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Putin's Proposal for Constitutional Update

In his State of the Union address on January 15, Russian President Vladimir Putin outlined his proposals for overhauling the Russian constitution. Western media has unanimously reported that Putin’s proposals present an opportunity for Putin to retain his grip on power, but the aim of this article is to look at how ...

30.04.2020

National Projects: Russia’s New Development Paradigm

In the end, the shift in Russia’s economic policy during Putin’s fourth term may prove to be even more impactful and important than the reform effort undertaken in 2000-2001 during Putin’s first term. Russia’s new initiatives associated with sizeable increases in social ...

25.02.2020

Short notice: Green Russia and the Green EU-chance for an ecological cooperation?

I read the State of the Union address of Putin. praised him that he is member of the Paris agreement, different to Trump or Bolsanaro and even Karaganov is discovering a green Russia, ecology and Siberia and the dachas. Therefore the idea is not dead. But there should be a clear signal from Russia. And as the EU has decided to become a Green Europe in 2050 and the Greens will be the decisive power in the next German goverment ...

04.02.2020

What is going through Vladimir Putin's mind? "Maximum power seeking with less internal opposition"

It was very sudden. Even the ministers of the Russian government appear to have been surprised at the news of the government's resignation. Maybe it's because of the New Year - old ones go and new ones? But it was clear that Vladimir Putin had made another decision. It is four years away from leaving power, and it has been twenty years in power. It was as if he intended to plan for the future. Mikhail Mishustin is a technocrat who managed to make the hated Russian tax system ...

30.01.2020

The West and Russia between a regional or an Eurasian power

... peaceful results as the European coloured revolutions of 1989, but a desaster and mess to the Greater Middle East, millions of refugees,civil wars, the Islamic State and and Islamist winter. The West also tried to inplement its sort of capitalism in Russia by sending US economist Jeffrey Sachs as Jelzin adviser who made the 100 day´s crash privatization leading to a economic desaster Sachs today is apolozing for. The Western interference in Ukraine lead to the situation that Putin intervened as ...

25.12.2019

Russia Is Winning, but Here’s the Catch

... obstacles that persist. The first factor: Russia’s political system Andrey Kortunov: The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities How does this help? Syria and the Middle East more broadly are rightfully thought to be among Vladimir Putin’s most successful “political startups.” Russia averted a bloodbath in Idlib that many considered to be inevitable, preventing direct clashes between Damascus and Ankara in northern Syria, while maintaining a fragile balance in southwestern Syria and avoiding a conflict with Tehran, all as Moscow ...

05.11.2019

Karaganov and Russia´s new mission as supplier of international security

In an interview with the outlet vz.ru, Sergei Karaganov, a former Putin adviser, and dean of the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs at the Higher Research University, revives a theme from Soviet times that Russia is the bulwark of global peace and the struggle for peace must be the defining idea of Russian foreign policy. When the Soviet Union collapsed, countries that were considered peace-loving went berserk. Russia’s military revival helped restore ...

25.10.2019

Friends in Need: Whither the Russia-India Strategic Partnership?

This paper explores the latest developments in key spheres of the Russia-India relationship in order to identify the state of bilateral ties at a time when South Asia has turned into an area of geopolitical contest of both global and regional powers.Source: Kremlin.ru While preserving some elements of “old friendship”,...

22.10.2019

Is Russia over its Resentment?

... leader’s mind. However, the few times that it was mentioned, I got the sense that, quite untypically for the Russian narrative, he was not dwelling too much on the countless slights that the United States and the European Union had inflicted upon Russia. Vladimir Putin touched briefly upon the senseless steps of the western partners in Syria, praised Donald Trump for conducting an active dialogue with North Korea, reminded those in attendance of the unilateral withdrawal of the United States from the ...

14.10.2019

Will Putin and Macron Open a New Political Season?

Putin and Macron need each other, probably more so than they did two years ago On August 19, President of France Emmanuel Macron hosted President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at Fort de Brégançon in the commune of Bormes-les-Mimosas in the Var department on the French Riviera. Given the vagaries of the weather this summer in France, the Mediterranean coast seemed a more suitable location for a meeting than ...

20.08.2019
 

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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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