... calm - it is possible that this is calm before the storm situation - when the shifts in the world-system are accumulating and the tectonic plates have not yet started moving. When they finally do, the G8 summits will remain in history. Historically G8 began meeting to outline ways of reforming the world monetary system and ways to combat the energy crisis (1975), discussed the debts of developing countries (1983), discussed the situation in the Soviet Union around (1990) and ways out of the 2008 global financial crisis (2009). The current summit will not be included as one with great historical ...
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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%)