Search: Asia-Pacific (122 materials)

 

Impact of Ukrainian Crisis on Regional Security Discussed with Diplomats from Asia-Pacific Countries

Possible options for peace agreements between Moscow and Kiev were also discussed On April 6, 2022, at the residence of Australian Ambassador to Russia, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with diplomats from the Asia-Pacific countries on the consequences of Russia's special military operation on the territory of Ukraine for security and strategic stability in the Asia-Pacific region. Possible options for peace agreements between Moscow and Kiev were also discussed....

08.04.2022

A New Rashomon: How Tokyo’s Policy Will Shape Security in the Asia-Pacific

..., visa and other kinds of sanctions clearly demonstrate Tokyo’s commitment to the path charted by Washington and its allies. However, there have come to light some more dangerous trends—ones that could disrupt the fragile balance of power in the Asia-Pacific, causing a “wave” of instability with consequences that are difficult to predict. Nuclear Communards Andrey Gubin: The Indo-Pacific Conundrum: Why U.S. Plans Are Destined to Fail In late February 2022, former Prime Minister of Japan ...

10.03.2022

Meeting with the European External Action Service Delegation

On November 10, 2021, the European External Action Service delegation, headed by Gunnar Wiegand, Managing Director for Asia and the Pacific at the European External Action Service, and Tomas Niklasson, the EU Special Envoy for Afghanistan, visited Russian International Affairs Council On November 10, 2021, the European External Action Service delegation, headed by Gunnar Wiegand, Managing Director for Asia and the Pacific at the European External Action Service, and Tomas Niklasson, the EU Special...

12.11.2021

China-Russian Strategic Partnership: From Continental to Marine

... including politics, security, economy, science and technology, environment, public health, infrastructure construction, connectivity, etc. The emergence of such a framework can have a deconstructive impact on the existing multilateral mechanisms in the Asia-Pacific. It also enables the United States, Japan, India and Australia to have a dominant mechanism in the affairs of the Pacific and Indian Ocean regions. There is no doubt that the main target of the U.S. Indo-Pacific strategy is China, and the ...

09.08.2021

Assessing the Trend of the Indo-Pacific Strategy

The factors driving the Indo-Pacific strategy forward are clearly stronger than the constraints After the U.S. has put forward its Asia-Pacific strategy in 2017, many commentators believed that the concept was artificial and lacking in political foundation, concluding therefore that it would not take off. However, contrary to this prediction, the development of the Indo-Pacific strategy ...

31.05.2021

China’s Economic Diplomacy Amid Multipolar Disorder

Experience shows that one can and should negotiate with China, no matter how harsh the talks might seem More often than not, China is billed as the driver of post-pandemic global growth and recovery. This claim is not entirely groundless. In addition to combating the pandemic quite successfully, China demonstrated 18.3% GDP growth by the end of the first quarter of 2021, as compared to the first quarter of 2020. Given the current circumstances, there are now concerns that China will have no serious...

25.05.2021

Russian and New Zealand Experts Exchange Opinions on Burning International Issues

... Director of Programs, set a stage for a fruitful discussion in his introductory remarks by posing systemic questions related to the regional context. The discussion gathered distinguished experts of the field. Alexander Gabuev, Chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program, Carnegie Moscow Center, and Anna Kireeva, Associate Professor at the Department of Asian and African Studies and Research Fellow at the Center for Comprehensive Chinese Studies and Regional Projects, MGIMO University, represented ...

17.05.2021

Waterworld: Moscow Betting on the South China Sea

Keeping a low profile does not necessarily mean indifference Troubled waters in South China Sea The waters of the South China Sea are troubled. The latest weeks have not been that quiet in that geopolitical area. On the one side, the Spratly Islands continue to be under the spotlight , as Chinese vessels have been detected by the Philippines within its exclusive economic zone (EEZ). On the other side, Manila’s coast guard has lately been engaged in a naval drill in the disputed waters. President...

11.05.2021

1st Roundtable within the RIAC–KF 2021 Next Generation Policy Experts Network Joint Project

... into a broader regional context. During the main session Ekaterina Koldunova, Associate Professor at the Department of Asian and African Studies and Acting Director of the ASEAN Centre, MGIMO University, and Anastasia Pyatachkova, Deputy Head of the Asia-Pacific Department at the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies, Higher School of Economics, spoke from the Russian side. The Korean side was represented by Beom Shik Shin, Director of the Center for Eurasian & Central Asian ...

20.04.2021

Revisiting Canada-Russia Relations: A New Paradigm for a Multipolar World

... initial post-Cold War decades dominated by a triumphant West, membership in NATO gave Canada a “seat at the table” alongside other leading powers such as the US, the UK, and France. Yet as global power shifts eastward, Canada must recognize that Asia-Pacific geopolitics will be structured differently than the Euro-Atlantic dynamics to which it has grown accustomed. This comes with implications for how Canada should approach relations with regional actors. No monolithic bloc or “Asian NATO” ...

19.04.2021
 

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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