Search: Multipolarity,China (5 materials)

Political Multipolarity vs. Economic Unipolarity: 2018 Results and 2019 Intrigues

... inevitable multipolarity is an obvious truth. This state of affairs is not typical only of Russia. In the meantime, both groups omit some important details that were clearly pronounced in 2018, when the picture became more complex. Igor Ivanov: Russia, China and the New World Order It is difficult to argue against the idea of multipolarity if we look at it from the realistic (neo-realistic) point of view. In Russia the school of realism and its derivatives has remained the most influential up to now and is a landmark for many experts on international affairs abroad. In effect,...


G20 Summit: Looking for Compromise

... multi-format and pluralistic nature of today’s international relations. Active discussions in such a format confirm the relevancy of multipolarity and the current processes of reconfiguring the world. In such circumstances, Russia can most fully implement its ... ... primarily interested not so much in meetings of heads of EU states, but in meetings with the participation of the leaders of Russia, China and the United States, meaning that EU representatives were running second in the newsfeeds of many news agencies. Thus,...


Why the World is Not Becoming Multipolar

... several decades, the multipolar world should have finally taken shape as a new global political system with relevant norms, institutions, and procedures. Yet something clearly went wrong. The world is not behaving as the founders had predicted. Elusive Multipolarity Igor Ivanov: Russia, China and the New World Order In October 2016, twenty years after Yevgeny Primakov’ policy article was published in the journal International Affairs, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin gave a speech at the Annual Meeting of the Valdai ...


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 and the further development ...


The world order in 2033: More risks, less predictability

... G2, an economic bloc of China and the U.S. What, in your opinion, will determine the world order in the next 20 years: How likely is the G2 or G3 scenario? The emergence of a G2 or GX is unlikely. Let us not forget that, in addition to the U.S. and China, there are also the EU, India, Japan, Brazil and so on. Even so, attempts will be made to control global processes. The problem is that, along with attempts at effective global control, the world will become ever more multipolar. Multipolarity increases uncertainty and risks compared with the bipolar or unipolar model. Yes, such a system of international relations is more pluralistic but it is also more chaotic and more difficult to manage. These two trends, the trend towards ...


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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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