Andrei Kortunov

Russian Federation

Director General, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) (since 2011); President of the New Eurasia Foundation (since 2004).



Ph.D in History.

Previous positions: Deputy Director, Institute for the U.S. and Canadian Studies; President, Moscow Public Scientific Foundation Research interests: international affairs; foreign and domestic policy of Russia; Russian-American relations.

Selected publications: Russia and UN Reforms (1995); Russia and the West: Models of Institutional Integration (1994); Soviet Disintegration and US policies (1993).

Author of more than 120 publications, focused on US-Soviet/Russian relations, international security issues, and Soviet/Russian domestic and foreign policy.

Materials

Russia’s New Foreign Policy Concept: We Need Friends, Not Enemies
08.12.2016
“Unlike some of our colleagues abroad, who consider Russia an adversary, we do not seek and never have sought enemies. We need friends. But we will not allow our interests to be infringed upon or
Victory of Popular Uprising Over National Establishment
10.11.2016
A request for changes turned out to be stronger than the habit of stability, and the extravagant billionaire became closer and more understandable to the ordinary voters than the experienced and

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Russia Bids Farewell to Obama: A Message to the New US President
13.10.2016
The disruption of Russian-US cooperation does not mean that in choosing between Moscow and ISIS the US is siding with the terrorists. However, the refusal to cooperate with Russia is indicative: the

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We Are Still Too Divided to Move Forward
14.01.2014
Russia is demonstrating a trend towards isolationism, albeit not all along the line and not all the time. Despite our growing dependence on the outside world, we understand it less and less. The most

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Expansion Prospects for the Common Economic Space
06.01.2012
The Common Economic Space of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, which enables the free movement of goods, services, capital and workforce, was launched on January 1, 2012. This creates a new reality in

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Doing Business in Russia: Investors Dislike Uncertainty
17.06.2011
Russia is an attractive market for capital but not the only option. There are other BRICS countries, or the emerging economies in the broader meaning of the word. Russia will have to compete for

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