Search: Mobilization (3 materials)

Trade Uncertainty: Possible Consequences of the Trade Wars for Russia and the World

Protectionism – the New Norm of International Trade A side effect of any trade war is protectionism, which is particularly pronounced during a period of structural transformation or the transition to a new stage of development in economic competition. And we are not just talking about economic transformations here, but also social transformations – imbalances in the economy lead to social disruptions and failures on the labour market, and the national or supranational government must respond to...

06.08.2018

“Restored Sovereignty” as the Basis of National Pride

The construction of a “mobilization economy” will be a key test for the legitimization of power – will it be enough to have “great power” as a national idea? In his article “How to Survive in a Trench Warfare,” RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov rightly points ...

01.08.2018

New Mobilization?

... 2) seeking out spies is now a task of the intelligence services, not ordinary people. The war against the enemy’s intelligence services was conducted in both the Soviet Union and the United States as a competition between professionals, rather than mobilization for war. American political scientists often polemicize about how effective the use of “soft power” was against the Soviet Union. However, the very concept of “soft power” is based on the fact that the enemy is prepared to listen ...

30.07.2018

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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