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The Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) has held a "COVID-19 Epidemic: Strategies, Trends, and Scenarios of US Foreign Policy" online roundtable dealing with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on US policy, and relations with key partners in the world. Deputy Foreign Minister and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia, Sergey Ryabkov, emphasized that the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the cancellation of many bilateral contacts and earlier-planned conferences, which have been replaced by a growing number of videoconferences and telephone linkups.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 22-05-2020, 11:59
  • Views: 94
– To what extent are Americans interested in foreign policy? Is the foreign policy agenda going to influence their preferences in the upcoming election or it will be centered around domestic issues? – Well, that answer can be very short, because the evidence is very clear. Foreign policy is a very minor factor for most American voters and the crucial variables mostly have to do with American economy, and one of the reasons why President Trump is thought of having a very good chance of being re-elected despite all of his problems and troubles is that the economy is doing fairly well and by some standards quite well.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 14-05-2020, 11:08
  • Views: 196
All throughout its history, our world witnessed either abrupt, radical changes or gradual shifts and adjustments of the World Oder. Such recalibrations usually followed major crises, be it devastating wars or geopolitical transformations such as the end of Cold War. Past the agricultural and industrial revolutions, numerous advances in knowledge, science and technology, as well as groundbreaking inventions opened up new avenues for progress and prosperity of mankind.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 8-05-2020, 09:38
  • Views: 271
Washington plans to open a US consulate in Greenland and line up $12 million in financial assistance to this autonomous Danish territory. Last year, the United States made a new (already third) proposal to buy the island, which was rejected, just like the two previous ones, made in 1867 and during the presidency of Harry Truman.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 29-04-2020, 11:40
  • Views: 135
As coronavirus pandemic continues to spread worldwide, the number of those infected is estimated at 2 million. While doctors across the world are fighting for the lives of those afflicted and governments in many countries are imposing quarantine measures in the form of self-isolation, the global attention is focused on the international scientific community, which is closely examining the virus in an attempt to produce an anti-coronavirus vaccine. According to President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexader Sergeev, the entire world is fixated on science: for it is science that has the potential to drag the humanity out of this terrible crisis.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 22-04-2020, 11:50
  • Views: 184
The COVID-19 pandemic is by far and without any doubt top news today, pushing all other events to the background. Small wonder too, since the outbreak of the coronavirus infection affects us all and is comparable only to a destructive war or a global natural disaster. In a situation like this only the most doubting of Toms still ignore the hard fact that the only way humanity can possibly cope with this scourge, which knows no borders, ideologies, races and ethnicities, is to act as a single team, setting aside all conflicts, contradictions, local wars, and the policy of global dominion and sanctions.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 20-04-2020, 10:56
  • Views: 204
Coronavirus in a globally connected world, harnessing the power of the media. As cities, towns and villages are increasingly isolated to protect communities from a deadly pandemic that knows no borders, people turn to the voices and media they trust. In this age and in this situation social media rather than government media has become the fabric that keeps us together, voices that tell us what is happening, how to behave, what to expect - the voice of our communities.​
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 8-04-2020, 12:58
  • Views: 196
Relations between the Russian Federation and Montenegro are at low ebb with the former Yugoslav republic now finding itself in the most non-constructive segment of the North Atlantic alliance, together with Poland and the Baltic countries. The two countries disagree on various things, but the main points of contention are non-recognition of Crimea, the status of Kosovo, Montenegro's support for anti-Russian sanctions and the expulsion of Russian diplomats in connection with the Skripal affair.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 7-04-2020, 12:08
  • Views: 198
According to US media reports, the incumbent President Donald Trump has secured enough Republican Party support to launch a re-election campaign. Meanwhile, unexpectedly for observers, former Vice President Joe Biden has in recent weeks achieved impressive results in the race for being nominated the Democratic candidate. Although the campaign within the Democratic Party is not over yet, the chances of the former vice president are becoming more tangible. What are the views of the most likely contenders for the presidency?
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 31-03-2020, 12:18
  • Views: 263
The coronavirus epidemic in China is showing clear signs of a decline and amid an easing of the government-enacted strict quarantine measures and travel restrictions announced late last month, the country’s economy is starting to look up. According to China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, in parts of the country outside Hubei, the province where the virus was first identified, large industrial enterprises are now working at 95 percent and more of their capacity, the figure among medium and small enterprises has reached 60 percent, and about 80 percent of company employees have already returned to their workplaces.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 24-03-2020, 10:05
  • Views: 272