Search: China,Central Asia,Russia (29 materials)

 

Prospects for the Fight against Extremism and Terrorism in the Central Asian Region

... feel changes in the situation in the Caucasus, in the Xinjiang autonomous territory of China, in Afghanistan and the Middle East. Militants from various terrorist groups in... ... region cooperate, many of them fighting in Syria and Iraq. But the biggest threat to Central Asia’s security is the situation in Afghanistan, where the Taliban provide... ... separatists. Cells of the Islamic State (ISIS) (a terrorist organisation banned in Russia) also operate in the region. Kazakhstan: Effective Peacekeeping Measures Alexander...

30.01.2020

RIAC — DGAP Roundtable on Cooperation in Eurasia

... Affairs Council (RIAC) in cooperation with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) hosted a round table discussion related to “The Future of Eurasia: Mapping out Concepts, Practices for Possible Russia-EU-China Cooperation” in the framework of Russia-EU-China-Central Asia Strategic Dialogue on Connectivity On December 4, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) in cooperation with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) hosted a round table discussion related to “The Future of Eurasia: ...

04.12.2019

Connecting Eurasia: Is Cooperation between Russia, China, and the EU in Central Asia Possible?

Prospects and bottlenecks for Greater Eurasian Partnership Given the ongoing tensions between Russia and the European Union, only a few policy-makers and experts will give serious thought to the prospect of cooperation on connectivity between the EU, China, and Russia in Central Asia. However, as China further embarks on implementing its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and remains firmly set on pursuing the ambitious goal of connecting China overland with Europe, Russia and the EU — as indispensable stakeholders for ...

30.05.2019

Envisioning Opportunities for U.S.-Russia Cooperation in and with Central Asia

The Working Group on the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations’ Report Central Asia stands out as a comparatively “nontoxic” region where there are limited, but not insignificant, opportunities for U.S.-Russia collaboration both bilaterally and within multilateral frameworks: in the space industry, civil security, job-creation ...

27.04.2019

RIAC and DGAP Hold Roundtable “Dialogue among Russia, the EU, China, and Central Asia on the Cohesion of Eurasia”

On December 4, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council together with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) held a round table “Dialogue among Russia, the EU, China, and Central Asia on the Cohesion of Eurasia”. On December 4, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council together with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) held a round table “Dialogue among Russia, the EU, China, and Central Asia on the Cohesion ...

08.12.2018

RIAC at Shanghai Forum 2018

... 500 people. RIAC was represented at two sessions. Elena Kudryashova, Rector of the Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University, took part in the discussion on Arctic development. Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, made a report at «China, Russia and Central Asian Countries: The Way towards Win-win Cooperation» session. Yury Kulintsev, RIAC expert, Associate Researcher at the Institute of Far Eastern Studies (IFES) Russian Academy of Sciences, chaired the session. As part of the discussion, the participants ...

28.05.2018

China and Central Asia: Growing Friendship at Russian Borders

... situation in Tajikistan is a little different, with imports from China making 41% . China is also the leader in imports to Uzbekistan at about 20% . It is only in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan that China is giving way to other countries, especially Russia and Turkey. The goods exported from China to the countries of Central Asia are representing a wide range of things including cars, equipment, food, basic goods, etc. In terms of export, China has become a shipment destination for goods from Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan with the share of China’s exports in Turkmenistan’s ...

11.07.2017

European Union Interference in Central Asia: What Does It Mean for Russia and China?

... Central Asia and Europe that bypass Russia. The funding for these transport systems comes from multilateral financial institutions, such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Asian Development Bank, and the World Bank.Lessons for Russia and ChinaThe EU approach to Central Asia is very problematic. Because the energy and transport market convergence promoted by initiatives such as INOGATE and TRACECA represents a one-way transfer of EU standards and policies to states in the region, the relationship between the ...

02.07.2017

Post-Soviet Turkmenistan: A Little-Known Present and an Uncertain Future

... existing migration patterns, where internal migration is dominant, will more than likely continue. Russia will probably remain the primary destination for external labour migration and shuttle trade, although the level is rather low (compared with other Central Asian countries). External migration flows will be distributed between Russia, Turkey, Iran, the Persian Gulf countries and perhaps China, South Korea and the European Union. Growth in the country’s population will continue for a minimum of 20–40 years. The evolution of the identity of the majority of the population is also a phenomenon that changes little, and is determined ...

10.02.2017

Prospects for Russian-Chinese Cooperation in Central Asia

... Paper #28 / 2016 The Working Paper is prepared by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) as part of the “Russia’s Interests in Central Asia” project. The goal of the publication is to outline the possibilities of cooperation between Russia and China in Central Asia by analyzing the interests of the two countries in relation to the interests of the Central Asian states themselves. The Paper also discusses risks and security challenges which are on the rise in the region and may impede the implementation ...

16.08.2016
 

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    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  
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