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Bilateral deals could trump BRICS game

... financial institutions so that they fully respect the institution of social inclusion as an entitlement as it was proffered by the UN Development Program and certain NGOs. Beijing in 2010 plays "the China card"... South Africa joins "BRICS" Historically underreported by western media, open sources indicate that China has been a longtime behind the scenes power player in the South African economy, which is considered by most experts and pundits as the "most developed" ...


Russia–India Strategic Partnership: Have We Hit a Plateau?

The President of the Russian Federation achieved yet another success while treading the “three seas” at the BRICS Summit in Goa, especially for large Russian companies that are growing their businesses in India. However, despite the fact that Moscow and New Delhi were able to reach new agreements on military and technical cooperation and energy, both countries ...


Where Is BRICS Headed? On the Results of the Goa Summit

Recently, western media and some Russian academics have stepped up their criticism of BRICS and expressed doubts regarding the association’s prospects. Experts claimed that the Goa Summit would be a routine one, and the Five itself would lose steam, and its influence on the global arena would fizzle. In fact, the leaders of the five ...


Regime change diplomacy. Washington and Russian “adventurism” in Brazil

Having never officially observed an election in Brazil former U.S. president Jimmy Carter and the organization he founded to promote ethical democracy have given unequivocal support to president (sic) Michel Temer and his team in their efforts to safeguard Brazil's democratic values. The endorsement, signed by Carter, congratulated prominent electoral law specialist Torquato Jardim on his appointment as Temer's new Transparency Minister. It went on the official government website...


Who makes BRICS more alive than BRICSers themselves

Nothing is wrong with having national ideas and interests behind any multilateral gathering Introduction The BRICS and their possible intentions, as imagined by outside observers, continue to be a hot topic. This might seem irrelevant for the insiders themselves, who moved into a working mode after a period of initial euphoria, or rather of heightened attention ...


RIAC at Digital BRICS Conclave 2016 in India

On April 28-29, 2016 New Delhi hosted a BRICS international conference on cybersecurity and combating cyber threats. On April 28, the opening session of the conference was followed by a session on the BRICS countries’ institutional cooperation on information security. Representatives ...


Russia to defend regional security jointly with China

... (Xinhua/Xiong Libing) Moreover, he said, multilateral military cooperation has improved markedly in the past three years within such frameworks as the U.N. Security Council, the U.N. Conference on Disarmament, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and BRICS, a thriving cooperation mechanism that groups the world's five leading emerging economies -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. "A more tight interaction between the military departments corresponds to the national interests of ...


Overseas views on NPC & CPPCC: China can be a stabilizer of Asia-Pacific region

Panview: Geo-politics in the Asia-Pacific region continues to face turbulent times. What are your thoughts about the current state of this region? Maavak: Actually, they are not as "turbulent" as the Western media makes them out to be. Verbal spats – common to the Asia Pacific – are not the same as the pandemonium currently afflicting the West, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as well as Afghanistan and Pakistan. Is there a single ongoing war in the Asia Pacific? Siblings...


Overseas views on China's Silk Road future: How Malaysia scholar sees the Belt & Road initiative?

The National People's Congress (NPC), China's top parliamentary body, and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's top advisory body, are scheduled to convene its annual sessions, known as the "two sessions" on March 3-15 2016, which marks a pivotal year as the nation continues on to embark with its reforms and opening up policy, shifting towards a "New Normal" for economic growth rates, starting its 13th Five-Year Plan for social and economic development...


How Russia Sees the World

... the broader Western civilizational and cultural heritage (English as a common language, Westminster-style parliamentary democracy) did not harm its sovereignty but, through specificity, strengthened it and helped hold the country together. The popular BRICS group (which includes some of the aforementioned countries) is an important addition and sometimes a good alternative to excessive power-play activity. Most of the BRICS members are developing countries, and their preeminent task is catching up ...


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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
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     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
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