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Towards Increasingly Complex Multipolarity: Scenario for the Future

... speaks to how they have been compelled by the circumstances to revise their grand strategic outlook. The Eurasian “Balancing” Act The arguably emerging NWO will be characterized by plenty of “balancing”, especially as regards Russian, Turkish, Indian, and Chinese grand strategies in Eurasia: Russia The Eurasian great power will seek to optimize its Afro-Eurasian “balancing” act between West and East, the former comprising the U.S./EU while the latter encompassing China vis-a-vis BRI; India ...


Meeting with Indian Ambassador to Russia Venkatesh Varma

On May 28, 2021, RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov had a meeting with Venkatesh Varma, Indian Ambassador to Russia On May 28, 2021, RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov had a meeting with Venkatesh Varma, Indian Ambassador to Russia. A wide range of issues related to bilateral Russian-Indian relations were discussed during the meeting,...


Assessing the Trend of the Indo-Pacific Strategy

... and this trend is likely to continue in the near future. On the whole, the factors driving the Indo-Pacific strategy forward are clearly stronger than the constraints. Prospects for the Squad-based Indo-Pacific The political will of the U.S., Japan, India and Australia to foster the Indo-Pacific cooperation is increasing rather than weakening, which is the most important basis for further progress of the Indo-Pacific. Although the concept and objectives of the Indo-Pacific strategy of the four countries ...


Second Pandemic Wave Tests India’s Reforms and its Leader’s Popularity

N. Modi has enough time to restore the level of support and push the planned reforms forward. May 2021 marks two years since Narendra Modi was re-elected as the prime minister of India. In total, the Indian leader has been in power at the national level for 7 years, since 2014. The new wave of the pandemic that has hit India interfered with the interim assessment of Narendra Modi’s second tenure as Prime Minister in a positive ...


What’s the Purpose of India’s Military Base in Mauritius?

Expanding Hard Power Footprint The Mauritian government confirmed in a press release on 18 May that India is fully financing a new three-kilometer-long runway on the island of North Agalega where New Delhi has had a military base since 2015. Observers reported these construction efforts a few months ago, speculating on India’s strategic intentions....


U.S. Seeking Military Bases in Neighborhood or Close Vicinity of Afghanistan

... becoming a friend and achieving its strategic goals, they turned a cold shoulder and imposed sanctions on Pakistan, such as the Pressler Amendment, Karry Logar Bill, etc. However, since 2005, the U.S. took policy decisions and shifted its focus toward India, a traditional rival of Pakistan. Pakistan has no objection if the U.S.-India relations grow healthy. But the problem starts when American support is used against Pakistan by India. Although the U.S. extends military and economic assistance to India ...


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  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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