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Non-Western Multilateralism: BRICS and the SCO in the Post-COVID World

... challenges, BRICS will help to moderate the fray and prevent the emergence of new Cold War blocs and the general polarisation into “USA+” and “China+”. It is important to understand in this context that a limited number of great powers are no longer able ... ... supporting the idea of a fairer polycentric world order and contributing to resolving transnational problems. It is advisable for the SCO to be positioned as a leading international organisation and the foundation of a Greater Eurasia regional international order,...


Like a Suspended Gym Teacher: Why We Should Not Expect Russia to be Welcomed Back into the G7

... inevitability or at least a completely predictable ending to a protracted play. When President Yeltsin first submitted an application for Russia’s membership in the G7 back in 1992, there were simply no other alternative associations in the world where Moscow could try to squeeze in. Structures such as the G20, BRICS or SCO did not exist at the time, and Russia’s membership in NATO and the European Union seemed unrealistic even then. Therefore, joining the “Group of Seven” not only pursued situational ...


The Belt and Road Initiative: Towards a New World Order

Russia needs to clearly define its long-term priorities and interests within the BRI President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and President of the United States Donald Trump met on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29 to discuss the resumption of trade and economic talks between the two countries. The United States also promised that it would not introduce additional tariffs on Chinese goods. The world collectively breathed a sigh of relief, as the trade war between...


Envisioning Opportunities for U.S.-Russia Cooperation in and with Central Asia

... University) and Andrey Kortunov (Russian International Affairs Council), the paper contextualizes the bilateral relationship in Central Asia, points of friction, and potential areas for cooperation amid an extremely tense relationship between Washington and Moscow. Envisioning Opportunities for U.S.-Russia Cooperation in and with Central Asia , 0.9 Mb


Why the World is Not Becoming Multipolar

... was ten years ago? Can we assert that, over the last decade, Africa, the Middle East, or Latin America have made significant progress towards the status of a collective “pole”? Is it possible to say that as the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) expanded, the group increased its capability to act on a consolidated stance on the international stage? If we are not yet prepared to give an unequivocal “yes” to all these questions, then we do not have the right to say that the world is steadily ...


70th Anniversary of Russia-India Relations: New Horizons of Privileged Partnership: Report. Foreword from the Indian Side

... rising graph calls for a redefinition of India-Russia ties on a new and forward-looking basis. India–Russia relations have been traditionally state driven, and while this has given a certain stability to the relationship, it has also constricted its scope. At the state level the two countries have recognised that the relationship is beneficial for both and, despite drastic changes in the international scenario, they have tried to preserve a high level of mutual understanding. The unbroken regularity ...


Looking out Five Years: What Should Washington and Its European Allies Expect From Moscow?

... States and its allies. Operating from a position of weakness vis-à-vis its adversaries, Russia will continue to resort to a number of equalizers. These will range from increased reliance on nuclear deterrence to the creation of local balances in Moscow’s favor; from swift decisionmaking and bold action, including the use of force, to ambiguity and hybrid operations; and from the fact that the stakes for Russia in this resumed rivalry are higher than for Western countries to Russia’s willingness ...


Indo-U.S. Axis and Major Powers

... because both countries are still economically intertwined. Russia depends on Indian defence spending largesse that promises an investment of US$ 100 billion in nuclear industry sector alone. Owing to this, New Delhi exercises substantial leverage over Moscow’s foreign policy.    China and Russia have exercised pragmatism in dealing with Indo-U.S. Axis and made India member of SCO in perhaps a hope that India may revert to its so-called policy of non-alignment.Pakistan believes that the simultaneous ...


The non-aligned movement today

... it is definitely integral to the multi-pronged policy and deserves broader cooperation. Besides, Russia does not want to be viewed by the South as a country of the rich North . Russia’s Eurasian nature and its participation in the BRICS and the SCO make it fluent in the multipolar languages of the North, East and South. Also important is the fact that Russia is no longer a superpower in a position to threaten NAM interests. That said, the Movement respects the status Russia has due to its membership ...


Obama`s Central Asian strategy

... Central Asia was included in the Central Command area of responsibility of the U.S. armed forces. In the spring of 2002, the George W. Bush administration began to probe the possibility of entering the United States into SCO or the provision of associate SCO membership to the USA. This proposal of the White House put SCO on the brink of crisis. [5] Uzbekistan supported the American proposal. China has opposed Washington's entry into SCO. Russia found itself in a difficult position: it sought to preserve the unity of the organization ...


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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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