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Russian and Chinese Experts Discuss Development of Bilateral Cooperation in the Arctic

On March 18, 2022, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) continued the series of joint events and held a round table on Russia-China cooperation in the Arctic, the opportunities and limitations. The event was held behind closed doors On March 18, 2022, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) continued the series of joint events and held a round ...

21.03.2022

Undercurrents in Russia-China Bonhomie

... China, as well as shrink market share of existing Chinese defence manufacturers. Chinese experts assess that the domestic disturbances within Myanmar provide Russia with tactical opportunities for enhanced defence sales. By the same token, among the non-Arctic states seeking partnership with Russia as a means to increase their presence in the northern polar region, China has become by far the most visible player. However, despite this apparent collaboration, many analysts see these Chinese advancements into Arctic region as a strategic threat: in addition to geo-economic and geopolitical implications thereof. Growing ...

17.12.2021

China-Russian Strategic Partnership: From Continental to Marine

... will increase the China-Russia cooperation in business use of the Northern channel. It may even change the basic structure of international shipping routes, from which both China and Russia are expected to benefit. Russia is an Arctic country, while China is a near-Arctic country. Russia has some concerns about China’s deep involvement in the Arctic. However, China does not pose a threat to Russia’s interests on the two issues it most fears: military security and territorial disputes. So, China’s deeper entry ...

09.08.2021

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. Washington and Moscow ...

01.11.2020

The Arctic Is a Complex Region Which Cannot Be Designated with a Single Status

... However, what I found shocking in this process is the long-standing cooperative efforts and the assumption of “Arctic exceptionalism,” both of which are becoming more and more blurred. This leads back to the United States finding the engagement of China, a non-Arctic state, a threat to Arctic cooperation. During the Rovaniemi ministerial meeting, the U.S. pointed out its concern regarding China's increasing engagement in the region, making the Arctic an arena of global power politics and competition. For China,...

16.10.2020

Russia and China in the Arctic: Cooperation, Competition, and Consequences

... Russian North. Soviet military and economic activity previously led to the contamination of the Arctic territories, so in recent years Russia has become sensitive to the fragility of Arctic ecological systems. Beijing’s official narrative presents China’s Arctic interests as mostly related to environmental issues, scientific research, navigation, and the surveying and development of natural resources. Indeed, thanks to air flows and other natural phenomena, Arctic climate change also affects the climate ...

01.04.2020

Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2019 Model

... The 5th annual report by RIAC, RAS Institute of Far Eastern Studies and the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University presents the сommon views of leading Russian and Chinese international affairs experts on the development of Russia–China cooperation in 2018 and the first quarter of 2019. The authors analyze the dynamics of Russia–China interaction on the most pressing matters of international and regional agendas against the backdrop of increasing external pressure. They assess ...

10.10.2019

The Russian and Canadian Approach to Extra-Regional Actors in the Arctic

... Eastern European Politics). Lexington Books, 2019, 201 pp. Wallace R.R. The Arctic is Warming and Turning Red: Implications for Canada and Russia in Evolving Polar Region. Canadian Global Affairs Institute, January 2019 Lajeunesse A. Finding “Win-Win” China’s Arctic Policy and What it Means for Canada. The School of Public Policy Publications, SPP Briefing Paper, University of Calgary, vol., 11:33, December 2018 First published as “Canada and Russia: The Arctic Giants” in VII International Canadian Studies ...

11.07.2019

Growing Number of Expert Discussion Participants on the Role of China in the Arctic

On March 26, 2019, Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, made a speech at the round table “Interaction between Russia and China in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation. Problems and Prospects.“ On March 26, 2019, Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, made a speech at the round table “Interaction between Russia and China in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation....

28.03.2019

Back to “Normalcy”

... effect on other regions, including the Arctic, where various powers would step up their struggle for control over natural resources, and that the military confrontation between NATO and Russia would expand, did not come true either. The forecasts of China’s expansion in the Arctic under the slogan of developing the “Polar Silk Road” initiative, part of the larger “One Belt One Road,” also came to naught. Beijing was quite constructive and demonstrated in every possible way its respect for the sovereignty of the Arctic ...

28.12.2018
 

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  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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