Valdai Paper #84. A Pyrrhic Victory: the History of the Sanctions War Against…
09.04.2018
The history of sanctions against Iran deserves close analysis in light of the growing sanctions pressure on Russia. Iran’s experience is meaningful if only because both countries have to contend with

Author: 
Ivan Timofeev
Valdai Paper #83: De-Dollarization in the EAEU Member States: Key Trends and…
29.03.2018
The emerging trend towards de-dollarization in the EAEU can make domestic monetary policy more efficient as well as facilitate economic integration in the Eurasian space.
Valdai Paper #82: The Belt and Road Initiative and Its Impact on Europe
02.03.2018
The Belt and Road Initiative, originally aimed at domestic economic development, has turned into an umbrella bringing together China’s ambitious projects to shape a new order in Eurasia, which
Valdai Paper #81: The Russian Revolution of 1917: History, Memory, and Politics
30.01.2018
In 100 years since the Revolution of 1917, it continues to have impact on the Russian society. Divergent assessments of the Revolution and different approaches to its commemoration have been

Author: 
Alexei Miller
Valdai Paper #80: The Global Resurgence of Economic Nationalism
21.12.2017
Against a background of shifting geoeconomic power from the West to the East, economic nationalism has become the development strategy that allows rising powers to reverse negative asymmetry in

Author: 
Glenn Diesen
Valdai Paper #79: Alt-Right: A Rise of Radical Alternative Rightist Movements in…
06.12.2017
Alt-Right incarnation of the right-wing ideology presents a dubious and quite self-contradictive concept. What is more important is that it clearly illustrates the massive ideological and political
Valdai Paper #78: Arms Control, Security Cooperation And U.S.-Russian Relations
17.11.2017
The U.S.-Russia relationship has hit its lowest point since the Cold War. Ensuring strategic stability — a situation in which neither side has a strong incentive to strike first, even in a severe

Author: 
Steven Pifer
Valdai Paper#77: Whose Liberal International Order? The Remaking of Eurasia and…
03.11.2017
Whilst the illusion that the liberal international order to be the steadfast and supreme one has been shattering, the rebirth of Eurasia as a rising hub of multilateral cooperation based on mutual
Valdai Paper #76: The New Northern Policy and Korean-Russian Cooperation
27.10.2017
While the North Korea crisis hangs over regional and global peace, the world calls out to constructive and peaceful cooperation that can halt the ‘conflict spiral’.

Author: 
Lee Jae-Young
Valdai Paper #75: The Arctic In An Age Of Geopolitical Change: Assessment And…
21.09.2017
Arctic remains one of the world’s last great, pristine and undeveloped areas. Equivalent to one-sixth of the world’s landmass, the region is home to just 4 million people. The region is rich in both

Author: 
Jeffrey Collins
Valdai Paper #74: Great Power Interventions and the Future of Responsibility to…
24.08.2017
Over the past decades, there have been multiple instances of great power military interventions justified by the “responsibility to protect”. However, in some parts of the world it was considered to
Valdai Paper #73: Russia–US Relations and the Future of Syria
10.08.2017
This is not to say that Russian and U.S. interests will line up perfectly or that this will lead to a U.S.-Russia detente. Overall, however, Russia and the U.S. will have more shared strategic

Author: 
Jacob L. Shapiro