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

... to take on binding commitments in the US-led drive to deter China. In turn, China has not established a coalition against the West, either. Russia and China are listed in US doctrines next to each other as adversaries. That said, they do not have a military-political ... ... 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 ...


Andrey Kortunov Speaks at Delphi Economic Forum VI

... Republic, addressed the participants. The event focused on the following topics: geopolitics and international security, global economy, the future of Europe, climate change and sustainable development, social change and the future of the state, new technologies,... ... Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, spoke on the prospects for the development of relations between the European Union and Russia.


Seven Steps Beyond the Crisis Horizon: Reflecting on Past Mistakes

Familiar Problems and New Challenges for Russia Crises come and go, and life goes on. In early 2015, at the height of the ... ... compromise nor the collapse of Ukrainian statehood, and relations between Russia and the West are developing more along the lines of a conflict than anything else. It is against... ... Opportunities, Limitations and Possible Trends 2020 : Russia’s involvement in the global economy remains lower than before the crisis began. Preliminary results for 2019 suggest...


Putin's Last Term: Taking the Long View

... Reform Igor Yurgens, Chairman of the Management Board, Institute of Contemporary Development, RIAC Member Putin has dominated Russia since 1999. He now faces many problems, including how to transfer power, if at all. The West should prepare for change – or for no change. Vladimir Putin has dominated the Russian political scene since 1999. But ... ... and other problems that #Russia now faces, and what will he do when his term of office ends? The performance of the Russian economy in recent years has been mixed. Inflation has fallen, foreign reserves have risen and the ruble’s exchange rate is relatively ...


How to Survive in a Trench Warfare

... Policy and Global Positioning (2017–2024)” More importantly, implementing structural reforms and achieving above-worldwide-average growth rates would help Russia to finally reverse the ongoing trend towards a reduction of its share in the global economy. Even the political and psychological effect of such an achievement would be a boon: Russia would finally see a perspective that has been beyond the horizon for the past decade. It would also give those in the West who consider the anti-Russian sanctions to be senseless and even harmful new and convincing arguments. To paraphrase Russian philosopher Konstantin Leontiev, creating an economy of “blossoming complexity” would provide Russia’s foreign policy ...


Seminar “European Security: Challenges at the Societal Level”

... the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions ( OSCE Network ), the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations ( RAS IMEMO ) and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation ( Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung ) held a seminar ... ... discussed the draft report prepared by the OSCE Network and addressed the following issues: the future of the European order; Russian and Western interests in the military-political and economic spheres; challenges and threats to security, as well as tools to ensure ...


Russian Foreign Policy Finding New Bearings

... the past decade was successful by and large and quite masterful at times. It largely matched the world challenges. A stagnant economy was the weak link. Foreign policy has compensated for that weakness so far. But this resource is now close to exhaustion.... ... The country has regained its military potential at a qualitatively new level and at still tolerable costs. The expansion of Western alliances to the territories Russia considers vital to its security has been stemmed, although it had to pay a dear price for that. The West is developing ...


Russia has to reinvent its economic model

... Russian people and government sounded more optimistic. What’s your opinion about Russia’s overall economic situation? Has diversification decided by President Vladimir Putin started to bear fruits? A.K.: The fundamental problem of the Russian economy is not in the Western sanctions. It is not even in a sharp decline of the global energy prices. In order to move ahead, Russia has to reinvent its model of economic development. The old model designed and assembled in early Putin’s years, has depleted its potential....


The West vs. Russia: The Unintended Consequences of Targeted Sanctions

... the Crimea annexation—Russia gets Crimea and despised elites are punished too. Nevertheless, new sanctions on Russia’s financial, energy, and defense sectors in July and September will have growing costs for key companies and the overall economy over time. Moscow’s retaliatory ban on certain Western agricultural imports shows that Russia is ready to engage in a tit-for-tat economic conflict—even though Russian officials recognize the economic asymmetries between their country and the West. Most importantly, beginning a new chapter is not the same as ending one—and it ...


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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