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Deepening Russia-Turkey Relations

Report No. 41/2019 This report is the result of a collaborative study performed by the RIAC and the Center for Strategic Research (SAM) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. SAM publishes academic journal “Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs” (Turkey), an English language journal on foreign affairs. The materials included in this report were initially published in a special issue of PERCEPTIONS. The paper presents the views of Russian and Turkish experts in the...

12.12.2019

A “Synchronized Downturn” Calls for a “Synchronized Response”

... putting the 2019 growth estimate at the lowest level since the 2008-2009 financial crisis This year’s Annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank in Washington DC revealed a growing preoccupation with the mounting signs of a slowdown in the world economy. The IMF’s diagnosis was that of a “synchronized slowdown” across the globe with the Fund revising its growth projection for global economic growth downwards and putting the 2019 growth estimate at the lowest level since the 2008-2009 financial ...

04.12.2019

Political Risk Distribution of Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment

... the easing of foreign exchange controls. When President Xi Jinping announced the Belt and Road initiative (BRI) in 2013, it was believed to be an updated version of the “Going Global Strategy”, with a clear aim of better integrating the Chinese economy with the economies of its neighbouring countries in Central Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia as well as those of Eastern Europe and the Baltics through infrastructure and production capacity cooperation. Through 2018, more than 86 sovereign ...

02.12.2019

30 Years Fall of the Berlin Wall-Time for a New East Policy?

On November 9th was the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Time to reflect on the development of the last 30 years and why we are on the verge of a new Cold War today. Perhaps Gorbachev made the mistake of not securing his own design for a New Europe at the time. The United States and the United Kingdom got Germany´s NATO membership, France the euro, Gorbachev $ 13 billion for the withdrawal of troops and $ 1.5 billion food aid as the supply situation of the Soviet Union worsened and...

22.11.2019

Bridging Gaps in Global Governance

... largely been taken for granted, partly due to the rising role of developed economies and the mounting impulses of economic openness promoted by international institutions. Throughout the past decade, however, the current system of governance in the world economy started to encounter systemic bottlenecks and limitations as exemplified by rising inequality as well as declining economic growth rates. These developments call into question the seamlessness and finality of the current construct of global economic ...

22.11.2019

India-Russia Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership in the 21 Century

... strategic partnership. The annual summits that has been taking place since 2000 have helped in making an overall assessment on the wide-ranging aspects of political and strategic cooperation, military and security cooperation, cooperation in the spheres of economy, energy, industry, science and technology, etc.[ 1 ] The 19th summit was held in New Delhi on October 2018 where the two leaders, Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin took stock of the bilateral relationship ...

18.11.2019

BRICS Strategic Partnership for Global Stability, Shared Security and Innovative Growth

... still retain significant conflict potential. The arms control architecture is deliberately undermined – the US unilateral withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty was a rather dangerous step. Structural imbalances in the world economy are yet to be overcome. A serious threat to global economic growth is posed by such unfair competition practices as unilateral economic sanctions, trade wars and flagrant abuse of the US dollar status as the world reserve currency. The international ...

13.11.2019

New Members for BRICS New Development Bank?

In the past several weeks ahead of the BRICS summit in Brazil a number of initiatives were unveiled by representatives of the BRICS economies. One of the more significant discussions centered on the expansion in the membership of the New Development Bank (NDB). According to the Deputy Finance Minister of Russia Sergey Storchak BRICS countries may give the green light to the expansion in the Bank’s membership at the BRICS summit in Brazil this year. In effect, the expansion in the membership of the...

08.11.2019

War with China: TX Hammes, CSBA, RAND and CSIS–Thinking through the Unthinkable and rethinking Armaggedon

... of the first island chain and US allies therein, and dominates the air and maritime space outside the island chain. Offshore Control does not strike into China but takes advantage of geography to block China’s exports and thus severely weaken its economy. No operations will penetrate Chinese airspace. Prohibiting penetration is intended to reduce the possibility of nuclear escalation and make conflict termination easier. Denial as an element of the campaign plays to U.S. strengths by employing ...

05.11.2019

Remarks at the 12th Eurasian Economic Forum

Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov's remarks at the 12th Eurasian Economic Forum Recently the number of conferences, round tables and publications on existential matters in Brussels notably increased. Actually, the questions Europeans are asking themselves are quite topical: “How would the EU be able to become a full-fledged global player in the rapidly changing multipolar world?”, “How to react to rapid development of the Asia-Pacific region?” and “What should you do if your major transatlantic partner...

28.10.2019
 

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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