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Illusions of a New Bipolarity

... area in which events are accelerating is the rivalry between the United States and China, which has prompted many to start talking about a “new bipolarity.” Are we... ... begin and end. It is turning into a dual-core system with centres in Washington and the European Union that are undergoing a kind of strategic decoupling [ 7 ]. The United... ... and the United States is largely focused in the South China and East China seas, thousands of miles away from Russia. Russia does not have any interests in that region...

08.05.2020

Trump 2.0: End of the Old Era, but Not the Beginning of a New One

For the United States, for the European Union, for Russia, for China and for many other leading players in world politics, the great turning point, most likely, will not be in 2020, but in 2024 US history knows just a few examples of how an incumbent president struggling for re-election is defeated by an opposition ...

11.02.2020

Soleimani’s Assassination Is More than a Crime

... time and no political will around to put together a regional collective security system, one should at least think about a regional crisis management mechanism involving Iran and key neighboring Arab starts. Concerned overseas powers – like Russia, China, India, and EU – could assist in building this mechanism working with their respective regional partners. We should regard the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani as a wakeup call, not as a trumpet of the approaching Armageddon. First published ...

07.01.2020

A Bumper Year for OFAC

... implies a ban on practically all deals with blacklisted businesses. Being on the SDN means grave problems for a company’s international operations. This punishment was not generally used against major global companies, but 2019 sprang a surprise, with China’s COSCO Shipping Tanker, part of the global operator COSCO Shipping, being put on the SDN List in September. The US suspected the Chinese oil carriers of breaching sanctions against Iran. Even though COSCO Shipping Tanker was issued a general ...

23.12.2019

The Trans-Caucasus in 2019 Is Not a Monolithic Region

... merely as a Big Game between the West and Russia, both using the Trans-Caucasus countries. Today, however, we are seeing new actors being pulled into regional processes; previously, these actors had either insignificant or no influence in the region. China is the starkest example. As Asian Studies specialist Stanislav Tarasov aptly said, China has launched “diplomatic probing” in the Caucasus. In May 2019, Wang Yi, China’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and State Councillor, visited all three ...

20.12.2019

A New Era of Arms Control: Myths, Realities and Options

... interesting subject for discussion. As for deployed strategic nuclear weapons covered by the New START, the U.K., France and China have a total of 500 such weapons, 7 while each of the two superpowers possesses over 2,000. 8 Other states have only intermediate-range ... ... opponent from achieving success in a conventional conflict. Hence the nuclear revanchists are striving to make nuclear weapons more usable, while the revisionists call for discarding traditional methods of arms control in favor of entirely new ways of enhancing ...

28.10.2019

Remarks at the 12th Eurasian Economic Forum

... other parts of the world can only dream of living standards of European or US level regardless of the damage to environment. As far as Russia-EU and, relevantly, EAEU-EU interaction is concerned, the following is clear. For 30 years our country and the European Union have remained key economic partners, but the recovery growth factor in mutual trade recorded over the past couple of years is by now largely exhausted. Therefore, resumption of sustainable positive dynamics in trade and economic relations ...

28.10.2019

Is a New Economic Crisis Coming?

... these discussions? And what might the consequences for Russia be? Objective and Subjective Problems of Global Economy Ivan Timofeev: A New Anarchy? Scenarios for World Order Dynamics The three main global economic powerhouses – the United States, the European Union and China – are all currently facing serious (albeit different) problems. At first glance, it would appear that the U.S. economy is in excellent shape: GDP has been growing faster than the average for developed countries over the past several years, unemployment ...

24.10.2019

The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities

... could be a fertile ground for new potential opportunities in expanding cooperation between the countries of the Middle East with China, India, as well as with the European Union; at the same time, a decrease in the importance of the region in global energy will reduce the incentives for great ... ... to be a contentious issue (e.g. building new settlements in disputed territories in Israel or new development projects in Jerusalem); Persistent political instability in the region may hinder the development of urban autonomy and prevent any move towards ...

23.10.2019

Transatlantic Forum on Russia Fourth Edition (Rome)

... Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The forum is attended by experts, journalists, diplomats, public figures, and businessmen from Italy and foreign countries. The main topics of the discussion were pending issues in the “USA - European Union - Russia” triangle, the future of international conflicts, taking into account the ongoing global technological revolution, the factor of China in relations between the West and Russia. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Dmitry Suslov, Deputy Director of the Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies at the Higher School of Economics, spoke at the forum. The forum ...

09.10.2019
 

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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