Desperate efforts by Obama to blame his defeat on the Russian president look like typical getting even only on the outside. This involves a much deeper defeat of Americanism and more systematic shifts in global politics rather than just a victory of Trump over Clinton in an individual country, writes Head of Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Federation Council of Russia and member of the Management Board of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund Konstantin Kosachev in his blog on the website of the Federation Council.
According to the statement made by Sergey Lavrov, “we are convinced that the main objective of those who organised this barbaric crime is to hinder the normalisation of relations between Russia and Turkey in order to undermine the effective struggle against terrorism in Syria. It is a futile attempt that will not succeed”. Expert of the Gorchakov Fund Dr. Anna Velikaya writes about that for REX.
A territorial dispute and a topic of the Kurils do not exist for Russia, at the same time it is ready to discuss that with Japan, but “neither ultimatums, nor hard feelings” will support a dialogue between the countries, believes Chairman of the Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia and member of the Management Board for the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund Konstantin Kosachev.
A quarter of the century ago, the Soviet Union stopped its existence as a country and an international entity. 15 new countries appeared on the world map, which became members of the UN, and several other entities, which received limited acknowledgment or did not receive it at all. Each of the countries ran along a complicated path of nation building and international legitimacy. Associate Professor at the Department of Foreign Regional Studies and Foreign Policy of the Russian State University for the Humanities Sergey Markedonov analyzed stages of that long road for Sputnik.
On December 5, my meeting with co-reporter – Chair of the Permanent Committee of the Parliament of Cyprus on the issues of refugees Kutra-Kukuma was held at the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus within the framework of completing development of a draft resolution of the Interparliamentary Union “The Role of Parliament in Prevention of External Interference into Internal Affairs of Sovereign States”, writes Head of Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Federation Council and member of the Management Board of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund Konstantin Kosachev.
The world is dramatically changing. The world crisis is clearly demonstrating ineffectiveness of global international organizations, weakness of military alliances and instability of the global economic system. Diverse crisis processes continue developing and the state of the global system of security continues deteriorating. Head of the Center for Strategic Communications “C&C Consulting and Communications” Akmaral Aben writes about that for an official website of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.