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RIAC Work Plans on Latin American Track Discussed with Argentinian Ambassador Ricardo Lagorio

... to the Russian Federation. On January 23, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Ricardo Lagorio, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the Russian Federation. The discussion focused on the Council’s 2020 work plans on Latin American research track, including the analytical report on relations between Russia and the countries of the continent, to be prepared jointly by RIAC and RAS Institute of Latin American Studies. The current foreign policy trends of Latin American ...


Peru: Searching for a Development Model

Pablo Kuczynski’s presidency can be generally assessed as unsuccessful In the past few years, the previously monolithic political panorama of Latin America, marked by restrained competition between the two models — conditionally left and right — but generally stable since the mid-2000s until the mid-2010s, has been subject to centrifugal tendencies. First, consider the countries of the ...


Is China still the "big dog" in Brazil and Latin America?

... between president Trump and North Korea leader Kim. The "postponement" helps reinforce the notion held by many business and political leaders in the Southern Hemisphere that official Washington continues to assign a low importance level to "Latin America."  More importantly, it provides yet another signal that Trump's Washington is eager to  engage in a trade war with LatAm nations, and with China, as it has already done with Russia.  Perhaps with all the fallout from the Lava Jato ...


El Comercio names the senior Peruvian politicians involved in big Odebrecht scandal

... presidential and local elections going off over the next twelve months “political marketing” by globalist interests, the growing influence of narcocracies, and apologists for historically corrupt mainstream parties are alienating prospective voters in Latin America.This is happening at the very moment that their right to popular sovereignty is being threatened by social media conversations (mostly “fake news” that at best has a tangential connection to realpolitik) in the name of “transparency”and ...


Marcelo Montes: The Future of Mercosur Is Now in Question

... facing the region, hope for a genuinely progressive Mercosur looks increasingly threatened. Marcelo Montes , professor of international relations at the National University of Villa Maria in Argentina, shares his views on the integration process in Latin America and suggests what Russia can do to avoid making the same mistakes. Mercosur is facing a lot of problems nowadays, partly due to controversy over the Venezuelan presidency. How is the situation going to develop from your point of view? Mercosur ...


Russia's Interest to Latin America Undiminished

... Ibero-America in a Globalizing World: History and Modernity" held at St. Petersburg State University to present its report " Russia-Mexico Relations: Traditional Basics and Imperatives for Renovation " produced by Director of RAS Institute for Latin American Studies Vladimir Davydov and Ambassador Valery Morozov, both RIAC experts, who familiarized the audience with the key points of the paper. Dr. Davydov focused on the report's practical aspects, the staple of all RIAC's analytical materials,...


Brazilian Navy: Protecting Stranger Coasts

... Colombia, where drug trafficking is a serious challenge). Another threat comes from across the ocean from African countries, primarily Guinea-Bissau, which has been actively involved in drug trafficking as part of the global route to deliver cocaine from Latin America to the European Union. As for the engagement of the Brazilian Navy in international operations, the best-known incidents include the fleet’s role in securing Brazil’s mission to Haiti and participation of Niterói-class ...


Battle for the Andes

Russia and China on the Latin American Arms Market Argentina: Fighting on the Outskirts The fledgling military-technical cooperation between Russia and Argentina was the subject of a recent article . The only recent contracts between the two parties are the delivery of two ...


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