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Aman-21: Pakistan-Russia in Close Cooperation for Peace

... AMAN-21 is the 7th such exercise and washeld on 11–16 February 2021 at Karachi, Pakistan. The 8 th exercise will be held in 2023. As many as 46 countries and 115 observers participated in the Aman-19 naval exercises and around 11 navies, including Russia, China, U.S., U.K., Australia, Turkey, Italy, and Malaysia, participated with their warships. The event was attended by many dignitaries, ambassadors, defense attaches, and senior military/civil officialsfrom the world over. Vladimir Morozov, Andrew Korybko: ...


The Navy of the Future: Classics, Science-Fiction, Contractors

..., which is once again becoming an arena of confrontation, like it was during the first Cold War. To some extent, the current developments in the Arctic may be viewed as a reflection of the U.S.–China showdown in the west of the Pacific. Just like China, Russia has an infrastructural advantage in the vicinity of its continental territory (with its “Arctic” hang, which includes a robust icebreaker fleet) and a larger force deployed in the theatre of operations. At the same time, NATO’s overall supremacy ...


A State or a Person? Who Are the ‘Smart Sanctions’ Against?

... player in the international arena, even targeted sanctions will affect state interests When experts and media publications discuss the issue of sanctions, they often say that they are against a particular country. We often hear about sanctions against Russia, Iran, China, or retaliatory measures against the US, EU and other countries. At the same time, given the specifics of modern sanctions, there is an increasingly widespread use of so-called “pin-point”, “targeted” or “smart” sanctions. If in the ...


Surviving in a Deregulated Strategic World

... deterrence will not only be the principal basis of strategic stability but its only basis. True to its core philosophical assumptions, political goals, and doctrinal objectives, the United States will continue to strive for strategic superiority over Russia and China. For its part, Russia will seek to protect its nuclear deterrence capability vis-à-vis America. The nuclear arms race is already on. This is not a game of numbers of weapons but rather of their capabilities. President Putin, in his 2018 annual ...


A Clear View Eastwards: Russia and Germany

... widespread feeling of insecurity and powerlessness in light of current events and their complexity. The world and therefore we, humankind, have lost our compass. Beyond the relations, whether cooperative or conflictual, between the European Union (EU), China and Russia, we should question the durability of power – values versus mercantilism, democracy versus dictatorship, capitalism versus communism, and the growing geopolitical clout of transnational players, whose sphere of influence is increasingly gaining ...


Biden's Sanctions Policy. The First Steps

... important instruments of US foreign policy. Their adjustment will take place depending on the strategic settings of the policy towards key rivals in the international arena. The rivals themselves are also unlikely to let the grass grow under their feet. China, Russia and other nations will take into account the “bends” of the American policy, laying the groundwork in the event of new extremes. First published in the Valdai Discussion Club .


The Media System Within and Beyond the West: Australian, Russian and Chinese Media

... Europe and North America. However, bringing the Russian and Chinese media models into this global comparative apparatus involves two distinct and peculiar systems into the Western-centric framework. Thus, the three models' classification cannot apply to Russia and China's two unique systems. Nevertheless, the four dimensions of comparison as a tool for analyzing systemic characteristics still work. However, they are not perfect and need to be modified in the application, as mentioned before. The Russian media system ...


RIAC and Embassy of China in Russia Discuss RussiaChina Bilateral Priorities

... to the Russian Federation, delivered welcoming remarks On January 28, 2021 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Russian Federation held a joint webinar titled “Priorities of RussiaChina Cooperation under New Circumstances: Results of 2020 and Prospects for 2021.” Igor Ivanov, RIAC President, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (1998–2004) and Zhang Hanhui, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the ...


Should China and Russia Form an Alliance?

... advocating such an alliance have existed for a long time, but they are not mainstream. The governments of both countries have always adhered to the policy of strategic partnership rather than alliance, and the issue of the alliance is not on the agenda of China-Russia dialogue. However, at the plenary meeting of the Valdai Club, which was held in October 2020, President Putin said that theoretically the possibility of a China-Russia alliance is not ruled out, although it’s unnecessary right now. It received ...


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    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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