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Three Scenarios for the End of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

... this arrangement by Beijing notwithstanding. Although Ukraine might be unfinished business for Mr Putin, Russia’s status is itself unfinished business for many in the West. Triumph for Ukraine might lead to a tamed and domesticated Russia. A quiet Russia would allow the West to cope more easily with China, which would be the only major obstacle to liberal hegemony and the long-awaited “end of history”. If the conflict results with an imperfect but mutually acceptable settlement, the final outcome of the collision between the Russian and the Ukrainian ...


Restoration, Reformation, Revolution? Blueprints for the World Order after the Russia-Ukraine conflict

... April 5, 2022 – . 35 . Laura He. 4 ways China is quietly making life harder for Russia. CNN Business, March 18, 2022 – . 36 . Ed O'Kefee, Fin Gomez. Biden administration team in Venezuela as U.S. seeks to break country from Russian influence. CBS News, March 6, 2022 – ...


China in a Dilemma over its Support to Russia?

... as well as the “longer term problem posed by China’s ambitious leadership”, calling it “the single most important geopolitical challenge” of the 21st century. However, China’s Ambassador to the US, Qin Gang, stated in an article that the China-Russia relationship was based on non-alliance, non-confrontation, and non-targeting of third countries. He dismissed claims about China’s prior knowledge of Russia’s military action or China providing military aid to Russia as disinformation. It seems ...


What Could Take BRICS Forward?

... external forces should be reconsidered if the agenda of circumventing 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, ...


RIAC and Shanghai Institutes for International Studies Meeting

On April 17, 2022, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) held a meeting dealing with the implications of the crisis around Ukraine on the world order On April 17, 2022, Russian International Affairs Council ...


We are at war with the West. The European security order is illegitimate

... after Russian people themselves. We are a source of their strength. I would prefer to end this confrontation with Europe. My calculation was to create a safe Western flank to compete more effectively In the Asian world of tomorrow». You declared that China, not Russia, will emerge as the victor in this war. What did you mean? «We will be victorious because Russians always are in the end. But in the meantime we will lose a lot. We will lose people. We will lose financial resources and we will become poorer for ...


New Crisis Brings New Opportunities for Chinese Business and Russia

... investment projects; 4) implicit advantages over investors from other countries. In eight years, the Chinese have never received such concessions. By the way, in private conversations, they would offence at this, saying that Russia got more from China than China got from Russia after the deterioration of the two countries’ relations with the West. Will the situation change now? I would hazard a guess that it will not. What is certain is that the situation will not change dramatically. First, it is not in the interests ...


Revisiting the R5 Paradigm

... national currencies was the notable rise in the mutual trade amongst the BRICS economies as well as their regional partners. One of the most powerful drivers here is the rise in China’s share of global trade, most notably within the Global South. In Russia’s case there is the record-high level of trade turnover with China in 2021 at nearly 150 bn US dollars after a rise by more than a third compared to 2020. There is also a rising role of China in the world’s investment flows, with China’s development institutions actively funding the infrastructure expansion ...


Will China “Lean to One Side”?

... relation to China? Andrey Kortunov: The end of diplomacy? Seven Glimpses of the New Normal Given the aggressiveness of the US-led West’s reaction to Russia on Ukraine, one may surmise that the West is seeking to seize the opportunity to confront Russia and China at a moment in history when it still retains the dwindling advantage. The West’s contemporary China policy is a flexible pivot and a grand strategic offensive. It pivoted to Asia, bult up the Indo-Pacific strategy; it is now pivoting to the West,...


Russian and Chinese Experts Discuss Development of Bilateral Cooperation in the Arctic

On March 18, 2022, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) continued the series of joint events and held a round table on Russia-China cooperation in the Arctic, the opportunities and limitations. The event was held behind closed doors On March 18, 2022, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) continued the series of joint ...


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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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