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Moscow Is Still Central Asia’s Top Security Ally

With the Chinese engagement and great power competition on the rise, Russia keeps a vigilant eye on the -Stans The latest months have been chaotic in Kyrgyzstan, where the fraudulent parliamentary elections held in October resulted in a popular uprising, as President Sooronbay Jeenbekov lost his grip on the population. A few hours following the elections, the Russian Defense Ministry declared to have put its Kant airbase in the Chuy Oblast’ on high alert [ i ]. Civil unrest at its periphery has...

17.03.2021

The 2000 Declaration on Strategic Partnership between India and Russia

... secure communication challenges etc. Nurturing hopes for stability and prosperity in Eurasia in the post pandemic world, bilateral relations between India and Russia and their proactive role in regional mechanisms such as SCO, Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), and Russia-India-China (RIC) are viewed as an integral part of this construct. Regional connectivity needs due attention including the successful execution of alternative economic corridors and maritime trade corridors. In conclusion, the signing ...

28.10.2020

Tackling the Illicit Drug Trade: Perspectives From Russia

While strengthening international cooperation is crucial, Russia needs to complement law enforcement with a softer approach for the demand side of the drug trade at home The Afghan drug trade supplying the Russian market has fuelled conflict, corruption, and instability in the region, provided financial support to terrorist organisations and led to a devastating addiction and HIV epidemic in Russia. How can this fight be won? While strengthening cooperation with its Central Asian neighbours will...

14.09.2020

Prospects for the Fight against Extremism and Terrorism in the Central Asian Region

The biggest threat to Central Asia’s security is the overflow of terrorist activity from Afghanistan Central Asian countries experience diverse intersecting influences: they feel changes in the situation in the Caucasus, in the Xinjiang autonomous territory of China, in Afghanistan and the Middle East. Militants from various terrorist groups in the region cooperate, many of them fighting in Syria and Iraq. But the biggest threat to Central Asia’s security is the situation in Afghanistan, where...

30.01.2020

Deepening Russia-Turkey Relations

Report No. 41/2019 This report is the result of a collaborative study performed by the RIAC and the Center for Strategic Research (SAM) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. SAM publishes academic journal “Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs” (Turkey), an English language journal on foreign affairs. The materials included in this report were initially published in a special issue of PERCEPTIONS . The paper presents the views of Russian and Turkish experts in the...

12.12.2019

Russia and Belarus: The “Post-Soviet” Interaction Model Is Exhausting Itself

... In 2019, the Treaty on Establishing the Union State of Russia and Belarus celebrates its 20 th anniversary. For a long time, it has unquestionably been the most in-depth integration format in the post-Soviet space. Today, the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) lays claim to leadership in economic integration. Moscow and Minsk have established a governmental working group to determine the roadmap to further integration within the Union State. This initiative appears timely for several reasons. During the ...

01.07.2019

Selective Engagement between the EU and Russia

This report is based on the results of discussions held by the EU–Russia Expert Network in 2017 and 2018. Four years after the fallout over Ukraine, rivalry and sanctions have become the ‘new normal’ between Russia and the EU. Both sides have become used to a state of affairs where relations are mired in inertia, and are currently both unable and unwilling to change the status quo. This report is based on the results of discussions held by the EU–Russia Expert Network in 2017 and 2018. It states...

23.10.2018

Russia and China: Cooperation in a New Era. Results of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and of the Russian Presidential Election

... reached a political consensus on the integration of the Belt and Road Initiative and the Eurasian Economic Union. China and the Eurasian Economic Union have concluded negotiations on the substance of the agreement on trade and economic cooperation. The EAEU member states are taking an active role in the construction of the Belt and Road Initiative. Interaction between Chinese and Russian transport and communication companies has already yielded results. Thus, the joint efforts of the two countries in ...

21.06.2018

Russia’s New Foreign Policy Cycle

Foreign viewpoints After the reelection of Vladimir Putin for another term as president of the Russian Federation in March of this year, Russia is entering a new cycle of foreign and domestic policy. Russia's foreign policy at the moment is particularly fraught; the conflict in Syria, the continued uncertain status of the Donbass region of Ukraine, accusations of cyberwarfare and interference in US elections, and the Skripal poisoning incident in the UK have driven wedges between Russia and many...

07.05.2018

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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