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The Kortunov Global Affairs Debates: The Rise of China and the End of the Liberal World Order

September 21 at 18:00 GMT+3 Dear friends, we are opening registration for the 1st day of the Kortunov Global Affairs Debates ! The Kortunov Global Affairs Debates are the annual project of Creative Diplomacy in association with the RIAC launched over a decade ago in memory of Dr. Sergei V. Kortunov, a Russian political scientist and national identity researcher. Since 2009, Creative Diplomacy and the RIAC have brought together prominent young experts and beginning researchers to conduct annual...


Vodka or Cognac: Two Tastes of Global Politics

... to produce vodka, be it wheat, rye, potatoes or sugar beets; if high quality equipment is used and strict compliance with rigid technological standards is ensured, nothing of the original raw material remains in the end product. Andrey Kortunov: The World Order Crisis and the Future of Globalization Naturally, true connoisseurs of vodka claim that the quality of the drink heavily depends on water quality and the professional secrets of purification. When connoisseurs taste a good vodka, they note ...


Modern World Order: Structural Realities and Great Power Rivalries

New Structural Realities: A Global Non-Integrated World Western literature has described the last three decades as a transitional state in global affairs from a bipolar to another world order. The latter’s characteristics have regularly been adjusted. Yet, the conventionally accepted view from the late 1980s up to the first half of the 2010s was that the West would inevitably dominate within the “liberal world order”, in ...


China’s Economic Diplomacy Amid Multipolar Disorder

Experience shows that one can and should negotiate with China, no matter how harsh the talks might seem More often than not, China is billed as the driver of post-pandemic global growth and recovery. This claim is not entirely groundless. In addition to combating the pandemic quite successfully, China demonstrated 18.3% GDP growth by the end of the first quarter of 2021, as compared to the first quarter of 2020. Given the current circumstances, there are now concerns that China will have no serious...


Andrey Kortunov Gives a Lecture for Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate and Graduate Students

... Director General, gave a lecture to the undergraduate and graduate students of Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, one of the leading US business schools. The lecture was devoted to the Russian perceptions of the evolution of the modern world order, challenges to global stability, and the role of Russia in the world. The event was moderated by Wharton School Professor Philip Nichols.


Multilateralism Needs Reinventing, Not Resurrecting

The only plausible alternative to multilateralism is not a restoration of an old bipolar, unipolar or multipolar order, but a global disorder with no agreed-upon rules, procedures and hierarches of power The multilateralism of the second half of the 20 th century has become outdated, and no viable alternative has been found. Instead of trying to go back to old principles, governments should reinvent a multilateralism that is viable under current conditions: a project-based multilateralism that...


Russian and Chinese Experts Exchange Views on the Present and Future of the World Order

... Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations of RAS; and Alexey Maslov, Acting Director of the Institute of Far Eastern Studies of RAS, RIAC Member, were among Russian discussants. The Chinese views on the present and future of the world order were expressed by Ren Xiao, Professor and Director of the Center for the Study of Chinese Foreign Policy; Zhang Guihong, Professor and Director of the Center for the United Nations and International Organizations; Ma Bin, Assistant Professor ...


The Coming Bipolarity and Its Implications: Views from China and Russia

... narrative has also rejected the idea that the world has been moving in the direction of a new bipolarity, insisting on a gradual transformation of the unipolar, U.S.-centered international system of early XXI century to a multipolar (or polycentric) world order. Andrey Kortunov: Between Polycentrism and Bipolarity In spite of this, there are more and more discussions on the bipolarization of China and the United States in academic circles both in China and in Russia. Especially after the COVID-19 ...


Bipolarity and its Relations with Multipolarity and Unipolarity

The once-in-a-lifetime catastrophe of COVID-19 has shown that the trend of bipolarization between China and the U.S. is likely to continue and deepen in the post-pandemic period For most of the time after the end of the cold war, the contradiction between a unipolar and multipolar world was the main focus of the world structure. But now this state of affairs has been broken. With the emergence of a bipolar theory, relations between multipolarity and unipolarity is no longer the only pattern of...


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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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