Igor Ivanov

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President of the Russian International Affairs Council. Professor of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (RF MFA). Russian Academy of Sciences Corresponding Member. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation.

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When Persisting Delusions Vanish

The day of February 16, 2022 will come to be a remarkable moment for the history of contemporary international relations. Scrutinized by some Western...

Russia-NATO: On the History of the Current Crisis

To produce an adequate analysis of a particular complex international issue—and even more so to try to resolve it if necessary—it is imperative to...

Is War Inevitable?

Over the past days and weeks, media outlets have been proliferating all kinds of apocalyptic predictions and scenarios on the immediate prospects of the...

The Road Leading Nowhere

A few days ago, Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary-General, announced the expulsion of several diplomats from the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the...

International Relations Amid the Pandemic

We could rest assured that COVID-19 will be defeated, sooner rather than later. The excessive angst and fear we currently feel will gradually subside,...

Quo Vadis

The Geneva Summit between President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President Joe Biden of the United States had several dimensions. On the one hand, it...

Time for Diplomacy

When I was hired by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Soviet Union as an interpreter in the mid-1970s, the hardest thing about...

Why Is Europe Hostile Towards Russia?

In his seminal 1871 work Russia and Europe, the famous Russian intellectual and Slavophile Nikolay Danilevsky set forth his theory that “Europe recognizes Russia...

Russia and U.S. Must Not Squander Chances For Cooperation

A new chapter in American history has begun. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. has been sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. The...

Focusing on the Bigger Picture

The Russian media has been overwhelmed by expert (and not so expert) predictions over the past few days about who will win the U.S....

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Russia’s full-scale aggression against Ukraine: Two years on

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France is struggling to pay for Ukraine aid as budget stretched

Massive spending cuts have left the French government struggling...

Ukraine: Report reveals war’s long-term impact which will be felt ‘for generations’

Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, entering its third year,...

‘Shocking, unsustainable and desperate’ conditions across Gaza -UNSC

The Security Council met on Thursday at UN Headquarters...
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