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EAEU, MERCOSUR and Integration

... growing digitization of global trade that now involves millions of customers make this issue a priority. Vectors of Collaboration between the Leading Countries in the EAEU and MERCOSUR The research activities of individual MERCOSUR countries, for example Brazil (the organization’s economic leader), creates opportunities for implementing joint investment projects (for instance, in the mining industry). “Joint manufacturing of machine tools in Russia is another promising cooperation project that in ...


Three Horizons of Brazil–Russia Relations

Development Prospects of Russia-Brazil Relations under Bolsonaro Em português Almost a month has passed since the inauguration of the new President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro. He and his team are not new to Brazil’s national politics; during their careers, they have made quite a ...


BRICS Summit: A Blessing in Disguise

... measures and steps to boost such contacts, but it also contains information that seems to be unrelated to this segment, such as the World Health Organization’s Global Ministerial Conference on Ending Tuberculosis held in Moscow, the World Water Forum in Brazil, the Vaccine Research and Development Center and matters related to outer space – that is, everything that was not listed in the previous sections. Does this speak to the lower priority the five leaders give to this aspect of cooperation? Or ...


UPDATE 4 JAN 2019 China the "big dog" in Brazil and Latin America?

UPDATE 4 JAN 2019   Regardless of how much US secretary of state Pompeo urged Brazil to walk back its relationship with China during his recent visit to attend the inauguration of president Jair Bolsonaro, the official Brazil government news agency reports that a recent study by conservative Getulio Vargas Institute (GVI) indicates ...


9 DEC Struggle to control Brazil Congress gets ugly

UPDATE 9 DEC  With incoming president Bolsonaro lacking firm leadership in Brazil's lower house, Exame and other sources report an escalation in the feud between the Bolsonaro family and the powerful transgenerational political clan, the Maia family. Rodrigo Maia, scion of the clan, is president of the lower house and unwilling ...


UPDATED 27 Jan 2019, El Comercio names lead Peruvian politicians involved in the big Odebecht scandal

... security czar Vladimiro Ilich Lenin Montesinos, who some say is still a behind the scenes player. Like the burgeoning Odebrecht scandal in Colombia that continues wreaking havoc with the peace process and governance, little to none of the news surrounding Brazil's most powerful company- which has maintained close relations with the Pentagon into for over a decade- gets reported by the media in Brazil. UPDATE 4 Jan 2019  A particular quaientness of Peru-style democracy is that the president neither selects ...


Space Platform for BRICS Cooperation

... of space exploration or not, whether they have sufficient space assets to jointly stand for a multipolar world or lack them. Description of national space programs of the BRICS countries given below is to enhance better understanding. The Brazilian Space Agency has been working on the development of a VLS or expendable satellite launch vehicle since the 1984. There have been three launch attempts between 1997 to 2003, all resulting in failure with the last (VLS-1 V03) taking the lives ...


BRICS: Will the Future be Brighter?

... cooperation development within BRICS in such key areas of interaction as policy and security, economy, trade and investment, agriculture, science and innovation, education, health, culture, etc. has passed. The first summit of the heads of state from Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) was held on the initiative of Russia in 2009 in Yekaterinburg. The format was considered successful, and summit meetings became annual. In 2011, the most economically developed state of Africa, South Africa, became ...


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

... China is an unwelcome competitor which threatens the US hegemony and must therefore be weakened. India is a new power that strives to establish contacts with the West. The West, in its turn, is also flirting with India. After the change of government Brazil seems to have taken “the right path,” but it remains economically troubled. As regards South Africa, given its domestic problems, it should not be considered as a full-fledged actor in the global geopolitics. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui ...


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