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Seven Steps Beyond the Crisis Horizon: Reflecting on Past Mistakes

... Opportunities, Limitations and Possible Trends 2020 : Russia’s involvement in the global economy remains lower than before the crisis began. Preliminary results for 2019 suggest... ... last year (by $23 billion). And while trade with China has grown significantly, the European Union remains Moscow's main trade partner (making up approximately two-fifths... ... ever. It would be safe to assume that China, India, the ASEAN countries and other non-Western actors will become increasingly viable as such a resource over the next five...


A Different Global Governance: Taming the Excesses of Realpolitik

... significant exceptions: “the fact that most of the countries that did not show an increase in individualist values were among the lowest in socioeconomic development over the time period examined is consistent with the observation that socioeconomic development ... ... foundations of individual values to the level of international institutions. It turns out that the egoism in today’s world economy is multi-dimensional and multi-layered. Within countries the society appears to be more often than not atomized and individualistic,...


Maybe Russia’s Economy Doesn’t Need Democracy

... president, Vladimir Putin very much shared this vision: He was very keen to consider a Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok. But the West was not welcoming. It wasn’t ready. I’m not saying that the European Union shouldn’t have expanded into Eastern Europe, but it was quite clear at the time that the expansion would hurt ... ... as a Marxist (or liberal Marxist, better to say) should be. MW: Putin and his advisers have ambitious goals for Russia’s economy. Yet he has demonstrated time and again a lack of regard for property rights and personal freedoms. Can he achieve the ...


Russia has to reinvent its economic model

... sound economic relations between EU countries and Russia? A.K.: The sanctions did have a serious negative impact on the Russian economy. However, they failed to change the Russian position in Ukraine or to erode the popularity of President Putin inside Russia. Today the position of the European Union is that the lifting of sanctions depends on the full implementation of the Minsk Agreements on Ukraine signed a ... ... the value of its national currency, the ruble, against the US dollar over the last two years, Russia would be, according to Western media, on the brink of economic collapse. Yet both the Russian people and government sounded more optimistic. What’s ...


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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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