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Settling the Syrian Conflict Amid the Ukrainian Crisis: Political Economy Perspective

... be key in resolving the Syrian crisis. Economic reintegration may prove to be a catalyst for the peace process. This working paper presents a political economy model for the settlement of the situation in Syria. The author explores the positions of Russia, Iran and China in Syria and their points of interaction. Possible scenarios for the development of the situation in Syria are analysed in detail, as are the modalities of the impact of the Ukraine crisis on the configuration of external actors of the Syrian conflict....


Logistics as a Factor in Russia’s “East Policy”

... Territory’s authorities claim that it will be a private rail, which will be constructed quite quickly. Amid the current logistics boom, the Makhalino – Hunchun rail line, built back in the 1990s with private financing, was finally launched at the RussiaChina border in the Primorsky Territory. In 2021, about three million tons of various commodities were shipped via the Makhalino border crossing point. At year-end 2022, it is expected to demonstrate a significant growth. In particular, the first train ...


A New Western Cohesion and World Order

... necessarily lead to a bipolar world in the classic sense. On the contrary, large countries of the “non-West” will have to compete with each other for better terms of admission into the ‘global core.’ The potential rallying of the “non-West” around China or Russia is clearly not a matter of immediate future. Besides, the consolidated West retains many diverse opportunities to effectively counteract this process. Following in the footsteps of this logic, associations of those outside the ‘global core’—like ...


China’s 100-year Plan in Ukraine

... of the international order in a more just and reasonable direction. The relationship between the two countries has always been on the right track, and both sides firmly support each other on issues relating to their core interests.” Zhao Huasheng: China and Russia: Dialog in the Face of External Challenges On September 9, 2022, before the September 15 Samarkand Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit, Li Zhanshu, China’s Communist Party No.3 member of the Politburo Standing Committee met with Putin in ...


Military Aspects of Russia’s Stance in the Arctic

... of tension along the entire perimeter of Russia’s borders is compliant with NATO’s behavior patterns, so attempts by NATO member states to partially obstruct Russia’s access to the Arctic potential should be expected. Snow Dragon Zhao Huasheng: China-Russian Strategic Partnership: From Continental to Marine The position of some nations, having extensive interests in the Arctic, but lacking direct access to this region, remains a great unknown. China, for example, has expressed its willingness to ...


Russia Facing China: Little Red Riding Hood or Cinderella?

... the purpose of her walk in the dark forest. Needless to say, this dangerous adventure cannot end well for Little Red Riding Hood: the insidious Gray Wolf eventually eats both the old sick grandmother and the tale’s main character. Zhao Huasheng: China and Russia: Dialog in the Face of External Challenges With a little stretch of imagination, we can draw an analogy between the plot of this horror tale for kids and the West’s interpretations of the current relations between Russia and China. It is clear ...


The dimensions of BRICS geography

... kilometers, with China taking the 3rd position, Brazil and India taking the 5th and 7th spot respectively. Furthermore, the top three spots in the world in terms of the number of countries that border the respective economies are taken by BRICS economies — China and Russia hold the number one spot with 14 border countries, while Brazil and India take the #3-4 ranking with 10 border countries each. Four BRICS economies also take the top 4 positions in the world in terms of the length of the border with neighboring ...


Nuclear War — a Hypothetical Scenario or a Real Threat? RIAC Urban Breakfast

... using START-3 to the full extent, because there are enough nuclear warheads to deter the U.S. For this reason, Russia is not chasing numbers. If a nuclear arms race between the United States and China begins, Washington, under the pretext of containing China and Russia, will develop not only the qualitative characteristics of their nuclear arsenal, but also increase the quantity of their weapons. Konstantin Bogdanov The new factor that complicates the situation around nuclear weapons control and deterrence is ...


Russia’s Turn to the East: Between Choice and Necessity

... Asian countries over the past 10 years. Relations between Moscow and Beijing are of a strategic nature, they are united by a common vision of a just international order, in which there will be no place for the dominance of a narrow group of states. Russia and China are jointly responsible for the stability of a huge part of Eurasia. Bilateral trade and economic relations are developing with the understanding that at some point Russia and China will indeed have to complement each other; as Chinese authors ...


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