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Anthony Dworkin: Soleimani’s death opened new chapter in organizing targeted killings

15.01.20 23:39

The death of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani as a result of US airstrike marks a novel shift in targeted killing, dangerous to the global order, says Anthony Dworkin, a senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations working in the areas of human rights, ...

UK Conservatives’ victory ends Brexit debate

28.12.19 22:43

The Conservatives’ convincing victory in early UK elections on December 12, which resulted in their record majority in the House of Commons from Margaret Thatcher’s time, will allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to fulfill his promise to end Brexit and withdraw the United Kingdom of the EU by 31 January 2020.

Jonathan Hackenbroich: New reality makes German elites think about strengthening euro

23.12.19 23:31

The topic of internationalising the euro is no longer the taboo it once was in Germany – quietly, but indisputably, views in Berlin are starting to shift, says the ECFR policy fellow for economic statecraft Jonathan Hackenbroich in his article “Could Germany Make ...

Rosatom’s experience in NPP construction gives confidence in successful implementation of project in Uzbekistan

11.12.19 23:40

The new Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi, who officially took office for a four-year period on December 3, confirmed the IAEA’s readiness to continue to provide technical and expert assistance to Uzbekistan, including in ...

Expert: Sudan’s transition to civilian rule depends on Hamdok’s course

02.12.19 23:38

Solving economic problems in Sudan should not push political issues to the background, says Jean-Baptiste Gallopin, expert in comparative and historical sociology at Yale, in his article Sudan’s Chance for Democracy published on the website of the European Council on ...

BRICS summit results indicate increase in union’s potential in world politics

27.11.19 18:58

The 11th BRICS Summit attended by the heads of state and heads of government of the five member states was held in the capital of Brazil on November 13–14 under the motto Economic Growth for an Innovative Future and ended with the adoption of a joint declaration in ...

Russia–Africa Forum in Sochi builds solid foundation for further cooperation between parties

09.11.19 22:55

More than 6 thousand participants and media representatives from Russia and 104 foreign countries and territories visited the first Russia–Africa Summit and Economic Forum held under the motto For Peace, Security and Development in Sochi on 23–24 October.

Western sanctions on Russia in conflict with European interests

06.11.19 23:29

Russia suffers only a little more than half the damage from Western sanctions , while the rest of the losses is rather unevenly distributed among those states that introduced the restrictive measures. This is the result of a study by economists Matthieu Crozet from the Lingnan University in Hong Kong and Julian Hinz from the Kiel ...

Reasons for Ecuador unrest lie much deeper than fuel subsidies abolition

31.10.19 23:03

The Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador announced the release of a number of oil facilities seized by protesters in early October, and the country’s recovery of its oil production.

Turkey’s operation in northern Syria causes mixed opinions among politicians and experts

17.10.19 23:36

Despite the position of Western countries, Ankara is not going to stop its anti-terrorist Operation Peace Spring in Syria until it achieves goals. This was stated by the Press Secretary of the President of Turkey Ibrahim Kalin.

Trump impeachment inquiry splits American society and exacerbates political crisis

08.10.19 21:30

US President Donald Trump impeachment inquiry has split American society, which is evidenced by the results of several studies published over the past two weeks.

Foreign participants consider EEF important platform for discussion and problem solving

26.09.19 23:39

More than 8.5 thousand delegates, exhibitors and media representatives from Russia and 65 countries and territories visited the 5th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), which was held in Vladivostok on September 4–6 under the motto The Far East – Development Horizons.

Dean Baker: States must be prepared to increase spending on environmental issues

17.09.19 22:46

Countries’ authorities should be prepared to increase the costs of implementing measures to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and prevent further global warming, says Dean Baker, the co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), author of ...

Washington’s denunciation of INF Treaty destroys global security system and poses real threats

08.09.19 15:36

Russia will start producing the missiles previously forbidden by terms of the INF Treaty, from which Washington officially withdrew on August 2, but Moscow will not be the first to deploy them, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a plenary session of the Eastern ...

Experts: EEF in Vladivostok to attract more foreign investment

31.08.19 15:43

More than 70 business events will be held as part of the 5th Eastern Economic Forum ( EEF ), which will traditionally be held in the capital of Primorye, Vladivostok, on September 4–6.

Diminishing USSR’s decisive role in defeating fascist Germany ahistorical

20.08.19 20:20

Experts and political scientists consider the decision of the Polish authorities not to invite Russia to commemorative events dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, which will traditionally be held on September 1, as a highly anticipated step in ...

Georgian initiatives for Abkhazians and South Ossetians should comply with declared goals

31.07.19 21:44

The Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of Georgia decided to enroll students from Abkhazia who didn’t attend the entrance tests due to the closure of the border checkpoint at Engur River introduced by the authorities of a partially recognized republic. ...

IFC participants highly appreciate expert discussions on wide range of topics

16.07.19 22:56

More than 1,200 experts, analysts, representatives of large banks, foreign regulators, professional associations and Media from Russia and 37 foreign countries took part in the 28th International Financial Congress (IFC) , which was held in St. Petersburg on July 3–5, ...

Expert: Ekrem Imamoglu’s victory in Istanbul mayoral election indicates desire for change

06.07.19 20:00

The election of opposition politician Ekrem Imamoglu as mayor of Istanbul indicates citizens’ dissatisfaction with the policies of the ruling party, says Aslı Aydıntaşbaş, the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) Senior Policy Fellow, in her article “What ...

Graham Peebles: It is time for developed countries to seriously address issue of plastic waste recycling

01.07.19 11:51

Developed countries should take responsibility for environmental pollution with plastic waste and jointly develop effective steps to prevent environmental catastrophe, says Graham Peebles, Writer and Director of The Create Trust, in his article “Zero Waste: The Global ...

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