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Is Socialism the Bright Future Awaiting America?

Politics in the US is becoming increasingly polarized, leaving millennials no other choice The sudden rise of far left members of the US House of Representatives has become one of the highlights of this political season in Washington. A particular object of attention has been the “Squad” formed by charismatic Democratic congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York), Ilhan Omar (Minnesota), Ayanna Pressley (Massachusetts), and Rashida Tlaib (Michigan). All four are capable, ambitious minority...

05.08.2019

Boris gearing up for General Elections in Fall of 2019

Right from his start as Prime Minister of the UK, Boris Johnson prepares for quick general elections. Boris started his first day with big lofty promises: better education; fantastic new infrastructure; “caring for the whole country” incl. rural districts; brand new wideband into “every” home. And so on. Boris serves the public a rehash ...

30.07.2019

Europe’s Greens as Future Strategic Partners of Russia

Even the most intractable European critics of the Kremlin will hardly object to cooperation in environmental issues Igor Makarov: Fifty Shades of Green When analyzing last month’s European Parliament elections, most observers primarily focus on the impressive results of the right-wing populists and Eurosceptics. Naturally, the advance of the right-wing parties is a major factor in the current political life of Europe. However, a factor that is of ...

02.07.2019

EU Parliament or National Mid-Term Elections?

The recent EU elections have been rather undecided, uninteresting, and divisive over national issues Despite much fanfare and discussions on the mortal contest between ‘pro-Europeans’ and ‘sovereignists,’ the recent EU elections have been rather undecided,...

14.06.2019

Can Washington and Moscow Agree to Limit Political Interference?

The first U.S.-Russia joint view on how to deal with the interference problem After his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in May, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia had proposed a mutual non-interference pledge. He recalled the exchange of letters between U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and Soviet Foreign Minister Maxim Litvinov in 1933 in which, in return for U.S. diplomatic recognition, Moscow made pledges not to interfere in U.S. domestic politics and...

14.06.2019

Indian Elections 2019: Towards New Economic and Political Goals

... quiet, but purposeful Indian diplomatic manoeuvres, under Prime Minister Modi’s leadership. (After all, Indian diplomacy has worked to bring international opinion around this issue, since 2009, but with little success until recent moves). Besides, as elections unfolded, the news of the Prime Minister being feted with highest civilian honors, first from Russia and latest by the UAE, for coveted contribution to the development of bilateral ties, served as effectively oriented the outcome of Indian foreign ...

23.05.2019

How Ukraine Will Change After Zelensky’s Victory

RIAC Experts on Possible Changes to Ukraine’s Foreign and Domestic Policies In a blitz interview, RIAC experts spoke about possible changes to Ukraine’s foreign and domestic policies following Volodymyr Zelensky’s victory in the presidential elections. Olga Pylova interviews Aleksandr Gushchin, Ph.D. in History, Department of Post-Soviet Countries at Russian State University for the Humanities; Viktor Mironenko, Ph.D. in History, Senior Researcher at the Department of Central and Eastern ...

29.04.2019

Foreign Policy Tasks for Ukraine’s New President

... be understandable and interesting for all. One could also suppose that, for a while, Zelensky will operate in a very similar manner to the current president, and his policy will be a continuation of sorts of his predecessor’s policy simply because elections to the Verkhovna Rada will only be held this autumn (unless, of course, the decision is made to call an early election). It will not be easy to revise international contacts and arrangements over a few days. Relations with Russia The new President’s ...

26.04.2019

Why I Am Sceptical About Eurosceptics

Most of the supposed “pro-Russian” European populists see the issue of Russia as nothing more than a bargaining chip in a higher-stakes game with Brussels The May elections to the European Parliament are fast approaching. Emissaries of Europe’s right-wing populist parties that position themselves as Russia’s main allies are visiting Moscow with increasing regularity. The voices of those who believe that the ...

08.04.2019
 

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