The extraordinarily troublesome year 2020 tested many international institutions and bilateral ties, but few experienced sharper challenges than the complex relations between Russia and Turkey, which have a strong impact on crisis developments in Europe’s immediate neighborhood.
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The Outsider: Russia in the Race for Artificial Intelligence Russie.Nei.Reports, No. 34, Ifri, December 2020
When analyzing the global state of play around artificial intelligence (AI), Russia so far looks like an “outsider” compared to the two technological leaders, the United States and China.
One Year of Zelensky’s Presidency: One Step Forward, One Step Back Russie.Nei.Reports, No. 33, Ifri, October 2020
The election of Volodymyr Zelensky as president of Ukraine created very high expectations in the society.
The Return: Russia and the Security Landscape of Northeast Asia Russie.Nei.Reports, No. 29, Ifri, March 2020
Northeast Asia has emerged as a critical theater of Russian foreign policy in recent years....
Russia’s Energy Strategy-2035: Struggling to Remain Relevant Russie.Nei.Reports, No. 28, Ifri, December 2019
Russia’s Energy Strategy to 2035 (ES-2035) enters, finally, the home stretch. The Ministry of Energy submitted its version of the document to the Russian Government in early October 2019.
Greater Eurasia: The Emperor’s New Clothes or an Idea whose Time Has Come? Russie.Nei.Reports, No. 27, Ifri, July 2019
The Greater Eurasia project has emerged as the poster-child of Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy, symbolic of a resurgent and self-confident Russia.
In recent years, Russia has focused on developing its relations with Southeast Asia, particularly in the areas of economic ties and arms sales.
Kremlin-Linked Forces in Ukraine’s 2019 Elections: On the Brink of Revenge? Russie.Nei.Reports, No. 25, Ifri, February 2019
The 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections in Ukraine take place against the backdrop of the continuing “hybrid war” with Russia, but are also marked by the visible successes of the Ukrainian leadership in strengthening the country’s defenses, reviving its economic growth and...
For some time, Western sources have been accusing Moscow of backing the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
Russia’s Afghan Policy in the Regional and Russia-West Contexts Russie.Nei.Reports, No. 23, Ifri, May 2018
This report seeks to explain the main trends in Russia’s evolving Afghanistan policy, with the focus on its regionalization, diversification, and new emphasis on diplomacy that culminated in Moscow regional peace consultations. It argues that none of Russia’s Afghanistan-related concerns can...