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BRICS Summit: A Blessing in Disguise

... feel like a leader in the process. The paragraph on preventing militarization of outer space did not contain references to the Russia-China initiative. Andrey Kortunov: Why the World is Not Becoming Multipolar The initiatives discussed not only in the Business ... ... World Health Organization’s Global Ministerial Conference on Ending Tuberculosis held in Moscow, the World Water Forum in Brazil, the Vaccine Research and Development Center and matters related to outer space – that is, everything that was not listed ...


El Comercio names the senior Peruvian politicians involved in big Odebrecht scandal

... security czar Vladimiro Ilich Lenin Montesinos, who some say is still a behind the scenes player. Like the burgeoning Odebrecht scandal in Colombia that continues wreaking havoc with the peace process and governance, little to none of the news surrounding Brazil's most powerful company- which has maintained close relations with the Pentagon into for over a decade- gets reported by the media in Brazil. UPDATE 4 Jan 2019  A particular quaientness of Peru-style democracy is that the president neither selects ...


Space Platform for BRICS Cooperation

... real cooperation. By now the list of common projects is as follows: 1. Russia’s Global Navigation Satellite System has a ground control station in Brasilia (Brazil) while Brazil is currently developing the second launcher family with the help of Russian partners. 2. In 1988 China and Brazil concluded an agreement on cooperation in S&T sphere followed by initiating China Brazil Earth Resources Satellite (CBERS) program — a long-term driver of joint cooperation. Remote sensing satellites are a prerogative of bilateral collaboration....


BRICS: Will the Future be Brighter?

... cooperation development within BRICS in such key areas of interaction as policy and security, economy, trade and investment, agriculture, science and innovation, education, health, culture, etc. has passed. The first summit of the heads of state from Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) was held on the initiative of Russia in 2009 in Yekaterinburg. The format was considered successful, and summit meetings became annual. In 2011, the most economically developed state of Africa, South Africa, became an official ...


Where Is BRICS Headed? On the Results of the Goa Summit

... consults initiated by Russia, preceded the summit and they will also follow it; all in all, they will be held in over 30 areas . Particular mention should be made of the BRICS Think Tank Council (BTTC) which brings together BRICS strategic centers in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Expert recommendations drafted at the scheduled meeting of the Goa BRICS Academic Forum in September were brought to the attention of the heads of state. What changes did take place in a little over a year between ...


Fighting the Routine and Thirsting for Innovation. The Economy of Latin American Countries

... technologies. [25] Nuclear and hydropower prevails in joint Russia–Argentina projects, and Argentina also imports a large share of Russian fertilizers. Of course, the military and technical industry remains an area of interaction with the region. [26] Russian Mi-171 helicopters are constantly in demand by the governments of Peru, Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. [27] In 2013, Mexico purchased 20 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft for its domestic air transportation. [28] Russia signed a contract to build the Chihuido I Hydropower Plant in southwest Argentina, becoming one of the largest ...


Marcelo Montes: The Future of Mercosur Is Now in Question

... interest in this integration process as well. Is there something Eurasian Economic Union can learn from Mercosur? Eurasian integration is very young and has clear leadership of Russia. We see certain similarities with Mercosur and the leadership of Brazil. The main lesson Russia should learn is that the role of “big brother” is not as efficient as it seems. I am convinced that there can be no real integration if only one country has its interests fulfilled. Is there interest on behalf of Latin American countries to ...


Russia and Brazil - What Will Come After Rousseff?

... small release on the meeting in Brasilia between president Dilma and Patriarch Kiril. Still, there was no coverage by major online and print media of the visit of Patriarch Kiril and his delegation of government and business officials aimed at promoting Russia-Brazil bilateral relations. Speaking at the Antioquina Metropolitan Church in São Paulo Kiril said that “Brazil can successfully build a just society but only if unites the power of knowledge, education and technology with the power of prayer ...


The Obsolete Legacy of Antarctica

... historical domains of the Antarctic powers, which the USSR was about to recognize in the 1940s, may serve as a workable precedent for the Arctic. There are scant obvious dividends for Russia from the internationalization of the Antarctic. Fourth, Russia could win more allies for resolving Arctic issues, primarily the Latin American states of Chile, Brazil, and Argentina. Consultations with New Zealand also appear likely, given the broadly positive nature of the bilateral relationship (regrettably, the opposite is the case with Australia). In the long view, Russia might even enter into talks with ...


BRICS New Development Bank: From Private to Public

... most infrastructural issues. Accordingly, the development of large-scale infrastructure projects is an absolute priority ( Table 1 ). Table 1. Infrastructure Development Level in BRICS countries and their Priority Partner countries (2010—2014) Russia Priority Partners (average) 1 Brazil Priority Partners (average) 2 China Priority Partners (average) 3 Number of air transport registered carrier departures (2014) 67440 22027 958782 59948,18 3,073,450 – Electricity consumption (kW per capita, 2010 – 2014) 6486 2423 ...


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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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