers by end 2012. Moscow ààS.V. Kortunov Young Experts’ Debate on global and regional security, jointly with Creative Diplomacy and the Russian Youth Association for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow ààRIAC members’ club meeting to discuss the draft Theses on Russia’s Foreign Policy (2012 - 2018). Alexander House Business Center, Moscow ààCooperation agreement signed with REKOD Center for Basic Space Services. Moscow ààFull-size RIAC information and analytical website russiancouncil.ru launched, offering daily publication of fresh articles on foreign affairs. Moscow RIAC
  • 3 MARCH2012CHRONOLOGYààWorkshop/conference: The Euro-Atlantic Security Community – Myth or Reality. Ukraine Hotel, Radisson Royal Hotel, MoscowààSeminar: Assessing Russia’s Economic Requirements for Foreign Labor to 2025, jointly with OPORA Druzhba Autonomous Noncommercial Organization, under the project Issues in Migration: ààEnglish-language RIAC website International Practices and Russia’s Prospects. open, with the content regularly updated Alexander House Business Center, Moscow by translated publications of top Russian scholars, exclusive interviews and analytics by leading foreign experts on economics and foreign policy, so that by late 2012 the monthly reach made 25,000. Moscow
  • 4 APRIL2012CHRONOLOGYààSeminar: Cooperation on Developing ààRoundtable (RIAC and the Urals Federal Mineral and Other Nonliving Natural University): Russia’s Interests in the Context Resources of the Arctic Ocean Seabed of Security and Development in Central Asia Including the Arctic Continental Shelf and Afghanistan, under the project Central Asia After (Project Director A. N. Vylegzhanin). the Withdrawal of Coalition Forces from Afghanistan. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow Urals Federal University, YekaterinburgààRoundtable: Humanitarian Intervention: ààPresentation about RIAC and its project Legal Norms and Real-Life Practices. activities in the Urals Federal University. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow Yekaterinburg ààSeminar: Russia — Japan: Opportunities, Threats, and Prospects, under the project Russia and Japan: How to Solve Problems in Bilateral Relations (Project Director A. N. Panov). Alexander House Business Center, Moscow RIAC
  • ààSeminar: Central Asia and the Prospects for the Integration of Regional Power Grids, under the project Central Asia After the Possible Withdrawal of Coalition Forces from Afghanistan. Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààRIAC presentation and address at the 53rd Annual Convention of International Studies Association (ISA). ààRIAC Member F.  A. Lukyanov reads public United States, CA, San Diego lecture in Urals Federal University:ààCooperation agreement signed Specifics of Relations between Russia, with Federal Agency for CIS, China and the U.  S. A. (Central Asia included). Compatriots Living Abroad Yekaterinburg and Humanitarian Cooperation. ààApplication contests announced for RIAC Moscow Summer Schools on problems relatedààRIAC website daily traffic to Asia Pacific, Central Asia and the Arctic reaches 1,000, making it one of the most to be arranged jointly with federal popular Russian foreign policy resources. universities and think tanks. Moscow MoscowààRIAC Member V.  L. Inozemtsev reads public lecture in St. Petersburg State University: Russia in the Global System of Geopolitical Coordinates. St. Petersburg
  • 5 MAY2012CHRONOLOGYààRIAC Club Meeting: Russia and the Baltic Countries — Steps to Normalize Relations. Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààRIAC and National Training Foundation joint conference: Imperatives of Internationalization. Swissotel Red Hills, MoscowààRIAC Academic Board session. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow ààRIAC delegation to Paris: Presentation about and working meeting of the RIACààPresentation about RIAC project Director General with representatives activities at the Northern (Arctic) of the American University in Paris; Federal University. Sciences Po University; the French Arkhangelsk Institute of International Relations;ààAwards ceremony for the winners and the International Center of Global Prospects 2011 research for Pedagogical Research in Sevres. paper contest for young international France, Paris relations scholars, organized jointly with ààVisit by RIAC Director General the A. Gorchakov Foundation for the Support A.V. Kortunov to Beijing for of Public Diplomacy. consultations on bilateral cooperation Alexander House Business Center, Moscow with the Center for Energy Issues at the Institute for International Relations under the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. PRC, Beijing ààRIAC President I.S. Ivanov speaks at the symposium Reality of European Security in the Hague, the Netherlands. Netherlands, The Hague ààCooperation agreement signed with National Training Foundation. Moscow
  • ààRIAC website commentary contest: Syria: Will Annan’s Plan Work? Winners made permanent website bloggers. MoscowààBlogging cut in at RIAC website to make one of its most popular and dynamic sections with over 20 blogs, about 300 posts and daily traffic above 1,000. MoscowààRIAC regular English-language news bulletin launched with monthly mailing. Over 8,000 subscribers by end 2012. Moscow àà Expert meeting devoted to strategic goals for development of social aspects in Russia’s higher education. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow RIAC
  • 6 JUNE2012CHRONOLOGYààSeminar: Arctic Cooperation ààSession of RIAC Presidium. on Transportation and Transport Cultural Center, General Directorate Infrastructure, under the project Roadmap for the Diplomatic Corp Services Ministry for International Cooperation in the Arctic of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Moscow (project Director A.N. Vylegzhanin). ààSeminar: The Political Regime in Syria — Alexander House Business Center, Moscow Prospects for Transformation, under theààRoundtable: Public Diplomacy as an project Greater Middle East: Political Dynamics Instrument of Russia’s Foreign and Russia’s Interests (Project Directors Policy — Opportunities, Problems, A.I. Shumilin and A.I. Naumkin). and Prospects. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow Alexander House Business Center, Moscow ààConference organized by the RIACààRoundtable: Russia and the Vyšehrad and the Hungarian Institute Group – to a New Agenda, under of International Affairs: Russia the project The New Eastern Europe: Analysis and Central Europe: New Agenda of the Situation and Strategic Posture of Russia and New Institutions, in Central and Eastern Europe, the Baltic and Hungary, Budapest European Segment of the Post-Soviet Space. ààRIAC President I.S. Ivanov speaks The Institute of International Affairs, Hungary, at the opening session of the jubilee Budapest conference of the InternationalààGeneral Meeting of RIAC members. Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Cultural Center, General Directorate Nuclear Disaster. for the Diplomatic Corp Services Ministry Germany, Berlin of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Moscow
  • ààRIAC Member P.V. Stegniy speaks at Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University seminar: History of Poland’s Divisions: Interpretations in History and Historic Policy. Public lecture: European Union and Russia in the Middle East: Shared Hopes, Shared Frustrations. Kaliningrad ààRussian Language Testing Center for Foreigners open in Urals State Mining UniversityààRIAC President I.S. Ivanov addresses and headed by Alexei Starostin, graduate the European Leadership Network of RIAC Winter School on Migration. for Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Yekaterinburg and Non-Proliferation. ààRIAC statement on the results of meeting between Poland, Warsaw Russia’s President V.V. Putin and U.S.ààRIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov President Barack Obama in Los Cabos, speaks at the conference: Building statement by RIAC President I.S. Ivanov. Bridges over Troubled Waters: Polish- Moscow Russian Relations in the Spotlight; ààTraining program: Global Science, with launching the prospects for cooperation between of an all-Russian contest for program participation, the RIAC and CSIS, Washington DC, as well as a series of analytical commentaries and interviews. United States were also discussed. Moscow USA, Washington DC ààRIAC President I.S. Ivanov takes partààRIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov in an IDEAS seminar. meets governors and sponsors MGIMO University, Moscow of the U.S. foundation Russia Partners, to discuss the development of the Russian economy, its society and the prospects for Russian- American relations. Moscow RIAC
  • 7 JULY2012CHRONOLOGYààPanel discussion: International Cooperation in Responding to Emergencies, Search and Rescue Operations in the Arctic Ocean, under the project Roadmap for International Cooperation in the Arctic (Project Director A.N. Vylegzhanin). Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààClub meeting of RIAC members, address by U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul. ààWorking meeting to develop a strategy Lotte Plaza Business Center, Moscow for the project Russia and India:ààJoint summer School with the Russian Toward a New Bilateral Agenda. APEC Studies Center: APEC Youth (Project Directors V.I. Trubnikov, A.G. Volodin, Summit: Goals, Priorities, S.I. Lunyov). and Prospects. Countryside. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow Education and Heath Complex at Solnechny, ààRIAC President I.S. Ivanov and RIAC Moscow Director General A.V. Kortunov meetààJoint summer school jointly with the the governors of the Friedrich Ebert Northern (Arctic) Federal University: Foundation. Roadmap for International Cooperation Moscow in the Arctic. ààRIAC President I.S. Ivanov and RIAC Maly Korely Boarding House, Arkhangelsk Director General A.V. Kortunov meetààRIAC Presidium session. the UK delegation comprising British Alexander House Business Center, Moscow MP David Miliband, UK Ambassador to Russia Tim Barrow, and Political Counselor of the British Embassy in Moscow, Fergus Auld. Moscow RIAC
  • ààRIAC President I.S. Ivanov and RIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov participate in the World Peace Forum held by Tsinghua University and the Chinese Peoples’ Institute of International Relations. PRCààNew RIAC corporate member admitted: St. Petersburg State University. MoscowààInteractive reference book International Research in Russia launched to list Russian organizations and experts engaged in foreign policy research, with updating and new entries capacity. MoscowààNew RIAC corporate member admitted: Siberian Federal University. Moscow ààNew RIAC corporate member admitted: Moscow State Linguistic University. Moscow ààRIAC Member A.A. Gromyko delivers lecture at Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University: Divisions of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: Anomalies and Regularities of East European Geopolitics. Kaliningrad ààRIAC welcomes Russia’s admission to the WTO: an official statement. Moscow
  • 8 AUGUST2012CHRONOLOGYààSummer school jointly with the Urals Federal University, Yekaterinburg: Central Asia: Security, Economy, and Human Development. Ivolga Hotel, YekaterinburgààSeminar: Agenda for Russia’s Presidency of the G20: Transportation and Logistics, under the project Raising the Efficiency of Russia’s Participation in G8, G20 and BRICS to Match the Priorities ààThe migration project expert meeting and National Interests of Russian Federation on preparation of reading book: (Project Director M.V. Larionova). Migration in Russia: Decade One Alexander House Business Center, Moscow of the 21st Century, 2000-2012.ààSeminar on preparing the Roadmap Alexander House Business Center, Moscow for International Cooperation in ààInternational expert meeting devoted the Arctic, under the project Roadmap to ways for advancing Russian higher for International Cooperation in the Arctic. learning institutions to the TOP100, (Project Director A.N. Vylegzhanin). with participation of RIAC Director Alexander House Business Center, Moscow General A.V. Kortunov.ààCooperation agreement signed Urals Federal University, Yekaterinburg with National Research University Higher School of Economics. MoscowààBest international affairs photo contest for RIAC website visitors, with snapshots used for design of website analytics. Moscow
  • 9 SEPTEMBER2012CHRONOLOGYààSeminar: The Expansion of Russian ààSeminar: Russian-Indian Relations: Banks in Central Asia: Risks — Political a New Agenda for Economic and Trade Ties, Instability, Opportunities — Regional under the project Russia and India: Toward Integration Projects, under the project a New Bilateral Agenda (Project Directors Central Asia After the Withdrawal of Coalition V.I. Trubnikov, A.G. Volodin, S.I. Lunyov). Forces from Afghanistan. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow Alexander House Business Center, Moscow ààMeeting with Japanese journalists to discussààConvention of the Russian the outcomes of the conference Russia International Studies Association. and Japan: Toward a New Agenda. MGIMO University, Moscow (Project Director A.N. Panov). Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààConference: Russia and Japan: Toward a New Agenda, under the project ààSeminar: Russian-Indian Relations: Russia and Japan: Ways to Solve A New Agenda for Military-Technical Problems in Bilateral Relations. Cooperation, under the project Russia and India: (Project Director A.N. Panov). Toward a New Bilateral Agenda (Project Directors Alexander House Business Center, Moscow V.I. Trubnikov, A.G. Volodin, S.I. Lunyov). Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààInternational seminar: International Cooperation on Environmental ààRussian Nationwide Contest of Young Foreign Protection and the Rational Affairs Journalists. Management of Biological Resources Moscow in the Arctic Ocean, ààRIAC President I.S. Ivanov and Director under the project Roadmap for International General A.V. Kortunov meet representatives Cooperation in the Arctic of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Project Director A.N. Vylegzhanin). and Embassy to Russia. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow MoscowààRIAC Academic Board session. MoscowààRIAC Presidium session. Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààSeminar: The Issue of Drug Trafficking in the Context of Central Asia, under the project A New Agenda for Russian- British Relations (Project Managers Anatol Lieven, A.A. Gromyko). King’s College, LondonààSeminar: Russian-British Relations: Problems and Prospects, under the project A New Agenda for Russian- British Relations (Project Directors: Anatol Lieven, A.A. Gromyko). Alexander House Business Center, Moscow
  • ààConsultations between RIAC and the ààRIAC governors meet MGIMO Rector A.V. Torkunov Arab and International Affairs Council and V.V. Naumkin, Director of RAS Institute delegation. for Oriental Studies. Moscow Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààRIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov ààRIAC governors meet top figures speaks at an international conference of Russia’s Federal Migration Service. on the trajectory of global finances, Moscow energy and sustainable development ààRIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov participates held by the Korean Development in conference Internationalization of Social Science Institute and Korean University. and Liberal Arts in Russian Institutions Republic of Korea, Seoul of Higher Learning: Challenges and Prospects.ààNew RIAC corporate member admitted: Conference organizer: ISE-Center. ZAO Expertika. Moscow Moscow ààRIAC President I.S. Ivanov meets Elvira Nabiullina,ààRIAC representatives address Economic Advisor to President of Russia. conference Labor Migration in Eurasia: Presidential Executive Office, Moscow Links to Global Migration and Human ààRIAC and Gorchakov Foundation meet young Security Trends Program. experts and Russian NGO representatives U.S.A., Pennsylvania on public diplomacy issues.ààForeign expert address: Professor Marco Polo Presnya Hotel, Moscow Xia Yishan, Director of China Energy Strategy Research Center at China Institute of International Studies of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Urals Federal University, Yekaterinburg RIAC
  • 10 OCTOBER2012CHRONOLOGYààThe Second Asia-Pacific Forum. «Russia’s Mission in the APEC and New Outlook for Russia’s Integration in the Asia- Pacific Region». Project. President Hotel, MoscowààSeminar: Russia’s Interests in the Greater Middle East and Obstacles to their Realization: Changes Caused by the Arab Spring, under the project The Greater Middle East: Political Dynamics and Russia’s Interests (Project Directors A.I. Shumilin and A.I. Naumkin). Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààSeminar: Specifics of the Establishment and the Activities of the New Political Elites in Countries of the Arab Spring: The Russian Angle under the project The Greater Middle East: Political Dynamics and Russia’s Interests ààSeminar: Russia’s Interests in Central (Project Directors A.I. Shumilin Asia and Development of Measures and A.I. Naumkin). for their Realization, under the project Alexander House Business Center, Moscow Central Asia After the Withdrawal of Coalition Forces from Afghanistan. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow ààSeminar: Russian-Indian Relations: A New Agenda for Cooperation on Culture and Technology, under the project Russia and India: Toward a New Bilateral Agenda (Project Directors V.I. Trubnikov, A.G. Volodin, S.I. Lunyov). Alexander House Business Center, Moscow ààSeminar: Russian-Indian Relations: Cooperation for the Solution of Regional and Global Problems, under the project Russia and India: Toward a New Bilateral Agenda (Project Directors V.I. Trubnikov, A.G. Volodin, S.I. Lunyov). Alexander House Business Center, Moscow ààContest: Global Prospects 2012 for young international relations scholars. Moscow
  • ààRIAC President I.S. Ivanov and RIAC ààRIAC Program Director I.N. Timofeev Director General A.V. Kortunov meet participates and speaks Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. at the roundtable EU Crisis: Moscow An Outside Opinion. Austria, ViennaààRIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov gives a lecture for officials serving ààRIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov with Finland’s Ministry of Foreign meets representatives Affairs, Embassies in Europe, Asia of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. and the Americas, and representatives Moscow to international organizations. ààRIAC presentation and talks on cooperation Moscow as part of the international conferenceààMeeting between RIAC and the Italian Transformation of International Relations foundation Romualdo del Bianco System: Cooperation Between Russia governors in Moscow, Russia. and China in the Asia-Pacific Region. Moscow PRC, Shanghai
  • ààInternational forum devoted to coordination of multilateral cooperation in Arctic studies. Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààRIAC supports special issue of International Organizations Research Journal within its joint project with the Higher School of Economics Research Center for International Cooperation and Development: Raising Efficiency of Russia’s Participation in G8, G20 and BRICS. MoscowààConference: International Cooperation in the Global Crisis Environment: a View from G20, held with RIAC support. Higher School of Economics, MoscowààRIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov speaks in the Russian Federation Public Chamber at the session of Russian Public Council on International Cooperation. Moscow RIAC
  • 11 NOVEMBER2012CHRONOLOGYààTraining program: Global Science. ààWorking meeting to develop a strategy Stage One of the Project. for the project The Internationalization Pushkino, Moscow of Russian Universities «The Chinese Vector as Part of the Asia-Pacific Drive».ààInternational conference: Nuclear (Project Director E.N. Borevskaya). Weapons and Global International Alexander House Business Center, Moscow Security in the 21st Century, held jointly with Global Zero ààSeminar: Russia’s Development and MGIMO University. Assistance on Food Security, MGIMO University, Moscow under the project Food Security. Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààRIAC-Oxfam roundtable: The Effect of Climate Change on Food Security, ààSeminar: Russia and Arab Spring Countries: under the project Food Security. Opportunities for Soft Power and Traditional Alexander House Business Center, Moscow Cooperation Vehicles under the project Greater Middle East: Political Dynamics and Russia’s Interests (Project Directors A.I. Shumilin and A.I. Naumkin). Alexander House Business Center, Moscow
  • ààThe 6th Russian National Congress of Political Scientists held by the Russian Political Science Association and MGIMO University. MGIMO University, MoscowààRussian Foreign Policy 2000-2020: Research Publication in Three Volumes / RIAC [under general editorship of I.S. Ivanov]. Moscow: Aspekt Press Publishers, 2012. Moscow ààRIAC Director General A.V. KortunovààRIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov meets Jan Kalicki, Counselor meets the governors of the American- for International Strategy at Chevron Russian Business Council for talks Corporation, and James Collins, on mutual cooperation. former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Moscow and Director of the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Carnegie Endowment.ààPresentation about RIAC projects United States, Washington DC at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, George ààOn November 20, RIAC delegation Washington University. participates in the regular experts’ United States, Washington DC meeting as part of the United States- EU-Russia Trilateral Dialog.ààRIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov Belgium, Brussels meets the governors of CSIS. United States, Washington DC ààRIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov takes part in roundtable: RussiaààRoundtable: RIAC and Atlantic Council in View of ASEM Development. on the current status and prospects Moscow for Russian-American relations in view of the possible expansion of bilateral ààRIAC governors meet Sergey Kislyak, cooperation in various fields and regions Russia’s Ambassador to the U.S.A. of the world. Russian Embassy, Washington DC United States, Washington DC ààRIAC delegation visits headquarters of NATO and Supreme Allied Commander. Belgium, Brussels RIAC
  • ààRIAC participates in seminar: ààRIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov makes Dialogue of Cultures in the Field opening speech at international conference of International Security. The Future is Built Today by Us: Austria, Salzburg University – Region – Business, held by New Eurasia Foundation in partnershipààRIAC President I.S. Ivanov makes with Russian and American universities. opening speech at international Moscow conference Security Challenges in Central Asia. ààRIAC governors meet delegation RAS Institute of World Economy of Robert Bosch Foundation. and International Relations, Moscow Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààRIAC Director General A.V. Kortunov ààRIAC governors meet delegation participates in jubilee conference of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. devoted to the 20th anniversary Alexander House Business Center, Moscow of National Research University Higher School of Economics. Higher School of Economics, Moscow
  • 12 DECEMBER2012CHRONOLOGYààS.V. Kortunov Young Experts’ Debate on global and regional security, held jointly with Creative Diplomacy and the Russian Youth Association for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation. Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààSeminar: Russia’s Interests in Central Asia and Elaboration of Measures for their Realization within project Situation in Central Asia after Withdrawal of Coalition ààMeeting with Miroslav Laichak, Forces from Afghanistan. Slovak Deputy Prime Minister Alexander House Business Center, Moscow and Foreign Minister: EU and Russia:ààSeminar: Russia’s Interests in Greater in Concert or Separately. Middle East: Realization Opportunities Alexander House Business Center, Moscow in a New Environment within project ààRIAC participates in meeting Greater Middle East: Political Dynamics of Russian university pro-rectors and Russia’s Interests. on international affairs. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow Moscow, Peoples’ Friendship UniversityààPublication of monograph African of Russia Policy of Great Britain in 1997-2012 ààRIAC Board of Trustees session. by Olga Kulkova, winner of contest Club building of the Crown Plaza Hotel, World Global Prospects 2011. Trade Center, Moscow Moscow ààMeeting on interaction with RussianààRIAC Club Meeting: Political Changes universities, corporate members in the PRC Leadership: Consequences and partners of MGIMO University. for Chinese Foreign and Domestic Alexander House Business Center, Moscow Policies. Alexander House Business Center, Moscow RIAC
  • ààDecember 2012 - March 2013: ààHeads of societal, academic Global Science Training Program. and educational organizations meet Stage Two. to discuss the new agenda Moscow for Russian-American relations. Alexander House Business Center, MoscowààRIAC Member V.V. Naumkin speaks at Boris Yeltsin Urals Federal ààRIAC Facebook friends reach 1,000. University on security problems Since opening, RIAC uses social networks for Central Asia. and instruments (Facebook, Twitter, Livejournal, Yekaterinburg Flickr, YouTube, Slideshare) for interaction with expert communities and target groups. Moscow
  • 2012PUBLICATIONSON THE RIACWEBSITERIAC
  • PUBLICATIONS ON THE RIAC WEBSITEAnalytical ßßRussia’s Interests in the Context of Asia-Pacific Region Security and Development. Report 1/2012Reports ßßG20, G8, BRICS Development Momentum and Interests of Russia. Report 2/2012 ßßWorkshop Conference Materials «Euro-Atlantic Security Community: Myth or Reality?» Report 3/2012 ßßPostulates on Russia’s Foreign Policy. Report 4/2012 ßßTen Years Without ABM Treaty. The Issue of Missile Defense in Russia-US Relations. Report 5/2012 ßßCurrent State of Russia’s Relations with Japan and Prospects for Their Development. Report 6/2012 ßßThe Arctic. Proposals for an International Cooperation Roadmap. Report 7/2012 RIAC
  • РОССИЯ В МИРЕ PUBLICATIONS ON THE RIAC WEBSITEAnalytical ßßRussia is a WTO Member: Time to Consider the Necessity? Maxim Bratersky, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, Head of the World Politics Department,Papers Higher School of Economics, RIAC expert ßßThe Russian Language as a Premonition of Changeand Exclusive Nina Afanasyeva, Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences, Head of the Russian Department, MGIMO University, RIAC expertInterviews ßßRussian Science as a Soft Power Factor Irene Dezhina, Doctor of Economics, Head of the Economics of Science and Innovative Processes Section, Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) Institute of World Economy and International Relations, RIAC expert ßßDoes Russia Need Aircraft Carriers? Prokhor Tebin, RAS Institute of World Economy and International Relations, RIAC expert ßßRussia and Britain through the Prism of Monarchy Sian Glaessner, RIA-Novosti, Editor, RIAC expert
  • U.S. FOREIGNPOLICY,RUSSIAN-AMERICANRELATIONSPUBLICATIONSON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßInterview with Dmitry Trenin. ßßExperts on the future of Russian-American Russian-U.S. Relations relations in the context of the U.S. Dmitry Trenin, RIAC member, Director, presidential elections Moscow Carnegie Center quotations from expert forecasts on future Russian-American relations as affected by the U.S.ßßRussian-American Relations: Reset elections: Sergey Lavrov, Igor Ivanov, Sergey Rogov, Mikhail Troitsky, PhD in Political Science, Assistant Andrey Kortunov, Pyotr Stegniy, Fyodor Lukyanov, Professor, MGIMO University, RIAC expert Vyacheslav Nikonov, Ivan Timofeev, Geoffrey Mankoff,ßßThe Summit that Produced No Decisions Mikhail Troitsky Vladimir Sudarev, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, European and American Countries’ History and Politics Department, MGIMO University, RIAC expertßßRussian Technology Diaspora in the United States Andrey Korobkov, Professor, Tennessee State University, United States, RIAC expertßßWhat if a Republican Wins the U.S. Presidential Election? Ivan Timofeev, PhD in Political Science, RIAC Program DirectorßßThe Foreign Policy Horizons of Mitt Romney Mikhail Troitsky, PhD in Political Science, Assistant Professor, MGIMO University, RIAC expertßßSupercarriers – Washington’s Last-Ditch Argument Prokhor Tebin, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, RIAC expertßßHow to Improve the Russia-U.S. Relationship? Ariel Cohen, Heritage Foundation and Geoffrey Mankoff, CSISßßRussia-United States: Towards a New Model of  Interdependence Andrey Tsygankov, University of San Francisco, Professor of International Relations, RIAC expert RIAC
  • THE WORLDIN 100 YEARSPUBLICATIONSON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßThe Future Map of Europe ßßWorld Trade in 100 Years’ Time Sergey Utkin, PhD in Political Science, Head of the Vladislav Zagashvili, Doctor of Economics, Head of the Political Aspects of European Integration Section, RAS Foreign Economy Policy Section, RAS Institute of World Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Economy and International Relations RIAC expert ßßCinematography: Past and FutureßßSpace Prospects: Agenda for a Hundred Years Stanislav Nikulin, PhD in Philosophy, film critic, RIAC expert Alexei Fenenko, PhD in History, RAS Institute of ßßAfrica in 100 Years International Security Problems, RIAC expert Vasily Filippov, Doctor in History, Lead Researcher, Center forßßDiplomacy of the Future Tropical African Studies, RAS Institute for African Studies, RIAC expert Tatiana Zonova, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, ßßEpidemics and Pandemics in 100 Years Diplomacy Department, MGIMO University, RIAC expert Col. (retired) Mikhail Supotnitsky, PhD in Microbiology, RIAC expertßß What will Democracy be Like in a Hundred Years? ßßThe Future of Transnational Corporations: Viktor Sergeev, Doctor of History, Professor, Trends and Scenarios for Global Politics Comparative Political Studies Department, MGIMO Sergei Afontsev, Doctor of Economics, Head of Department, University, RIAC expert RAS Institute of World Economy and International Relations,ßßThe Future of the Greater Middle East RIAC expert Pyotr Stegniy, RIAC member, Ambassador, Doctor of History ßßMilitary Aviation in 100 YearsßßThe Future Political Map of East Asia Vassily Lata, Doctor of War Science, Professor, Academician, Evgeny Kanaev, PhD in History, Center for Asia-Pacific Russian Academy of War Sciences, RIAC expert Studies, Institute of World Economy and International ßßThe Global Financial System: Waiting for Change Relations, Lead Research Fellow, RIAC expert Maxim Bratersky, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, HeadßßThe World’s Languages in a Hundred Years of the World Politics Department, Higher School of Economics, Pavel Parshin, Lead Researcher, The Center for Global RIAC expert Problems, Institute of International Studies, MGIMO ßßThe Cities in 100 Years University, Professor of Linguistic Semantics, Moscow Oleg Barabanov, Doctor of Political Science, Head of the EU State Linguistic University, RIAC expert Politics Department at MGIMO University, Professor, WorldßßEnergy Revolution: 21st Century – Reset Economics and World Politics Department, Higher School of Vladimir Likhachev, PhD in Technical Sciences, Deputy Economics, RIAC expert Director, RAS Energy Research Institute, RIAC expert ßßNew Infections in the New WorldßßMap of Latin America in the 22nd Century Yegor Voronin, PhD, researcher, Global HIV Vaccine Evgeny Astakhov, PhD in History, Professor, Enterprise, RIAC expert MGIMO University, Ambassador Extraordinary and ßßThe ‘Arctic Age’ Ahead? Plenipotentiary, RIAC expert Alexander Sergunin, Doctor of Political Science, Professor,ßßSovereignty in the 21st Century St. Petersburg State University, RIAC expert; Valery Konyshev, Eduard Solovyov, PhD in Political Science, Head of the Doctor of Political Science, Professor, St. Petersburg State University Theory of Politics Section, Institute of World Economy ßßThe Newspaper in a Hundred Years’ Time and International Relations, RAS, RIAC expert Vyacheslav Sukhnev, Member of the Union of Journalists and the Union of Russian Writers, Senior Editor, Strategy of Russia magazine, RIAC expert
  • INTERNATIONALCOOPERATIONIN THE ARCTIC,RUSSIA IN THEPOLAR REGIONPUBLICATIONSON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßUpgrading the Russian Icebreaker Fleet: ßßThe Devil is not as Black as he is Painted Acknowledging the Business Environment Andrey Zagorsky, PhD in History, Professor, MGIMO or Strategic Requirement? University, Head of Department, RAS Institute of World Pavel Gudev, PhD in History, Scientific Support Center Economy and International Relations, RIAC expert at the Russian Government Maritime College, Institute ßßA New Look at Arctic Resources of World Economy and International Relations, RIAC expert Sergei Afontsev, Doctor of Economics, HeadßßTunnel Construction Under the Bering Strait: of Department, RAS Institute of World Economy A New Super Goal for Russian Policy and International Relations, RIAC expert in the Asia-Pacific Region? ßßRussia and Norway in the Arctic Evgeny Kanaev PhD in History, Center for Asia-Pacific Vladimir Koptelov, 1st Class Counselor, Studies, Institute of World Economy and International Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, RIAC expert Relations, Lead Research Fellow, RIAC expert ßßU.S. Arctic StrategyßßDrill Always, Drill Everywhere… Alexander Sergunin, Doctor of Political Science, Valery Chistyakov, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, St. Petersburg State University; Professor, St. Petersburg State Mining University, Valery Konyshev, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, RIAC expert St. Petersburg State University, RIAC expertsßßThe Outlook for Foreign Energy Companies ßßThe Potential of the Northern Sea Route in the Arctic Region Dmitry Tulupov, International Relations Department, Sergei Afontsev, Doctor of Economics, Head St. Petersburg State University, RIAC expert of Department, RAS Institute of World Economy and International Relations, RIAC expert ßßMoscow and Washington in the Arctic Alexei Fenenko, PhD in History, Lead Researcher, RASßßThe Arctic Vector of Chinese Globalization Institute of International Security Problems, RIAC expert Vyacheslav Karlusov, Doctor of Economy, Professor, MGIMO University, Chief Scientific Fellow, RAS Far East ßßCharles Emmerson on Arctic Environmental Institute, RIAC expert Challenges Charles Emmerson, Chatham House Senior ResearchßßThe EU and the Arctic: Peering into the Future Fellow Sergey Utkin, PhD in Political Science, Head of the Political Aspects of European Integration Section, ßßInternational Cooperation in the Exploration RAS Institute of World Economy and International of the Arctic Relations, RIAC expert Alexei Fadeyev, PhD in Economics, G.P.Luzin Institute of Economic Issues, Kola Science Center, RAS, RIACßßIndia Goes to the Arctic expert Sergey Lunev, Doctor of History, Professor, Oriental Studies Department, MGIMO University, RIAC expert ßßResearch and Innovation in the Arctic Alexander Pilyasov, Doctor of Geography, ProfessorßßDenmark’s Strategy in Arctic Development of Economics, Head of the Center for Northern Vladimir Koptelov, 1st Class Counselor, and Arctic Economies, RIAC expert Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, RIAC expert ßßSweden’s Arctic Strategy Vladimir Koptelov, 1st Class Counselor, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, RIAC expert
  • BALKAN POLITICS PUBLICATIONS ON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßFinland’s Strategy in the Arctic Region ßßAlbania and Russia: Rapprochement Elena Telegina, RAS Corresponding member, Doctor Vladislav Kurbatski, Third Secretary, of Economics, Professor, Dean, International Energy Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Business Department, Gubkin Russian Oil and Gas State ßßA Draw in Favor of Nikolić University; Maria Morgunova, Department of Strategic Elena Guskova, Doctor of History, Director, Management of Fuel and Energy Sector, Gubkin Russian Center for the Study of the Contemporary Balkan Crisis, Oil and Gas State University RAS Institute of Slavic Studies, Academician, SerbianßßRussia’s Interests in the Arctic Academy of Arts and Sciences, RIAC expert Leo Voronkov, PhD in History, Lead Researcher, The Center for North European and Baltic Studies, Professor, European Integration Department, MGIMO UniversityßßRussia and Iceland: Arctic Attraction Helena Studneva, observer at International Affairs GENERAL magazine, RIAC expert SECURITY ISSUESßßCanada’s Arctic Strategy Alexander Sergunin, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, St. Petersburg State University, RIAC expert; Valery Konyshev. Doctor of Political Science, Professor, St. Petersburg State University, RIAC expert PUBLICATIONSßßInternational Environmental Cooperation in the ON THE RIAC WEBSITE Arctic Region Alexei Fadeyev, PhD in Economics, Lead Researcher, ßßChicago Summit Did Not Correct Anything G.P.Luzin Institute of Economic Issues, Kola Science Sergey Oznobishchev, PhD in History, Department Center, RAS, RIAC expert Head, Institute of World Economy and InternationalßßFinland in the Arctic Relations, Professor, MGIMO University, RIAC expert Igor Titov, Adviser to the Russian Trade Mission ßßReal and Imaginary Missile Defense Threats to Finland, RIAC expert; Valery Shlamin, Vladimir Batyuk, Doctor of History, Head of the Political Doctor of Economics, Russian Trade Commissioner and Military Research Center, RAS Institute for U.S. to Finland, RIAC expert and Canadian Studies, Professor, World Politics Department, Higher School of Economics, RIAC expert ßßThe Nuclear Agenda and BRICS Sergei Uyanaev, PhD, Senior Researcher, Russia-China Center, RAS Far East Institute, RIAC expert ßßThe Paradoxes of Global Zero Alexei Fenenko, PhD in History, RAS Institute of International Security Problems, RIAC expert RIAC
  • RUSSIA IN THEASIA-PACIFICREGION, ASIA-PACIFIC DYNAMICSPUBLICATIONSON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßThe Second Century of the Juche Era — ßßAsia-Pacific experts interviewed during Will Pyongyang Stay Calm? the First Asia-Pacific Forum Georgy Toloraya, Doctor of Economics, Professor G. Ivashentsov, Ambassador Extraordinary and of Oriental Studies, Director, Korean Studies Program, Plenipotentiary of Russia, Deputy Director, Russian RAS Institute of Economics, RIAC expert APEC Study Center; Alexander Novikov, President, Institute for Humanitarian and Economic ProblemsßßThe Burmese Elephant Awakes of Food Security; Ambassador Extraordinary and Georgy Toloraya, Doctor of Economics, Professor Plenipotentiary Alexander Panov; and Dr Chris of Oriental Studies, Director, Korean Studies Program, Tremevan, Secretary General, Association of Pacific Rim RAS Institute of Economics, RIAC expert UniversitiesßßNorth Korea Enters Tense Orbit ßßChina: Hunting for Intelligence. Georgy Toloraya, Doctor of Economics, Professor A Lesson for Russia. of Oriental Studies, Director, Korean Studies Program, Nina Borevskaya, Doctor of History, Chief Researcher, RAS Institute of Economics, RIAC expert RAS Institute for Far Eastern Studies, memberßßOne Year after Fukushima of the Governing Board of the UNESCO International Dmitry Streltsov, Doctor of History, Head of the Oriental Institute for Educational Planning, RIAC expert Studies Department, MGIMO University, RIAC expert ßßAlexander Panov: Settling the TerritorialßßThe Asia-Pacific Arms Market Dispute with Japan Requires an Advanced Sergei Denisentsev, Center for Analysis Relationship. of Strategies and Technologies, RIAC expert Interview with Ambassador Alexander Panov,ßßThe New Integration Trio in the Global Chief Researcher, RAS Institute for the United States and Economy Canadian Studies Svetlana Suslina, Doctor of Economics, RAS Institute ßßThe United States’ Return to Asia of Far Eastern Studies, Professor, MGIMO University, Mikhail Mamonov, PhD in Political Science, RIAC expert Senior Researcher, IFES, RASßßU.S. Military Presence in the Asia-Pacific ßßThe New China in the Asia-Pacific Region Region Dmitry Mosiakov, Center for South East Asia, Australia Andrey Sushentsov, PhD in Political Science, and Oceania Studies, RAS Institute for Oriental Studies Department of International Issues Applied Analysis, ßßRussia and the United States in the Asia- MGIMO University, RIAC expert Pacific Region: A Possible Partnership Artem Lukin, PhD in Political Science, Assistant Professor, International Relations Department, Deputy Director, The School for Regional and International Studies, Far Eastern Federal University, RIAC expert ßßGeorgy Toloraya: North Korea – a Key to the Asia-Pacific Region Interview with Georgy Toloraya, Head, Regional Projects RIAC Department, Russkiy Mir Foundation, Director, Korean Studies, RAS Economics Institute
  • MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA PUBLICATIONS ON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßRussia-South Korea Gas Pipeline: ßßThe Strait of Hormuz: The Russian Dimension Blockade Plus War or War Plus Blockade Evgeny Kanaev, PhD in History, Center for Asia-Pacific Vladimir Sazhin, PhD in History, RAS Institute Studies, Institute of World Economy and International of Oriental Studies, RIAC expert Relations, Lead Research Fellow, RIAC expert ßßArab Spring Turkish-StyleßßTerritorial Disputes in the Asia-Pacific Region. Vladimir Avatkov, Middle East Languages Department, Interview with Alexei Fenenko MGIMO University, RIAC expert Alexei Fenenko, PhD in History, Lead Researcher, RAS ßßIranian Regime: Converging Vectors Institute of International Security Problems, RIAC expert of InteractionßßThe Asia-Pacific Region’s Media Space Alexei Sarabyaev, PhD in History, Research Fellow, is not a One-Way Street Center for Arab and Islamic Studies, RAS Institute Dmitry Kosyrev, political observer, RIA Novosti of Oriental Studies, RIAC expertßßAndrew Kuchins: Russia Wants to Have ßßThe Role of Mossad in the Solution a Voice in Asia of Israel’s Foreign Policy Problems Andrew Kuchins, Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, Vladimir Morozov, PhD in History, Diplomacy Center for Strategic and International Studies Department, MGIMO University, RIAC expertßßRussian Education in the Asia-Pacific Region. ßßThe Greater Middle East: Latest News Forgotten Lessons of the USSR, Pyotr Stegniy, Doctor of History, RIAC member, Helpful U.S. Practices Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Natalie Tsvetkova, PhD in History, Assistant Professor, ßßNationalism, Islamism … What Colors Will St. Petersburg State University, RIAC expert the Arabs Fly After Their Spring?ßßWill North Korea Embrace Reform? Georgi Mirsky, Doctor of History, Professor, Georgy Toloraya, Doctor of Economics, Professor Chief Researcher, RAS Institute of World Economy of Oriental Studies, Director, Korean Studies Program, and International Relations, RIAC expert RAS Institute of Economics, RIAC expert ßßThe Syrian Spring and Ultimate LimitsßßCharles E. McJilton: of Bashar al-Assad’s Regime Let’s make Food Available to Anybody in Need Viktor Sergeyev, Doctor of History, Professor, Charles E. McJilton, CEO and founder Comparative Political Studies Department, of Second Harvest Japan MGIMO University, RIAC expert ßßUN Observers in Syria Elena Suponina, PhD in Philosophy, Head of the Asia and Middle East Center, Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, RIAC expert ßßWho Was Elected by the Egyptian Spring Alexei Sarabyaev, PhD in History, Research Fellow, Center for Arab and Islamic Studies, RAS Institute of Oriental Studies, RIAC expert
  • ßßMilitary Coup in Mali: ßßThe Coup in Guinea-Bissau Causes and Consequences Christina Turyinskaya, PhD in History, Senior Researcher, Vasily Filippov, Doctor in History, Lead Researcher, RAS Institute of African Studies Center for Tropical African Studies, RAS Institute ßßIran: Strike or no Strike? for African Studies, RIAC expert Pyotr Stegniy, Doctor of History, RIAC member,ßßAn Iraq Free of Occupation Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Georgi Mirsky, Doctor of History, Professor, RIAC member Chief Researcher, RAS Institute of World Economy ßßA Dangerous Turn En Route to Democracy and International Relations, RIAC expert Alexei Sarabyaev, PhD in History, Research Fellow,ßßA Palestinian State: Center for Arab and Islamic Studies, RAS Institute What is Behind the Facade? of Oriental Studies, RIAC expert Alexander Vysotsky, Department of the History ßßBetween Pragmatism and Idealism of International Relations and Foreign Policy, Alexander Shumilin, PhD in Politics, Head of the Center MGIMO University, RIAC expert for the Analysis of Middle East Conflicts, RAS InstituteßßChina is Conquering Africa for U.S. and Canadian Studies, RIAC expert Tatiana Deych, PhD in History , RAS Institute for African ßßJoshua Landis: Assad’s Plan is to Continue Studies, RIAC expert Dividing the OppositionßßWhich Way Will the Scales in Syria Swing? Joshua Landis, Director, Center for Middle East Studies, Elena Suponina, PhD in Philosophy, Head of the Asia Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma and Middle East Center, Russian Institute for Strategic ßßDilemmas of Humanitarian Interventions Studies, RIAC expert Michael Doyle, Harold Brown Professor of InternationalßßThe New Libyan State Affairs, Law and Political Science, Columbia University, Marina Sapronova, Doctor of History, Professor, Chair, UN Democracy Fund, former Assistant Secretary- Department of Oriental Studies, MGIMO University, General and Special Adviser to United Nations Secretary RIAC expert General Kofi AnnanßßThe Second Coming of Colonialism Vasily Filippov, Doctor in History, Lead Researcher, Center for Tropical African Studies, RAS Institute for African Studies, RIAC expertßßIndependent Azawad Eugene Korendyasov, RAS Institute for African Studies, RIAC expertßßMark Katz: Syria After Assad’s Regime Will Be Messy Mark Katz, Professor of Government and Politics at George Mason University, former Soviet Affairs Analyst, Department of State, Professor of Government and Politics, George Mason University, Visiting Senior RIAC Fellow, Middle East Policy Council
  • EUROPEAN UNION,RUSSIA-EURELATIONSPUBLICATIONSON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßHungary: Reevaluating the Past ßßRussia and the EU: and Dipping into the Future When will Visas be Abolished? Lyubov Shishelina, Doctor of History, Ivan Andreev, RIAC expert Head of the East-European Studies Section, ßßHungary: The Right Respond RAS Institute of Europe, RIAC expert to the European Liberal CrisisßßUnification of Germany: Ivan Andreev, RIAC expert Project Strategies and the Price Paid ßßProspects for EU Enlargement: Irina Busygina, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, Temptations and Calculations Comparative Politics Department, MGIMO University, Alexander Tevdoy-Burmuli, PhD in Political Science, RIAC expert Associate Professor, Chair of European Integration,ßßRussia and Poland: Together into the Future MGIMO University, RIAC expert Ivan Andreyev, RIAC expert ßßGerman Politicians DivergeßßRomania at the Turn of the Century: on the Greek Path out of Crisis Difficult Escape from the Past Maxim Bratersky, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, Alla Yazykova, Doctor of History, Professor, Head of the World Politics Department, Higher School Head of the Black Sea-Mediterranean Research Center, of Economics, RIAC expert RAS Institute of Europe ßßThe German Issue in the 21st CenturyßßThe Сzech Republic: Multidimensional Aspects Alexei Fenenko, PhD in History, Lead Researcher, RAS (Ella Zadorozhnyuk, PhD in History, Department Institute of International Security Problems, RIAC expert of Modern History and Socio-Political Issues in Central ßßVolk auf dem Weg, or Russian Germans and South-Eastern European Countries, RAS Institute in Germany of Slavonic Studies, RIAC expert Olga Gulina, PhD in Law, PhD from Potsdam UniversityßßPost-Socialist Bulgaria: ßßFrançois Hollande, the New President of France Two Decades of Transformations Eugenie Obichkina, Doctor of History, Professor, Alexander Vasilyev, PhD in History, First Secretary, International Relations and Russian Foreign Policy General Secretariat of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Department, MGIMO University, RIAC expert Affairs, RIAC expert ßßRegional Separatist Potential in SpainßßSpanish Society and Immigration: Sergei Henkin, Doctor of History, Professor, Testing Spain’s Tolerance Comparative Political Studies Department, Sergei Henkin, Doctor of History, Professor, MGIMO University, RIAC expert Comparative Political Studies Department, MGIMO University, RIAC expert ßßAlexei Gromyko: The Euro-zone Will Survive UnscathedßßThe Euro Project – a Political Choice Interview with Alexei Gromyko, Deputy Director, Maxim Bratersky, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, RAS Institute of Europe, Head of the Centre Head of the World Politics Department, Higher School for British Studies, RIAC member of Economics, RIAC expert ßßHead-hunting on the European Continent Olga Gulina, PhD in Law, PhD from Potsdam University
  • INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS PUBLICATIONS ON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßSlawomir Dembsky: ßßDavos’ Results: Looking for New Models The Strategic Objective is Investment in Youth Yuri Rubinsky, Doctor of History, Professor, Slawomir Dembsky, Director, Center for Polish-Russian Higher School of Economics, RIAC expert Dialogue and Reconciliation ßßSummit in New DelhißßThe Eurozone — Innovation Experiment Victoria Panova, PhD in History, MGIMO University, in Progress Regional Director for Russia, G8/G20/BRICS Research Vladislav Belov, PhD in Economics, Head of the Country Group, University of Toronto and Regional Research Department, Head ßßG8 Summit: Suspense of the German Research Center, RAS Institute Maxim Bratersky, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, for Europe, RIAC expert Head of the World Politics Department,ßßOperation Welfare State Higher School of Economics, RIAC expert Tatiana Sidorina, Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, ßßThe G20 Summit in Los Cabos Higher School of Economics, RIAC expert Svetoslav Stoyanov, Expert on DevelopmentßßThe European Union as an International Actor Assistance, RIAC expert Olga Potyomkina, Candidate of Historical Science, ßßMexican Presidency of the G20 Head of the Regional Research Department, Lourdes Aranda, Ambassador, Undersecretary RAS Institute for Europe, RIAC expert of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Mexican Sherpa to the G20 ßßHumanitarian Intervention in the Geopolitical Context Pyotr Iskenderov, PhD in History, Senior Research Associate, Institute for Slavic Studies, RAS, RIAC expertSPACE ßßHeidi Tworek: We Want to Encourage Interest in the History of the United Nations Heidi J. S. Tworek, Lecturer on History and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies, Harvard University, UN History Project Coordinator ßßInternational Development AssistancePUBLICATIONS in the New Economic EnvironmentON THE RIAC WEBSITE Svetoslav Stoyanov, Expert on Development Assistance, RIAC expertßßSpace Prospects. Interview with Alexei Fenenko Alexei Fenenko, PhD in History, Lead Researcher, RAS Institute of International Security Problems, RIAC expert
  • SOCIETY ANDCULTUREPUBLICATIONSON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßMigration and Cinema: Useless Reflection ßßEast European Cinema: Winds of Change Stanislav Nikulin, PhD in Philosophy, film critic, Stanislav Nikulin, PhD in Philosophy, film critic, RIAC expert RIAC expertßßWinter School Review: ßßThe Effect of Modern Media Technologies Migration in the Globalized World and the WikiLeaks Phenomenon Aidar Mullayanov, Institute of Oriental Studies in World Politics and International Relations at Kazan Federal University, Marina Lebedeva, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, RIAC expert Head of the Global Political Processes Department at MGIMO University, RIAC expertßßWinter School Review: Migration in the Global World ßßThe Language of Sport is as Universal Mary Apanovich, MGIMO University, RIAC expert as the Language of Music Tatiana Zonova, Doctor of Political Science, Professor,ßßWinter School Review: Diplomacy Department at MGIMO University, Migration in the Global World RIAC expert Natalie Bolshova, PhD in Political Science, EU and CE Policy Department, Institute of European ßßPublic Diplomacy and its Actors Studies, MGIMO University, RIAC expert Tatiana Zonova, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, Diplomacy Department at MGIMO University,ßßPrescribed by Inozemtsev: RIAC expert a Winter School Address Vyacheslav Inozemtsev, Doctor of Economics, ßßWhat is Public Diplomacy, RIAC member, Scientific Director, and Why Russia Needs It? Center for Post-Industrial Studies, Alexei Dolinsky, PhD in Pedagogic Science, Editor-in-Chief of Svobodnaya Mysl magazine Moscow Lomonosov University, RIAC expertßßThe War of the Worlds: Movies against Reality ßßDigital Diplomacy: Stanislav Nikulin, PhD in Philosophy, film critic, Areas of Work, Risks and Tools RIAC expert Larisa Permyakova, PhD in Political Science, Diplomatic Academy under the Russian MinistryßßIslamic Factor in Russian Migration Policy of Foreign Affairs, RIAC expert Alexei Starostin, PhD in History, Theology Department, Urals State Mining University, RIAC expertßßGerman NGOs to Help Migrants Natalie Bolshova, PhD in Political Science, EU and CE policy Department, Institute of European Studies, MGIMO University, RIAC expertßßInterview with Fyodor Lukyanov: New Media and the Expert Community Fyodor Lukyanov, RIAC member Editor-in-Chief, Russia in Global Politics magazine RIAC
  • POST-SOVIETSTATESPUBLICATIONSON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßMother Country Without a Critical Mass ßßRussia and Latvia: Andrey Okara, PhD in Law, Political Scientist, Twenty Years Apart, What Next? RIAC expert Vladislav Vorotnikov, North European and Baltic Studies Center at MGIMO University, RIAC expertßßUzbekistan: Twenty Years of Independence Oleg Popadiuk, PhD in Law, MGIMO University, ßßTwenty Years of Russian-Lithuanian Dialogue: RIAC expert Results and Outlook Vladislav Vorotnikov, North European and Baltic StudiesßßAzerbaijan and Russia: Center at MGIMO University, RIAC expert The Present and the Future Stanislav Chernyavsky, Director, The Center ßßMoldova May Integrate Into Europe, for Post-Soviet Studies at MGIMO University, Should Russia Let it Go? 2nd Class Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Octavian Milevsky, Political Scientist, RIAC expert Doctor of History, RIAC expert ßßThe 20th Anniversary of a Sovereign MoldovaßßArmenia without the Union: Lyudmila Fokina, RAS Institute of Economics, A Twenty-Year Long Journey RIAC expert Vadim Mukhanov, PhD in History, Issues ßßRussian Policy in the Post-Soviet Space: in the Caucasus and Regional Security Center Cycles and Labyrinths at MGIMO University, RIAC expert Irina Bolgova, PhD in History, Post-Soviet StudiesßßRussia and Belarus – Doomed to be Together Center at MGIMO University, RIAC expert Kirill Koktysh, PhD in Political Science, Political Theory ßßTajikistan: Results of the Parade Department at MGIMO University, RIAC expert of SovereigntiesßßWhat Happened to Georgia? Leonid Blyakher, Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, Nikolai Silaev, PhD in History, Issues of the Caucasus Philosophy Department at Pacific State University and Regional Security Center at MGIMO University, ßßTurkmen-Russian Relations RIAC expert in the Post-Soviet EraßßRussia and Kazakhstan: Andrei Kazantsev, Doctor of Political Science, Twenty Years of Sovereign Cooperation Euro-Atlantic Security Center at MGIMO University, Vyacheslav Dolgov, Professor, Diplomacy Department RIAC expert at MGIMO University, Ambassador Extraordinary and ßßRussia and the CIS Countries: Plenipotentiary, RIAC expert Relations MatureßßRelations Between Independent Kyrgyzstan Dmitry Trenin, RIAC Member, Director, and Russia: Present and Future Carnegie Moscow Center Andrei Kazantsev, Doctor of Political Science, ßßA Diplomatic Crisis Euro-Atlantic Security Center at MGIMO University, Andrey Suzdaltsev, Deputy Dean, Faculty RIAC expert of World Economy and International Affairs, Higher School of Economics, RIAC expert
  • ßßChallenges of Eurasian Integration ßßThe Baltic States’ Role Andrei Kazantsev, Doctor of Political Science, in Russia-NATO Relations Euro-Atlantic Security Center at MGIMO University, Vadim Voinikov, PhD in Law, Assistant Professor, RIAC expert Chair of International and European Law, Deputy Director, Baltic Studies Institute,ßßRussia’s Soft Power in the Baltic Immanuel Kant Federal Baltic University, RIAC expert Vadim Smirnov, Director, Baltic Studies Institute, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, RIAC expert ßßLithuanian Elections: Any Changes Expected on the “Eastern Front”?ßßSecond Chance for the CSTO Leonid Karabeshkin, PhD in Political Science, Research Yulia Nikitina, PhD (Political Science), MGIMO University Centre for International and Regional Politics Post-Soviet Studies Center, RIAC expert (St. Petersburg), Project Coordinator, EuroacademyßßDon’t Mess with Success (Tallinn), Professor, RIAC expert Yuri Zverev, PhD in Geography, Deputy Pro-Rector ßßRussia and Georgia: Prospects for Detente for Research, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Nikita Mendkovich, Expert, RIAC expert Center for Modern Afghanistan Studies, RIAC expertßßFuture Transportation and Logistical Ties between Russia and the Baltic Ivan Gumenyuk, PhD in Geography, Socio-Economic Geography and Geopolitics Department, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, RIAC expertßßThe Eurasian Union and Migration Olga Troitskaya, PhD in Political Science, Specialist in Migration and Conflict Resolution, RIAC expertßßWould a Eurasian Economic Union Replace the Union State? Andrei Suzdaltsev, Deputy Dean, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, Higher School of Economics, RIAC expertßßSocial and Cultural Conditions of Eurasian Integration Rustam Ganiev, PhD, Assistant Professor of Russian History, Urals Federal University, RIAC expertßßOralmans: Ethnically Relative but Socially Foreign Igor Savin, PhD in History, RAS Institute of Oriental Studies, RIAC expert RIAC
  • EDUCATIONAND SCIENCEPUBLICATIONSON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßRussia in the Global Web: ßßInterviews with John Ishiyama and Steven Digital Diplomacy and New Opportunities Forde, editors, American Political Science in Science and Education Review Helena Zinovyeva, PhD in Political Science, Political ßßViktor Koksharov: Universities Processes Department, MGIMO University, RIAC expert Must Be Prioritized to ReachßßThe Republic of Poland: Supporting the International Level the Export of Educational Services Interview with Viktor Koksharov, Rector, Igor Zhukovsky and Vladimir Balobayev, Center Boris Yeltsin Urals Federal University for Polish Studies, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal ßßInterview with the winners University, RIAC experts of the Global Prospects 2011 contestßßAn Anthology of Russian Foreign Policy: interview with Olga Kulkova, Sergey Ivanov The First Decade of the 21st Century and Oleg Shakirov, winners of the 2011 contest Vagif Gusseinov, Director, Institute for Strategic for best research papers by young international Assessments and Analysis, RIAC expert studies scholarsßßTrailing in World Ratings ßßNot Science but Political Journalism Igor Baranov, PhD in Economics, interview with Andrey Korobkov, Professor, School of Management, St. Petersburg State University, Tennessee State University, United States RIAC expertßßMobile Apps for International Studies Dmitry Amelin, IT specialist, RIAC expertßßAn Impalpable Presence Irina Busygina, Doctor of Political Science, Professor, Comparative Politics Department, MGIMO University, RIAC expertßßAlexander Lennon: Accepted Articles Should be Prescriptive and Make an Argument Interview with Alexander Lennon, Editor-in-Chief, The Washington Quarterly, Center for Strategic and International StudiesßßPublish or Perish? Igor Baranov, PhD in Economics, School of Management, St. Petersburg State University, RIAC expertßßPublish or Perish? Not Exactly Mark N. Katz, Professor of Government and Politics, George Mason University, RIAC expert RIAC
  • CENTRALND SOUTHASIAPUBLICATIONSON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßElections in Kazakhstan: ßßThe Irtysh River in the Hydropower Policy A Projection for Central Asia of Russia, Kazakhstan and China Alexei Vlasov, PhD in History, Deputy Dean, History Ksenia Muratshina, Urals Federal University, RIAC expert Department, Moscow State University, RIAC expert ßßNATO’s Withdrawal from Afghanistan:ßßAmerican Drones in Pakistan’s Borderlands Problems and Risks Nikita Mendkovich, Expert, Center for Modern Victor Korgun, Doctor of History, Afghanistan Studies, RIAC expert Head of the Afghanistan Section, RAS InstituteßßIntermediate Outcomes of the Afghan Conflict of Oriental Studies, Professor, RIAC expert Andrey Sushentsov, PhD in Political Science, ßßWater, Water Everywhere Department for the Applied Analysis of International Albert Zulkharneev, Coordinator of the Security in Central Issues at MGIMO University, RIAC expert Asia and Russia Project, Director, PIR Center EducationßßRussia’s Military Base in Tajikistan is Chiefly Program, RIAC expert Needed to Ensure Tajikistan’s Security ßßObama’s Central Asian Strategy Andrei Kazantsev, Doctor of Political Science, Alexei Fenenko, PhD in History, Lead Researcher, Euro-Atlantic Security Center at MGIMO University, RAS Institute of International Security Problems, RIAC expert RIAC expertßßThe Energy Industry in Central Asia — ßßIs an Alliance between the Taliban Challenges and Prospects and Iran Possible? Igor Tomberg, Doctor of Economics, Director, Nikita Mendkovich, Expert, Center for Modern Center for Energy and Transport, Afghanistan Studies, RIAC expert RAS Institute of Oriental Studies, RIAC expert ßßThe Search for Turkey’s New Identity andßßTerrorism Threatens Regional Stability Foreign Policy Natalya Zamaraeva, PhD in History, Senior Researcher, Victor Nadein-Raevsky, PhD in Philosophy, Institute RAS Institute of Oriental Studies, RIAC expert of World Economy and International Relations,ßßAfghan Transit and Russia’s Interests Russian Academy of Science, RIAC expert Nikita Mendkovich, Expert, Center for Modern ßßMikhail Titarenko: Xí Jìnpíng — Likely Afghanistan Studies, RIAC expert Secretary General of Chinese Communist PartyßßProspects for Energy Cooperation interview with Mikhail Titarenko, Director, RAS Institute in Central Asia of the Far East, RAS Full Member, RIAC member Victor Korgun, Doctor of History, ßßFrom Impoverished Bharat to Great India Head of the Afghanistan Sector, RAS Institute Sergey Lunev, Doctor of History, Professor, Oriental of Oriental Studies, Professor, RIAC expert Studies Department at MGIMO University, RIAC expertßßRussia and the West: Different Views on Afghanistan after 2014 Andrei Kazantsev, Doctor of Political Science, Euro-Atlantic Security Center at MGIMO University, RIAC expert
  • FUEL TECHNOLOGYAND ENERGYSECTORPUBLICATIONS PUBLICATIONSON THE RIAC WEBSITE ON THE RIAC WEBSITEßßThe Future of the International Nuclear ßßIvan Timofeev (IQ ONE): Energy Industry IT Becoming Russia’s Brand Ildar Akhtamzyan, PhD in History, Assistant Professor, Interview with Ivan Timofeev, Director General of IQ One, MGIMO University, RIAC expert RIAC corporate memberßßChina’s Energy Strategy ßßHidden Threats from Foreign Software Adolf Mahin, PhD, Chief Expert, Executive Committee Anatoly Malyuk, PhD, Head of the Cybernetics for the CIS Electric Power Council and Information Security Department, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute National ResearchßßTrevor Findlay on Reform of the IAEA Nuclear University, RIAC expert Trevor Findlay, Professor, Australian diplomat, UN Delegate and Center for International Governance Innovation Senior FellowßßWhat Shale Gas Brings to Russia Alexei Mastepanov, Doctor of Economics, full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Deputy Director of RAS Institute for Deep Oil and Gas Deposits, member of the Board of Directors, Institute for Energy Strategy, RIAC expert RIAC
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