Sergei Karaganov

Russian Federation


Honorary Chairman of the Presidium, Council on Foreign and Defense Policy (CFDP); Dean, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, National Research University – Higher School of Economics.
 
Previous positions: Fellow, Institute of the U.S. and Canada (1978–1988) and later at the Institute of Europe (1988–2010), USSR/Russia Academy of Sciences; Member, Russian Foreign Ministry’s Council for Foreign Policy (since 1991); Deputy Chairman, Presidium of the Council for Foreign and Defense Policy (since 1992); Member, Academic and Advisory Council, Russian Security Council (since 1993); Co-chairman, Board of Trustees, Fund for Parliamentary Development in Russia (since 1996); Adviser to the Deputy Chief of Staff, Presidential Executive Office (2001); Consultant to several large Russian banks and corporations; Member, Board of Gazprom-Media (since 1993); Member, International advisory board, UniCredit Group (2007–2010).

Author and editor of numerous publications on the problems of economics, foreign policy, arms control, national security strategy, and Russia’s foreign and military policy.

Materials

Georgy Mirsky Has Passed Away
26.01.2016
Georgy Mirsky has passed away - an outstanding orientalist, expert of great knowledge and experience, who always combined high academic professionalism and adherence to principles, a strong civic
The 21st-Century Concert of Vienna
22.06.2015
One momentous anniversary has been overlooked – the 200th anniversary of the final defeat of Napoleon in a pan-European war and the subsequent Congress of Vienna. Engaging in what we now call

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New Configuration of the Global Landscape
16.04.2015
The West committed a strategic blunder: it missed the rise of other powers and suddenly discovered that these “others,” first, wanted to live independently, and second, wanted to do so their own way.

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Russia Must Avoid a Second Afghan War in Ukraine
01.08.2014
If attempts to drag Russia into a direct military conflict in Ukraine are successful, it would be a catastrophe for Russia comparable to the 1979-1989 Afghan war. There is no direct evidence that the

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Time to End the Cold War in Europe
14.04.2014
The rupture in relations between Russia and the West is discussed as if Crimea’s accession, Ukraine’s future and sanctions are the core problem. These issues, while important, are ultimately

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Is Russia Turning East?
30.01.2014
The important thing now is to form a philosophy and a strategy for Russia’s turn towards new Asia through the development of Siberia and the Russian Far East, and move towards the Great Ocean – not

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Europe, Russia and the Battle for Ukraine
14.11.2013
Russia and Europe are playing a zero-sum game with Ukraine, which can only benefit the corrupt Ukrainian elites. But even their potential gains are rapidly diminishing. The Russian idea of a Union of

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Why Do We Need National Identity?
06.09.2013
Neither society, nor the government or the intellectual elite have found any ideas to unite the nation and lead it forward. The successful restoration of the state was accompanied by the idea of

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Sergei Karaganov: A Ruthless Fight for Europe?
04.04.2013
It is clear that under the current model of democracy, governments which impose massive poverty on their people on behalf of Europe – even if they are right to do so – are most probably doomed. EU

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Convergence the Other Way Round
20.04.2012
The ruling circles even in very developed and seemingly enlightened countries are doing God knows what! Suffice it to mention the behavior of the West which welcomes and connives at the overthrow of

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The World in More Chaos
16.09.2011
There are more and more signs that the financial system has gone out of control. The old West is entering a long-term economic crisis, which will almost certainly involve the rest of the world as

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Obstacles to CIS Political and Economic Integration
03.08.2011
A complex and subtle process is taking place in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) – some countries are moving towards deeper integration, whereas others are still rebelling against

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