U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation visited RISS

A meeting of RISS Director Leonid Reshetnikov and U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft was held on November 10, 2014. The meeting was attended by Minister-Counsellor of the Embassy of the USA Howard Solomon, Second Secretary of the Embassy of the USA Alamanda Gribbin, Deputy Director of RISS Grigory Tischenko, and Assistant Director for Scientific Affairs Anna Dudar.

Washington’s premature reaction to the elections in Novorossiya by Washington demonstrates the absence of strategy

The US responded to the will of the people with a previously prepared template

Current State of Integration Processes within the Framework of the SCO

Vakhtang Surguladze

Results of the Dushanbe Summit of 11-12 September 2014

Russia and the Gulf – Foreign Policy Trends, Strategy and Perspectives

Elena None Suponina

Russia would not like to see the fight against terrorism become a pretext for other purposes, for example in Syria

Prospects for Developing the Competitiveness of the Russian Economy

Dmitry None Lyzhin

Russia should increase the export of non-energy goods by not less than 6 %

It’s Not Too Late for Baltic Countries to Make a Stop…

Gennady Kretinin

The Baltic triumvirate began to disintegrate

BRICS Prospects

Dmitry Burykh

The iew from Brazil through the prism of the forthcoming presidential elections

Dick Cheney: Again in the Saddle as Iraqi Crisis Escalates?

Former vice-president of the United States Richard Cheney, the main architect of the British-American invasion of Iraq in 2003, is meeting the Republican congressmen on the issue of Iraq. Cheney is trying to make political capital on the plight of Iraq again, as the country is invaded by Islamist terrorist from the organization Islamic State of Syria and Iraq, or ISIS. Will people forget that ISIS started its operations in Syria, fighting the Syrian president Assad with full support of leaders of the EU and the United States, including Mr. Cheney?

Britain: On the Verge of Breakup

Scotland is due to hold a referendum on its independence on September 18. As the “yes” answer is making progress in the polls, the British prime-minister Cameron and the EU engaged themselves 100 percent on the side of the “no” variant. Why are they so partial? Could the reason be simple: the dismemberment of the UK would mean a blow to the EU’s prestige and an almost zero chance of Mr. Cameron’s staying in power?

NATO Supplies Weapons to Kiev Despite Ceasefire

NATO countries are supplying lethal weapons to Ukraine, Kiev says. Why would the Alliance push Kiev to military escalation despite a ceasefire agreement reached in Minsk?  Radio VR is discussing it with Vladimir Kozin, the Head of the Group of Advisers to the Director of Russian Institute for Strategic Studies and Professor of the Russian Academy of Military Sciences.