Search: Russia,Social Media,China (7 materials)

Covid-19 Sports Diplomacy. Soft power vs. populism

... than political. After all, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are well known sports fans. Joe Biden is not. TASS reports that the Russian Premier League football championship will resume play late next month. Germany's vaunted Bundesliga has already started ... ... fans grow tired of just watching—and betting—on sports online from their homes. We are already seeing the pressure—via social media—the desire of people to return to the stadiums. People want to escape quarantines and lockdowns and eat, drink ...

23.05.2020

Ban Ki-Moon and the charade of transparency

UN propagandists claim that the selection process to name the next secretary general, who will take office before the inauguration of the next U.S. president, will be the most transparent in the history of the organization, which was founded in 1945. But on close examination, the security council recommends a new secretary general based on "a private meeting." This means that the politics and diplomacy that determine who becomes the next leader of the institution, and the roles of NGOs...

12.03.2016

BRICS and food security

... by drought and infrastructure problems that step on their economic performance. And Russia is dealing with a sanctions regime that includes food, orchestrated by Washington... ... not fully funded and masking the lingering controversy over being headquartered in China, will open its loan window prior to the middle of next year. The BRICS food... ... rebranded or just fade away to accommodate changes brought on by younger leaders and online social media. The United States. A pittance for food and water infrastructure In...

08.05.2015

Sports Diplomacy. Can Sepp Blatter bring unity to a fractious FIFA?

... corruption and bribery. Petro Poroshenko, the pro-Washington president of Ukraine, is calling for a boycott of the FIFA 2018 Russia World Cup. The move is reminiscent of U.S. President Jimmy Carter's boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow,... ... conversations aren't likely to damage the vitual infallibility of Blatter's sports machine. Especially now that China, aided by FIFA programs, is on a trajectory to become a world football power and a candidate to host a future FIFA World ...

04.04.2015

BRICS and Washington's social pivot to India

... the BRICS to be driven by people-to-people contact led by the youth of the five nations. He made this clear to the leaders of China, Russia, Brazil and South Africa at the BRICS summit in Brazil. "Our own greater good, however, lies more in deepening our ... ... investment With the Hong Kong protests pushing Modi out of the news the India leader is back home working on another of his big social media initiatives. “Clean India.” India has historically lacked adequate public health infrastructure and the ...

02.10.2014

Obama's "Scare Force" Targets BRICS

... U.S. sanctions,” experts at the prestigious Brookings Institution have joined Washington’s effort to disrupt the Russian economy and punish nations who do business with it. Branded as the world’s most influential think tank with an endowment ... ... afloat. Over time the strategy took the United States from being a balanced budget nation to the world’s biggest debtor. China, which became a major world power with a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council during this period also became ...

11.08.2014

Banking on Bolshevism. Brazil’s “caviar left” spending billions to revive Cuba’s broken communist economy

Although the government of Russian president Vladimir Putin has authorized writing off 90% of Cuba’s $32 billion debt Kremlin policy toward the Castro ... ... patrols along its fronters with Suriname and Guyana, where similar conditions exist. Photo: EFE, Spanish Press Agency China, the quiet winner in the Latin American hegemony game Representing around 11.6% of world’s GDP, China has provided ...

07.03.2014

Poll conducted

  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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