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China’s 100-year Plan in Ukraine

While Xi Jinping may respect the legitimacy of Russia’s actions to protect its national interests and security in the face of external forces, he has a greater interest in having a bird’s eye view of China’s greatest costs of war During the Cold War, the Soviet Union and the United States competed for global supremacy numerous times by waging proxy wars around the world; Afghanistan, Vietnam, and Angola being the most notable. Today, Russia has been relegated to a secondary power position with...


U.S. Risks Becoming Combatant in Ukraine Special Military Operation

... West-centered. And it will never be again. Today, strong, independent players from developing countries have emerged, and they are increasingly visible. These states and their integration associations do not want to participate in the anti-Russian "crusade" instigated from Washington. While we know that Russian officials have stated that they do not play sides in domestic U.S. politics, it is true that domestic politics have an influence on foreign policy. Is Russia tracking how the upcoming ...


United States in the UN: Bound for Dismantling the Mutual Control of Great Powers

In reforming the UN Security Council, it is necessary to pay heed to the position of all its members, not just to the declaratory statements of a single permanent member state In the run-up to the 77th session of the UN General Assembly , U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ms. Linda Thomas-Greenfield gave a keynote address in San Francisco, where in 1945, at the initiative of the USSR, the U.S. and the U.K., representatives of the UN founding nations held a conference. After a...


Norwegian Centre for Conflict Resolution Holds a Meeting for Russian and U.S. Experts

On September 16, 2022, with the support of the Norwegian Center for Conflict Resolution (NOREF), a remote meeting was held for a group of Russian and American experts to discuss the state and prospects for the development of bilateral relations between Russia and the United States in the context of the European security crisis and the Russian special military operation on the territory of Ukraine. On September 16, 2022, with the support of the Norwegian Center for Conflict Resolution ( NOREF )...


Price Cap on Russian Oil: The Mechanism and Its Consequences

In fact, the sellers’ market is being changed into the buyers’ market by artificial political methods rather than for economic reasons G7 countries are working hard to coordinate a sanctions regime to cap prices on Russian oil and oil products. The United States is already drafting a mechanism for applying these sanctions, which its allies and partners will use as a guideline. The new sanctions in the form of legal arrangements are expected to be formalised very soon. How will this mechanism work...


Factors Influencing the World Order's Structure

The future international order from a Russian perspective The world order is changing after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The geopolitical competition and its rules too. Timofei Bordachev, Program Director Valdai Discussion Club, shares his views on how the liberal world order has broken down, the Western’s limited ability to influence the Global South and the future international order from a Russian perspective for “ Ukraine Shifting the World Order” . " Study the historian before you...


Vostok 2022: India’s Participation in Military Exercises

India’s participation in the Vostok 2022 exercises has injected fresh momentum into the relationship, and this is something that both countries need to build on India’s participation in the recently-concluded Vostok 2022 exercises has set in motion a wave of reactions, both in the academic and in the scholarly circles. The country was represented by a contingent of troops from 7/8 Gorkha Rifles, who participated in these exercises between September 1 and 7, held at the training grounds of the Eastern...


Six months into the conflict, what exactly does Russia hope to achieve in Ukraine?

Putin’s latest comments reveal that Moscow’s thinking has shifted and compromise is no longer on the agenda Dmitry Trenin is a Research Professor at the Higher School of Economics and a Lead Research Fellow at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations. He is also a member of the Russian International Affairs Council. Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin referred to Ukraine as an “ anti-Russian enclave ” which has to be removed. He also said that the Russian soldiers taking...


Nuclear War — a Hypothetical Scenario or a Real Threat? RIAC Urban Breakfast

... required amount of source data lacking. The use of tactical nuclear weapons in modern conflicts seems inappropriate. Compared to 1970–1980, when there was a possibility of an open military clash between the armies of several countries (several hundred thousand people), now there is no need for its use. In addition, the consequences of using tactical nuclear weapons are completely unpredictable. Now, it is necessary to revise the principles of nuclear deterrence and non-proliferation. It is necessary to ...


Russia’s Turn to the East: Between Choice and Necessity

Relations with the Asian countries are indeed becoming not a choice, but a necessity The coming era will require states to have a much greater degree of de facto sovereignty and, in a sense, a capacity for limited autarky. Therefore, for all the importance of ties outside the West, Russia cannot simply reorient itself from one direction to another while maintaining its historically-formed strategy of dependence on external sources of development, writes Valdai Club Programme Director Timofei Bordachev...


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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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