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Russian Perception of the Belt and Road Initiative from 2013 to 2019

... Russian or Chinese authors. More concretely, first, Kang , Ravitsky , Smirnova , Qin and Xie argue that Russia recognizes the power and plans of China to realize its rejuvenation and enhance international influence, and Russia plays a key role in the BRI. Russia–China Dialogue: The 2020 Model Second, Kang , Li, Yan , Ravitsky , Yilmaz , Liu , Smirnova and Xie believe that the two governments enjoy the strong trust and firm partnership, especially for the top leaders, and this trust between ...


Eight Principles of the “Greater Eurasian Partnership”

... from other plans of Eurasian unification. Let us list of the most important of these principles. First, the Partnership is not viewed as a potential competitor for regional integration structures (ASEAN, EAEU, RCEP) or trans-border economic projects (BRI) or organizations (the SCO, APEC, ASEM). On the contrary, all of those structures, projects and organizations are seen as nodes and individual parts of the future single Eurasian economic mechanism. The objective of the Partnership is to assemble ...


Indo-Chinese Conflict and the Eurasian Heartland

... Chimera or Historical Chance?” revitalized the idea of Mackinder's paradigm, according to which who controls the Eurasian Heartland, controls The World-Island. He sees this formula as very modern. In his opinion, Sino-Indian cooperation beyond the RIC, BRICS and SCO framework would mean the control of the Eurasian Heartland at present and in the future. In his article, the author highlights how such cooperation could work, as well as how, serving as a tandem, China and India could attract both authoritarian ...


Pakistan’s Role in Russia’s Greater Eurasian Partnership

... envisaged to become an important component of its contemporary foreign policy. President V. Putin simplified this grand strategic vision as “[being formed] on the basis of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and China’s Belt and Road initiative (BRI)” in an article published before the APEC Summit in November 2017. He added that “this is a flexible modern project open to other participants.” Building upon this concept, the Russian leader observed during the second BRI Forum in April 2019 ...


RIAC at the Global Counter Terrorism Council’s Webinar

On April 30, 2020, Ksenia Kuzmina, RIAC Program Manager, took part in the webinar dealing with “Relevance of BRI: Post COVID-19” hosted by the Indian think tank Global Counter Terrorism Council On April 30, 2020, Ksenia Kuzmina, RIAC Program Manager, took part in the webinar dealing with “Relevance of BRI: Post COVID-19” hosted by the Indian think tank ...


The Infrastructure Competition Between the West and China: A Co-Prosperous Future?

... Since the beginning of 2020, humanity has been shadowed by the fear and panic of COVID-19, which might cause one to neglect some subtle but significant changes in the world. In November 2019, Washing, a non-member of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the China-led infrastructure project, launched its “Blue Dot Network” ( BDN ) with Australia and Japan. This project is “a multi-stakeholder initiative to bring together governments, the private sector and civil society to promote high-quality,...


Egypt-China Relations at the Present Stage

... teachers of Arabic in China. After the establishment of official diplomatic relations, Egypt supported the PRC in its desire to become a full member of the UN Security Council with the right of veto. In turn, China condemned the aggression of Great Britain, France, and the United States displayed against the Arab Republic of Egypt (ARE) during the Suez crisis. Now Beijing is a crucial military-technical partner of Cairo. From 2012 to 2014, China shipped eighteen ASN-209 unmanned aerial vehicles ...


China’s Trade Policy Shift as International Capacity Cooperation Policy Rebranded

China’s two-arm approach of strategically opening and closing will likely continue China’s major international trade and investment policy ‘ International Capacity Cooperation ’ (ICC) is getting a rebrand. ICC emerged as the dominant trade policy coordinating China’s outbound FDI in 2015. This came as the Xi administration struggled with a slowing economy and a transition to domestic consumption and a move away from manufactured exports towards capital FDI internationally. Supply-side Reform complemented...


International Relations in South Asia: Russia’s and Sri Lanka’s Views

RIAC and the Pathfinder Foundation Policy Brief #24 / 2019 RIAC and the Pathfinder Foundation Policy Brief #24 / 2019 It is no coincidence that the 21st century has been dubbed the “Asian Century,” with the centre of economic and political life in the world once again shifting to where ...


Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2019 Model

... achievements in bilateral trade and economic cooperation as well as military and technological interaction, study ties in education, culture, sports, media and related areas, and the problems they entail. The experts present practical recommendations aimed at bringing the partnership to a new level. For the first time, priority is given to scientific and technological cooperation between Moscow and Beijing, in particular, to the prospects of developing relations in the field of artificial intelligence. Authors: ...


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