Search: Russia,Asia-Pacific,Indo-Pacific (5 materials)

Taking (Another) Turn to the East: Making Sense of Russia’s Stance in the Asia-Pacific

... robust posture. On a prescriptive note, it would be logical for Russia’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs to devise a full-fledged Asia-Pacific strategy, to help partners get a clear idea of Russia’s priorities. It could also be a document of a different order, still it should be of operational and performative nature rather than a doctrinal one. Certainly, it might not be as tendentious as Indo-Pacific strategies or guidelines produced by European states. It is imperative, however, to define the unique niches and ...


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 ...


How Does Canberra Implement Its Role as a Regional Power with Global Interests

Interview with Peter Tesch, Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation What are the features of Australia’s approach to the conception of Indo-Pacific? What perspectives does Australia see for the Quad? Is China mainly a partner or a competitor to Australia? What place should Russia take in world politics? His Excellency Mr Peter Tesch , Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation,...


Meeting with Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia Ian Hill

On March 27, 2019, Ian Hill, Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On March 27, 2019, Ian Hill, Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The discussion focused on the evolving military-political situation in the Asia-Pacific region in the context of increasing tensions in the U.S.-China relations, promoting the Indo-Pacific region concept by the U.S., and the difficulties in the work of many regional multilateral organizations. Particular attention was paid to the preparation of 2021 APEC Summit, to be held in New Zealand.


Indo-Pacific or Community of Common Destiny?

... South Asia, just as it recognizes Russia's special role in Central Asia. The later Beijing takes serious steps towards Delhi, the more difficult it will be to involve India in the Community of Common Destiny. Russia’s interests Strictly speaking, the Indo-Pacific does not directly involve Russia in any way. The current US strategy does not view Moscow as a serious player in either the Indian Ocean or the Asia-Pacific region. Geographically, the Indo-Pacific does not extend north of Hokkaido and the Korean Peninsula. Perhaps that is reason Washington effectively ignores ongoing attempts of Japanese-Russian rapprochement under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...


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