Report: Toward the Great Ocean – 6: People, History, Ideology, Education.…
We are not heading East emptyhanded. We bring not only resources and transportation capacities, but also act as the major provider and guarantor of international security. More importantly, we have an
Blokchain and Cryptocurrencies: Trends and Prospects
The rapid expansion of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have caused a great stir around the globe. While people attempt to ‘catch the last train’ making money on cryptocurrencies, states
Report. The Rise of Rimland: The New Political Geography and Strategic Culture
Modern international relations have entered a period of global change unprecedented in the postwar history. The processes unleashed by the changed role of China and India are making an important
Report: Russia in the Middle East: The Harmony of Polyphony
The Middle East is increasingly important in the fabric of international relations. Developments there have greater consequences for the rest of the world than in the Cold War era. This is not
Report: The Old World Revisited: Future of the International Order in Eurasia
We are witnessing an unprecedented peacetime shift in wealth and power distribution from the West to the East. The Old World, Eurasia, although being full of divisions, regains the lead. How to ensure
Report: Unbalanced Europe and the New Order in the OSCE Space
The Helsinki Final Act of 1975 was a major milestone in the development of Europe and the first major step toward the end of the Cold War. A quarter of a century later, Europe is divided again,
Report: The Global Leftist Revolt: Expectations and Realities
A few sensational victories including Donald Trump’s rise to power allowed the right wing to get a high profile. Now it is the Left that has a chance to regain initiative in order to challenge the
Russia in the Middle East: Playing on All Fields. Material for Discussion at the…
The year 2017 was a turning point in the transformation that began in the Middle East six years ago. Although none of the bloody conflicts is over and some are escalating instead of abating, fears
Report: A Look into the Future: Scenarios for Asia and Russia in Asia in the…
This report outlines a number of scenarios for the paths Asia may take in the next 20 years, and what the choice of each of these paths will mean for Russia and its role in Asian affairs. These
Report: The Importance of Being Earnest: How to Avoid Irreparable Damage
What is happening in the world? Is it a revolution that is breaking old foundations and bringing something fundamentally new? Or is it just a cyclical shake-up that will stir up the environment, but
Report: The Geography of the Eurasian Economic Union: From Challenges to…
Economic geography is considered to be a historical limitation and even ‘geographical burden’ EAEU countries to bear. However, this brings a few potential advantages for the Eurasian integration.
Report: Global ‘Rightist Revolt’: Trumpism and Its Foundations
Since 2015, the Valdai Discussion Club has been studying global alternatives to the traditional neoliberal mainstream and their impact upon the world’s transformation. The main collision in the march