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Regionalism in Global Governance: Revisiting the R20 Paradigm

... arrangements. The main rationale for this idea was the need to promote greater horizontal coordination among the various regional arrangements, while at the same time improving the cooperative linkages between regional and global multilateral institutions. The G20 may be seen as the optimal vehicle for promoting such cooperation, with the new framework of regional cooperation designated as R20 (regional twenty) that brings together the largest regional players across the world economy. Earlier this year ...


G20 Summit: Looking for Compromise

G20 in Implementing Russia’s Strategic Tasks The G20 is an important international forum, a meeting place for representatives of the world’s largest economies. Now, we can say that the division into the so-called “developed” and “developing” ...


The Kerch Strait Gambit

A Kiev-provoked Ukraine/Russia naval clash near the Kerch Strait, Crimea, threatens to derail the Argentina G20 Summit and to worsen US-Russia bilateral relations First, a little essential geography. The Kerch Strait, joining the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov, is a narrow shallow passage, less than 24 NM wide at its narrowest point. So it all falls ...


China after G20

The G20 in Hamburg (7-8 July) will probably be remembered mainly for the riots running on the streets of the wealthy German harbour city. In addition, despite the number of issues on the agenda (the global economy, migrations, the much-debated climate change,...


What Does the Future Hold? Reflections Regarding the Hamburg Meeting

It is a win-win situation for both sides, and no one has lost Anton Mardasov, Kirill Semenov: The “Southern Deal” Between Moscow and Washington: A Duel of Diplomacies The beginning of July was marked by the first personal meeting between Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, and Donald Trump, President of the USA, in Hamburg. The event had been awaited not only in our countries, but all around the world, drawing in a wide international response. Thus far, passions have been running high. The first...


Fyodor Lukyanov and Andrey Kortunov Summarize the Outcomes of G20 Summit in Hamburg

On July 10 Valdai International Discussion Club organized an expert discussion on the outcomes of G20 Summit. On July 10 Valdai International Discussion Club organized an expert discussion on the outcomes of G20 Summit. Fyodor Lukyanov, Member of RIAC, Academic Director of the Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club,...


One Belt, One Road, and Seven (Not So) Giants…

The world economy has shifted East and its most important body has doubtless become the G20 The ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) Forum in Beijing (14-15 May) was attended by high-level representatives of 57 countries; among them, the Presidents of Russia, Turkey, Indonesia, Argentina, the Philippines, Vietnam; the Prime Ministers of Pakistan,...


Moscow hopes for Trans-Pacific Partnership talks at G20 summit in Antalya

Moscow looks forward to detailed discussions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement at the G20 summit in Turkey's Antalya on Nov. 15-16 and hopes to see the text of the deal, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told TASS on Monday. "The undermining of the WTO [World Trade Organization] is the source of serious worries for us,...


Russian-Turkish Relations in 2014

... Cooperation between relevant security agencies of the two countries could be expanded in order to combat crime, drug trafficking, arms trafficking, and human trafficking. At the global level, there are various opportunities for cooperation within the G20 framework. Russia and Turkey are founding members of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC): they are the largest coastal countries and the nature of their relationship determines in many respects the situation in the Caspian-Black ...


RIAC Expanding Ties with Turkish Partners

On February 10-11, 2015, RIAC Deputy Program Director Timur Makhmutov and Program Manager Lyudmila Fililppova visited Istanbul to participate in a conference on proposals of key think tanks for G-20 currently presided by Turkey. The event was sponsored by Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey and Centre for International Governance Innovation , with attendance reaching one hundred experts and think tankers from twenty countries. Dr. Makhmutov delivered a report on cooperation of think...


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