Search: China,European Union (81 material)

 

Great Powers Competition in Moldova

... Chinese authorities announced that the debt of 77 countries, including Moldova, had been temporarily suspended. Beijing's choice to focus its attention on Moldova is explained by the country's non-alignment, but also by the reluctance of Moscow and the European Union to become more involved. China is, therefore, meeting no resistance from the Russians or westerners. For the Kremlin, Chinese investments in the region could harm the ambitions of Brussels and Washington in Moldova, China being an ally of Russia. While for westerners, China was ...

27.11.2020

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

... 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 the United States’ European allies to be one of the main achievements of his administration, and he has every intention ...

16.11.2020

Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok: a Puzzling Route to Political Stability in Europe

... this country to invest money in the production of these goods) while the country producing these commodities receives capital as part of that market exchange. Still, the world pandemic has shown that nearly all countries in the world are dependent on China, with many having to order PPEs (Personal Protective Equipment) from China. As a result, the complex interdependence resulted in mere dependence on China. It is a worrying signal as it can be argued that the U.S. has started to lose its grip on ...

20.10.2020

‘Selective’ Bipolarity? From a Coalition of War to a Coalition of Sanctions

... of power, it does not want to become a “normal” country according to Washington’s understanding of the word either. Against this background, Russian-Chinese relations have gained potential. This is not a military alliance. However, Russia and China have acquired a significant reserve of confidence. Growing US pressure is pushing the two powers closer together. Under these conditions, the European Union is becoming important for America. Almost all EU countries are US military allies in NATO. However, the North Atlantic Alliance is not even remotely focused on containing China. It was indirectly involved in the fight against international ...

14.10.2020

Eight Principles of the “Greater Eurasian Partnership”

... and a “periphery,” as is the case with many integration projects. Fourth, unlike the rigid integration structures like the European Union, the Partnership envisages highly flexible forms of involving individual states or their regional groups in its ... ... Partnership (trade, finance, infrastructure, visa, etc.) with due account of their current needs and capabilities. Russia–China Dialogue: The 2020 Model. RIAC, Institute of Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Institute of International ...

28.09.2020

What will US-Chinese competition mean for European security? The Clingendael Institute webinar

... multilateral security arrangements, disputes within NATO and the collapse of arms control treaties, like INF and Open Skies. Both the European Union and the Russian Federation have to adjust to this new reality. Does it open up new avenues for co-operation or ... ... addressed include: How will security on the European continent be affected by growing geopolitical tensions between the US and China for the security of the European continent? As Europe increasingly has to fend for itself and strengthen its own security ...

09.09.2020

Is China Following Russia's Footsteps by Dealing With the EU as an Outcast?

China-EU relations have been in free fall since China was labeled as “strategic rival” of the EU Russia’s relations with the European Union hit their lowest in 2014, as a direct result of the political gridlock in Ukraine. Russia's subsequent involvement in the issue, with bold actions in Crimea and the incident with Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, led to a political outcry ...

24.08.2020

Towards Strategic Autonomy: the Role of the EU in the Growing China-USA Rivalry

... United States and China” webinar 6 . Egmont Royal Institute for International Relations “Europe in the face of US-China rivalry” (2020) URL: http://www.egmontinstitute.be/content/uploads/2020/01/200122-Final-ETNC-report-Europe-in-the-Face-of-US-China-Rivalry.pdf?type=pdf 7 . Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics, “The European Union and Multilateral Governance” (2012) 8 . CSIS (Center for Strategic & International Studies), Ortega A. “The US-China race and the fate of transatlantic relations. part II: Bridging differing geopolitical ...

17.07.2020

Post-COVID-19 Sanctions Policies

... the US market [ xxv ]. In other words, the United States remains the world leader in terms of the sanctions’ frequent use and effectiveness. The future of US hegemony in this area will depend on the policies of other major players, such as the EU, China and Russia. European Union: Sanctions as an Alternative to Diplomacy and Weapons Sanctions Against Russia: A Look Into 2020. RIAC Report Sanctions are almost an ideal foreign policy tool for the EU. The EU is now mature enough to pursue a consolidated and vigorous ...

14.07.2020

Andrey Kortunov: Cooperation with the West Will Only Happen When Russia Modernises

... a top-level summit in Paris of the Normandy Four. Agreement was reached on gas transit. Consultations between Russia and the European Union began on 5G communications. It is true, of course, that one cannot really speak of a serious shift in relations ... ... dangerous tendency, because it will begin to impact the international system of the future. Third, I would draw attention to China’s growing strength, which may be somewhat paradoxical given that the virus originated there. Indeed, China is becoming ...

15.05.2020
 

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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