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Is Russia Losing India?

... each other in trilateral or other multilateral formats. An alternative approach—namely, balancing Beijing and New Delhi against each other—may give Moscow some situational advantages, but would not serve Russia's long-term strategic interests. Moscow could offer India and China new opportunities for trilateral cooperation in the Arctic, in Central Asia and in the Russian Far East. It could seek to involve its two strategic partners in triangular IT and cyber initiatives, where the three countries complement each other ...


The World May Become Interconnected

... come to its senses and end this conflict and instead begin to meet the challenges of global economic development. So, coming back to Eurasian development, there is a recent publication by Russian economist, Sergei Glazyev, who recently spoke at the Moscow Economic Forum and is actually minister for integration and macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission. He has written a new book called “China's Economic Miracle, Lessons for Russia and the World”. There, one sees that rather than falling into the trap of seeing one nation as a competitor rather than a cooperative friend, you have the foundation for a highly successful global-development ...


BRICS-Plus: the New Force in Global Governance

... One proposal in this regard has been the BEAMS platform, which brings together the primary regional integration blocks of the BRICS countries, namely BIMSTEC (India), Eurasian Economic Union (Russia), African Union (South Africa), MERCOSUR (Brazil), and SCO (China). The benefits of creating such a BRICS+ platform are manifold, including the multiplier effect that this format achieves with regard to the outreach of BRICS to the remainder of the developing world. Moreover, this format enables BRICS to progress ...


Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2022 Model

... Russian and Chinese international affairs experts on the development of Russia-China cooperation in 2021 and the first quarter of 2022. That was the period when international environment and increasing global confrontation significantly influenced Moscow— Beijing relations. The authors of the report concentrate on how recent international events influence Russia’s and China’s positions in Eurasia, the prospects of and conditions for the regional development. The report also traditionally looks into main achievements and difficulties of the bilateral agenda. Authors: From Russia: Kirill Babaev, Dr. of Philological ...


The ‘Multiplier Effect’ of BRICS+

... all of the five BRICS members – represented by the BEAMS platforms consisting of BIMSTEC, Eurasian Economic Union, the ASEAN-China FTA, Mercosur and the South African Customs Union – leading to the addition of up to 25 members (the 5 times 5 geometric ... ... formed on the basis of the aggregation of the main regional integration blocs such as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), ASEAN, SAARC, EAEU. Such an extended platform across all three continents of the Global ...


India Is Irreplaceable Balancing Force in Global Systemic Transition

... serve as a bridge between them as well as a balancing force within each against their most radical elements. Managing Bi-Multipolarity It is for this reason that India has sought to play leading roles in multilateral platforms the Quad, BRICS, and the SCO. The first one serves as its means for balancing China’s rise in what India hopes will be a friendly, gentle, and non-hostile way compared to the new AUKUS alliance’s non-friendly, harsh, and hostile one. BRICS and the SCO, meanwhile, are complementary platforms for reforming the international system ...


The Dilemmas of the Global South

... platforms – in Africa it was the creation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), while in Eurasia the expansion of SCO membership was accompanied by the creation of RCEP. The next stage in this process would be to link up all of the pan-continental ... ... aggregation of regional integration groups of the Global South under the banner of BRICS+ a different track is entertained by China and its BRICS partners that targets increasing the membership of the core of the Global South. Hence, the current dilemma ...


China’s Disjointed Foreign Policies Concede Agency on Kazakhstan Discourse Control

... real and the desired outcomes. Constructing and controlling these narratives means first establishing and defending discourse formation control. Assessing the relative success of the three state actors’ abilities to project narratives and control discourse, China has come a distant third to not even particularly convincing or strong narrative formation by the dominant Russia or the subordinate Kazakhstan. Actual narratives on domestic Kazakh politics center on the politically falling or self-exile of members ...


Changes in Afghanistan: Regional and International Implications

... Afghanistan Contact Group. There will be no political and legal obstacles for doing so. As the largest organization in the region, the SCO should play a greater role on the Afghan issue. It should also play an active role in coordinating the positions of the countries ... ... particular, avoid Afghanistan becoming a new stage of geopolitical competition among major powers. In this regard, the positions of China, Russia, the United States, and the EU are of most importance. Afghanistan is an issue on which China, Russia and the US ...


Iran in the SCO: a Forced “Look East” Strategy and an Alternative World Order

... “Great Satan”. The failure of the JCPOA framework should be attributed to the inconsistency of the United States rather than to the stance professed by Iran. Besides, anti-Americanism no longer seems to be an issue today. The relations between Moscow and Washington have progressively been degrading all this time, while China has turned from a stable partner of the U.S. into the main threat to it as a leading world power. In other words, Iranian anti-Americanism now looks much more acceptable to the founding members of the SCO than was the case 10 or 15 years ago. Tehran’s ...


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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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