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Shanghai Institute for International Studies and The Belfer Center Second International Expert Forum

... crises, preventing nuclear war and ensuring strategic stability in the world. Other multilateral mechanisms at the regional and global level that could be used in crisis management were also touched upon. Leading international researchers from China, the USA, and Russia took part in the round table. Russian side was represented at the event by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General.


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

... legitimate? «We should not recognize the order that was built against Russia. We tried to integrate in it but we saw it was a Versailles system number 2. I wrote that we had to destroy it. Not by force, but through constructive destruction, through refusal to participate in it. But after the last demand to stop NATO was again rejected, it was decided to use force». So the overall goal of this war is to overturn the presence of NATO in central and eastern European countries? «We see that most of the institutions are, in our view, one-sided and illegitimate. They are threatening Russia and Eastern Europe. We wanted fair peace, but the greed and stupidity of the Americans and the short-sightedness of the Europeans ...


Securitization of Physical Cyberspace Infrastructure as a Nexus in U.S.-Russia Relations: The Case of Submarine Communications Cables

Approaches to cyberwarfare norm-formation involving SCCs are encouraged by both sides, but these may well derive from differing levels of governance not necessarily within the context of the U.S.-Russia relationship Submarine communications cables (SCCs) are essential to all contemporary forms of global communications. SCCs are more reliable and able to transfer larger amounts of data compared to other communications media such as satellites, and are thereby the demonstrably preferred ...


The Confused Superpower: A Year After America's Elections

By virtue of its combined power capabilities, the United States continues to occupy a central place in international politics, and developments inside the country inevitably become the most important factor in world affairs Both Trump and Biden seem to have jumped into the 21 st century from a completely ...


Sino-Russian Relations Are Still Not an Alliance, but They Are More Than Partnership

... essence of a new era. What is the essence of the new era? What is the trajectory of China-Russia relations in face of US hegemony? Global Times reporter Wang Wenwen interviewed Ivan Timofeev, Director of Programs at the Russian International Affairs Council, over these issues. Andrey Kortunov: Growing US Pressure Incentive to Make China-Russia Ties More Diverses What do you think are entailed in the essence of the new era in terms of China-Russia relations? The treaty was a significant landmark ...


Broad Cyber-Consensus

... components. First, the relations between the key players will define how productive the talks actually are. While Russia and the United States may have managed to put their differences aside in order to reach a consensus on the report, the differences themselves ... ... all the worse by the new trend towards using the ICT for military and intelligence purpose as well as by numerous public accusations and threats emanating from both sides. One such example is the recent New York Times article on U.S. preparations for ...


The Impact of Sanctions on Human Rights

... them of their privileges and immunities as international officials and constitutes a violation of the right to a fair trial (Article 14 of ICCPR), the right to liberty of movement (Article 12 of ICCPR) and the right to the protection of the law against unlawful interference with their private and family life (Article 12 of ICCPR). Ivan Timofeev: USA vs. the International Criminal Court The part in the executive order about the possibility of imposing sanctions against those who have aided ICC officials is a violation of the rights of human rights defenders and human rights organizations. And,...


Post-COVID-19 Sanctions Policies

... mentioned earlier, massive blocking sanctions were imposed only once, on April 6, 2018, when, under pressure from Congress and amid a scandal focusing on Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 US elections, a number of major Russian companies (Rusal, En+, EuroSibEnergo and others), as well as a number of businesspeople from the earlier Kremlin list came under sanctions [ lx ]. However, the premature nature of such a step was clear, since a number of blocked firms were closely integrated with the global economy and were systemic global companies. Later, some of them saw the sanctions lifted (conditional ...


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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