Search: Russia,China,ASEAN (7 materials)

Indian Elections 2019: Towards New Economic and Political Goals

... manufacturing GDP for exports. Besides the civilizational contacts, the process of fostering comprehensively intimating ties with the ASEAN comity of nations, as with other economic titans in East Asia, has been a signature initiative of the Modi government during ... ... edifice of the wide ocean ‘Indo-Pacific’ space, away from singularized ascent and towards a shared commons. What about the US, China, and Russia? The greatest operative determinant to Indian foreign policy, as it seeks to carve-up prominent stock for itself within ...


Obstacles and Opportunities for Economic Engagement between Australia and the Russian Federation

... In 2018, trade turnover between Russia and China was worth an estimated AU$138 billion; similiarly Australia’s exports to China have soared from $AUD7 billion in 2000 to last year’s figure of around AU$129.5 billion. As for the wider region, according to the Association of Southeast Nation (ASEAN)’s data set, total trade between Russia and ASEAN member countries increased by 40.3 percent from almost AU$17 billion in 2016 to just under AU$24 billion in 2017....


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

... –US), and it is natural that Australia would work with like-minded countries in such arrangements. Other countries also pursue minilateral engagement. Russia, for instance, engages in minilateral processes, including the BRICS, China-Russia-India and ChinaRussia — Mongolia. The Quad also complements the role of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and ASEAN-led regional architecture, such as the East Asia Summit. As committed ASEAN dialogue partners, all four Quad countries are strong supporters of ASEAN-centrality. Chinese is now the second most spoken language in Australia after English ...


Russia and Multilateral Diplomacy in East Asia

... ASEAN diplomats have in recent years expressed scepticism about Russia’s ideological leadership in this initiative: they say that it is not Russia’s place to talk about the indivisibility of security and then conduct joint military exercises with China, which the smaller countries in Southeast Asia evidently fear. Russia and ASEAN. Key Cooperation Projects (May, 2016) However, the main difficulty for the Russian initiative is different – as with many other processes in ASEAN-centric formats, it is not entirely clear whether an initiative on the creation of a new security ...


Vladimir Putin’s Visit to China: No High Expectations, Concrete Results

... statement made as a result of Putin’s visit sets down the intention of the two sides to pursue a completely new integration initiative – the Comprehensive Eurasian Partnership – which would, in addition to the EAEU and China, include ASEAN countries. The initiative is still sketchy, but if it gets off the ground, the consequences could be immense. The joint RussiaChina statement on strengthening global strategic stability opens with a reference to the “dangerous trend” arising from the desire of “certain states and military-political alliances to achieve complete military and military-political ...


Russia: Pivoting to Asia or Just to China?

Last Friday, fireworks displays in Sevastopol, Simferopol and Moscow marked Crimea's accession to the Russian Federation. Just before that, the United States introduced first real economic sanctions against Russia by targeting a ... ... strategic environment in the West is fast deteriorating. One obvious way to respond to this is to reach out to Asia and the Pacific. China, of course, will not follow Western sanctions: it is more likely to exploit them for its own benefit. Gazprom, which has ...


Russia's Pacific Destiny

... Policy article, “the United States is both an Atlantic and a Pacific power.” Russia, meanwhile, has seen itself as a Euro-Asian country, as Vladimir Putin has argued... ... be imagined without the primacy of Asian nations, tacitly agreeing that among them China appears to be a natural leader. The recent and ongoing shift of global wealth... ... markets. An economic bloc of northern Pacific nations would have much to offer current ASEAN members, and could extend Pacific cooperation toward the shores of the Indian...


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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  
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