Vladimir Terehov

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Relations between China and the United States

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The global panic over the COVID-19 pandemic is starting to have an extremely negative impact on all aspects of people’s lives. The impact that problems associated with the coronavirus outbreak are having on various aspects of the Great Global Game of politics today is therefore bound to remain a preoccupation. Unfortunately, the one thing…

On Riots in Delhi

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Since 24 February this year, a series of riots have taken place in the course of several days in the northeastern part of Delhi, the capital of India. The scale and consequences of these riots (47 dead, hundreds of wounded, 1,500 people detained by the police, financial losses) already give reason to compare them with earlier events, the main participants of which were also Hindus and Muslims…

US-Taliban Agreement and Regional Tensions

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There seems to be a light at the end of the tunnel for the US in its struggle against the ‘Afghan Trap.’ This light emanates from the agreement signed on February 29 in Doha, the capital of Qatar, between US representatives and the Taliban movement (banned in Russia). Russia’s role is quite notable here. It contributed to the preparation and signing of this treaty, which was…

Donald Trump’s Visit to India

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At the current stage of the global Chess Game, U.S. President Donald Trump’s official visit to India from 24 to 25 February was certainly noteworthy. During this trip, he engaged in negotiations with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. There was also a link between the aforementioned event and important aspects of the two countries’ domestic political landscapes, in which tensions tend to…

“Westlessness” Discussed in Munich

The annual Munich Security Conference held since 1963 has provided a platform where significant statements have often been made, putting into words and pinpointing extremely important processes that have already begun to take shape. In February 2020, “Westlessness” was the key word which took center stage in Munich, both in the program’s Munich Security…

Local Legislative Assembly Elections Held in Delhi

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The results of the Delhi Legislative Assembly elections held on February 8, 2020 in the National Capital Territory of Delhi (an area with a population of over 20 million people) are important in terms of political trends both within India itself and across the greater subcontinent, and it was nothing short of a landmark event. After all, we are talking about a country with…

Imran Khan’s Visit to Malaysia

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From 3 to 4 February of this year, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan paid an official visit to Malaysia. Events of this nature are not a common occurrence for a number of reasons, first and foremost, in light of various aspects of the Kashmir conflict and their development. The aforementioned dispute arose at the time (i.e. the end of the 1940s) the independent nations…

Some Economic and Political Factors of Coronavirus Outbreak

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The epidemic caused by a new strain of Coronaviruses, called “2019-nCOV” by the World Health Organization (WHO) on January 30, is becoming a crucial factor in the current phase of ongoing political and economic processes. Although the author lacks the expertise to discuss either the origins or the spread of the viral outbreak…

Imran Khan’s Trip to Forum in Davos

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The speech given by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the World Economic Forum in Davos (which marked its 50th anniversary) as well as his meeting with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of this summit became one of the most significant events in world politics in the first month of 2020. In the current context, what with the ongoing charade involving a Swedish…

60th Anniversary of US-Japan Treaty

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January 19, 2020, marked the 60th anniversary of the signing of an agreement with the wordy title of “Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States of America and Japan”. Incidentally, Nobusuke Kishi (the maternal grandfather of current Prime Minister Shinzō Abe) penned his signature on the document on behalf of Japan. At present, there are 54,000…

Chinese President Xi Jinping Visits Myanmar

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Chinese President Xi Jinping became the first high-level official from the PRC to pay an official visit to Myanmar in 20 years. He had been invited by President Win Myin and was in the Southeast Asian nation from 17 to 18 January of this year. And although the focus of the talks between the Chinese Head of State and Myanmar’s true leaders was on economic cooperation…

“Phase 1” of US-China Trade Negotiations is Over

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On 15 January of this year, the “Economic and Trade Agreement Between the Government of the United States and the Government of the People’s Republic of China” was finally signed in Washington DC. Those interested in learning more about the contents of this comprehensive (85-page) document can do so on the website of PRC’s Ministry of Commerce…


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