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Alexander Lomanov

Alexander Lomanov is Chief Researcher at the Institute of Far Eastern Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences; he holds a Doctorate in History.

  • 17 june 2016

    Supply-Side Reform, Chinese Style

    The proclaimed supply-side structural reform is not a carbon copy of Reagan’s policy. Rather, it is the continuation of the search for the Chinese way of development and efforts to adapt foreign teachings to Chinese conditions.

  • 16 november 2008

    Multipolar Hegemony

    If the hypothetical Sino-American alliance expands beyond the economic framework and takes on a political dimension, this may motivate Europe to expand the geopolitical base by forging a union with Russia.

  • 15 june 2008

    Transition Without a Destination

    Russia and China have vehemently rejected the model of external “management by objectives.” They have been quite successful in effectuating a “transition without a destination” or, in other words, a type of transformation that does not envision a merger with already existing organizations on terms set forth by the latter.

  • 24 march 2003

    The Red Book of Change

    At the beginning of the 21st century, the ‘Celestial Empire’ entered a period of unprecedented prosperity and unshakeable stability. A statement to this effect was made at the 16th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, which was held in the autumn of 2002. This document has had a great impact on life in China. However, in the near future China is likely to face some serious challenges, and the outcomes of these are presently difficult to predict.

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Russia’s Victory, new Concert of Nations

Russia was resolved and would win, which it actually did by the beginning of 2016. Threats to tear its economy to tatters and organize regime change either through asphyxiating sanctions, organizing “a conspiracy of oligarchs” or popular discontent have been forgotten.

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Here’s Why U.S.-Russia Military Conflict Over Syria Is Looking More And More Likely

To repair his abysmal approval rating, Trump is likely to further intervene in Syria, prompting a dangerous Russian response.


Russia and the G7 Summit: Much Will Depend on What Trump Wants

The question of Russia's return to the G7 is not on the agenda of the summit, which will be held on May 26-27 in Taormina, Italy.

Mogerini's Adviser: Pragmatism Becomes the Basis of EU Foreign Policy

Despite the contradictions between the EU member states, they become aware that they would eventually get more from joint actions than from satisfying one hundred percent of their desires, said Nathalie Tocci, adviser to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.

Russia’s Allies and the Geopolitical Frontier in Eurasia

The risk of Russia’s involvement in low-intensity military conflicts has been growing since the early 2000s. Instability along many stretches of the border has forced Moscow to increase its military presence in the neighboring areas.

Defense Through Leadership: Turkey on the Eve of Its Constitutional Referendum

The April 16 referendum will focus on power distribution rather than institution building. In other words, the organizers saw it as an opportunity to expand the President’s powers and allow him to rule longer. In their turn, Turks perceived it as an institutional choice to contribute to the development of the state.

How and Why the United States and Russia Can Cooperate on Terrorism

Disagreements between Russia and the United States on how to counter violent extremism and terrorism are long-term and objective in nature.

Strategic Solidarity: How Central Asia Responds to the Kremlin's Exhortations

The Central Asian states have endeavored over the past two decades to maintain the appropriate amount of distance from the regional hegemon, Russia.