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Guinea: Coup d’Etat or Coup de Grace?

... it anymore. We just need to make love to her.” — Mamady Doumbouya More often than not, news coming from countries in Africa remain somewhere on the periphery of our news feeds, seemingly carrying little significance for global politics and world economy as compared to other macro-regions. Many of us, Russians included, know next to nothing as to what is going on across the vast expanses of the African continent. Many would have heard about the ridiculous incident in the Suez Canal in Egypt, while ...


Virtual Conference “Economic Transformations of the Central Asian Region and the Influence of China, Russia, and the U.S.”

October 26-27, 2021 The Journal JEECAR has organized a two-day virtual Conference on Economic Transformations of the Central Asian Region and the Influence of China, Russia, and the U.S. The Conference is administered in cooperation with the Almaty Management University, Kazakhstan, The Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), and Webster University in St. Louis, MO, USA. The event will provide an exclusive forum to discuss and explore contemporary thinking of leading academic and business...


RIAC at 49th Plenary Session of the International RAND Business Leaders Forum

On July 23–24, 2021, 49th regular plenary meeting of the International Business Elite Forum, organized semiannually under the auspices of the RAND Business Leaders Forum since 1997, was held online. On July 23–24, 2021, 49th regular plenary meeting of the International Business Elite Forum, organized semiannually under the auspices of the RAND Business Leaders Forum since 1997, was held online. The following reports were presented by RIAC members at the meeting: Andrey Kortunov spoke about Moscow’s...


A Step in the Right Direction, But Is It Enough?

... place combating climate change as a more important objective for the Russian government as compared to the past—at least when it comes to the production of non-recyclable plastics. Further, their actions demonstrate incredible faith in the Russian economy, as government officials believe—or at least hope—that businesses will adapt to the new legislation by shifting toward new products and approaches to manufacturing. While the recent decisions by the Russian government will surely have a tangible ...


Beyond Being Friends: Russia and China Need an Exclusive Trade Deal

... launches for ten years. The document was first signed back in 2009. In March, the Treaty of Good Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation was prolonged , an agreement that has been cementing relations between the two countries for the past 20 years. Economy contrasted with diplomacy Ivan Timofeev: Sino-Russian Relations Are Still Not an Alliance, but They Are More Than Partnership However, despite the long-sustained foreign policy rapprochement, Russia and China are far from fully utilizing their ...


US-China Relations: Moving Towards a New Cold War?

... Another important feature is the preservation of close economic ties between the United States and China. The same applies to the majority of US allies. It is obvious that the rupture of their economic ties will have global consequences for the world economy. The situation that is taking shape raises many questions. How irreversible is the confrontation between Washington and Beijing? How far can it go? How is the situation perceived by the United States? What are its strategies? What are the reasons ...


Fares Kilzie: Europe’s “Green Deal” must become a Eurasian Green Deal

... Union and Eurasia, including Russia, closer. How will the Green Deal and the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) affect Russian business? Over the past five years, Russia has launched quite a few initiatives targeting the decarbonization of its economy. In late 2019, the Paris Agreement has been ratified, with Russia committed to it since 2016. The Russian law “On limiting greenhouse gas emissions” passed its second reading in the State Duma and will be adopted soon, while a pilot project ...


Part II. The Russian Dilemma: Who is to Blame and What Should Be Done? Path Dependence

... distribution of the tax revenue. In Spain, it was the King’s and his court’s competence, while most of the treasures coming from the colonies were squandered. The centralized political power and bureaucracy that were trying to regulate every aspect of the economy was a cause of Spain’s stagnation and decline in the following centuries. While in the United Kingdom there was a strong sense that the King’s rights had to be limited (e.g., Magna Carta 1215, Bill of Rights 1689 as a result of the Glorious ...


Assessing the Trend of the Indo-Pacific Strategy

... emerging, the Quad was reactivated as the Quad 2.0. Since 2017, the frequency of Quad activities has increased, with one or two ministerial dialogues held almost every year. It has broadened its agenda to include issues relating to security, democracy, economy, international order, cyber and infrastructure and so on. In March 2021, it has been upgraded from the ministerial level to the level of heads of state, which is a sign that Biden, far from abandoning Trump’s diplomatic legacy, intends to make ...


Russia and India: Natural Partners in Building a Digital World

... country dominates TV screens, it is difficult to believe that a significant part of the positive transformations of recent years in India has to be attributed to the technological progress of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the expansion of knowledge economy and a rapid digitization. However, this remains the case, and a study published recently by the SKOLKOVO Institute for Emerging Markets Studies in cooperation with the Indian School of Business focuses on the digitization aspect of the profound ...


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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