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Russia and the Latin American Leap to Multipolarity

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Saturday, August 23, 2014

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Russia and the Latin American Leap to Multipolarity

Russia has restored its Soviet-era global reach under Vladimir Putin, extending its influence all across the world. Because it fulfills the role of a strategic balancer, relationships with Russia are now more prized than ever as the world moves towards multipolarity. Certain contextual backgrounds make Latin America overly receptive to multipolarity and Russia’s grand foreign […]

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The End of Reset

By Leonid IVASHOV (Russia)

Monday, November 28, 2011

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The End of Reset

US Department of State spokeswoman Victoria Nuland announced on November 22 that the US stops supplying to Russia the data on conventional arms in Europe. Furthermore, Russian inspectors would not be admitted to US military bases in Europe. What could be the reasoning behind the radical US step which, it must be noted, fits with […]

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Joint European Missile Defense: Cooperation or Confrontation? (II)

By Vladimir KOZIN (Russia)

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

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Joint European Missile Defense: Cooperation or Confrontation? (II)

Part 1 Strategic and Tactical Nuclear Arms Modernization vis-a-vis the BMD Program The functional feature of the contemporary BMD infrastructure of the US and its key NATO allies is that their missile defense assets are never used per se or alone or separately from their strategic and tactical nuclear weapons. The BMD capabilities and nuclear […]

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Joint European Missile Defense: Cooperation or Confrontation? (I)

By Vladimir KOZIN (Russia)

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

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Joint European Missile Defense: Cooperation or Confrontation? (I)

The positions which Washington and the NATO headquarters in Brussels adopted at the consultations on a joint Russia-USA/NATO European ballistic missile defense (BMD) system have recently drawn a new round of criticisms from the Russian military-political leadership. Such stances on the current state of the consultations was expressed by Russia’s President and Armed Forces Supreme […]

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Medvedev’s Performance – Accomplished or Failed Mission ?

By Gabriela IONITA (Romania)

Thursday, October 20, 2011

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Medvedev’s Performance – Accomplished or Failed Mission ?

After the abdication in favor of the presidential candidacy of Vladimir Putin in 2012, current President Dmitry Medvedev received as reward the first place on United Russia party list in parliamentary elections in two months, which would secure his nomination for prime minister. After the ex-leader Right Cause party Mikhail Prokhorov’s repudiation from the Commission […]

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Putin’s Return Marks Russia’s Geostrategic Shift

By Alfredo Jalife-Rahme (Mexico)

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

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Putin’s Return Marks Russia’s Geostrategic Shift

The return of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin – grand energy czar – as presidential candidate marks Russia’s geostrategic toughening stance in the face of the unraveling of savage capitalism and the threats of a new world war by the Israeli-Anglo-American financial circuits. Such tightening was to be expected after the countless affronts made against Russia […]

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Dagestan – “How Long Can This Continue?”

By Gabriela IONITA (Romania)

Thursday, June 9, 2011

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Dagestan – “How Long Can This Continue?”

A Muslim university professor who criticised radical Islamists was shot dead in Dagestan in a killing that sent a shockwave around the conflict-torn Russian region, officials confirm Wednesday. Maksud Sadikov, 48 years, was shot in the yard of his home in Makhachkala, the regional capital of Dagestan, late Tuesday, the Investigative Committee said in a […]

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Warming Ties With Russia

By Ahmad RASHID MALIK (Pakistan)

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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Warming Ties With Russia

President Asif Ali Zardari made history. His three-day official visit to the Russian Federation on 12-14 May, first after 1974 from Pakistan side, is an important step toward re-directing the contours of Pakistan’s foreign policy that is now more enmeshed with resource diplomacy such as energy needs. Pakistan is just laying next-door neighbor to a […]

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Portraying Libya: the «Free Media» and the «Common Vision»

By Sergey SHASHKOV (Russia)

Thursday, May 5, 2011

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Portraying Libya: the «Free Media» and the «Common Vision»

The media have long evolved into a kind of auxiliary warfare, and, in terms of their impact, now almost rank with weapons of mass destruction. The West maintains a number of media-related institutions which, in the majority of cases, are integrated into defense or security agencies, serving to feed carefully tailored information to the audiences […]

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Afterword For Biden’s Visit To Moscow

By Gregory TINSKY (Russia)

Friday, March 18, 2011

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Afterword For Biden’s Visit To Moscow

Are we about to part with Jacson-Vanik amendment? There’s a saying in American political folklore: «Vice President is a guy, who sits at the White House porch, waiting for President to be shot». This capacious wording perfectly describes the U.S. Vice President Joseph Robinette Biden Junior, who has recently visited our country. Biden junior is […]

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Dmitry Medvedev’s Baptism in the Middle East

Saturday, January 22, 2011

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Dmitry Medvedev’s Baptism in the Middle East

By Elena Suponina (Russia) The New Year began with a remarkable visit by Dmitry Medvedev to the Middle East. Russia’s President visited Jordan and the Palestinian Authority, and his trip coincided with the Christian holiday of Epiphany, which is celebrated on January 18-19. John the Baptist baptized Jesus Christ in the waters of the Jordan, […]

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India-Russia Relations: Rekindling The Past

Thursday, January 20, 2011

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India-Russia Relations: Rekindling The Past

By Rupakjyoti Borah (India) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev landed in New Delhi on December 21, trying to give a push to the bilateral ties between Russia and India. His visit marked the end of a series of high-profile visits to India by the top leadership of all the five permanent members of the United Nations […]

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