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The Rail Baltica: A Thorny Path Towards a United Railway System in the Baltics

... times between the Baltic states in comparison with the economic interconnections between Germany and Poland, and Finland and Germany (see Fig. 11 ). Still, if there is still a possibility that the tunnel can be a boost for the economic activity of the ... ... is considered to be part of the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative. As it has been discussed in my previous article regarding China and its increasing presence in Europe and the Arctic, the Estonian government has become more skeptical. It has been found ...


A Clear View Eastwards: Russia and Germany

... between the “ideology of the liberal world” and the “moral ideology”. Oblast Kaliningrad-Königsberg: at the heart of German-Russian cooperation The BRI is a spatial security device that can be used as a means of strategic cooperation between Germany, Europe, Russia and China. Although the BRI is, according to China, a “geostrategic-military” initiative, since it combines civilian and military interests under the topic of “security”, it is a vehicle that conceptually encompasses the intertwined interests of political ...


Germany’s Diplomacy hit the Ground Running

... population in the world. Secondly, India’s defense budget is appended more than Germany’s; Delhi’s defense budget is roughly $71.1 Billion, while Berlin’s is $ 50 Billion. Most importantly, India has military nuclear power and atomic warheads Germany has none. With the exception of China, India enjoys very good relationship with all permanent members of the UNSC, who could support India ingress in the club, but still India is estranged and alienated. On the contrary, Germany’s aspiration of becoming permanent member could not ...


German Companies and China’s Marketplace Nightmare

... economy with the notion of social responsibility. According to the German constitution, the underlying principle of German economic policy refers to social market economy, which lays the basis for economic, social security, and a good quality of life in Germany. Daimler-Benz moves its partial business to China The changing demands of global market place and the migration of economic center of power and future growth to the Asia-pacific region require involvement of German companies and investment, to be competitive, tangible and viable and meet the demands ...


Multilateralism Needs Reinventing, Not Resurrecting

... might still be the best option for humankind that we can count on for the nearest future. Big powers like the United States, China or Russia are not likely to lead the world towards a new multilateralism. They are too used to asymmetrical interdependence ... ... comparative advantages in the format of bilateral relations with their relatively smaller and weaker partners. Countries like Germany, which have already accumulated a lot of experience in various formats of multilateralism, might be in a better position ...


RECP, START and Germany´s Indo-Pacific Strategy

... geographical concept of the Asia-Pacific. Under Trump the Indo- Pacific strategy pronounced an economic decoupling and containment strategy against China. The German Indo-Pacific strategy pronounces that decoupling and containment and confrontation with China was not desirable. Germany had to see that Asia is the new center of world politics and the world economy and that Germany had to realize this. Germany should reduce its dependence from China, diversify its economic and political relations and focus on the ASEAN which were ...


How would Germany and Russia position themselves in the event of a Sino-American war?

... backbone of the US military won´t engage against Putin-Russia, but against China and Iran. As Professor Rahr correctly described, Trump essentially only wants bilateral alliances with some core countries that he considers important, and the EU and Germany as well as China and Iran are equally opponents. Especially since you also have to see that Germany and the EU have very close economic and political contacts with China, which he considers harmful to the USA. Germany only would have three theoretical options ...


Coronavirus as a Problem of Fathers and Sons

... not yet led to a conflict of fathers and sons, for the simple reason that young people everywhere in the world have their own fathers and mothers, grandfathers and grandmothers, whose fate is not inconsequential to them – that happens in France, in China, and in Russia. There is no serious conflict between fathers and sons over coronavirus, but there is a generational problem. Of course, in an ideal society, all generations would live in harmony with each other and the problem of choosing priorities ...


RIAC — DGAP Roundtable on Cooperation in Eurasia

... as security risks. Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs, Milan Nic, Head of the Robert Bosch Centre for Central-Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia at DGAP as well as Cornelius Zimmermann, Senior Advisor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany, delivered welcoming remarks. Experts from Russia, the EU and China took part in the round table. The Russian side was represented by diplomats and experts from RIAC and other leading academic institutes, analytical centers and foundations, such as MGIMO, RAS Institute of Europe, RAS Institute of Oriental Studies,...


RIAC at Closed Seminar for Members of the Bundestag and European Parliament

... Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany), a closed seminar was held for members of the German Bundestag and other parliamentarians from the European Union On November 16, 2019, in Liebenberg (Brandenburg, Germany), with the assistance of Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany), a closed seminar was held for members of the German Bundestag and other parliamentarians from the European Union. The seminar focused on EU political strategy regarding key external partners — Russia, China, and Turkey — in the context of recent elections to the European Parliament and leadership changes in the European External Action Service. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, addressed the participants of the seminar.


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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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