Pages, tagged as «Russia»

Russian-Abkhazian ties gain geopolitical significance

Azhdar None Kurtov

Opportunities for Moscow-Sukhum economic cooperation are quite abundant

RISS expert on the interest of Russians in four-day working week

Mikhail None Belyaev

Progressive technologies will lead to a reduction in working days

New NATO strategy to focus on countering China, Russia

Sergey Ermakov

Alliance is seeking to spread its influence in the Asia-Pacific region

China and Russia blur lines on “division of labour” in exerting influence over Central Asia

China’s growing influence over Central Asian economics, politics and security at the expense of Russia—a topic that is revisited repeatedly given its essential strategic import—continues to grab the attention of the region’s geopolitical observers. One of the most recent iterations of this focus came in the form of a report by a Washington-based think tank, the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute. 

Russia’s stance on Israel’s annexation move

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the country’s parliament on May 17 that the time had come to extend national sovereignty to the Palestinian territories in the Jordan Valley, the historical place from where the Jewish people had emerged. Russia is calling on Israel to prevent regional tensions from escalating, Izvestia wrote.

Even facing pandemic, NATO looking for “Russian threat”

Sergey Ermakov

NATO is still unable to overcome the Cold War complex

The US-Russia petroleum industries competition from a historical perspective

Igor Prokofyev, Nikolay Lukyanovich

The USA seeks to oust Russia from the world energy markets

Russian economy fastens seat belt to ride out economic turbulence

Russia’s Central Bank and government have sufficient tools and resources to maintain stability amid macroeconomic uncertainty, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a recent meeting with investors. He stressed that the authorities were determined to create favorable conditions, which would ensure the safety of investments and minimize the risks.

Moscow talks ease tensions in Idlib

Memorandum of Understanding between Turkey and the Russian Federation will provide a good basis for diplomatic work and mutually beneficial relationship, RISS expert Vladimir Fitin believes. He recalled that clashes between the Syrian and Turkish forces in Idlib could lead to unpredictable consequences, right up to a full-scale war. "But thanks to the meeting of presidents V. Putin and R.Erdogan, we managed to reach an agreement again," he said.

Development of Russia-Bulgaria relations as in the case of common energy-related projects

Nikolay Podchasov

Sofia's policy towards Moscow is inconsistent