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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 ...

26.09.2022

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

... structure of the nuclear system, as it will get more complicated to control nuclear deterrence between Russia, the U.S. and China. China will agree to become a member of the nuclear arms control system only when their potential equals that of the United States.... ... 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 ...

05.09.2022

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

... percent of investments in the Far East were of domestic origin. It is possible that precisely because of its limited economy, the “turn to the East” strategy in its concrete expression did not go beyond the establishment of really strong ties with China, together with which Russia has now begun to solve the really important problems of the international order. In all other respects, the “turn to the East” remained a rhetorically important but poorly implemented sphere of activity for the Russian ...

02.09.2022

Pelosi's Visit to Taiwan and Beijing's New Course on the Taiwan Issue

... two systems" concept. However, the Hong Kong factor only consolidated and strengthened trends in Taiwanese politics driving it away from the PRC, which had taken place even before. Thus, the "peaceful reunification" looks problematic. China has been able to build a powerful infrastructure for economic influence on Taiwan, becoming a key trade and industrial partner for the island. Hundreds of thousands of Taiwanese live and do business in the mainland. But the PRC has been unable to convert this economic influence and human connections into real political influence in Taiwan. Since the return of the Democratic Progressive Party to power in the ...

31.08.2022

Illusory Stability: Is It Possible to Escalate the Crisis on the Korean Peninsula?

... ballistic missiles with a range of more than 5,000 km, as well as nuclear tests. The launches have clearly demonstrated that the DPRK has finally become a nuclear power and is becoming or has already become the third country in the world - after Russia and China - that is capable of delivering a nuclear strike on US territory. The DPRK has also begun rebuilding the Punggye-ri nuclear test site. Washington and Seoul believe that Pyongyang could conduct its seventh - and first since 2017 - nuclear test there ...

19.08.2022

Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2022 Model

... the Institute of Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University presents the common views of leading Russian and Chinese international affairs experts on the development of Russia-China cooperation in 2021 and the first quarter of 2022. That was the period when international environment and increasing global confrontation significantly influenced Moscow— Beijing relations. The authors of the report concentrate on how recent international ...

09.08.2022

Taiwan Straits Crisis Shows US' Inability to Conduct Coherent Foreign Policy

... any conflict in East Asia will have a spillover impact on people in the rest of the world The distance from Russia to Taiwan island amounts to more than 7,000 kilometers - not exactly what you would call a nearby neighborhood. Still, the recent US-China crisis over the Taiwan question has inspired a lot of passionate discussions in the Russian capital, like in many other capitals around the world. What might happen to the volatile security environment in the Taiwan Straits? Should we continue ...

08.08.2022

What Is a Sovereign State?

... were granaries, other countries were military bases, and so on. The partial renunciation of sovereignty in favour of the West, in addition, is considered by individual regimes as a kind of ideal “guarantee” that the bigger neighbours — Russia or China — could more insistently indicate to their small neighbours their place in the geopolitical position. However, this international order proved to be short-lived. First, because the largest of the countries outside the narrow community of the West ...

05.08.2022

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

... this aggravation for the position of the PRC leadership regarding the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. The progress in the implementation of the agreements regarding the export of Ukrainian grain was also touched upon. Leading international researchers from China, the USA, Great Britain, Ukraine, and Russia took part in the event. Russian side was represented at the event by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General.

03.08.2022

The Policy of Sanctions and the Golden Horde Legacy

... as the freedom of citizens within the limits of the social contract. The “significant others” for such an identity are both the despotisms of the past and some modern states that rely on autocracies. First and foremost, these include Russia and China. The superiority of capitalism and the market is also part of the Western identity. It is opposed to non-free economies, in which the state plays a key and directive role. From a normative point of view, calling the US and the EU empires would be ...

02.08.2022
 

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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