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Six Reasons for Vladimir Putin to Go to China

The trip is likely to be quite special and important In mid-May Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will fly to China on an official state visit. A sceptic would say that this visit is not really a big deal: the Russian leader and his Chinese counterpart, Chairman Xi Jinping had bilateral meetings at least forty times since 2013, when Xi was first elected as Chairman of PRC. The Russian President was in Beijing last time no longer ago than in October of 2023, when he participated to the high level...


The World in 2035: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

... United Nations or how European populists demonize EU bureaucracies in Brussels. In times of growing economic hardships, social strains and security threats such sentiments inevitably become more popular. This means that we cannot analyze the crisis of global governance without addressing some of the fundamental changes within nation-states. What we observe can be described as a long-term decay of the traditional mechanisms of social and political mobilization caused by the continuous social stratification ...


Institutionalization of BRICS: From Literature Review to Making Reality

The literature review was proposed to consider various views on the BRICS placement, both in its institution-building processes and general South-South cooperation structure As BRICS becomes more grounded, the question arises as to what kind of institutionalization the group needs to make it more effective and to give it more content. Suresh P. Singh and Memory Dube With the group’s expansion, the need for institutionalization and apparatus-creation has seemingly become more visible. For the purposes...


Space Economy—Space Security Nexus: In Search for Common Ground

Russia and China as prominent spacefaring nations could contribute to the understanding of the space economy—space security nexus, utilizing existing levers to make space diplomats and space companies agree upon acting in a mutually beneficial, sustainable manner When we talk about ‘space economy’, what comes up to our mind? The issue of its definition and measurement, ambiguousness that exists regarding the scope of downstream, upstream and even midstream segments of space economy. Deliberations...


How Can BRICS Take Africa Aboard?

... BRICS enlargement could be a member’s potential for changing or preserving the format per se. At present, Russia and China support expanding the sphere of BRICS responsibility in one form or another as well as the forum’s more active inclusion in global governance processes. Adding a nation with a similar foreign policy stance could help transform the five current members into a more traditional international coalition or a formalized political alliance. On the contrary, the accession of a state ...


Common Challenges Require Fundamental Change in International System

... much easier to be pessimistic about the future than to be optimistic about it. Still, one should not forget that the darkest hour is just before dawn. This might be the most important takeaway from President Xi's visit to Moscow. The deep crisis in global governance that mankind is going through now might result in fundamental changes in the international system, which many of us have been anticipating for such a long time. First published in the Global Times .


Dis-United Nations and Conceptual Mazes of the New World Order

How to kickstart strategic dialogue between Russia and the United States, given the collapse of all official channels and communication systems? A plethora of fora organized by international institutions this fall, above all by the United Nations with its “ministerial week” involving heads of states and governments and foreign ministers, is a suitable occasion to explore the prospects of a new international order. Or, perhaps, this could be a good chance to transform the existing system of international...


International Institutions in Contemporary Global Politics

... organizations (such as the United Nations) and non-governmental entities (such as the International Committee of the Red Cross) but also organizational structures that are considered international organizations sui generis . These are informal forums of global governance (G7, G20) and other quasi-organizations (inter-parliamentary institutions, inter-country formats such as BRICS), intergovernmental and non-governmental international conferences, regional integration groups (the European Union, ASEAN,...


Fragmentary Expression

What the G20 Summit in Rome has shown the world Annual meetings of G20 leaders are sometimes compared to UN Security Council meetings. In both cases, the world’s most powerful nations sit together at the same table. In both cases, there is frank discussion on the most pressing problems on the international agenda. Both formats shape strategic decisions—ones designed to help resolve emerging crises, contribute to a more robust global security architecture and a bolstered world economy. Andrey Kortunov:...


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