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Great Powers Competition in Moldova

... years. Beijing is interested in this territory because of the lack of infrastructure and the prevailing corruption, which allows Chinese companies to offer all types of partnerships in exchange for various counterparts. In 2015, the Chinese company SOE China Shipping Container Lines launched container transport services in the Moldovan port of Giurgiulesti — the country's only harbour accessible to Black Sea vessels — via the Danube, after signing a terminal services agreement with the national ...

27.11.2020

RECP, START and Germany´s Indo-Pacific Strategy

... five interesting events in US-Eurasian relations: First the rejection by the Trump-USA of Putin’s offer to extend the initial START contract by 1 year and Putin’s declaration at the Valdai Club that Russia is now planning a military alliance with China and that he had no worries if China rearms itself and, like the USA and Russia, acquires 1,500 ICBMs. Second, Biden’s election victory, which at first did not result in any obligatory congratulations from Beijing and Moscow, especially since Trump ...

18.11.2020

‘Dual containment’ on Moscow, Beijing likely to continue under Biden

The Biden administration will not accomplish a lot if it attempts to resurrect the US-China-Russia triangle Let's face it - no US-China-Russia triangle exists now. Instead, for a couple of years we observed the US policy of "dual containment" with Washington applying more and more pressure on both Beijing and Moscow. This pressure ...

16.11.2020

How U.S. Elections Could Impact EU-Russia Relations

... the egocentric president will have an epiphany and suddenly embrace Western values or ideas of transatlantic solidarity. If anything, the reverse is likely: the inevitable difficulty of economic recovery and likely escalation of the confrontation with China will push the Trump administration to ramp up pressure on the EU even further. “The European Union is worse than China. Just smaller,” Trump said just last year, complaining of taxes and tariffs. The president considers his decisive policy on ...

16.11.2020

Seventh North Pavilion Dialogue Meeting

... experts on international affairs, including Dai Bingguo, renowned Chinese politician and diplomat. The theme of the “North Pavilion Dialogue” 2020 is defined as “Global Trends in the Context of the U.S. Presidential Election and the Future of China-the U.S. Strategic Relationship”. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, traditionally represented Russia at the event, he made a report on the topic: “Joe Biden Administration: Opportunities and Challenges for Russia’s Foreign Policy”....

11.11.2020

Joe Biden vs. Henry Kissinger

Biden’s harsh anti-Russian campaign rhetoric should not be taken literally America’s foreign political discourse has long featured Russia and China as the principal geopolitical threats to the U.S. Often, no distinction is drawn between these states, they are listed together, followed by Iran, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela and other sources of worry and concern for Washington. The strategic ...

11.11.2020

Russia’s Dilemma on the Korean Peninsula

The Kremlin’s agenda on the Korean Peninsula depends on a fundamental choice that must be made in Russian foreign policy: will the Kremlin strengthen its support for China in its global confrontation with the United States, or will it try to avoid getting embroiled in the conflict The Kremlin’s agenda on the Korean Peninsula depends on a fundamental choice that must be made in Russian foreign policy: will the ...

02.11.2020

U.S.-Russia Relations at a Crossroads

... Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) convened a select group of Russian and American experts to discuss four topics of importance to U.S.-Russia relations: Arms Control, the U.S.-China Rivalry, the Arctic, and the Eastern Mediterranean. What follows is a summary report of those meetings. U.S.-Russia relations are at their worst since the Cold War and will remain dynamic in the coming years, with a lingering risk of escalation....

01.11.2020
 

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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