His speech was about: (1) NATO’s actions to respond to Russia’s further escalation challenging the borders of the alliance; (2) warning specific countries like China or Belarus not to support the aggression; and (3) outlining how NATO is providing support to Ukraine.
n the past two decades, Russia has become the largest supplier of weapons to Southeast Asia in an attempt to balance China with Russian arms exports to Southeast Asia totaling more than $10.
"Read: China vs Russia in Central Asia?The young generation and civil society are standing with the cause of Ukraine.
The path to de-dollarization Globally, China, Russia, and India are leading the efforts to conduct trade in national currencies especially after Russia fell under western sanctions in 2014 following the annexation of Crimea.
Ukraine is an important supplier to many North African markets, including Egypt and Libya, as well as the EU and China.
Read: China-US Rivalries after the Afghan War The Taliban cannot address the elephant in the room Perhaps, the biggest handicap the Taliban faces is their inability to address the elephant in the room: the economic and humanitarian catastrophe unfolding in Afghanistan.
Read: China’s Sanctions against Lithuania Go Almost Unnoticed Opening to the East During Orbán’s 12 years in power, Hungary has cultivated an amicable relationship with Russia alongside dissent from the EU.
Read: An Axis of Evil: Why Russia and China Protect Myanmar’s Military RegimeWashington’s strategic calculation, namely that by not calling crimes against the Rohingya a genocide, the United States would in due course steer Myanmar’s most powerful stakeholder, the military, away from Washington’s number one imperial rival, China, also proved patently false.
China also announced it plans to spend 7.
Read: The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: What China Thinks The Ukrainian crisis as an opportunity for Japan That Japan would see the Ukrainian crisis as an opportunity is not surprising.
, France, China, Russia, and Germany).
Last, Russia has kept third parties silent through defense sales and military cooperation such as the cases of China, India, and Egypt.
Read: China vs Russia in Central Asia?In reality, however, in launching its military offensive against Ukraine, Russia’s strategic goal should be viewed as follows: further dismemberment of the country—ideally breaking it up into two separate and, perhaps, loosely connected entities based on geographic and ethnic-linguistic principles—and the restoration of a pro-Russian puppet government, potentially led by Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovych who fled to Russia in 2014, which will be completely subordinate to the Kremlin’s will.
and China, Putin believes that if he fails to take the necessary measures, there is a risk that even Russia will come under the influence of one of these two powers in the future.
tensions with China, portend the likelihood of a new Cold War between the U.
Developing states with vast populations, like India and China, refrain from complying with the Paris Conference decisions, while the U.
Read: China in the Balkans: More than Infrastructure ProjectsThe additional problem for Serbia is that the country is scheduled to hold general elections on April 3, and the vast majority of the ruling Serbian Progressive Party voters have a strong pro-Russian sentiment.