Search: Indo-Pacific (6 materials)

How Does Canberra Implement Its Role as a Regional Power with Global Interests

Interview with Peter Tesch, Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation What are the features of Australia’s approach to the conception of Indo-Pacific? What perspectives does Australia see for the Quad? Is China mainly a partner or a competitor to Australia? What place should Russia take in world politics? His Excellency Mr Peter Tesch , Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation,...


Meeting with Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia Ian Hill

... of New Zealand to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The discussion focused on the evolving military-political situation in the Asia-Pacific region in the context of increasing tensions in the U.S.-China relations, promoting the Indo-Pacific region concept by the U.S., and the difficulties in the work of many regional multilateral organizations. Particular attention was paid to the preparation of 2021 APEC Summit, to be held in New Zealand.


Russia and the Indian Ocean Security and Governance

... of view, the Indian Ocean is increasingly seen as an arena of a “great game”, an area of competition between great powers. Those competing are China and the US, or China and India. In this context, conceptualization and instutionalization of the Indo-Pacific as well as India — Japan initiative of Asia — Africa Growth Corridor are often viewed as manifestations of this power game, coming after China's attempts to involve regional players into the Belt and Road Initiative that is often seen ...


Ksenia Kuzmina Makes a Speech at Sri Lanka Institute of National Security Studies

On March 19, 2019, Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (Colombo, Sri Lanka) hosted a round table on the interests of Russia in the Indian Ocean region. Ksenia Kuzmina, RIAC Program Manager, made a keynote speech at the event. Kuzmina became the first Russian expert to speak at this analytical center. On March 19, 2019, Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (Colombo, Sri Lanka) hosted a round table on the interests of Russia in the Indian Ocean region. Ksenia Kuzmina, RIAC...


Between Greater Eurasia and Indo-Pacific: What’s Next for Multilateralism in Asia?

... power competition, trade wars, and the unpredictable policies of U.S. President Donald Trump. Different powers each promote their visions for this vast region. The U.S., together with its Asian allies and partners, is advocating for a free and open Indo-Pacific. China is pushing its mammoth Belt and Road Initiative, while Russia is promoting a Partnership for Greater Eurasia. What do these competing visions represent? Are they driven by strategic calculations in key capitals, or are they merely ...


Indo-Pacific or Community of Common Destiny?

... inevitable, though in the long term, the two projects are in no way fully compatible. In the end, there can be only one winner, and the loser shall be relegated to the fate of being a redundant historical player in the evolution of the Eurasian continent. Indo-Pacific, Quad, and Containing China Andrey Kortunov: SCO: The Cornerstone Rejected by the Builders of a New Eurasia? The term Indo-Pacific has entered geopolitics via biogeography, which studies the patterns of geographical distribution and the ...


Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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