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Ukrainian Crisis. Who Has the Upper Hand?

... arms manufacturers in the country may be strengthened. The rise of China against the background of the crisis is a problem for India. However, the changes can hardly be called fundamental. Andrey Gubin: A New Rashomon: How Tokyo’s Policy Will Shape Security ... ... also include a number of countries that are currently under heavy US sanctions. First and foremost, these include Venezuela and Iran. Washington may very well pursue at least a partial reduction in sanctions pressure in order to compensate for losses in ...


Experts from Russia, India and Iran Discuss Developments in Afghanistan

... International Affairs Council (RIAC), Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF, India), and Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS, Iran) held a joint roundtable “Developments in Afghanistan and their regional implications: Russian, Indian and Iranian Perspectives” On October 6, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF, India), and Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS, Iran) held a joint roundtable “Developments in ...


What Does NATO Withdrawal from Afghanistan Mean for Regional Actors?

... withdrawal. The NATO withdrawal creates significant hurdles for regional stability and a power vacuum in Central Asia. There are several players, both internal and external, who are seeking to fill the void left by the Americans and their allies. Pakistan, India, Iran, Turkey, China and Russia seem poised to play the next “ great game ” in the so-called “ graveyard of empires ”. Some of these states have a vested interest in the stability of Afghanistan to ensure regional security and foster economic interests ...


RIAC at West Asia Conference of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (India)

... on Middle East security organized by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses On February 25–27, 2020, New Delhi, India, hosted a conference on Middle East security organized by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. The conference ... ... related to security in the Middle East were touched upon during the conference: confrontation between the Gulf countries and Iran, prospects for resolving the Palestine-Israel conflict, potential escalation of regional conflicts, and other.


Soleimani’s Assassination Is More than a Crime

... disaster will affect primarily local countries, not the US mainland. If there is no time and no political will around to put together a regional collective security system, one should at least think about a regional crisis management mechanism involving Iran and key neighboring Arab starts. Concerned overseas powers – like Russia, China, India, and EU – could assist in building this mechanism working with their respective regional partners. We should regard the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani as a wakeup call, not as a trumpet of the approaching Armageddon. First published ...


R6 — the Case for a New Global Currency Basket

... obstacle with which Renminbi has to overcome to directly challenge or offer an alternative to US dollar are long and rather not straight. However all of these countries or the R6 have a currency that starts with R: the Chinese Renminbi, Russian Rouble, India’s Rupee, Brazils’ Real, Iran’s Rial and South Africa’s Rand. So why not considering a new currency called R6 or Robust, Resolve, Relay or Reform ? Establishing a new currency purpose oriented for trade among these six economies is long overdue. The Sr. Management of NDB ...


The Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Aden

... policy in the Middle East that does not accord with U.S. interests. For that purpose, as a gesture of goodwill, it would suffice for Washington to make the decision to completely or partially exempt the states that are members of the coalition from the Iranian “oil” sanctions. For India, for instance, such a decision would be a major additional stimulus to join the coalition. Naturally, it would also be an additional incentive for the Iranian leadership to look favorably on the idea of international patrolling operation and to ...


Indian Elections 2019: Towards New Economic and Political Goals

... traction, along strategic sea lanes of communication. If US policy forces principal oil buyers, such as India, to totally blank oil purchases from Iran, (moreover, the chances seem remote as long as Trump helms affairs), then the potential forsaking of Iran from India allows peer competitor China to exploit the situation and trigger an Iranian tilt to its side, in pursuance of Beijing’s tangible offers of Iranian incorporation within the infrastructural ambit of the robustly fording Belt and Road Initiative ...


South Asian Gas Market: It’s Time to Mount an Offensive

... TAPI projects are Pakistan’s guarantees of uninterrupted supplies to India. The political and military standoff between the two countries might undermine the prospects for energy cooperation. In this sense, the idea to lay an offshore pipeline from Iran to India could be a compromise for all the parties involved. The plan to lay the pipeline has been under discussion since the summer of 2017, with Russia and Iran being its most active proponents. In the days leading up to the June summit of the Shanghai ...


EAEU and Eurasia: Monitoring and Analysis of Direct Investments 2017

According to the new findings of the ongoing research project, Asian investors continue to increase direct investments in the EAEU. During the monitoring period (2008–2016), FDI stock originating from 12 Asian countries (China, Japan, Turkey, India, Israel, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iran, Singapore, and Vietnam) has increased from $32 billion in 2008 to $75.6 billion in the beginning of 2017. China continues to expand its economic presence in EAEU countries and other CIS states, retaining its leadership among Asian countries in terms ...


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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  
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