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RIAC Forecast 2019–2024

RIAC Experts on Global Issues In this project, we gather the opinions of Russian experts on Russia’s foreign policy with regard to individual countries, the situation in individual regions, and the specifics of the development of the key functional areas in international relations. The first Chapter “ Global Governance and World Order ” is available ...


A New “Age of Politics”

The main thrust of media coverage going into 2016 can be described with one single phrase – the situation is complicated, but it will get even worse. Such assessments are typical during times of rapid change. And foreign policy is no exception. The set of problems and challenges is without a doubt far reaching. But in current circumstances it is probably best not to get bogged down in illusory optimism or pessimism. We need to take stock of the achievements made ...


Russian-African relations in ten years: a new start

... strength. The first African lions , joining the cohort of the Asian tigers and dragons will come out of their ranks. According to forecasts by European experts, 17 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, including Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Namibia, Rwanda, Sao ... ... the basic condition for the successful development of political and business relations with African states. The convergence of foreign policy interests The convergence of foreign policy interests, attitudes and aspirations will be intrinsic to the basic ...


Outlook for the Situation in the Middle East in the Period up until 2020

... direct foreign investment has increased. The key risk factor for Turkey is the considerable role of foreign financial resources. The current account deficit in the balance of payments in 2008 reached US$42 billion against US$1.5 billion in 2002, and forecasts are that it will be around US$60 billion by 2025. This trend against the backdrop of aggravating financial problems in Western countries makes Turkey more vulnerable to any expansion of the world financial and economic crisis. On the other hand,...


Prospects for the Development of Russian-American relations

... mechanism. By early 2010s, the Euro-Atlanticism crisis rose to surface. A renaissance of transatlantic relations began in earnest in Europe. First, France under President Nicolas Sarkozy (2007-2012) abandoned the concept of Gaullism as the basis for foreign policy. The return of France to the NATO military organization (2009), the signing of UK-France Summit declaration (2010), the Libyan war (2011) and the UK-France communiqué on Syria (2012) proved that Paris was learning the part of a younger ...


Integration of Russia into the Asia-Pacific region (2013-2020 outlook)

... Eastern regions as well as the relevant format for Russia’s involvement in regional economic processes. According to most forecasts, industrial production in the key countries of the region – China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, Vietnam, and ... ... and the Far East. In one of his first decrees after his latest inauguration (“On measures of the implementation of the foreign policy of the Russian Federation”), President V.V. Putin declared the objective of increasing “participation ...


International Security and the role of the Russian Federation

... vast economic links. A localized conflict could emerge between China and the United States over Taiwan, and both parties have been quietly getting their armed forces ready for such a scenario and, going forward, for global rivalry. For domestic and foreign policy reasons Russia is currently gravitating towards a strategic partnership with China, both bilaterally and through the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (also with Iran, Syria, Venezuela and Myanmar). Striving to consolidate its own international ...


Russia in the Global Economy 2012-2020

Risks and Opportunities to Develop International Competitiveness With this article of Alexander Dynkin, a member of Russian Academy of Science, we begin a new series of forecasts and policy proposals from leading Russian experts on key aspects of Russian foreign policy up to 2020. Risks and Opportunities to Develop International Competitiveness A noticeable drop in the European Union's economic performance in 2012 [1] has revived discussions of the outlook for the global economy in the coming decade....


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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