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RIAC and HSE Online Seminar «New Regional Dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean?»

... regional actors Speakers: Pavel Shlykov, Associate Professor, Institute of Asian and African Studies at Lomonosov Moscow State University; RIAC Expert Elena Alekseenkova, Senior Research Fellow, Head of the Center for Italian Studies, Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Associate Professor, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, NRU HSE, RIAC Expert Chiara Lovotti, PhD candidate, Faculty of History, University of Bologna; Associate Research Fellow, Middle East and ...

17.12.2020

The Technological Revolution in China and the USA: What About Europe and Eurasia?

... technology, it should be clear that most technologies “stolen” from then become more and more outdated and that Europe and Germany really has a problem if it is about new technologies. The technological gap – civil and militarily- between the Europeans and the USA and China is too obvious. There is not too much to “steal” anymore, just the opposite. Germany and Europe might come in the situation that they have to copy or steal from China or the USA just to get access to the new technologies. And without ...

08.12.2020

Borders and identities - Let us change our way of thinking

... the world. US President Donald Trump is pursuing a policy to protect American interests. His “America first” strategy is challenging global governance as we know it. It is revealing, in various ways, the world’s “unpaid bills”, especially Europe’s (Foucher 2019). The persistent institutional crisis within Europe follows the same logic. Created in the aftermath of the Second World War, the European Union is now divided, mainly about refugee flows, BRI, Chinese investments in Europe, and ...

04.12.2020

Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok: a Puzzling Route to Political Stability in Europe

... the Chinese ways of understanding the world. The Chinese vertical world map depicts China nearly in the centre of the world, while it is close to the Arctic region. Indeed, China has already started to play an active role in the region, to which only European countries, Russia, the USA, and Canada are geographically close. China cannot physically claim Arctic territory, but it can have political and economic interests in the region. Anne-Marie Brady, a New Zealand politics researcher and full professor at the University of Canterbury,...

20.10.2020

East vs West: New Political Reality for the Post-Coronavirus World

China today presents a legitimate new alternative, and thus a threat, to the Western system “The world will never be the same after the Coronavirus” — these words uttered by International Relations veteran Henry Kissinger most certainly have substance behind them. Beyond the major impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the global economy and everyday life of people all over the world, it has also come to reveal new political realities. Efficiency in dealing with the new transnational threat became...

13.05.2020

The Battle of “Coronavirus Narratives”: Three Lines of Defence Against China

... decrease in the number of mobile network subscribers in the country) as proof that the number of infected was not in the tens of thousands, but rather in the millions. It thus follows that the number of deaths is also an order of magnitude (or even two) higher ... ... primary culprit is, of course, President of the United States Donald Trump, although fingers are certainly being pointed at European leaders too, from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to his Spanish opposite number Pedro Sánchez. The basic premise ...

29.04.2020

To Sequestrate, or Not to Sequestrate. The Impact of Covid-19 on Military Budgets

... reduced production volumes, and the slow-down of expensive and promising R&D, which in early stages mainly generates costs. The USA: More Money for Each and Every One! U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf CC BY-NC 2.0 The U.S. behavior in financing ... ... high-precision weapons, can drastically reduce the number of traditional weapons systems needed to solve most tasks on the battlefield. Europe: At Whose Expense? Alexander Yermakov: Is France’s Nuclear Shield Big Enough to Cover All of Europe? Military budgets ...

09.04.2020

Standing for Everything Evil against Everything Good: Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe

... us and living from one IMF loan to the next so recklessly reject such a successful model of economic and public modernization? The current crisis in relations with European countries is a natural and expected response on the part of Moscow to the refusal of Europe’s ruling parties to accept Russia’s worldview and values and the reluctance to understand its motives and principal concerns. The global situation has changed radically, while this mentality has persisted. This explains the desire to punish ...

19.02.2019

The World After the INF Treaty: Time to Let European Leaders in on the Game?

... Control Andrey Kortunov: The Domino Effect: America’s Withdrawal from the INF Treaty and Its Ramifications Few of us remember how negotiations on the Iranian nuclear programme began. In October 2003, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Dominique de Villepin and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Joschka Fischer approached President of Iran Mohammad Khatami in an attempt to persuade him to comply with IAEA requirements and also to provide ...

05.02.2019

Alterations in history What shall Russia stand for from now on?

For a very long time Russia’s role was to defend the rest of the world from Europe. Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has been trying to facilitate the maintenance of peace and the development of order in the rest of the world. In the absence of Russia, an anarchy would be unleashed in the world that the United States would ...

16.11.2018
 

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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