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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. On the one side, the Spratly Islands continue to be under the spotlight , as Chinese vessels have been detected by the Philippines ...

11.05.2021

China’s Navy in the Arctic: Potential Game Changer for the Future of the Region?

... melt, this is changing not only the geographical but also the political landscape in the region, increasing the probability of a potential confrontation in the Arctic. Today’s Arctic is different in that there is a new player in the region, namely China, which is bringing new opportunities to the area, but at the same time making political and security issues there even more complex. The Chinese Navy and the Arctic Yaroslav Shedov: A Black Swan in the Arctic Waters. Has China Become a Great Power ...

21.04.2021

RIAC at Allameh Tabataba’i University’s roundtable on China

On April 21, 2021, Center for Chinese Research at Allameh Tabataba’i University (Iran) held a webinar on “China's quest for international status: lessons and implications” On April 21, 2021, Center for Chinese Research at Allameh Tabataba’i University (Iran) held a webinar on “China's quest for international status: lessons and implications”. At ...

21.04.2021

Naval forces of great powers

... concept of forward naval presence constitutes the core of the strategy. The topic of geopolitical challenges was in the form of geopolitical risks by region. Partnerships and alliances played an important role in this strategy. The 2015 strategy mentioned China as an important stakeholder that accommodates both opportunities and challenges. Russia was mentioned once but this issue was openly delegated to NATO. The new US naval strategy titled “Advantage at Sea” (December 2020) is a document prepared ...

01.04.2021

Sino-Russian Relations Are Still Not an Alliance, but They Are More Than Partnership

Interview for the Global Times This year marks the 20 th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation between Russia and China. During the recent visit to China by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the two sides agreed to extend the treaty and enrich it with the essence of a new era. What is the essence of the new era? What is the trajectory of China-Russia relations ...

31.03.2021

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....

29.03.2021

Emissions Trading Systems: Trajectories for Development

... sufficient scope to create a platform for bringing the standards in national and regional ETS systems into greater conformity, writes Valdai Club Programme Director Yaroslav Lissovolik. Across the continent Eurasia, major constituencies such as the EU, China and Russia are forging ahead with their plans to develop an emissions trading system (ETS). The system works by putting a limit on overall emissions which is reduced each year. Within this limit, companies can buy and sell emission allowances – ...

25.03.2021

Growing US Pressure Incentive to Make China-Russia Ties More Diverse

... their problems with Washington anytime soon Two months after the inauguration of Present Joe Biden, with the political dust in Washington settling down, it is becoming increasingly clear that the US Democratic administration policy toward Russia and China contains more elements of continuity than elements of change. Unfortunately, this continuity is not something that they would like to observe in Moscow and Beijing. Zhao Huasheng: Should China and Russia Form an Alliance? If someone has hoped that ...

23.03.2021

Serbia’s EU accession: Pipe Dream or Possible Reality?

... be possible without Moscow’s consent. Thus, via Kosovo, Russia has an ace up its sleeve which it can use to bargain with the EU, and while this remains the case, Serbia’s accession into the block is littered with question marks. The influence of China Russia is not the only foreign actor which has influence in Serbia. China has recently taken a large interest, something very much to chagrin of the EU and Russia. It is rapidly increasing its Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Serbia , rising ...

19.03.2021
 

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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