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Vasily Kashin

Russian Federation

Senior Research Fellow at the Moscow-based Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies. He holds a Doctorate in Political Science.


Russian-Chinese Relations in 2014-2016 – How Far We’ve Come
The gradual Russian-Chinese rapprochement that began in the 1990s and continues today has not changed in essence. The Ukrainian crisis and the escalation in tension in the South China Sea have only

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Valdai Paper #44: Industrial Cooperation: Path to Confluence of Russian and…
The strategic partnership with China began in 1996 (just in time when this form of bilateral cooperation first became available), and it was considered by the leaders of Russia and China as a

Vasily Kashin
Russian Military Presence in Syria: Reasons and Goals
Islamic State is a global, quasi-Islamic fanatic millenaristic sect. By its very nature it is resilient to human casualties. It lacks a developed economy or infrastructure, which means that attempts

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