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Awakening of the “burmese elephant”

... decisive “acceleration” of political life encouraged by President Thein Sein promises a real “perestroika” . Aung Sun Su Kyi, the protest symbol , regained freedom and dynamically joined the race to win the parliamentary elections to be held in April 2012. Liberalization of public life has been launched; the press is feeling more freely. A decisive “acceleration” of political life encouraged by President Thein Sein promises a real “perestroika”. The country with the population of nearly ...


Tunnel construction under the Bering Strait: a new super goal for the Russian policy in APR?

... defined by D.A. Medvedev as the important priority of Russian policy in ACR. It means that there is a stepping stone to make the next move. This move shall clearly demonstrate to our regional partners that this massive and growing presence of Russia in APR is an objective reality. We shall have not only significant, but in some aspects the defining impact on the future development of the region – whether some may like it or not. Secondly, this project is directly related to the tasks of economic ...


Towards Russia’s 2012 APEC Chairmanship

Russia’s upcoming APEC Chairmanship indicates that Moscow should pay more attention to the Asian region to integrate with Asian-Pacific community. The question of whether or not Russia is an Asian country is a little contrived. One look at the map is enough to see that Russia has the continent’s largest landmass, a large portion of the Asian coast, and Asia is home to Russia’s largest trading partners, most importantly China, which has recently become Russia’s most important...


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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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