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BRICS Take a Step Away From Dollar

By War & Peace Portal

16. March 2013

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BRICS Take a Step Away From Dollar

An invisible plot is being hatched on the geo-political front. The BRICS countries plan to establish their own development bank to give loans for infrastructure projects, bypassing the middleman in the form of the U.S. dollar. If we consider that the BRIC countries account for 14.6% of the world’s GDP, the event is far from […]

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An Open Government Wrapped in the Internet

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

14. April 2012

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An Open Government Wrapped in the Internet

According to the dedicated page on the US State Department web-site, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) is ‘aimed at securing concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, increase civic participation, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to make government more open, effective, and accountable’. A few lines below the text clearly names the nominal beneficiary: […]

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Soros’s Virus Sneaking Into the Open Government Partnership

By Alexander SAVCHENKO (Ukraine)

14. April 2012

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Soros’s Virus Sneaking Into the Open Government Partnership

The first annual conference of the Open Government Partnership, an international group set up in New York by the US, UK,  Canada, Norway, Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, the Philippines, and South Africa in September, 2011, will open in Brazil on April 17, 2012. Over the past six months, the partnership has widened to include around 40 […]

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Is BRICS Challenging the West?

By Alexander VISHNEVSKY (Russia)

6. April 2012

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Is BRICS Challenging the West?

The fourth BRICS summit representing Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa was held on March 28-29, 2012 in New Delhi. Despite the limited timeline, its results might be defined as outstanding. In any case it’s obvious that the leaders of the member countries had no intention to confine themselves to purely symbolic resolutions, so […]

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BRICS: Going Strong to Change the World Scene

By Andrei AKULOV (Russia)

2. April 2012

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BRICS: Going Strong to Change the World Scene

On 28-29 March 2012 a BRICS summit was held in Indian capital New Delhi. The theme was “BRICS Partnership for Stability, Security and Growth”. This was the fourth BRICS summit that brought together the leaders of the emerging economic powers to discuss a host of global issues. The event took place against the backdrop of […]

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The BRICs and the Construction of the Multipolar System

by Tiberio GRAZIANI (Italy)

8. March 2012

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The BRICs and the Construction of the Multipolar System

Ten years ago, the acronym BRIC entered the lexicon of international economics and finance. Since then, cooperation among the emerging countries contained in that acronym has taken on an increasingly marked geo-economic and geopolitical record. The consolidation of relations among Brazil, Russia, India, China and, since 2010, South Africa has been possible not only because […]

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BRICS Flame Continues To Shine

By Melkulangara BHADRAKUMAR (India)

1. March 2012

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BRICS Flame Continues To Shine

Just as the fizz seems to be going out of the BRICS grouping, the member countries have scrambled to put their act together. Apropos the crisis in Syria, which is arguably, the “hottest” issue in international politics today, the BRICS showed up worrying signs of an identity crisis of its own. Russia and China vetoed […]

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Russia and the Changing World

By Vladimir PUTIN (Russia)

28. February 2012

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Russia and the Changing World

ORIENTAL REVIEW republishes the latest article by Vladimir Putin, Russian PM and front-runner of the presidential campaign due to culminate next Sunday, March 4, 2012. The article focuses on different aspects of the Russian foreign policy. In my previous articles I have discussed some of the key foreign challenges that Russia now faces. This subject […]

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BRICS’ Rising Profile

By Aurobinda MAHAPATRA (India)

7. November 2011

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BRICS’ Rising Profile

The 3-4 November 2011 G-20 summit at Cannes that grappled with various raging issues governing the world economy particularly the Euro zone crisis also brought into focus the rising profile of BRICS as a major player towards resolving global issues including the financial crisis. As rightly pointed out by Russia’s top economic advisor Arkady Dvorkovich […]

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The BRICS Reality Has Come To Stay

By Melkulangara BHADRAKUMAR (India)

18. April 2011

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The BRICS Reality Has Come To Stay

It is possible to exaggerate the substantive outcome of the summit meeting of the BRICS countries last week in Sanya, China, and, equally, it may seem expedient to underplay its meaning and consequence. But three things stand out. First, it is no more possible to ignore the BRICS; simply put, it has come to stay […]

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BRICS and the Mission of Reconfiguring the World

By Leonid IVASHOV (Russia)

17. April 2011

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BRICS and the Mission of Reconfiguring the World

More than ever over the past decade, geopolitics watchers whose approach to international developments is – in line with the projections made by founders of the school of thought N.Ya. Danilevsky, O. Spengler, and A.J. Toynbee – premised in the assumption that distinct civilizations will overshadow countries and ethnic groups as the actual players in […]

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The BRICS Nations Say ‘No’ to Libya Violence

By Nil NIKANDROV (Russia)

12. April 2011

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The BRICS Nations Say ‘No’ to Libya Violence

Foreign ministries of the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) are busy arranging their agendas ahead of the third BRICS summit in Chinese Sanya on April, 14th. Global events are developing at such a high pace that plans are being corrected on the go. Commenting on the summit, China’s Foreign Ministry said […]

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