Vladimir Terehov

China and the Unrest in Kazakhstan

Recent developments in Kazakhstan have attracted widespread attention. For a while they have been the main discussion point of the…

Kishida and Morrison Sign the Japan-Australia Reciprocal Access Agreement


On January 5, Reuters, citing Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, reported the signing of the so-called Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) with his Japanese counterpart Kishida. This event is certainly one of the most significant ones in the process of development of the political and strategic situation in the Indo-Pacific…

What Point has the Development of the Sino-Indian Relations Reached by the End of 2021?


The state of affairs in the direction of China-India of the “Greater Asian Triangle” (China-India-Japan) has no less influence on the development of the situation in the Indo-Pacific region than everything that happens in the China-Japan duo. Moreover, there has been hardly less negativity…

Sino-Japanese Relations in 2021


The development of the situation in the Indo-Pacific region, where the entire global political map of the 21st century will be increasingly determined, is significantly influenced by the state of affairs in each side of the Asian Triangle: China, India, Japan. Moreover, one should expect only an increase in this influence as the significance of the US presence…

Legislative Election Held in Hong Kong


Election to the Legislative Council, the local parliament in Hong Kong, was held on December 19 of this year – an event that observers outside China should be interested in from an academic point of view. It is always curious to see how one of the two leading world powers solves its internal problems, which inevitably become a matter of concern for other countries of different…

A Referendum that was Held in Taiwan


On December 18, a referendum was held in Taiwan, to which four questions were submitted. Since both leading parties of the country, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party and the Chinese National Party (Kuomintang), in increasingly tough opposition to each other in almost all aspects of domestic and foreign policy, called for directly opposite answers…

Antony Blinken Visited the South-East Asian Region Yet Again


Another tour, started on December 9 by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, may have been unprecedented since he took office, both in terms of the number of countries visited and the breadth of topics that were supposed to be discussed with foreign colleagues. The plan was for the trip to include three phases: a stop in Liverpool to attend…

Even More Chronicles of the Taiwan Issue


Last time the author left the Taiwan problem with a sense of faint hope for possible glimpses into the general gloom which has been lingering for a long time. But nothing particularly reassuring happened either then or as a result of subsequent contradictory events, which have been flowing around the almost central point of the said problem…

The Summit for Democracy


The so-called Summit for Democracy held on December 9-10 this year by Biden Administration online is worth noting mainly because it reflects internal and external problems of the organizer of this event, i.e., the United States. Of the latter problems, today’s main one is Washington’s assessment of China’s emergence as a new global power threat to national interests. This factor acted as the primary motivation…

EU has Launched its Own Quasi-BRI, Where Should Russia Stand?


This year on 1 December the European Commission – that is, the de facto government of the EU – launched a project which, if successful, may raise the Union to an entirely new level of significance in the international arena, making it one of the leading players in the modern “Great Game” of world politics. Discussion is underway…

China Strengthens its Ties with Africa, which Irritates Those Opposing It


The Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), which took place on November 29-30 in Senegal, Dakar, is quite a remarkable event at the present stage of the Great World Game, as it affects almost the central point of the said game due to the escalating struggle between the world’s…

Russian-Indian Relations amid the “Radical Transformation of the World Order”


The visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to India scheduled for December 6, is poised to become a significant event which will undoubtedly have a serious impact not only on the development of the bilateral relations, but also on the ongoing “radical transformation of the world order.” Such an assessment of the upcoming trip…

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