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Here's why Xi's Moscow visit is a key moment in the struggle to end US hegemony

... followed three years later by the US abruptly replacing its former China policy of engage and hedge’ with a trade and technology war, resulting in a confrontation between Washington and Beijing. Last year, Russia launched its military operation in Ukraine, seeking to eliminate the threat from what many in Moscow saw as the “land-based US-armed and -controlled aircraft carrier parked on Russia’s doorstep,” which Ukraine had become. With that, the Russo-American confrontation degenerated into ...


A lot from China-Russia cooperation can be used by other international actors across the world

... reporter Bai Yunyi (GT) traveled to Moscow this week to cover Xi's visit, she interviewed Andrey Kortunov (Kortunov), academic director of the Russian International Affairs Council, who shared his views on issues surrounding China-Russia relations, the Ukraine crisis, and challenges that the world is facing today. GT: What do you expect from the Chinese President's visit to Russia? How will this visit affect China-Russia relations? Kortunov: This trip will be very important for the Russian side, especially ...


If US, German tanks try to seize Russia’s constitutional territory, severe retaliatory action will follow

... things ended up. I firmly believe that this time, our people will still stand the test," Russian Ambassador to China Igor Morgulov told the Global Times in an exclusive interview when talking about some Western countries' plan to send tanks to aid Ukraine. He said that if the weapons including tanks provided by Washington and NATO countries are used to seize Russia's "constitutional territory" or used a sub-caliber armor-piercing projectile with a uranium core, Russia will take "severe ...


Politics and Strategy

What could be the strategy and policy of Russia in the current conditions, a year after the start of the special military operation in Ukraine? An indispensable condition for the implementation of Russia’s long-term strategy is its victory in the on-going conflict in Ukraine. The most important criterion for such a victory is a state that is guaranteed not to lead to a resumption ...


Can the Korean armistice of 1953 become a model for conflict settlement in Ukraine?

A meaningful quest for peace is unlikely to begin earlier than 2025 unless a major turning point occurs in hostilities The hostilities in Ukraine and the acute phase of the Russia-West confrontation have been going on for almost a year. They are more explicitly turning into a “war of attrition.” Nevertheless, from time to time, various ideas appear in the public space about possible ...


Andrew Korybko To Anita Inder Singh: Your Perception of The Ukrainian Conflict Is Flawed

The Wire published a piece by Anita Inder Singh, a Founding Professor of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution in New Delhi, declaring that “India Is Wrong: Russia’s Aggression in Ukraine Has Global, Not Just European Ramifications”. With the fullest of respect for this esteemed expert’s right to express her views about the Ukrainian Conflict, she arguably has a flawed perception about it. My detailed response will highlight ...


South Korean Arms for Canada and Poland: NATO’s Reserve Arsenal for Ukraine?

... Korean proverb During a meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club on October 27, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned about the risk of a deteriorating Russo-Korean relationship, given that Seoul was supplying arms and ammunition to Ukraine. The Russian leader posed a logical question : “How would the Republic of Korea feel if we resumed cooperation with North Korea in this area?” In response, Korean President Yoon Seok-yeol pointed to his solidarity with the international community ...


The Distributed World

A View into the Future Nobody has any doubts that what is happening now in Ukraine is not simply a regional conflict but a test for the current international hierarchy. Predictions of the outcome would be woefully premature in any case, but one can try to imagine which principles may form the foundation of a future system of ...


Ukraine can be the next Denmark: Zelensky Peace Formula and new territorial realities

... Zelensky and Putin remained voluntarily vague, in order to keep spaces open for negotiation. In this article, I elaborate their possible compromise a bit further, addressing Zelensky’s points number 5, 6, 9, 7, 4, in this order. Zelensky point 5: Ukraine’s territorial integrity Instead of adding new regions to the Russian Federation, Russia can become supportive of the restoration of Ukraine’s territorial integrity, Crimea included, under strict conditions: Each of the provinces of Donetsk,...


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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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