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Great Powers and Their Allies: The Experience of Global Confrontation

Is it necessary, to demand more? In the event that relations between Russia and its allies were assessed in comparison with similar practices in the United States and Europe, then Moscow would have every reason to express continuous dissatisfaction with the behaviour of its junior partners, with the exception of Minsk,...


Syrian President’s Visit to Russia Amid the Changing Regional Environment

While Assad’s visit to Moscow did not yield breakthrough agreements, it confirmed the importance of the Syrian dossier for Russia, contrary to the claims that Moscow is slackening its focus on Syria Syrian President Bashar Assad arrived in Moscow on March 14, 2023, for talks with his Russian counterpart—bringing along a representative delegation (almost all the key ministers ...


India’s Eurasian Pathway: Towards an Evolving Strategic Partnership

India now finds itself delicately balancing the two opposing poles—this, however, also presents it with the opportunity to expand its global influence by negotiating for peace New Delhi’s long-standing strategic partnership with Russia has witnessed some growing turbulences in its bilateral engagements since military action broke out in Ukraine. However, India’s strategic autonomy in its foreign policy decisions-making has by and large prevented the country from taking specific ...


RIAC and SIIS experts compared notes on the Middle East

On March 23, 2023, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Shanghai Institute of International Studies (SIIS) held an online joint round table on “Russia-China Cooperation in the Middle East: New Dynamics and New Opportunities” On March 23, 2023, the ...


The Referendums for Reunification with Russia the geopolitical stakes of a democratic choice

The referendums organised at the request of the two people's republics of Donetsk and Lugansk (independent since 2014 and recognised by Russia on 21 February 2022) but also in the territories of Zaporizhia and Kherson, have a historical and geopolitical significance on several levels, as it is not only a question of the process of Russian reunification but also of the consolidation of ...


Common Challenges Require Fundamental Change in International System

Probably the most important takeaway from President Xi's visit to Moscow Ten years ago, during his trip to Russia in March of 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping gave a keynote speech at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in Moscow, where he outlined the vision of “a community of common destiny in which everyone has in himself a little ...


Russian and Chinese Economies Complement Each Other Perfectly

Today, leaders from China and Russia are looking at the medium-term perspective, and cooperation plans already cover the entire current decade On March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The meeting was anticipated to be of a protocol ...


After the Summit: Next Steps in China-Russia Cooperation

The challenge for Russia is to become an organic part of Chinese technological and production chains, including those in high-tech areas International summits are important and sometimes even indispensable. Top level meetings between leaders of hostile nations often ...


More dialogue, less domination

Now we have a new initiative, Global Civilization Initiative Editor's note: From March 20 to 22, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Russia. During the trip, President Xi and his counterpart Vladimir Putin released several joint statements and agreed to deepen cooperation. What is the main message that this visit sends? Sergey Sanakoev, president of the Asia-Pacific Region Research ...


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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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