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

... 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 in isolating Russia, being convinced that Washington is undermining U.S. dollar worldwide prevalence by imposing sanctions on international payment systems. Finally, the famous academician and the author of many foreign affairs bestsellers maintains that the U.S. ...

16.05.2022

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,... ... and the upsurge in inflation—unprecedented for our century—will turn into a chronic stagflation. Some economists in the West posit that a new global recession is likely to happen as early as 2023 [ 5 ]. Indeed, the Russia–Ukraine conflict is not ...

11.05.2022

A New Sino-Russian Entente? Limits of Cooperation on Ukraine and Beyond

... AUKUS; however, neither side commits to any actions in response. Instead, the bulk of the text is devoted to a largely defensive statement of principles and rebuttal of selected elements of the Western agenda. Notably, its first section is devoted to de-Westernizing the concept of “democracy”, claiming this status for both China and Russia, and seeking to deny the U.S. its usage as a moral high ground and dividing line in world politics. This critique is clearly triggered by the recent U.S.-sponsored “Summit for Democracy” and expanding on an earlier joint response by Russian and Chinese ambassadors to the U.S. Its ...

22.02.2022

Is War Inevitable?

... Over the past days and weeks, media outlets have been proliferating all kinds of apocalyptic predictions and scenarios on the immediate prospects of the Ukrainian crisis. Journalists, experts, and politicians claim—with all seriousness—that a Russian-Ukrainian war can hardly be thwarted, not to mention article that seek to explore a purported coup in Kiev, the crushing response of the West, or even the looming nuclear conflict of global dimensions. We shall try to find an answer to a number of interwoven questions, which might arise in the minds of those who face this wave of dire prophecies and predictions. Why has this information ...

28.01.2022

US-China Relations: Moving Towards a New Cold War?

... system, these sanctions could spell enormous losses. In response to the protests and the West’s overt support, Beijing toughened national legislation on Hong Kong. In turn... ... for censoring reports about the virus during the early stages of its spread, its refusal to cooperate with scientists from the Centre for Disease Control to assist its... ... third act was presented to Congress by Senator Lindsey Graham, who is well known in Russia, and a number of other Republicans [ 49 ]. It also mixes up COVID-19 with human...

10.06.2021

Advancing Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region, 2021 and Beyond

... organizations—the European Leadership Network (ELN), the Munich Security Conference (MSC), the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)—work... ... remains a potential flashpoint for catastrophic miscalculation between Russia and the West, and this tension threatens security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic region... ... Commission on Missing Persons, United States Ambassador Richard Burt Chairman, Global Zero USA, United States Evgeny Buzhinskiy Chairman of the PIR Center Executive Board; Vice-President...

07.06.2021

Andrey Kortunov: Cooperation with the West Will Only Happen When Russia Modernises

We are facing a generational change among the leaders of the world’s great powers We are facing a generational change among the leaders of the world’s great powers. Russia can return to closer relations with the West only if the Kremlin’s future leaders sets itself the goal of serious social and economic modernisation, according to Andrey Kortunov , Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), who would have been a speaker at the Lennart ...

15.05.2020

Importance of the Libyan Crisis for Russia After the Arab Spring

... of prestige by Russian analysts. Apart from tangible economic interests, it may turn Russia into an important actor with a say in the issues of international immigration... ... regard that "having entered the Libyan conflict, Moscow shows to Europe and the USA that it will not limit itself to Syria and Ukraine and that its 'success' in Syria... ... accidental." While Moscow is not interested in a direct confrontation with the West, it may use its relatively successful Libya endeavour to accrue status benefits...

13.12.2019

Meeting with Sberbank Institutional Investors from the USA and Great Britain

... Management (USA), Danske Capital (Finland), Invesco Advisors (USA), Ivy Investment Management Company (USA), Lombard Odier (Switzarland),Prudential Investment Management (USA), Route One Investment Company (USA), Wellington Management International (USA) The following issues were discussed during the meeting: the state and prospects for relations between Russia and the West, the possibilities of progress in resolving the Ukrainian crisis, and the prospects for Russia-China interaction. Particular attention was paid to the analysis of the possible evolution of the anti-Russian sanctions policy of the United States and ...

15.09.2019

Russia’s Way of Being in the World, from Yesterday to Tomorrow

... each other, not only meant in world affairs in general but more specifically and much worse, in relations with the US and the West. Within this matryoshka doll was another: the notion that the search for negotiations and pacts with the USA was strategically more important than, and on a qualitatively superior plane to the relationship with China. China would make the same mistake with regard to Soviet Russia a decade or so later. While there were partial course corrections along the way, starting with the ouster of Khrushchev ...

30.08.2019
 

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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  
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    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  
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