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FRI Round Table on Sanctions against Russia: Risk Structure and Countermeasures

... Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, etc. As part of the round table, Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs, made a presentation of the report on sanctions against Russia: approaches to analysis and risk structure for the economy, in which he touched upon the problems of risk assessment and the impact of sanctions on Russia's economy. Then Yury Kuznetsov, Leading Researcher at FRI Center for Financial Policy, presented a report on financial transfer mechanism of sanctions ...


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 the plethora of priorities and initiatives that are traditionally launched by countries assuming chairmanship in the BRICS the focus this year is likely to accord more weight to exploring the pathways to strengthening the multilateral layers ...


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

We need to tread thoughtfully and astutely in terms of our diplomacy while being careful not to become too dependent on anyone or take sides While it may be a little early to talk about the emergence of a bipolar era in the tech world, the question of what policy Russia should follow against the backdrop of the confrontation between the two undisputed tech leaders (the United States and China) is more pressing than ever. Vassily Kashin of the Centre for Comprehensive European and International...


Seven Steps Beyond the Crisis Horizon: Reflecting on Past Mistakes

... Europe” in any case, then we should do our best today to make this “return” less complicated and painful. Andrey Kortunov: Russia–EU Relations in 2020: Opportunities, Limitations and Possible Trends 2020 : Russia’s involvement in the global economy remains lower than before the crisis began. Preliminary results for 2019 suggest that foreign trade averaged $665 billion per year, compared to $783 billion in 2014. What’s more alarming, Russia’s foreign trade actually fell last year (by ...


National Projects: Russia’s New Development Paradigm

... outlined by President Putin in his address to the Federal Assembly in the beginning of this year mark a new beginning in Russia’s economic policy. After extended periods of prioritizing the accumulation of savings and building of reserves, Russia’s economy is switching into spending mode, with greater weight accorded to economic growth compared to an overarching emphasis on securing macroeconomic stability in the past. In effect Russia’s economic model becomes more open and more geared towards ...


Diversifying Kazakhstan’s Economy: From Oil Dependency to Competitive Industrial, Innovative Development

... rights could facilitate the move towards sustainable development Kazakhstan is currently experiencing the negative impacts of volatile oil prices. Kazakhstan's growth slowed from 4.1 per cent in 2014 to 1.2 per cent in 2018, adversely affecting the economy. The economy continued to suffer from a protracted slowdown in global oil prices and weak domestic demand, resulting in a real GDP growth rate estimated at 1 per cent in 2016. The policy problem is that the lower the level of oil prices, the greater ...


Trump’s Election Manifesto and US Policy Outlook

... doubt, even a minute. This was the speech of a triumphant winner. The main goal was to create the impression that his presidency has been a continuous succession of victories, an era of prosperity and an endless triumph of America in all areas – the economy, domestic politics, and foreign and defence politics, in light of which the Democrats’ attempts to remove him from power seem miserable and insignificant. The main point that runs through the whole speech is that Trump’s main 2016 campaign ...


The Paradoxes of Social and Economic Development in Central Asia

... successes of individual sectors, such as light industry (textiles, clothing and food), non-ferrous metals, construction materials and transport, Central Asian countries are increasingly reaching the objective limits of their growth. A colossal shadow economy characterises the region. For example, according to Minister of Employment and Labour Relations of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Qudbiyev, only 40 per cent of the country’s economically active population is officially employed, while the ...


Russia–India Relations: Successes and Prospects

... complete independence of the British Empire as its goal. Dattesh Parulekar: Indian Elections 2019: Towards New Economic and Political Goals India has much to celebrate on the 70 th anniversary on the Republic. In 2000 and 2017 alone, the country’s economy grew 3.3 times, whilst its contribution to the gross world product in terms of purchasing power parity in 2017 (7.4 per cent) became the world’s third-largest after China and the United States’ respective indicators. Its armed forces are ...


Global Governance 4.0: ‘Agile’ or ‘Waterfall’?

... economic architecture. The advent of Globalization 4.0 and the Fourth industrial revolution are set to be accompanied by the emergence of Global governance 4.0 that incorporates the rising role of technology into the multilayered edifice of the global economy. It is by now widely acknowledged that the old global economic architecture is due for an upgrade. The successive stages in the construction of global economic architecture were characterized by the progression of economic integration from ...


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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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