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.

Materials

What Chinese Naval Base in Djibouti Means
04.08.2017
The recent official opening of the Chinese military base in Djibouti should be seen in the context of the Chinese naval presence expansion in the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean and the coming

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Xi Jinping’s Visit to Russia: Gradual Progress
06.07.2017
Before it began, Xi Jinping’s July 3–4 visit to Russia was described by the Russian side as a milestone event In Russian-Chinese relations. It was accompanied by the signing of a number of policy

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Is China Investing Much in Russia?
09.06.2017
It is common knowledge that Chinese businesses are unwilling to invest in the Russian economy. Last year, in fact, China invested over $170 billion in different countries but Russia seems to have

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A Turning Point for the Korean Peninsula
20.04.2017
The US is unable to prevent crumbling North Korea from inflicting unacceptable damage on South Korea and Japan, America’s closest allies. The US has yet to find a way to fight mobile

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Three Goals of Trump's Airstrike in Syria
07.04.2017
By launching cruise missiles against the Syrian Air Force base, the United States pursued three political goals: to demonstrate its superior power, to try to intimidate China and to end suspicions

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Russian-Chinese Relations in 2014-2016 – How Far We’ve Come
30.08.2016
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…
30.03.2016
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

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Russian Military Presence in Syria: Reasons and Goals
30.09.2015
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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