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The U.S. Intensifies its Asia Diplomacy

... with the U.S., it must look after American interests and protect its strategic goals. It is against Russian interests. Naturally, the gap between India and Russia may widen further. It also creates doubts about the Indian presence in the SCO, which China and Russia lead. Maybe, India is sharing the confidential issues discussed in the SCO with the U.S. The whole region needs to re-assess its policy toward India as spying for the U.S. The region is struggling for peace, stability and development, while the ...


A ‘New Cold War’ has already started, but Russia & China are winning against a ‘weakening’ West, says former Kremlin adviser

..., the political scientist warned against “selling the country’s sovereignty” to Beijing, repeating the mistakes of Europe’s close friendship with Washington in the past. Karaganov is well-known for his favorable opinion of relations between Russia and China, and has pushed for a closer relationship between Beijing and Moscow. “Knowing Russian history and the psychology of our people and political class, I think that we will not sell our sovereignty to anyone,” he added. “I also hope for the ...


Andrey Gubin: Parade never ends - geopolitical context of Russian Day of the Navy ceremony

... no time for ceremonies having such tensions and COVID still matters as well. Probably this year Russian and Chinese warships may meet on joint drills like they did in 2019 (海上联合-2019) off Qingdao but the schedule is still tentative. However Russian practice of demonstrating power by parades, drills and close-to-combat operations was willingly adopted in China and we might witness something impressive next year on occasion of PLA 100-years anniversary.Author: Andrey V. Gubin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of International Relations,  Far Eastern Federal University.He tweets at @AndreyGubin4 ...


Russian and Chinese experts compare notes on Afghanistan

... Zhuangzhi, Director of the CASS Institute of Russian, Eastern European and Central Asian Studies, delivered opening remarks, substantially analyzing the inner dynamics in Afghanistan and assessing the potential repercussions for regional players, especially Russia and China. Andrey Kazantsev, Chief Research Fellow of the Institute for International Studies at MGIMO University and Leading Research Fellow and Professor at the Higher School of Economics, Li Yonghui, Leading Research Fellow of the CASS Institute of Russian,...


Is England, my England a Dying Butler?

... increase his power. Britain is now more under America’s thumb than ever before, and sticking hair on its weakening chest. The best example is that UK Special Forces are about to concentrate on some ‘new covert counter-state tasks’ with a focus on Russia and China, according to Royal Marines Brigadier Mark Totten. This is designed to appeal to the more nationalistic and uneducated swathes of the population. Whenever a government feels itself to be insecure, it indulges in sabre-rattling to please its Littler ...


Russian Key to the Mekong River

... reduction. The partnership’s efforts, however, yielded no practical results. The lack of a legal basis does not allow for agreements on the interstate use of water to be drafted; meanwhile, Russia has a unique positive experience of this kind. The Russian organization Rivers Without Borders , headed by Evgeny Simonov, has advanced a lot in settling cross-border water disputes with Mongolia and China in the Amur, Ussuri and Argun basins. Mr. Simonov graduated from the biology faculty of Moscow State University, studied at Yale University in the U.S. and received a doctorate in nature conservation in China, and he is an excellent intercultural ...


What Does NATO Withdrawal from Afghanistan Mean for Regional Actors?

... to Russia in maintaining the stability of Afghanistan. China considers the Taliban a terrorist organization and is wary of the group due to its previous support for separatist Uighur Muslims in its bordering Xinjiang autonomous region. However, like Russia, China understands that the Taliban presence in Afghanistan is an undeniable reality. It recognizes that a degree of cooperation with the Taliban is necessary to maintain stability and influence going forward. In 2019 , Beijing held talks on the Afghan ...


20-year Cooperation Treaty between Iran and Russia: Bilateral Strategic Partnership or Disappointing Agreement

... anti-sanctions club with Iran to withstand pressure from Washington. Sharing the concept, he said it was time to build a coalition of countries affected by sanctions and that there would be many powerful countries with developed economies among its members: Russia, China and Iran. However, some argue that such a unilateral foreign policy may in the end be restricted for Iran which only managed to establish relations with the East and the West through a nuclear deal five years ago. The easiest way to avoid sanctions ...


Power without Soft Power: China’s Outreach to Central Asia

... community focuses on the Uyghur Muslim and the Wakhan Corridor, the main threat to the Central Asian states will continue to be the lack of water supplies, which will lead to conflicts between countries in the region and, perhaps, with neighbors such as China and Russia. The mismanagement of water resources had been a recurring theme in the CIA’s analyses, which as early as the 1960s mentioned the long-term effects of overuse of the available capacities. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the newly independent ...


The IX Moscow Conference on International Security

... Afghanistan. A stable, peaceful and strong Afghanistan is a prerequisite for regional peace, stability, development and prosperity. Afghanistan is situated at the junctions of ancient trade routes connecting Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, Eurasia, Russia, China, and through Gwadar-Pakistan to the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Afghan peace is crucial for the whole region. Zamir Ahmed Awan


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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