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Conference «Modern Italy: Old Problems, New Challenges»

Conference «Modern Italy: Old Problems, New Challenges»
17 March 2016

On March 17, 2016, IE RAS held the conference attributed to the 155th anniversary of unified Italian state – «Modern Italy: Old Problems, New Challenges», enriched by the report on globalization and economic processes and their impact of welfare of countries and world regions presented by Italian economist and professor, former deputy Minister of Italian Economy and Senator Mario Baldassarri.

International conference «To the 70th Anniversary of W. Churchill’s Speech in Fulton. The Cold War Momentum and Current International Situation»

International conference «To the 70th Anniversary of W. Churchill’s Speech in Fulton. The Cold War Momentum and Current International Situation»
15 March 2016
On March 15-16, 2016, MGIMO University of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs held international conference «To the 70th Anniversary of W. Churchill’s Speech in Fulton. The Cold War Momentum and Current International Situation», organized by the Historical Perspective Foundation and International Association of Peace Funds with support of Russian Historical Society. 

Conference «Germany, France, Great Britain in the EU: multi-sided triangle?»

Conference «Germany, France, Great Britain in the EU: multi-sided triangle?»
14 March 2016
On March 14, 2016, IE RAS held conference «Germany, France, Great Britain in the EU: multi-sided triangle?», organized by Department of Country Studies, with participation of experts from IE RAS, IMEMO RAS n.a. Е.М. Primakov, MGIMO University, MSU n.a М.V. Lomonosov, Higher School of Economics, RIAC, Conrad Adenauer Foundation, Russian and foreign diplomats etc.

Radio Svoboda dialogue “What alternative for the country and the world does “The Alternative for Germany” want?”

Radio Svoboda dialogue “What alternative for the country and the world does “The Alternative for Germany” want?”
14 March 2016

On March 14, 2016 deputy IE RAS Director V.B. Belov along with Research Director of the German-Russian Forum А. Rahr (Berlin) and social figure, artist D. Vrubel (Berlin) participated in Radio Svoboda dialogue on the results of landtag elections in three federal lands, that took place the day before.

Presentation of the book by А. Plakans «Brief History of the Baltic States»

Presentation of the book by А. Plakans «Brief History of the Baltic States»
10 March 2016

On March 10, 2016, IE RAS held presentation of the new book by A. Plakans «Brief History of the Baltic States» in the series «National History» of «Ves Mir» publishing house. The event summoned experts from IE RAS, Institute of General History RAS, Institute of Russian History RAS, IMEMO RAS n.a. Е.М. Primakov, MSU, RSUH, Financial Academy, MGIMO University, Diplomatic Academy, Russian Foreign Ministry, Embassies of the Baltic states.

IE RAS Academic Council meeting on the Arctic region development problems

IE RAS Academic Council meeting on the Arctic region development problems
09 March 2016
On March 9, 2016 IE RAS Academic Council held a regular meeting in the course of which acute problems of the Arctic region were discussed, based on the report «20 years of the Arctic Council: current state and prospects of international cooperation. Russia in the Arctic region», presented by leading scientific associate of IE RAS Center for Northern European Studies V.P. Zhuravel. 

"Sunday Evening with Vladimir Soloviev" show on Russia 1 TV channel

"Sunday Evening with Vladimir Soloviev" show on Russia 1 TV channel
06 March 2016
On March 6, 2016 leading scientific associate IE RAS S.М. Fedorov participated in "Sunday Evening with Vladimir Soloviev" show on Russia 1 TV channel, devoted to problems in relations between Russia and the West. 

To the 25th anniversary of the Visegrad group

To the 25th anniversary of the Visegrad group
04 March 2016
On March 4, 2016, IE RAS held round table meeting, devoted to the 25th anniversary of the Visegrad group, with presentation of the special edition of “Contemporary Europe” journal, dedicated to this event, and collection of speeches at the 10th International scientific conference “Russia and the Central Europe in New Geopolitical Reality”, held in IE RAS in September 2015.

Working paper №2, 2016 "Normandy Format and Munich Security Conference: Controversial Results"

Working paper №2, 2016 "Normandy Format and Munich Security Conference: Controversial Results"
03 March 2016

IE RAS presents Working paper №2, 2016 (№16) "Normandy Format and Munich Security Conference: Controversial Results" (in English) by Professor Alexey Gromyko, Director IE RAS, and Dr Vladislav Belov, Deputy Director IE RAS.

Analytical paper №5, 2016 "On Possible Joining NATO by Sweden and Finland"

Analytical paper №5, 2016 "On Possible Joining NATO by Sweden and Finland"
02 March 2016

IE RAS presents Analytical paper №5, 2016 "On Possible Joining NATO by Sweden and Finland" (in Russian) by Alexey Gromyko, Doctor of Science (Politics), Director of IE RAS, and Natalia Plevako, Candidate of Science (History), leading scientific associate of IE RAS Center for Party and Political Studies.

International conference «De Gaulle, notre contemporain»

International conference «De Gaulle, notre contemporain»
02 March 2016
On March 2, 2016 IE RAS held international scientific and practical conference «De Gaulle, notre contemporain», organized by Friends of France Association together with Department of Country Studies and Department of Social and Political Studies of IE RAS with support of several partner organizations. 

Opening ceremony of the Хth «Moscow State University Model United Nations» Forum

Opening ceremony of the Хth «Moscow State University Model United Nations» Forum
29 February 2016
On February 29, IE RAS Director Dr. Al.A. Gromyko participated in the opening ceremony of the Xth «Moscow State University Model United Nations» Forum, organized by World Politics Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University. Al.A. Gromyko addressed the meeting with a salutation speech dedicated to the role of United Nations in the modern world and the historic importance of its creation.

«Russia – France: parliamentary perspective of the future» round table discussion in the Council of Federation

«Russia – France: parliamentary perspective of the future» round table discussion in the Council of Federation
29 February 2016
On February 29, IE RAS associates – Head of Center for French Studies Y.I. Rubinskiy and leading scientific associate of Department of Social and Political Studies S.М. Fedorov – participated in «Russia – France: parliamentary perspective of the future» round table discussion, organized by International Affairs Committee of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

«Government Hour» on Arctic problems in the Council of the Federation

«Government Hour» on Arctic problems in the Council of the Federation
26 February 2016
On February 26, the Council of the Federation during «Government Hour» heard Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Chairman of State Commission on Arctic Development D.О. Rogozin. In preparation to the «Government Hour» CF Office published «Analytical Bulletin» containing article of leading scientific associate of IE RAS Center for Northern European Studies Valery Zhuravel «Russia in the Arctic. Will the State Commission Be Its Steersman?» 

Analytical paper №4, 2016 "The Historic Meeting in Havana" (in Russian)

Analytical paper №4, 2016 "The Historic Meeting in Havana" (in Russian)
25 February 2016
IE RAS presents Analytical paper №4, 2016 "The Historic Meeting in Havana" (in Russian) by Anatoliy Krasikov, Doctor of Sciences (History), Chief scientific associate of IE RAS Department of Social and Political Studies.


Normandy format and Munich Security Conference: controversial results

Normandy format and Munich Security Conference: controversial results
17 February 2016
Cautious hopes for the “Normandy Four” talks progress in the course of Munich Security Conference were not justified. Apparently, no concrete agreement was found. The main result is the confirmation of the parties’ readiness to meet again in March.

“Donbas and the Prospects of EU, Ukraine and Russia Relations” project

“Donbas and the Prospects of EU, Ukraine and Russia Relations” project
16 February 2016
On February 15-16 in Brussels IE RAS Director Al.A. Gromyko represented Russia in a series of events within «Donbas and the Prospects of EU, Ukraine and Russia Relations» project, organized by Brussels office of Hanns Seidel Foundation (Bayern) headed by C. Forstner.

Munich Security Conference 2016

Munich Security Conference 2016
15 February 2016
IE RAS Director Al.A. Gromyko participated in Munich Security Conference that took place in the Bayern capital on February 12-14, 2016. 

Working paper №1, 2016 "Following Litvinenko, UK–Russia Relations Are Now at Their Lowest Point since the 1980s"

Working paper №1, 2016 "Following Litvinenko, UK–Russia Relations Are Now at Their Lowest Point since the 1980s"
11 February 2016

IE RAS presents Working paper №1, 2016 (№15) "Following Litvinenko, UK–Russia Relations Are Now at Their Lowest Point since the 1980s" (in English) by Professor Alexey Gromyko, Director of IE RAS.

“Open Tribune” expert discussion session

“Open Tribune” expert discussion session
10 February 2016
IE RAS Director Al.A. Gromyko delivered a speech during “Open Tribune” expert discussion session “20 years in the Council of Europe”, that took place on February 10, 2016.