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Brazil helps Trump make America great again. Update 13 Sept

... Commission for Latin America has revised its growth estimate for Brazil downward while president Michel Temer's nation is busy investing in the US, helping Donald Trump make America great again. Brazil is even walking back its commitment to fund the new BRICS Bank.While millions of Brazilians are rioting and demonstrating over hunger, marginalization and unemployment-- according to official US Treasury TIC Data-- Brazil has been the largest buyer of US Treasury securities so far this year. Photo by worldaffairs7....

07.09.2018

BRICS Summit: A Blessing in Disguise

BRICS Attracted Far Greater Positive Attention than its Rivals The second cycle of BRICS summits has come to an end: the first full cycle for all five states and the tenth anniversary summit for the organization. It is time for some stock-taking. A ...

07.08.2018

JULY 2018: That Was

It has been a hectic summer with the month of July full of events keeping reporters busy in covering the FIFA extravaganza in Russia, first-ever full scale Helsinki summit between the US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, BRICS summit in Johannesburg in South Africa and scores of political developments in major capitals, which directly or indirectly, had to some degree an impact on India and its public opinion about Russia. Source Now the rush of events is over and it ...

31.07.2018

Amidst Global Uncertainty Over Trade, An Opportunity for BRICS

From 25-27 July, the heads of state of Russia, Brazil, China, South Africa, and India will gather in Johannesburg, South Africa for the 2018 edition of the annual BRICS Conference to discuss cooperation in the areas of economics, security, and politics. As Vladimir Putin, Michel Temer, Narendra Modi, Xi Jingping, and Cyril Ramaphosa sit down together to discuss this year’s agenda, there is likely to be one major ...

25.07.2018

Article by Foreign Minister of Russia, published by the South African magazine Ubuntu on July 25, 2018

Article by Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov, published by the South African magazine Ubuntu on July 25, 2018 It is highly symbolic that BRICS is returning to Africa in 2018 which marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, a prominent political and public figure of a global scale. A true son of the South African nation, he dedicated all his life to the fight against apartheid ...

25.07.2018

CGTN and SABC Hold International Live Phone-In Show on the Upcoming BRICS Summit in SAR

On July 23, 2018, China Global Television Network (CGTN) in cooperation with South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) held a live phone-in show on the upcoming BRICS Summit in SAR. On July 23, 2018, China Global Television Network (CGTN) in cooperation with South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) held a live phone-in show on the upcoming BRICS Summit in SAR. The summit will be held on July 25-27 in ...

23.07.2018

Why the World is Not Becoming Multipolar

... would deny that it remains the most successful integration project implemented in the modern world. For those who do not like the experience of European integration, it is worth looking for sprouts of new multilateralism elsewhere. Examples include the BRICS+ project and the “Community of Common Destiny.” Both initiatives attempt to avoid the over-complication, exclusivity, and rigidity of the European project by offering potential participants more diverse cooperation options. However, should these ...

27.06.2018

SCO: The Cornerstone Rejected by the Builders of a New Eurasia?

... or another. This means that the SCO is still facing institutional competition, albeit in an implicit and relatively mild form. We have already mentioned the SCO’s rivalry with the EAEU, but this is not the only possible scenario. For example, the BRICS organization (which includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) is based on the Eurasian triangle of Russia, India and China (the “RIC” part of the acronym). Now that India is a member of the SCO, the latter has come to reproduce,...

16.05.2018

BRICS: Making the Peace

BRICS is an intermediate step between regionalization and global level cooperation “When you really want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” Paolo Coehlo, Brazil BRICS has the promise of being a great story, and ...

16.10.2017

70th Anniversary of Russia-India Relations: New Horizons of Privileged Partnership: Report. Foreword from the Indian Side

... at its disposal, has given an upper hand to it in a relationship in which Russia had carried more weight in the past. It was Russia that had taken the leadership to establish the Russia–India–China dialogue and the BRIC forum, later evolving into BRICS, but now it is China that is becoming the senior partner. China is taking the lead to alter the nature of BRICS and consolidate its leading role in it by launching the idea of BRICS plus, which will serve as a platform for expanding its geopolitical ...

11.10.2017
 

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