Speeches and Articles

Analytical Bulletin, Issue 6 (13), June 2013

July 3, 2013

The Institute of Contemporary Development has published its monthly analytical bulletin for June. The main topics of this issue are: the formation of the Eurasian Economic Union and expert support for Eurasian integration; Armenia – between Russian and the European Union; Rossotrudnichestvo in programs for international development in post-Soviet space; the policy of developed countries with regard to offshore jurisdictions.

The annotation of Analytical Bulletin No. 6 (13) can be found below. The full text of the bulletin in Russian can be found here.

Issue 6 (13), June 2013

Igor Yurgens. Eurasian Integration: Feedback Channels Are Needed

Analytical Bulletin, Issue 5 (12), May 2013

May 28, 2013

The Institute of Contemporary Development has published its monthly analytical bulletin for May. The main topics of this issue are: the G20 and its critics; the outlook for a transatlantic partnership; and structural maneuvers in the Russian oil and gas sector.

The annotation of Analytical Bulletin No.5 (12) can be found below. The full text of the bulletin in Russian can be found here.

Issue 5 (12), May 2013

Igor Yurgens. The G20: New Functions and New Opportunities

Analytical Bulletin, Issue 4 (11), April 2013

April 18, 2013

 

The Institute of Contemporary Development has published its monthly analytical bulletin for April. The main topics of this issue are: ongoing problems of European integration; global governance and the world economy; Ukraine’s foreign policy stance between Russia and the EU; Lord Robert Skidelsky’s new book.

The annotation of Analytical Bulletin No.4 (11) can be found below. The full text of the bulletin in Russian can be found here.

Issue 4 (11), April 2013

Igor Yurgens. Once Again on the Strategic Partnership with the European Union

Analytical Bulletin, Issue 3 (10), March 2013

March 28, 2013

The Institute of Contemporary Development has published its monthly analytical bulletin for March. The main topics of this issue are: visits to Moscow by José Barroso and Xi Jinping; the state of US-Russia relations; the middle class in developed and developing countries; climate change on the G20 agenda.

The annotation of Analytical Bulletin No.3 (10) can be found below. The full text of the bulletin in Russian can be found here.

Igor Yurgens. EU and Chinese Leaders Visit Russia

Analytical Bulletin, Issue 2 (9), February 2013

February 21, 2013

The Institute of Contemporary Development has published its monthly analytical bulletin for February. The main topics of this issue are: Russia’s foreign policy strategy and domestic development; the future of resource economies; US foreign policy; Great Britain and EU; and, the expert community and global processes.

The annotation of Analytical Bulletin No.2 (9) can be found below. The full text of the bulletin in Russian can be found here.

Igor Yurgens. Washington’s Ongoing Problems and the Long-Term Challenges Facing Moscow

Analytical Bulletin, Issue 1 (8), January 2013

January 24, 2013

The January issue of INSOR’s monthly analytical bulletin has been published. The main topics of this issue are: US foreign policy; the situation in Syria; soft power and public-private partnership; the Magnitsky Act; Afghanistan ahead of the ISAF withdrawal; and, the prospects for the Chinese economy.

The annotation of Analytical Bulletin No.1 (8) can be found below. The full text of the bulletin in Russian can be found here.

Igor Yurgens. In Lieu of an Introduction: Barack Obama’s second term foreign policy

Analytical Bulletin, Issue 6-7, November–December 2012

December 18, 2012

 

INSOR has published its latest analytical bulletin. The main topics of this issue are: Russian foreign policy in 2012; renewal of the G20 agenda; experts’ thoughts on the regional priorities of East Asia; global governance and the global economy; opportunities and prospects for e-diplomacy.

The annotation of Analytical Bulletin Nos. 6-7 can be found below. The full text of the bulletin in Russian can be found here.

Igor Yurgens. Lurching toward the Fringe: A review of the year in foreign policy

Analytical Bulletin, Issue 5, October 2012

November 14, 2012

 

The Institute of Contemporary Development has published its fifth analytical bulletin in 2012. The main themes of the issue are Russia’s upcoming presidency of the G20, financial risks of the global economy and the G20 agenda, Chinese investment in the EU, and extra-regional players in the Arctic.

Below are summaries of the articles and the full bulletin in Russian can be found here.

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Igor Yurgens. Looking Ahead to Russia’s G20 Presidency

Igor Yurgens on Voice of Russia

August 2, 2012

Igor Yurgens on Voice of Russia

 

Below are excerpts from an interview with INSOR Management Board Chairman Igor Yurgens on the radio station Voice of Russia. The program (Vis-à-vis the World) was hosted by Armen Oganesyan and broadcast on July 31, 2012.

 

Igor Yurgens: I have dedicated four years to INSOR. It was conceived as one of the analytical think tanks of President Medvedev, and that’s what it became. But then Dmitry Medvedev, as we all know, changed positions.

 

Warning, Turbulence Ahead

May 28, 2012

Chairman of the Management Board of the Institute of Contemporary Development Igor Yurgens sat for an interview with the Latvian newspaper Chas.

 

What did Medvedev accomplish?

 

- The Institute of Contemporary Development is often called Dmitry Medvedev’s think tank. How would you assess the four years of his presidency?

 

- Positively. Substantial progress was made in foreign relations, the reset with the United States, improvement of relations with Poland, restoration of relations with NATO and participation in the important Lisbon NATO summit in 2010.