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The Fires of 2019–2020

The fires of climate change are upon us. Our beautiful bush will never be the same again. Don’t say we were not warned Suddenly, sickeningly, the consequences of climate change have hit gentle, populated South-Eastern Australia. All up and down the usually well-watered Great Dividing Range, from Western Victoria around to the Queensland tablelands behind Brisbane, the Australian bush is on fire. An area now the size of Portugal, or Czech Republic, or Austria, has burnt ...

08.01.2020

Meeting with Australian Experts

On September 26, 2019 an expert discussion among Russian and Australian experts on strategic issues in the Asia Pacific was held. Ksenia Kuzmina, Program Manager at the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), took part in the meeting. On September 26, 2019 an expert discussion among Russian and Australian ...

26.09.2019

Measures Short of War

Australian National University’s Emeritus Professor Hugh White’s Plans for Defending Australia Peter Tesch: How Does Canberra Implement Its Role as a Regional Power with Global Interests One response from a colleague to the contentious proposal ...

06.08.2019

Obstacles and Opportunities for Economic Engagement between Australia and the Russian Federation

Presentation to the XX April 2019 International Politics Conference Presentation to the XX April 2019 International Politics Conference Introduction My presentation on contemporary Australia-Russia economic relations is divided into two sections. The first focuses on geo-economics, which looks at both countries current trade and foreign investment priorities, including the implications of China’s monumental One Belt One Road project ...

10.04.2019

The Impact of Words: Christchurch Shooting

The Lessons of Christchurch tragedy New Zealanders and Australians (two English-speaking Commonwealth nations closely knit by culture, geography and history) have been horrified by a major white extremist terrorist event in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday 15 March. Forty-nine Muslim worshippers, at ...

16.03.2019

The Kerch Strait Gambit

... Ukraine for the violence backfired, as ambassadors from the United States, Britain, France and others accused Russia of recklessness and violating Ukraine’s sovereignty” This false narrative is already solidifying in Western media, including no doubt Australia. Yet the facts are that the Ukrainian gambit was foolishly irresponsible, even suicidal. The crews are lucky their ships were not blown out of the water. Of course it would have been impossible for them to be allowed to sail unchallenged under ...

28.11.2018
 

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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