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Meeting with the Genron NPO (Japan)

... organization's main activities and results of its work for the last year. The main goal of the Genron NPO is to strengthen democracy in Japan, promote peace and stability in Northeast Asia and develop solutions for pressing global issues. The sides discussed global governance and future of international organizations, found common ground in the approaches of the countries to the role of think tanks in building political dialogue. The RIAC hopes for further cooperation with the Genron NPO and other Japanese ...


Bonus for the “Big Eight” in Qingdao: Some Thoughts on the SCO Summit

The SCO will be able to claim the status of not only the largest, but also the most influential union in Eurasia The G7 summit in Quebec (Canada) and the SCO summit in Qingdao (China) took place at almost exactly the same time and once again clearly demonstrated the ever growing multipolarity of global and trans-regional development. However, while the Group of Seven meeting took a step backwards of sorts – or, put simply, actually failed – the SCO summit took a step forward towards its expansion...


New Era of China’s Development and Prospects for China-Russia Relations

... finance, institution building and security guarantee, in order to provide full-fledged support for the initiative and inject new impetus to the common development of participating countries. China will take an active part in reforming and building the global governance system. China will continue to uphold the authority of the United Nations and support the United Nations in playing an active role in international affairs. China will support a greater role for the mechanisms of the G20, the Asia-Pacific ...


RIAC session of the XI Convention of the Russian International Studies Association (RISA) "Methods of studying global governance"

On September 29, 2017, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a special section on "Methods of studying global governance" within the framework of the XI Convention of the Russian International Studies Association (RISA). On September 29, 2017, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a special section on "Methods of studying global ...


Colombia court fines Brazil's Odebrecht $250 million for corruption

UPDATE 19 DEC  According to Buenos Aires News and other sources, Colombia's justice system has fined Brazil construction and engineering giant Odebrecht $250 million, having found the firm guilty of corruption to secure contracts. The company is also banned from tendering for state contracts in Colombia for ten years. According to the Buenos Aires News coverage, Odebrecht is suspected of paying out around $750 million to win government and near-government business in Latin America and the Carribean...


From Kismet to Hizmet

Turkish-born preacher Fethullah Gulen has been broadcasting his brand of Islamism from a protected enclave in the United States since 1999. Even before going into exile on Main Street, the ex Imam maintained what some might call a relationship of spiritual and political condependence with populist politician Recip Tayyip Erdogan that dates back to 1995, when the former semi-professional soccer player became mayor of Istanbul as the candidate of the Islamist Welfare Party. A rancorous split between...


Bilateral deals could trump BRICS game

At the four nation "BRIC" summit in Ykaterinburg in 2009 the group buzzed up an ambitious agenda that moved the Sorosistas and other predatory speculators to take profits by betting against the dollar. These items included the need for a new reserve currency to countervail the dollar, launching a collective economic security arrangement to mediate global affairs, and calling for the reform of international financial institutions so that they fully respect the institution of social inclusion...


Andrey Kortunov at the Third North Pavilion Dialogue in Beijing

... Minister of Foreign Affairs of Singapore; as well as leading Chinese and foreign experts in international affairs. RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov represented Russia at the meeting. The topic of the North Pavilion Dialogue meeting in 2016 was “Global Governance: Strengthening and Reforming International Institutions.”


Refugees and Realpolitik

Can folding a 60 year old U.S.-controlled organization that is a child of the Cold War and the Marshall Plan into the United Nations help stabilize a refugee situation that is spinning out of control, or will it further clog the sclerotic arteries of the crowdfunding system on which the UN under Ban has come to depend? Recently the People's Republic of China, facing its own ethinic and religious "migration issues", joined the IOM and was praised by Ban. Russia, Indonesia (with...


The UN at the crossroads

Selection of a new secretary-general, touted by UN media as the most open in the history of the organization, has devolved into a politically correct charade, driven by themes like social inclusion, sexual politics, sustainability, transparency and entitlement. These media memes weren't invented in India, Indonesia, Iran, Nigeria, or Saudi Arabia, or other cultures whose elites sometimes adapt to accomodate western values. These natons are using other means (including disrupting and manipulating...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    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  
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