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Asian Players in the Arctic: Interests, Opportunities, Prospects

... the Arctic Council. The Report examines non-regional actors’ interests in the Arctic, their policy frameworks in the region and principal areas of Arctic studies. Authors also explore the Asian states’ positions on the international status of the Arctic. Specific attention is given to the prospects of cooperation between Russia and India, China, Republic of Korea, Japan, Singapore in developing the region. Authors: A.N. Fedorovsky, Dr. of Economics (Part 3); L.V. Filippova (Foreword); T.A. Makhmutov, Ph.D. in Political Science (Foreword); H. Nadarajah (Part 5); V.E. Petrovsky, Dr. of Political Science (Part 2); ...


Towards The Arctic Ocean through the Kuril Islands

... should offer Japan strategic advantages that could potentially outweigh any desire in Tokyo to insist on its sovereignty over the Southern Kuril Islands. The Russian Arctic seas could be one common denominator to be introduced in the discourse of the Russian-Japanese negotiations. The Arctic region is undoubtedly a long-term strategic priority for Japanese foreign policy. Developing Arctic resources could give Japan unique opportunities for moving its national economy out of the depression caused by the global economic crisis of 2008 ...


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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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