Search: Russia,Asia-Pacific (67 materials)


China-Russian Strategic Partnership: From Continental to Marine

... connectivity, etc. The emergence of such a framework can have a deconstructive impact on the existing multilateral mechanisms in the Asia-Pacific. It also enables the United States, Japan, India and Australia to have a dominant mechanism in the affairs of the ... ... to China from the Pacific Ocean to the Indian Ocean. Under such circumstances, it is an important question whether China and Russia can cooperate and jointly deal with the situation. Due to the exclusive nature of the Indo-Pacific strategy, both China ...


Russian and New Zealand Experts Exchange Opinions on Burning International Issues

... Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs, set a stage for a fruitful discussion in his introductory remarks by posing systemic questions related to the regional context. The discussion gathered distinguished experts of the field. Alexander Gabuev, Chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program, Carnegie Moscow Center, and Anna Kireeva, Associate Professor at the Department of Asian and African Studies and Research Fellow at the Center for Comprehensive Chinese Studies and Regional Projects, MGIMO University, represented ...


Waterworld: Moscow Betting on the South China Sea

... been building up its own maritime militia , which patrols the area around Hainan, the Spratly and the Paracel Islands. China believes this to be a covert operation in order to spy on the Chinese military infrastructure and ships. Ivan Timofeev: Sino-Russian Relations Are Still Not an Alliance, but They Are More Than Partnership Russia’s stake in the wrangle Located thousands of kilometers away, Russia may look like a full-fledged outsider of this dispute. Still waters run deep. Back in 2016, Vladimir ...


1st Roundtable within the RIAC–KF 2021 Next Generation Policy Experts Network Joint Project

... into a broader regional context. During the main session Ekaterina Koldunova, Associate Professor at the Department of Asian and African Studies and Acting Director of the ASEAN Centre, MGIMO University, and Anastasia Pyatachkova, Deputy Head of the Asia-Pacific Department at the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies, Higher School of Economics, spoke from the Russian side. The Korean side was represented by Beom Shik Shin, Director of the Center for Eurasian & Central Asian Studies, Seoul National University, and Sangtu Ko, Professor at the Yonsei University. The presenters focused on three major issues: the ...


Revisiting Canada-Russia Relations: A New Paradigm for a Multipolar World

... attempts to transcend the limits of its remote geography through lofty diplomatic and security discourses relate to its very status as an independent and substantive player on the world stage. However, the most important similarities between Canada and Russia lie at the strategic level, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. Ottawa and Moscow would prefer to avoid a zero-sum standoff between the US and China. Sino-American rivalry has damaged Ottawa’s efforts to pursue trade diversification, with the Trump administration having persuaded Canada to ...


Webinar “65th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Russia and the Kingdom of Cambodia”

... terrorism and drug trafficking. Nevertheless, there is considerable scope for expanding bilateral ties. Untapped bilateral potential requires careful analysis in search of common opportunities and new prospects. Amidst changing strategic environment in the Asia-Pacific and growing tensions between China and the United States, Russia — Cambodia coordination in the international arena becomes increasingly relevant. Cooperation in multilateral formats could also contribute to the advancement of both countries’ agendas, given the priority Moscow attaches to its relations with ...


Eastern Direction of Russian Foreign Policy

... the risk of conflicts, as was the case with the historical rise of the West over the last two centuries, precisely because of the difference in cultures. Zhao Huasheng, Andrey Kortunov: The Coming Bipolarity and Its Implications: Views from China and Russia Unlike the US/EU, the Asia-Pacific has been mostly able to keep the pandemic under control and is now trying to restore their economies as quickly as possible. An important step was the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership between 10 ASEAN countries, ...


Experts Discuss the Near Future of the Asia Pacific Region

At the final event of the year dedicated to the Asia Pacific, leading Russian researchers of the field shared their assessments of the most significant trends of 2020 and tried to forecast regional developments in the upcoming year On December 24, 2020 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a webinar “Russia ...


Shinzo Abe’s Indo-Pacific Doctrine: The Foundation of Japan’s Future Foreign Policy

One would hope that Japan will be further interested in preventing the Indo-Pacific concept from transforming into an additional source of tension in Russia–Japan relations Shinzo Abe’s recent decision to step down as Prime Minister has been one of the most noteworthy international events of recent times. This news, however, came from a country where the early resignation of a prime minister ...


Meeting with Australian Experts

On September 26, 2019 an expert discussion among Russian and Australian experts on strategic issues in the Asia Pacific was held. Ksenia Kuzmina, Program Manager at the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), took part in the meeting. On September 26, 2019 an expert discussion among Russian ...


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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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