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CICIR’s delegation visits RIAC

RIAC welcomed the delegation of the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR) during an expert meeting on Russia-China relations On September 14, 2018, the Russian International Relations Council (RIAC) welcomed the delegation of the China Institutes of Contemporary ...


Iran’s Presence in Syria: Is It There for the Long Haul?

... Iran. The Minister mentioned cooperation in several areas, such as tax regulation in bilateral trade, housing construction and, curiously, investment in rebuilding Syria, for which Iran has no money. Tehran is forced to act with regard to Russia and China’s support, given the unwillingness of European investors to invest in post-war rebuilding of Syria. Like Minister Hatami, Teimur Bashirgonbadi spoke about the indispensable role that Iran’s private business plays in developing bilateral cooperation ...


The “Russian Card” in the International Game

... way to knock the “Russian card” out of the hands of political profiteers is to implement a well-balanced, long-term and consistent strategy of Russia’s relations with a specific state or groups of states. The most instructive case is Russia–China relations. There have been and there will be many attempts to sow doubts or mutual suspicions, to resurrect old grievances and contradictions, but they all come to naught because of a solid edifice of bilateral relations that has been consistently ...


Igor Ivanov Met with Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs’ Delegation

... President of the Chinese Institute of Foreign Affairs. On August 30, 2018, RIAC President Igor Ivanov met with Wu Hailong, President of the Chinese Institute of Foreign Affairs. The parties discussed prospects for further strengthening Russia – China partnership and opportunities for cooperation between the Council and the Institute.


Looking at Tiananmen Square through the Brandenburg Gate

... it Mexico or Canada: even Trump is unable to turn the tables on the United States’ relations with its closest neighbours so rapidly and radically. With the exception of Iran, Syria, Cuba and the other habitual targets of U.S. attacks, Germany and China have the most reason to be unhappy with the current U.S. policy. Liana Fix: The Times for a Special Relationship Between Germany and Russia Are Over Trump has been applying particularly strong pressure on Berlin and Beijing; the two countries’ ...


Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2018 Model

... University Report #39 / 2018 RIAC, Institute of Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Institute of International Studies at Fudan University Report #39 / 2018 This report presents the results of the analysis of the state of Russia–China relations in 2017 and the first quarter of 2018. Leading Russian and Chinese experts identify the achievements in the key areas of two states’ interaction and study the prospects for bilateral cooperation in light of the conclusions of the 19th ...


BRICS Summit: A Blessing in Disguise

... if they did not have a profound meaning. Second, the consistency with which Trump is keeping his campaign promises has shown the BRICS leaders that no one will be able to “sit it out.” Yes, the meeting between the leaders of the United States and China was a success, but this did not prevent Washington from then starting a trade war with its principal rival. No matter how much Washington may be courting India seen as a main counterbalance to China in the new political and geographical setup in ...


“Seven Capital Vices” of China in Africa: How Capital Are They Really?

The Chinese role in the continent – like any Chinese step beyond its borders – is subject to a scrutiny by foreign politicians and experts The recent tenth BRICS Summit in Johannesburg and the forthcoming China-Africa Cooperation Summit in Beijing bring the Chinese-African relations to the center of political and academic discussions. The Chinese advance in Africa since the turn of the century have been spectacular: from a relatively low key player, Beijing ...


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,...


Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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