FOCUS ON RUSSIA Russians’ Ideas About Russia’s Possible Development Paths: Prevalence and SpecificityP. Sushko Resource Potential of Precarious Employees in RussiaA. Temnitskiy The “New” Russian North: A Historical Province Facing Social and Political ProblemsY. Shabaev ESSAYS Platform Expansion as a Challenge to Sociology (Read this article online for FREE)V. Radaev Autonomy Plus Heterodoxy: On the […]
This article analyzes some aspects of civilizationism as a trend in the self-positioning strategies of several Asian states, notably China and India, as well as some other countries. Close attention is paid to the concept of the civilization state (CS), as distinct from the nation state (NS), where the former reveals the specific characteristics of the major non-Western states.
ROUNDTABLE “The 20th Congress of the CPC” POLITICS “Escaping the Historical Cycle” and the Construction of a New Ideology at the 20th CPC CongressS. Goncharov Taiwan and Japan’s Security: An Anatomy of Japanese Approaches to the Taiwan IssueV. Kistanov ECONOMICS Japan’s Energy, Sanctions, and Sakhalin Projects: Interconnection IssuesA. Belov Development of Eco-Industrial Parks in ChinaS. Titov MILITARY DEVELOPMENT Military-Civilian […]
This article notes that Washington and Tokyo intend to continue hindering Taiwan’s reunification with Mainland China, which would greatly strengthen Beijing’s position in the Pacific Ocean. Under the administration of President Donald Trump, the United States notably stepped up its support for Taiwan, in both expanding its official ties with Taipei and supplying it with American arms.
GEOPOLITICS AND SECURITY Assessing the Impact of the Political Factor on Russia’s National Defense ManagementI.A. Kopylov, V.V. Tolstykh Laws and Principles of Hybrid Warfare (Read this article online for FREE)A.A. Bartosh Truthful Power: Proving the Truth in World PoliticsV.Yu. Brovko, I.A. Chikharev MILITARY ART The Need for Prospective Large Commands of Aerospace Forces for Point […]
Wars that are a continuation of politics by states have practically always been waged according to special rules of warfare, by a specially trained state organization: the army. Analysis of the international situation that has evolved lately shows that the military conflicts occurring in the world are fundamentally different from the classical war type. New-type conflicts lack the uniformity of organized force traditionally represented by the state. Instead, they feature nonstate entities as initiators of organized action and the employment of nonmilitary methods of confrontation along with traditional military methods.
WORLD ISSUES Russia’s Approach to UN Peacekeeping OperationsA. Torosyan The Monroe Doctrine as the Will and Idea of the United States of AmericaB. Martynov Malicious Disinformation Campaigns as a Destabilizer of International Information SecurityS. Korotkov International Aspects of Ethnocultural Education Amid Increased MigrationYu. Goryachev, V. Zakharov, Ye. Omelchenko VIEWPOINT Reasons for the West’s Hatred of […]
RUSSIA as a state and civilization and Russian statehood as an institution have acted for centuries as system-forming factors of the world order. They have, at various times, exerted influence of varying intensity and significance on the shape, character, and content of international relations, while also being influenced by them. The West’s hostility toward Russia […]
AT THE OPENING CEREMONY of the 21st Nigeria Oil and Gas (NOG) Conference and Exhibition in Abuja, Nigeria, on July 5, 2022, then-secretary general of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo deplored the current alarming situation in the world oil and gas market. “Our industry is now facing huge challenges along […]
DREAMS of a rapidly dawning age of carbon-free energy are not yet lost in Europe. But today, in anticipation of the inevitable cold, this topic has been put on the back burner. The German government has voiced concern that a shortage of gas this winter could lead to crisis in regions across Germany. Meanwhile, in […]