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Will U.S. Sanctions Against Ethiopia Provide Russia with Regional Opening?

... decentralization of Ethiopia’s federal system but then reversed course as a result of fears that his unprecedented “glasnost- and perestroika-like” rhetoric was inadvertently provoking “Balkanization” in this extremely cosmopolitan country that is also Africa’s second most populous.Photo: Tiksa Negeri/REUTERSIn short, the TPLF fled to its native Tigray Province and launched an insurgency against the same government that it ironically used to lead. This prompted the central authorities to commence ...

04.06.2021

What’s the Purpose of India’s Military Base in Mauritius?

... that the French navy take control of the Cabo Delgado coastal waters and the gas area to get the terror listing lifted quickly, and maintain control for some years to come. But it would be possible to carry out joint patrols with the Mozambican, South Africa and Indian navies.” Expanding Hard Power Footprint Dmitry Borisov: The Dragon in Djibouti: the Shifting Tides of China’s Strategy Putting two and two together, namely India’s existing patrols with France and South Africa in the Mozambique ...

21.05.2021

Webinar "Sahel Region of Africa: Key Challenges and Effective Solutions"

The webinar was organized within the framework of RIAC project "Russian Strategy in Africa" On April 8, 2021, RIAC hosted an international webinar "Sahel Region of Africa: Key Challenges and Effective Solutions". The webinar was organized within the framework of RIAC project "Russian Strategy in Africa". Delegation ...

10.04.2021

Strategic Relevance of France's Overseas Territories

... (the United States and the USSR) demands. For decades, the French used military power to maintain their empire and to counter autonomist movements. French soldiers withdrew from French Indochina in the aftermath of the Geneva Agreement of 1954, from African and Maghreb countries in the 1950s and 1960s, and Algeria after a war that claimed half a million to two million lives. The territories Paris has managed to preserve to this day are often the result of combined military and economic pressures,...

07.04.2021

Agricultural Problems and Models of Economic Development in the East Were Discussed at the RAS

... Security. The round table was devoted to the issues of agrarian development and agricultural policy, food and environmental security problems in the East. Besides, the participants discussed social inequality and green growth in the economies of Asian and African countries. The event also was devoted to the situation on the global food market in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Referent at the Russian International Affairs Council Ivan Bocharov took part in the round table. His report was devoted ...

29.03.2021

China – Russia Bilateral Cooperation in Africa

RIAC and IISS of Peking University Report #66 / 2021 RIAC and IISS of Peking University Report #66 / 2021 The report attempts to compare Russia and China’s views on the current state of affairs in African and their prospects moving forward. Experts have tried to juxtapose the strategies pursued by the two countries and assess the opportunities for expanding Russia–China cooperation on the continent. The positions presented in this report reflect ...

29.03.2021

China’s Emerging Diamond Industry

... industry, China has a growing middle class and an ever-increasing demand for luxury goods. Compared to Russia, China does not have large diamond reserves. However, the country makes up for its lack of resources by gaining access to diamond reserves in Africa and producing affordable synthetic diamonds. The Underdevelopment of China’s Diamond Industry Andrey Kortunov: “Seven Capital Vices” of China in Africa: How Capital Are They Really? China’s diamond industry is underdeveloped due to lack ...

15.02.2021

RIAC at the XV Annual Conference of Arabists Held at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Within the framework of the conference, 118 speakers from six countries are scheduled to speak From November 30, 2020, to December 25, 2020, at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), the XV Annual Conference of Arabists was held. Within the framework of the conference, 118 speakers from six countries are scheduled to speak. During the plenary session, the Director of the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies of the Institute for Oriental Studies of the RAS, RIAC...

16.12.2020

II Russian-African Public Forum 2020

On November 5, 2020, Moscow hosted the second Russian-African Public Forum organized by the “Africa Business Initiative” Union and the World Alumni Association On November 5, 2020, Moscow hosted the second Russian-African Public Forum organized by the “Africa Business Initiative” Union and the ...

06.11.2020
 

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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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