Tag: Russia

Russia aims for #GMIS2019

Russia aims for #GMIS2019

| May 21, 2019

After losing its bid to host Expo 2020, Russia’s Yekaterinburg is aiming for another ambitious event – The Global Manufacturing and Industrial Summit (GMIS- 2019). The 2nd GMIS will be held through 9-11 July and will become a part of the INNOPROM, the largest industrial annual trade fair, writes Olga Malik. According to the authorities, the […]

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#Ukraine unification a priority for #Zelensky and West

#Ukraine unification a priority for #Zelensky and West

| May 20, 2019

When Ukraine’s new president, former comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, was sworn in today (20 May), he was appointed president of a divided nation. The division is not only physical, but also ideological; Ukraine is now a battleground where the ideals of the West and of Russia collide. Since early 2013, Russia has been pursuing a policy of […]

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#Disinformation – #EUElections and what pro-Kremlin outlets do when confronted with the truth? 

#Disinformation – #EUElections and what pro-Kremlin outlets do when confronted with the truth? 

| May 16, 2019

It’s almost a tradition: As soon as elections take place, usually in Western countries, warnings of possible Russian influence make the rounds. This is also the case in the elections to the European Parliament, says an article in Sputnik Deutschland, writes EU East StratCom Task Force. It’s not a tradition. It’s a legitimate concern, deriving from the fact […]

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#CzechRepublic ripe for Russian influence

#CzechRepublic ripe for Russian influence

| May 9, 2019

For all the countless problems that have emerged from the seemingly endless Brexit process, the sharing of future national intelligence has often flown under the radar. For the sake of our national security, this issue must no longer be overlooked. When the defining political issue of our generation, in or out, is finally put to […]

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#Russia and #NATO – A dialogue of differences

#Russia and #NATO – A dialogue of differences

| April 29, 2019

NATO faces a Russia challenge, but lacks unity over its response. A targeted ‘dialogue of differences’ with Moscow and between NATO members themselves could be the way forward to ending the communication failures, which increase the risk of miscalculation and policy errors. Mathieu Boulègue Research Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme @matboulegue LinkedIn Grand Tattoo military […]

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Rocky road to replacing #VladimirPutin

Rocky road to replacing #VladimirPutin

| April 19, 2019

The transition to Putin’s constitutionally scheduled replacement as president of Russia may be rougher than currently expected. Sir Andrew Wood Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House Soldiers drill for the Victory Day parade in front of a portrait of Vladimir Putin. Photo: Getty Images. The prevailing assumption outside Russia is that an ordered […]

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Putin’s ever tightening grip on Europe

Putin’s ever tightening grip on Europe

| April 17, 2019

It is another five years before Vladimir Putin is due to stand down from his now seemingly permanent place as Russian head of state (although who would bet against him finding a way to cling to power). Western Europe, however, should not be popping champagne in celebration just yet – write Louis Auge. For these […]

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