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Situation in Afghanistan Addressed at Expert Meeting with Foreign Ambassadors

The meeting was chaired by Premjith Sadasivan, Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to Russia On August 18, 2021, Singapore Embassy in Russia hosted a meeting that brought together Andrei Bystritsky, Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club; Vasily Kashin, RIAC Member,...


The World After COVID-19: Does Transparent Mean Healthy?

... large-scale threat to human health of the new millennium. Unlike today’s unbidden crowned guest, SARS was not so virulent, yet it caused major concerns for a number of countries, particularly in East and Southeast Asia. Hence the deadly lessons learned in Singapore and partly in Taiwan, where the government has for two decades now been successfully using a system of mass surveillance of the everyday life of its citizens – a system that has received the approval of the people. This system is part of ...


Free Trade Zones with the EAEU

Vietnam, Iran, Singapore, Serbia… What’s Next? The EAEU–Singapore Free Trade Agreement was signed at the EAEU summit in Yerevan on October 1, 2019. The document constituted the first step towards the creation of a comprehensive free trade zone between the Eurasian ...


Russia and Multilateral Diplomacy in East Asia

... Diplomatic Conservatism When Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attended the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in August 2018 it was revealed that President Vladimir Putin was planning to take part in the upcoming East Asia Summit (EAS) in Singapore this November. This will mark the first time that the Russian leader has attended the event since the country became full member of the EAS. Putin will also pay a state visit to Singapore and take part in the Fourth ASEAN–Russia Summit [ 1 ...


EAEU and Eurasia: Monitoring and Analysis of Direct Investments 2017

... investors continue to increase direct investments in the EAEU. During the monitoring period (2008–2016), FDI stock originating from 12 Asian countries (China, Japan, Turkey, India, Israel, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iran, Singapore, and Vietnam) has increased from $32 billion in 2008 to $75.6 billion in the beginning of 2017. China continues to expand its economic presence in EAEU countries and other CIS states, retaining its leadership among Asian countries in terms of ...


Andrey Kortunov Had a Meeting with the Head of Singapore Diplomatic Mission

On December 6 Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Lim Kheng Hua, Head of Singapore Diplomatic Mission, and Seah Seow Chen, Deputy Ambassador. During the meeting the following issues were discussed: the current state and development trends of the trade, economic, and financial relations in the Asia Pacific region including ...


Asian Players in the Arctic: Interests, Opportunities, Prospects

Report #26 / 2016 The Arctic’s growing geopolitical and geoeconomic significance against the background of global climate change determines the interest of non-Arctic players to the region. In 2013 India, China, Republic of Korea, Japan and Singapore became observers to the Arctic Council. The Report examines non-regional actors’ interests in the Arctic, their policy frameworks in the region and principal areas of Arctic studies. Authors also explore the Asian states’ positions on the ...


Singapore–China: Ambiguous Relations

Singapore’s policy toward China is largely determined by a set of contradictory, yet ever-present, factors stemming from the demographic situation and the geographical location of the island state. Consequently, Singapore’s government is forced to ...


Cradle of Surveillance

Singapore — a case of spy envy We live in a world that seems borderless and limitless. You can find almost anything you want with a short Google-search. Most of us do not believe (many do not even think about it) that we are being watched. Or to tune ...


Singapore – Top Gear

With the recent demise of Singaporean founding father Lee Kuan Yew a lot has been said about this wondrous city-state. Economically, Singapore is one of world leaders and has been such for the last dozen of years. RIAC has asked high-ranking business representatives in the field ...


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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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