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Coronavirus as a Problem of Fathers and Sons

... between Joe Biden (77 years old) and Bernie Sanders (78 years old). Last year the seventy-year milestone was crossed by the UN Secretary General António Guterres. And this year, the Indian leader Narendra Modi celebrates his seventieth birthday. In China and Russia, Xi Jingping (66 years old) and Vladimir Putin (67 years old), as far as one can judge, do not even think about handing over to possible successors. So far, only German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is only a year younger than Chairman Xi, is thinking ...

28.03.2020

Sanctions and Financial Crime: Together or Apart?

... together with systemic officials and organisations that are sanctioned for political reasons. The problem could be ignored if it only applied to individual “dictatorial regimes”. However, today they are increasingly affecting major players such as Russia and China. Americans will inevitably have to cooperate with these states in countering crime, while at the same time considering them the targets of their sanctions and other repressive measures. Such a duality exists today. The big question is how long it ...

26.03.2020

Digital Economy is the Economy of Innovations, not Inventions

... huge field for independent experiments. What is important here is the culture of creating and using AI, the critical mass of both manufacturers and customers. Accelerated development via governmental contracts (as with facial recognition systems in China and Russia) may not bring results beyond a specific narrow area. Thus far, algorithms do not transfer well from one task to another. Quantum computing should provide a breakthrough in computing capacities (this is extremely important for Russia, which, alas,...

19.03.2020

Negative effects for Russia of the US-China Phase-One-Deal

... effects and market share shifts for China’s trading partners. As a result, Brazil (-19 percent), the EU (-17 percent) – including above all Germany (-7 percent), and Russia (-10 percent) would have to expect the greatest export losses.Accordingly, Russian exports to China could be 10 percent lower by 2021, which is equivalent to a loss of USD 3.1 billion. Russian energy exports hit hardest US presidents have always tried to ensure American energy dominance. The “Nord-Stream 2” pipeline, which is to bring 55 ...

19.03.2020

BRICS: The Stepping Stones Towards New Global Governance

BRICS could become the key pillar of the new emerging economic architecture In the beginning of 2020 Russia assumed chairmanship in the BRICS amid an escalation in geopolitical risks and further shocks to the global economy. Among ... ... extending their economic cooperation to the Global South. Such a platform may be based on the BRICS-plus initiative launched by China, with the aggregation of regional integration blocks from the developing world serving as the core of such a platform. Perhaps ...

02.03.2020

What Opportunities are Opening up for Russia against the Backdrop of the Tech War between the U.S. and China?

... at all from the most totalitarian regimes. They can do anything they want. The question of security naturally follows: who to turn to, who to trust and the level of self-sufficiency you can enjoy. In what ways are the approaches of the United States, China and Russia to promoting and protecting their technology sectors similar? In what ways do they differ? Anton Kolonin: Future Goals in the AI Race: Explainable AI and Transfer Learning Russia is in a vulnerable position. And not only because it has lost much ...

28.02.2020

From the Eurasian Economic Union to the Greater Eurasian Partnership: The View of Chinese Scholars on Eurasian Integration

... possibility that Russia may make concessions on the FTA issues. The main purpose of the EAEU is to realize the re-industrialization of member states, which possibly requires certain trade protection measures,such as restrictions on the import of goods from China. Russia may not compromise in this regard. Several scholars discuss the recently signed Agreement on trade and economic cooperation between the EAEU and the PRC. Like in the official discourse, this agreement is described by scholars as the first important ...

28.02.2020

After MSC: A New EU and an New Strategic NATO concept?

... imposed a partial blockade of Taiwan? Such threats are not necessarily imminent, but they are far from inconceivable. Washington could be forced to choose, in these and similar cases, between risking major war to reverse the aggression, and appeasing China or Russia in ways that could jeopardize the broader global order. O’Hanlon argues that the United States needs a better range of options for dealing with such risks to peace. He advocates “integrated deterrence,” which combines military elements with ...

18.02.2020

The Countdown for New START

... superiority. — U.S. concerns about the possible development by Russia of delivery vehicles with strategic capabilities ( Burevestnik , Poseidon ) that do not fall within the definitions outlined in New START. — The obvious exacerbation of U.S.–Russia and U.S.–China relations in general. — The overall negative background in arms control. The points listed above do not allow us to confidently state that, as an intermediary way out, the parties will hurriedly negotiate an analogue of the 2002 Treaty Between ...

13.02.2020

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
 

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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