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BRICS Should Avoid Becoming an anti-US Group

... would have in mind. Should BRICS expand its membership to become stronger? There are some talks of a BRICS Plus concept. It has actually been suggested that, in terms of membership, India would like the accession of Mexico, while China would prefer Indonesia. I think such countries as Mexico and Indonesia are very prominent candidates. Why are India and China interested in Mexico and Indonesia? Because Mexicans are quite autonomous within Latin America. Do you understand Latin America’s psychology?...


Russia and Multilateral Diplomacy in East Asia

... boxes for Russian foreign policy ideology. First, the region is home to rising powers which, according to the official Russian theory, will build the new ‘polycentric world’ and these players include both individual countries such as China, India or Indonesia and organizations like the SCO and ASEAN itself. Second, the principle of non-alignment, multilateralism and inclusivity in the form of ASEAN-centric organizations is still in vogue here, that is, there is ‘Asian NATO’, but instead a dense ...


Meeting with Ambassador of Indonesia to Russia M. Wahid Supriyadi

On March 23, 2018, Andrey Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), held a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia to the Russian Federation H.E. M. Wahid Supriyadi and diplomats of the Embassy. On March 23, 2018, Andrey Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), held a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and ...


How China and India Can Keep the Peace in Ukraine

... as this would be opposed by Ukraine. This leaves Asia as the lone continent able to supply peacekeeping troops that would be respected by, and acceptable to, both the Russians and the Ukrainians. Which countries in Asia? Answer: Likely India. Perhaps Indonesia. Chinese participation is not to be excluded. What is critical is that both Moscow and Kiev see the peacekeepers as neutral and professional. In the case of India, in particular, there is conspicuous historical sympathy among both Russians and ...


The Decline of the Pirates

Maritime piracy drop in Southeast Asia, but is still a threat in Indonesia Maritime piracy and armed robbery against ships are among the main concerns of the international community due to the extensive threat that they pose to global security and development. In the last twenty years, the most affected geographical ...


Meeting at RIAC with a Delegation of the Center for Policy Analysis and Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia

On September 22, 2016 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a meeting with a delegation of the Center for Policy Analysis and Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, led by Leonard Hutabarat, Head of the Center for Policy Analysis and Development on American and European Regions. The Russian side at the meeting was represented by RIAC Deputy Program Director Timur Makhmutov; Sergey Markedonov, Associate ...


Islamic Extremism in Southeast Asia

... international terrorism, which has swept across the world over the last couple of years, is a strong reminder that no region, not even remotest corner of our planet is secure. January 2016 has seen deadly blasts in different cities — from Turkey to Indonesia — taking too many innocent lives. Following terrorist attacks in Jakarta, RIAC gives an overview of extremist organizations present in the ASEAN countires. Project page:


Things Russia Should Care About in Southeast Asia: Environment

... communities. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco Thomas Lines: The El Niño Climate Anomaly – Impact on Food Security in the Asia-Pacific Region Human activities are only making things worse. Almost every year, medieval-style slash-and-burn agricultural practices in Indonesia bring about massive forest fires, the haze spreading around the whole Southeast Asian region. It is an issue far beyond one country’s responsibilities. Or take the South China Sea - an international security issue with significant environmental ...


MIKTA – Is It a New Element of the Global Governance Structure?

Grouping of “Middle Powers” Late September 2013 on the sidelines of 68th session of the UN General Assembly the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkey and Australia held a meeting during which they reached an understanding to form a new informal negotiating network of “middle powers” – MIKTA. The five states considered that under the current architecture ...


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  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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