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Decoding China: GSI and Beijing's International Role

The recognition of interdependence between security and development suggests that China is likely to become more active in global and regional security matters than it has been ever before The Global Security Initiative (GSI) was announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in April of 2022. Predictably, the initiative was brushed off ...


US trying to maintain hegemony but its advantages are fading

... its financial, economic, and political advantages The US has always been seeking Roman empire-style global hegemony, but in fact it has been losing its financial, economic, and political advantages, said Kirill Babaev, director of the Institute of China and Modern Asia at the Russian Academy of Sciences, at an academic forum on Thursday gathering scholars from China, Russia and the US at the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China. Babaev told the Global Times that ...


Beyond the Vanishing Poles: The Pitfalls of Traditional Approaches to Understanding in International Politics

... This discussion unfolded with the active support of Europe, whose leaders until the end of the 2000s hoped to consolidate their association in order to rank among the leading participants in international life, equal in strength to the United States, China or Russia. In fact, it was Europe, its politicians and observers, that made the greatest contribution to the expansion of interpretations of what allows us to talk about a participant in international life as an independent pole. This gave them ...


From the Middle East to Ukraine. A Milestone

... order, then there might be fewer risks for it. The Western allies could concentrate all their power on countering Moscow. But the spread of problems in other directions seriously complicates things. Resources have to be wasted not only on containing China, but also on putting out fires where they supposedly shouldn’t have broken out. With a high probability, Washington will be able to provide Israel with significant military and diplomatic assistance, limiting the next outbreak of conflict. But ...


Past the Point of No Return

... work together to drive it”. Those of us who took courses in Chinese history may recall that the first sentence is a direct quote from distinguished Chinese statesman and diplomat Li Hongzhang, who in 1872 warned the rulers of the Qing Empire that China had to start fundamental reforms in order to survive and to thrive in the emerging new world. Back in March many observers considered Xi’s quote from the “Oriental Bismark” to be a rhetorical over exaggeration. Seven months later, when President ...


RIAC and CITIC Foundation for Reform and Development Studies Meeting

... the Foundation, Ex-Chairman of CITIC Group, visited the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). During the meeting with Council leadership, participants discussed the prospects for cooperation between the Foundation and RIAC, as well as Russia-China relations in the changing world order. The parties expressed interest in the development of joint research projects.


The Lost Peace. How the West Failed to Prevent a Second Cold War

... power competition 1989 heralded a unique prospect for an enduring global peace, as harsh ideological divisions and conflicts began to be resolved. Now, three decades on, that peace has been lost. With war in Ukraine and increasing tensions between China, Russia, and the West, great power politics once again dominates the world stage. But could it have been different? Richard Sakwa shows how the years before the first mass invasion of Ukraine represented a hiatus in conflict rather than a lasting ...


RIAC at International Forum «Russia — China: Business in a Multipolar World»

On September 28, 2023, Higher School of Economics hosted an annual international forum “Russia — China: Business in a Multipolar World On September 28, 2023, Higher School of Economics hosted an annual international forum “Russia — China: Business in a Multipolar World”. Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director General, spoke at the plenary session on ...


US-China: Creeping Escalation

Another indicator of China’s containment in the field of high technologies is President Biden’s new Executive Order “On Addressing United States Investments in Certain National Security Technologies and Products in Countries of Concern” The deterioration of US-China ...


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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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