Материалы: ‘Articles’

Vasilenko S.A. – The influence of the crisis in Ukraine on Russian-Australian relations

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Vasilenko Sergey Andreevich, 5th year student of the Faculty of Oriental Studies and History, Pedagogical Institute of the Pacific National University (Khabarovsk) Abstract: The crisis in Ukraine has changed not only Russia’s relations with European countries, but also with the countries of the Asia-Pacific region, including Australia. The sanctions imposed by Australia against Russia and […]

Lee Kyong Wan – VICTIMS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, SAKHALIN KOREANS, AND INTERNATIONAL COMPENSATION THROUGH SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THEM IN SAKHALIN

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Lee Kyong Wan, Research Professor, Academic rank: Doctor (PhD), Halllim University (Republic of Korea), arachika@naver.com Abstract: Koreans conscripted to Sakhalin by Japanese colonizers during the World War II experienced inexorable sufferings from racial persecution and harsh labor. Even after the war, their human rights were downtrodden by all national societies. These nations should take moral and legal responsibilities for […]

The Arming Asia: Military and Technical Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region

Andrey Gubin, PhD in Political Science, Director of Scientific Programs of the RISS Asia-Pacific Centre, Assistant Professor at the International Relations Department of Far Eastern Federal University, Expert of RIAC At the present time the Asia-Pacific region is not the global periphery, but rather a place for potential confrontation between both the great and the […]

The Northern Territories Impasse, Russia and Japanese Dependence on the U.S.

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By Tanaka Sakai Introduction by Kimie HARA In August 2006, Japan-Russia relations were strained when a Russian patrol fired warning shots at a Japanese fishing boat, killing a member of the crew. The boat was near disputed islands—what the Japanese call the Northern Territories and the Russians call the Southern Kuriles. The incident occurred in […]

Why Russia is arming China

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Visit of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation in China has completed the process of registration of “special status” of China as a strategic partner and opened her access to domestic critical military technologies of the first level. As a result, Beijing will get to explore and further copying of small batches of […]

West trap of Grandmaster Putin

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DMITRY KALINICHENKO Western accusations against Putin traditionally lie in the fact that he served in the KGB. And so, it was an austere man, immoral, and so on. Putin blamed for everything. However, no one has ever accused Putin, a lack of intelligence. Any charges against this man, only emphasize its ability to fast analytical […]

Raymond Smith – From Da to Nyet: How U.S. Diplomacy Helped Transform Russia from Potential Ally into Strategic Adversary

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A great diplomatic mistake with repercussions now being felt today. The intense diplomatic activity that accompanies the end of a major international war has two broad objectives: first, for the winners, maximizing their gains and, for the losers, minimizing their losses; second, creating a new and more stable international system so that a renewal of […]

Dimitri K. Simes – Dealing with Putin

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The stage is being set for an even more dramatic confrontation between the West and Russia over Ukraine. Obama must recognize the danger to U.S. national interests that the crisis may create and act accordingly. With Russia and Ukraine trading blame for the apparent breakdown in their tenuous September 5 cease-fire agreement, the stage is being […]

Andrew Korybko – Russian-Chinese Strategic Partnership Goes Global : Washington’s Nightmare

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The Russian-Chinese strategic partnership (RCSP), indoctrinated in 1996, is Eurasia’s geopolitical anchor in the 21st century, shaping its evolution and entrance into the Multipolar World. No other political relationship between the two continents’ actors even comes close, with the RCSP’s only formidable rival being the US via its privileged military alliances with NATO, the Gulf […]

What’s really going on around the downed Malaysian Boeing in Ukraine.

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To sort out the question of who actually shot down the Malaysian passenger plane, it is necessary to look at the situation objectively, which occurs in Ukraine. For me as for Russian, who has Ukrainian roots, and with famous Ukrainian surname, this subject is especially close. Besides, I have relatives in Ukraine who live in […]