Search: Asia-Pacific,China,Russia (21 material)


Taking (Another) Turn to the East: Making Sense of Russia’s Stance in the Asia-Pacific

... standpoints without having to harmonize on every single item on the agenda. How to Engage Effectively: Multilateralism and Diversification While there are definitely some points of intersection in the relations between Russia and Asian nations (not excluding China), one of the most pressing questions in this regard is how exactly the region could benefit from a more pronounced Russia’s presence in the Asia-Pacific—and vice versa. Namely, what Moscow offer can to the regional powers and smaller states and how it can reinstate a more viable and robust posture. On a prescriptive note, it would be logical for Russia’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs to ...


A New Rashomon: How Tokyo’s Policy Will Shape Security in the Asia-Pacific

... delivered due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as to implement protective measures to respond to threats from North Korea and China. Judging by what Japanese diplomats have been saying recently, Russia may also be included in the official list of the country’s enemies. Increasing funding to 2% of GDP (from the current ... ... the Japan Self-Defense Forces in terms of technology and strike capabilities, which will change the balance of power in the Asia-Pacific forever. 1 . Yoshida F. (2018) From the Reality of a Nuclear Umbrella to a World without Nuclear Weapons: An Interview ...


China-Russian Strategic Partnership: From Continental to Marine

... “friends” and provide political understanding and, perhaps, support. The Indian Ocean region is an important direction of China-Russia maritime strategic partnership not only because of the importance of the Indian Ocean region itself, but also because of ... ... connectivity, etc. The emergence of such a framework can have a deconstructive impact on the existing multilateral mechanisms in the Asia-Pacific. It also enables the United States, Japan, India and Australia to have a dominant mechanism in the affairs of the ...


Waterworld: Moscow Betting on the South China Sea

Keeping a low profile does not necessarily mean indifference Troubled waters in South China Sea The waters of the South China Sea are troubled. The latest weeks have not been that quiet in that geopolitical area.... ... believes this to be a covert operation in order to spy on the Chinese military infrastructure and ships. Ivan Timofeev: Sino-Russian Relations Are Still Not an Alliance, but They Are More Than Partnership Russia’s stake in the wrangle Located thousands ...


Experts Discuss the Near Future of the Asia Pacific Region

At the final event of the year dedicated to the Asia Pacific, leading Russian researchers of the field shared their assessments of the most significant trends of 2020 and tried to forecast regional ... ... Director of Programs, spoke about the role of sanctions in contemporary world, particularly stressing the increasingly acute U.S.–China rivalry. He noted that although the COVID-19 might have been expected to unite the nations, it only exacerbated the divide ...


How Does Canberra Implement Its Role as a Regional Power with Global Interests

Interview with Peter Tesch, Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation What are the features of Australia’s approach to the conception of Indo-Pacific? What perspectives does Australia see for the Quad? Is China mainly a partner or a competitor to Australia? What place should Russia take in world politics? His Excellency Mr Peter Tesch , Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation, shares his thoughts on these and other issues. Anton Tsvetov: Australia,...


Russia and Multilateral Diplomacy in East Asia

... it co-headed (with Thailand) a similar group on military medicine. In 2019–2020, Russia will, alongside Indonesia, co-chair the ARF Inter-Sessional Meeting on Counter... ... ASEAN is in no condition to enforce any decision. This means that the United States and China can act pretty much as they please without feeling any kind of restrictions on... ... None of this means, however, that the numerous dialogue mechanisms that exist in the Asia-Pacific region are purely imitative and decorative in nature. They perform an important...


China and the US in Asia: Four Scenarios for the Future

Washington consensus 2.0 / China–India Axis / Multipolar balance of power / New bipolarity A few months ago, the author wrote an article for the RIAC ... ... article attempted to construct several scenarios for Europe’s future depending on the possible development trajectories of Russia and the EU through 2024. The scenario matrix for Greater Europe was built along two axes: a weak (fragmented) EU versus ...


Indo-Pacific or Community of Common Destiny?

... foremost about the future of Eurasia. RIAC and VIF-India Report "70th Anniversary of Russia-India Relations: New Horizons of Privileged Partnership" The approach further... ... objectives of Beijing's policy towards neighbouring countries (the Peripheral Diplomacy of China). The approach can also be seen in the advancement of various multilateral continental... ... Australia, and New Zealand, the traditional maritime allies of the United States in the Asia-Pacific Region. Unlike in the case of the American Indo-Pacific, the Community...


Russia, China and the US in the Asia-Pacific — Is Cooperation Possible? RIAC City Breakfast at the Fyodor Dostoyevsky Library

... Dostoyevsky Library. Alexander Gabuev , Director of the Russia in the Asian-Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center, and Igor Denisov, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for International Studies at MGIMO University, gave a lecture titled “Russia, China and the US in the Asia-Pacific — is cooperation possible?” Having considered the economic and political importance of the Asia-Pacific, both experts focused on the current state of relations between Russia, China and the US, and offered ideas about future developments ...


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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