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What Could Take BRICS Forward?

... sanctions and creating financial, logistical, and other mechanisms alternative to those of the West is actively promoted. The second scenario is the increasingly dominant role of China, the growing dependence of other countries on it, especially of Russia, and the transformation of BRICS into a mutual aid fund, where China will support its partner countries through the New Development Bank and other instruments, while pushing its own agenda and interests. This scenario is already, if partially, the case. It is no secret that access to additional resources of the NDB ...


Revisiting the R5 Paradigm

... initiative several developments have rendered its implementation more feasible. As noted in the original Valdai article on the R5 concept, “the “R5 initiative” targets the use of the respective national currencies of BRICS countries – Rouble (Russia), Rand (South Africa), Real (Brazil), Rupee (India) and Renminbi (China) – within the BRICS+ circle and more broadly in the world economy. The elements of such a strategy may include measures to boost trade and investment among BRICS+ (cooperation between the respective RTAs to create more scope for the use of national currencies), cooperation ...


BRICS+2.0: Integration Reloaded

The regional BRICS+ format is the only feasible platform for economic integration alliances to be ... ... integration, writes Valdai Club Programme Director Yaroslav Lissovolik. The coming of China’s chairmanship in the BRICS grouping in 2022 is likely to provide a fresh impulse... ... regional centers of the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) in South Africa, Brazil and Russia. Approval of the expansion in the membership of the BRICS New Development Bank...


Russia Moves East, India West, Straining Ties

... going to lose a lot if they have to take sides in this forthcoming US-China rivalry. On the contrary, it is in their best interests to confront this bipolarity and to mitigate it to the extent possible with a new emphasis on multilateralism. India, China and Russia are all members of BRICS and of SCO; Moscow could work harder making these institutions more efficient in reaching common denominators for even highly sensitive security and development issues. There is also a separate mechanism of the Russia-India-China trilateral consultations,...


BRICS and the Western-Centric Global Film Industry: Possibilities of the Digital Era

... member countries have no shortage in film industry professionals and impressive talents. The countries also have some of the world’s most reputable learning institutions in the field of cinema, such as Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) (Russia), Beijing Film Academy (China), Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (India) and others. Third, the BRICS countries have a significant record of successful efforts and a skilled workforce in the fields of digital technology, artificial intelligence and data analysis, which are vital components for a successful streaming media. Another important reason ...


Non-Western Multilateralism: BRICS and the SCO in the Post-COVID World

... the hegemon within these institutions is nil. Therefore, it makes sense to regard BRICS as a full-fledged institution of global governance designed to fill the vacuum of cooperation on transnational challenges at the global level. For this to be so, BRICS should not only encourage Russia, China, India, Brazil and South Africa to cooperate among themselves but also, increasingly, induce the Five to dialogue about the world as a whole. It should come up with its own proposals on transnational problems, such as improvements in the global ...


BRICS: The Stepping Stones Towards New Global Governance

BRICS could become the key pillar of the new emerging economic architecture In the beginning of 2020 Russia assumed chairmanship in the BRICS amid an escalation in geopolitical risks and further shocks to the global economy. Among ... ... extending their economic cooperation to the Global South. Such a platform may be based on the BRICS-plus initiative launched by China, with the aggregation of regional integration blocks from the developing world serving as the core of such a platform. Perhaps ...


20 Years of Vladimir Putin: How Russian Foreign Policy Has Changed

... Post-Soviet economic integration, which was launched in 2009 as part of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), acquired a Central Asian accent. Bilateral relations and multilateral formats — in particular, as part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, BRICS and RIC (Russia, India, China) — have created conditions in which Russia, neither the largest nor a dominant player, has so far been able to maintain balance with more powerful or advanced countries and stand up for its interests more or less effectively. The new quality of ...


R6 — the Case for a New Global Currency Basket

... progress with Nord Stream II while expanding Permian oil and gas basin on full speed, or its growing and guided trade war with China and lately India are all signs of major concern for the custodian of the global reserve currency. New World Begets a New ... ... point partially or fully. Tristan Kenderdine: US–Iran Conflict Would Strengthen China’s Position in the Middle East China, Russia, India, Brazil, and South Africa are the founding members of the New Development Bank . NDB’s 2017–2021 general strategy ...


BRICS FM Meeting in Brazil: Priorities Reloaded

On July 26th a meeting of the Foreign Ministers of BRICS countries is set to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The meetings at the ... ... of mutual interest and has helped promote mutual understanding". For her part Russia’s Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Maria Zakharova announced that a meeting... ... may well feature prominently on this year’s agenda of Brazil’s presidency. For China the upcoming meeting in Brazil will be an opportunity to employ both the multilateral...


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