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A Little Britain’s Reach Out To The Big Indo-Pacific

The West’s anti-China rhetoric and the idea of mounting NATO presence in the Indo-Pacific meet with a critical reception from most Asian states As the ideological schism in today’s world deepens, the leaders of the liberal camp are ramping up their activities in the regions they have not paid much attention to before. The main purpose of the military, diplomatic, and economic efforts of the Global West is to expand the sphere of influence, preventing their “non-democratic and revisionist” vis-à-vis...


JCPOA 1.01: Now or Never

... limited military operation is almost impossible to imagine: To effectively curtail nuclear developments in Iran, the U.S. and their allies would have to conduct a full-scale campaign involving the use of aircraft and missile strikes. Ivan Timofeev: USA-Iran: Why Is the Deal Stalled? In this scenario, the conflict is unlikely to stay solely within Iran’s borders, but will almost inevitable spill over to the entirety of the Middle East with largely unpredictable consequences. Such a war would not ...


NATO’s Cheek by Russia’s Jowl

Which trends seen in the West reflect Finland’s and Sweden’s possible entry into NATO Much has been said and written about the likely consequences of Finland and Sweden joining NATO. A legion of analysts have already assessed the changing balance of power in the Baltic Sea, the new situation on the long Finnish-Russian land border as well as the possible implications of such NATO’s expansion for the Arctic. Experts are actively discussing the modalities of Helsinki’s and Stockholm’s practical inclusion...


Professor Jeffrey Sachs: “I Don’t Believe in Isolating Russia”

Q&A by Alexander Gasyuk, Rossiyskaya Gazeta’s foreign affairs correspondent Jeffrey Sachs , a renowned Columbia University Professor of economics and former Special Advisor to three UN Secretaries-General, espouses views uncommon for the mainstream media in the West when it comes to the real origins of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Professor Sachs argues that peace negotiations in earnest should start immediately, proceeding from Ukraine’s neutrality and no NATO enlargement. He does not believe...


U.S. Plays 'Dangerous Game' in Trying to 'Cancel' Russia

... cooperation cut and businesses boycotted as a result of their connections to Russia. Antonov said it all had a geopolitical element. "The unprecedentedly wide-spreading campaign to cancel everything Russian is accompanied by baseless and sweeping accusations against our country aimed at creating an image of Russia as an outcast," the senior Russian diplomat said. Pointing to some recent examples, he said that "anti-Russian hysteria has quickly spread to everyday life." Among the more ...


Restoration, Reformation, Revolution? Blueprints for the World Order after the Russia-Ukraine conflict

Working Paper #66, 2022 Although the Russia-Ukraine conflict, which is now unfolding before our very eyes, can be seen as a primarily European crisis of regional dimensions, it will have—indeed does—many global repercussions. Naturally, Ukraine and Russia will bear the most massive costs of the conflict: the World Bank’s latest estimates suggest that Ukraine’s GDP will shrink by 45.1% in 2022, while Russia’s GDP will shrink by 11.2% [ 1 ]. However, the negative impact on the economy is already...


Shanghai Institute for International Studies and The Belfer Center Third International Expert Forum

... understanding of the strategic stability concept, possible concepts of European and Euro-Atlantic security after Russia-Ukraine conflict is over, as well as the future of bilateral and multilateral arms control. Leading international researchers from China, the USA, Great Britain, and Russia took part in the event. Russian side was represented at the event by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General.


NATO Not Taking Nuclear War Threat Seriously

... an interview last month in which Moscow's top diplomat said that "the danger is serious, real, and we must not underestimate it." And while U.S. officials cast Russia as the aggressor in escalating nuclear tensions, Antonov called these accusations "baseless," and "part of a propaganda campaign launched against Russia in response to the steps taken to neutralize threats to our national security emanating from the Ukrainian territory." He then outlined the "conditions ...


The US Confiscation Policy

The victorious march of the authorities of the US, the EU, and other countries over the fragments of Russian property gives rise to legitimate fears among investors from other countries On April 28, US President Joe Biden asked Congress to pass new legislation on the confiscation of Russian property . The presidential proposals were previously developed at the level of key agencies responsible for sanctions: the Treasury (financial sanctions), the Department of State (responsible for visa sanctions...


Shanghai Institute for International Studies and The Belfer Center Second International Expert Forum

... crises, preventing nuclear war and ensuring strategic stability in the world. Other multilateral mechanisms at the regional and global level that could be used in crisis management were also touched upon. Leading international researchers from China, the USA, and Russia took part in the round table. Russian side was represented at the event by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General.


Poll conducted

  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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