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EU-Russia Relations: What Went Wrong?

... increasingly believes that the EU is undergoing irreversible changes as a result of which it will never again have the clout it had fifteen to twenty years ago. Back then, it seemed that the EU would become a global player on par with the United States and China and come to unilaterally shape not only Europe but also much of Eurasia. It is now clear that such a goal is unfeasible: not just in Eurasia but in Europe too, where it has become possible to envision alternative means of organizing the continent’s ...

04.03.2021

Washington Ill-Prepared to Set Human Rights Agenda

... media. The 2020 large-scale violent racial riots also question the assumption that the United States can serve today as a universal model of human rights observance. Until President Biden fixes related problems at home, his international human rights crusade will not look too credible even for his fellow citizens. Second, it is easy for Biden to raise human rights issues against Russia and China—or against North Korea and Iran. This is a light and unburdensome task—in any case, these countries are not and will not be US allies or partners anytime soon. However, what about other potential targets—like Turkey and Saudi Arabia? On the ...

02.03.2021

The Navy of the Future: Classics, Science-Fiction, Contractors

... Leaders in the Race Alexander Yermakov: The Army and Air Force of the Future The guidelines for the development of national naval forces across the world, both today and in the foreseeable future, are governed by the rivalry between the United States and China. The naval part of this confrontation is characterized by opposite trends in the development of their respective fleets, while the countries focus on similar approaches in exploring new types of weapons and military equipment. Let us examine the ...

11.02.2021

Multilateralism Without the USA

... RCEP unites a complex of relationships between ASEAN, China, Japan, Korea, and Australia. 5. The Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) was driven through by the EU with China in the very last days of 2020, on 28 December - directly against the USA. China opens opportunities with the CAI agreement, while the USA diminishes with “Buy American”. Cars are a good illustration. China is a far bigger car market than the USA. With 25 million cars sold in 2019, China’s car market is nearly 50% bigger ...

08.02.2021

A State or a Person? Who Are the ‘Smart Sanctions’ Against?

... of sanctions, they often say that they are against a particular country. We often hear about sanctions against Russia, Iran, China, or retaliatory measures against the US, EU and other countries. At the same time, given the specifics of modern sanctions,... ... suppliers and consumers. For example, US sanctions against Oleg Deripaska have threatened serious disruptions in the work of Rusal, an important enterprise for the Russian economy. Ivan Timofeev: ‘Selective’ Bipolarity? From a Coalition of War to a ...

04.02.2021

Surviving in a Deregulated Strategic World

... arsenals, but their relationship is no longer the main axis of world politics. The United States continues to be a superpower, but Russia is now a power of a different caliber with no ambition to prevail in the world. America’s main challenger now is China, which has surpassed it in terms of GDP in PPP terms and is expected to surpass it in nominal USD terms soon. China is also challenging America’s technological primacy and offers a model of governance that has been able to deal with the COVID-19 ...

04.02.2021

Biden's Sanctions Policy. The First Steps

... Prospects for Russian-American Relations in the New US Political Cycle Such targeted measures are routine, quite expected and likely. The Treasury will routinely expand “black lists” in other key areas of the sanctions policy—Iran, North Korea, Cuba, China, as well as functional topics—terrorism, the fight against drug trafficking, human rights, etc. However, all these restrictions are based or will be based on already-existing legal mechanisms. Joe Biden and Congress have yet to create new sanctions ...

02.02.2021

German Companies and China’s Marketplace Nightmare

... future growth to the Asia-pacific region require involvement of German companies and investment, to be competitive, tangible and viable and meet the demands of buyers’ market. Therefore, Daimler-Benz has recently decided to move part of its industry to China, which nevertheless has had backlashes both at home and abroad. The company sacked thousands of its employees, stating their occupations no longer exist, while Daimler wants to invest heavily in E-mobility in order to encounter the requirements of global market place. The former workforces criticize Daimler for such course of actions, ...

11.01.2021

2020: Stable Trends in an Unstable World

... contradictions were negligible . The growing rivalry between the PRC and the United States is one such trend. 2020 was marked by an almost avalanche-like deterioration in relations between Washington and Beijing. The US launched an active offensive against China. The ideas that matured in previous years have been put into practice. Washington's strategic objectives can be divided into several groups . (1) To slow down the technological growth of the PRC, prevent the interconnection of its civil and military ...

10.01.2021
 

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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