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Russia’s Return to the World Stage: The Primakov Doctrine

Canberra, 6 November 2019 International power balance is primarily based on claiming ascendancy on the world stage, which in turn is driven by political imperatives, the prime mover in all initiatives towards claiming power. After the break-up of the Soviet Union, Russia assumed the mantle of Soviet power, but struggled to prove itself as a […]

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Canberra, 27 June 2014 There have been numerous analysis and opinion pieces written regarding the emergence of an assertive Russia—some that state that this rise of Russian power is bound to be short-lived and that the nation will once again lapse into economic and political strife and withdraw from the world stage, sooner rather than […]

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