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The Global Integration Algorithm: Directing the Forces of Gravity

... (most notably within the Global South) that has become increasingly critical in the past decades for development and maintenance of macroeconomic stability. The attainment of a more coordinated framework in the relations between developed and developing economy integration platforms is unlikely to exhibit breakthroughs without more active steps on the part of the Global South towards forging South-South integration. For the developing world the two key integration tools in attaining greater connectivity ...


Russia – India Cooperation against the Background of Sanctions: Adverse Effects and New Opportunities

RIAC and Gateway House Policy Brief RIAC and Gateway House Policy Brief The U.S. and its European allies have steadily increased economic sanctions on Russia since first imposing them in March 2014. The stated purpose of sanctions is to punish Russia for its involvement in Ukraine, as well as its alleged cyber-meddling in the 2016 U.S. elections and its transfer of arms to Syria and alleged humanrights abuses, also in Syria. While the measures initially prohibited Westerners from doing business...


Russia Eyes Opportunities with New Iraqi Decision-makers

... restricted only to energy and security cooperation, though the potential in these spheres is indeed great and Moscow is on par with other leading nations. Russia is able to offer its support in electricity and water supplies — a weak spot in Iraq's economy. Russian companies can find new opportunities related to Iraq opening its border crossing with Syria and in ensuring the safety of the Baghdad-Damascus highway. Strengthening relations between Iraq and Syria will help stabilize the Middle East ...


The Digital Economy in Russia. Part 2

The digital economy of Russia [1] In order to stimulate the Russian economy, a law was passed in 2003 to promote Russian technological advancement. The law is applicable to state-owned companies. The objective is to reduce reliance on foreign technology, build the ...


The Digital Economy in Russia. Part 1

As society shifts toward increased digitization, from earning a living through digital platforms to the digitization of all aspects of the economy, the binary logic of industrial economy versus digital economy is replaced with a continuum of digitization of entire economies. Digitization is a way of increasing productivity and profitability as it results in an exchange of material productivity ...


“Restored Sovereignty” as the Basis of National Pride

The construction of a “mobilization economy” will be a key test for the legitimization of power – will it be enough to have “great power” as a national idea? In his article “How to Survive in a Trench Warfare,” RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov rightly points out that ...


Maybe Russia’s Economy Doesn’t Need Democracy

... capitalist country and a liberal democracy? Vladimir Mau: When I made that prediction, Russia was going through a full-scale revolution — a systemic transformation with the collapse of state institutions. Never before had a completely centralized economy transformed into a market economy. The government had collapsed; it played no active role. In such chaotic periods, general rules emerge. So one can try to predict something based on the interaction of natural forces. One of the elements of this ...


EAEU: Economic Integration Space

Studying and Teaching Materials No. 8/2018 Studying and Teaching Materials No. 8/2018 In 2015, along with the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), a new impetus was given to the topic of economic integration in the post-Soviet space. In the past three years, integration has been gaining momentum and gradually extending into the public and expert space in Russia and other member states of the Union. The rules and institutions to regulate EAEU activity were being formed. These new processes...


Financial Services Volunteer Corps Conference

On July 1–3, 2018, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, hosted an annual symposium of the non-profit Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC, Financial Services Volunteer Corps) focusing on the current issues of the world finance, as well as on the relations between the US, China, and Russia in trade and financial spheres. On July 1–3, 2018, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, hosted an annual symposium of the non-profit Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC, Financial Services Volunteer Corps ) focusing on...


Rise of China’s Export Credit Policy Insurance in Eurasia

... means that all investment in the Belt and Road is effectively backstopped by the state and denominated in RMB. For host economies, there is nothing wrong with letting the China side take the financial risk if the project is of direct benefit to the host economy. But if the RMB denominated risk is on the Eurasian side , and the project is to the benefit of Beijing, such as with Uzbekneftgaz’s pipeline construction, then who is really win-winning? As the major underwriter for China’s key industrial ...


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  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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