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Russia Moves East, India West, Straining Ties

Russia and India are going to lose a lot if they have to take sides in this forthcoming US-China rivalry "Russia is losing India!"—I have been hearing such lamentations in Moscow for as long as I have followed world politics. Pessimism and alarmism are not a rare phenomenon among intellectuals and experts in any country, Russia included. Manifestations of Russian-Indian relations losing their past dynamics are plenty. The ...

28.12.2020

Russia and Kazakhstan have been working together to build up our integration

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with the Kazinform International News Agency, Moscow, December 1, 2020 Question: Mr Lavrov, you may be aware that on December 1 we celebrate the Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In your opinion, which features distinguish Kazakhstan’s experience of building an independent ...

08.12.2020

Discussion on the Role of the SCO in Regulating International Cooperation in Greater Eurasia

On September 14, 2020, the Institute for Research of International Economic Relations of the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation conducted an online discussion on the role of the SCO in regulating international cooperation in Greater Eurasia. On September 14, 2020, the Institute for Research of International Economic Relations of the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation conducted an online discussion ...

16.09.2020

Tackling the Illicit Drug Trade: Perspectives From Russia

... seized by Russian authorities have multiplied by twenty over the 2008-2018 period. Given the growing availability and affordability of drugs on the Russian market, the security dimension of the Central Asian drug trade naturally dominates the drug discourse and, to some extent, justifies Russia's militarised approach. With a 7 644 km-long shared border with Kazakhstan and hundreds of tonnes of drugs flowing in each year, drug trafficking has severe implications beyond the social costs of addiction ...

14.09.2020

RIAC and IPDS Video Seminar on Russia’s Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

On July 16, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), in cooperation with the Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS, Pakistan), held a video seminar on Russia’s Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) On July 16, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), in cooperation with the Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS, Pakistan), held a video seminar on Russia’s Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Opening ...

20.07.2020

Indo-Chinese Conflict and the Eurasian Heartland

... Historical Chance?” revitalized the idea of Mackinder's paradigm, according to which who controls the Eurasian Heartland, controls The World-Island. He sees this formula as very modern. In his opinion, Sino-Indian cooperation beyond the RIC, BRICS and SCO framework would mean the control of the Eurasian Heartland at present and in the future. In his article, the author highlights how such cooperation could work, as well as how, serving as a tandem, China and India could attract both authoritarian states ...

16.07.2020

Pakistan Greeted Russia on Victory Day

... on May 9, Stalin wanted to commemorate the victory with a military parade. On June 22, 1945, he ordered, "In commemoration of the victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War, I appoint to hold the parade of the regular Army, Navy and the Moscow garrison — Victory Parade June 24, 1945, in Moscow's Red Square." President Putin had originally planned a major celebration, inviting world leaders from all over the world, such as French President Emmanuel Macron, Chinese President Xi Jinping....

30.06.2020

Russia and Pakistan in the Middle East: Approaches to Security in the Gulf

... directly from the region’s close geographic proximity to both Russia and Pakistan which in itself pre-dates the modern international system. These ties, when approached via a possible multilateral framework (such as the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), for instance), have immense potential in helping mediate existing tensions within the region. Both Russia and Pakistan, by drawing on their own bilateral relations with the Middle East’s major powers, can thus play a key role in arbitrating existing ...

12.03.2020
 

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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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