The article discusses the features of integration processes in modern developing countries. Shows the goals that pursue nation-states in the organization of integration unions. The position of the majority of associations of developing countries within the stages of development of world integration processes is indicated. The current and forecast dynamics of economic indicators of developing countries in comparison with the indicators of developed countries and the world as a whole is analyzed. Based on relevant statistics, a number of existing integration unions of countries with developing economies from various regions of the world are examined in terms of their composition and basic socio-economic parameters. The negative trends in the development of modern integration processes in countries with developing economies are investigated and the reasons hindering the effectiveness of their integration are identified.
Global challenges as the core of the processes of globalization and formation of a new world order provide direction and rhythm of transformation processes in all countries. The article dwells on a set of interconnected global challenges, their retrospective dynamics and future trajectories. Particular attention is paid to the place of Russia in global transformations. It was revealed that thanks to measures taken at all levels of management, positive dynamics have formed in relation to many challenges, but the progress is developing at the expense of ecology and safety. Critical for Russia is a fundamental science cost lag; with such a gap, we won’t be able to ensure defence, economic and technological security and will form the future for ourselves on the far reaches of the world progress
Formation of the world system after the Second World War was based on international law, but later the United States began to apply efforts to subdue the development of the world system to the rules and norms developed by them. With collapse of the USSR and the socialist countries bloc, the US hegemony has gained dominant importance, underpinned by both transformation of functions and replacement of appropriately trained personnel of the UN, IMF, WB, WTO and a number of international organizations and NGOs created in different countries. The dominant position of the USA could be remedied at the level of international organizations, without altering the existing international community. Сonsolidating positions of the BRICS countries, primarily at international forums, can provide restoration of justice in the world community development, including preservation of the sovereignty, historical, sociocultural and religious identity of nations and peoples in order to ensure steady increase in the well-being of the world’s population, external and domestic policy independence, can establish mutually beneficial economic cooperation and political partnership meeting the national interest, as well as to eliminate interference in the internal affairs of third countries, attempts to change political regimes therein. The article discusses examples of pressure on the BRICS countries, attempts to exercise a destabilizing effect on the part of Western countries aimed at separation of the BRICS members; it analyzes the role of “soft power” in the foreign policy contour of the BRICS states in the regions where they play the role of development locomotives. Based on results of the analysis, relevant conclusions are drawn and suggestions are made
At the beginning of the zero years of the XXI century there was a strong opposition of anti-globalists and globalists (mainstream) on the global agenda of development formed at the turn of the 1980-1990s in the XX century. In the middle of the second decade of the XXI century due to the green strategy of the global economy in relation to the new goals of sustainable development until 2030, these positions have shifted so much that the terms used do not reflect their original significance any more, which impedes the comprehension of actual processes, creating the illusion of radical changes in globalization processes in order to overcome negative trends on the way towards sustainable development. The article, on the basis of discussions on comprehending results of modern globalization a decade after its beginning, analyzes these changes and proposes terms more reflecting the essence of the ongoing global processes.
The article considers duality of the globalization concept — as a process based on internationalization of the reproductive chain of the world GDP creation and as a policy pursuing and realizing the goal of forming and maintaining a monopolar global community; it is argued that economic content of globalization remains important for the present stage of the world community development; the article presents the arguments proving supportive measures taken by international organizations in order to support the process of cooperation and production specialization, restoration of balanced structures of national economies; arguments are given proving the monopoly insolvency, disavowing neoliberalism as a theory justifying this process; the author substantiates the principles determining formation of a multipolar world community and meeting the current realities of the world community development.
In Russia it is usual during strategic planning process not to study enough and not to take into account the impact of global processes and risks on the Russian economy and the level of its economic security. The article provides a solution of this problem based on an integrated approach to studying the global risks impact. The authors have improved the technique of the World Economic Forum (WEF) for global risks quantitative assessment and have proposed the methodology of assessing the global risks impact on the Russian economy. On the basis of data from the “WEF report on global risks — 2014” the authors demonstrate the method’s application for obtaining estimates characterizing the degree of the global risks impact on the Russian economy and the level of its economic security. In conclusion, materials on the indicative assessment of the global risks impact on the Russian economy according to the 2015 data are presented.
General trend of the global economic system development includes formation of integrated markets. Preconditions for creating unified local market exist even in such multi-ethnic in composition and perspective in economic interests hyper-region as the Arctic. Of course, the limit for developing the economic activity traditional areals is still far, however economic foresighting has been forcing us long ago to look for reserves. Its threatening projections are based on regularly occurring crisis phenomena, and the wider is the range of active economic actors — both states and corporations — the more often these phenomena occur. Reflections, quoted in this article, about the forms of joint spatial arrangement of unique territory of Russia, Central and East Asia countries, about trends of increasing threats and challenges in the economy, have brought us to recognize feasibility of searching and building adequate forms of cooperation and co-development.
This article deals with the analysis of global financial imbalances that have emerged in the modern world. A review of the international division of powers at the stages of development of the capitalist world-economy is submitted in the article. The role of the BRICS countries as regards to overcoming global imbalances is defined. Formation of the complete balanced global financial system is the way to a qualitatively new stage of development in the world economy.
Network wars are the wars of new, sixth generation. The purpose of the present paper — to show the complex nature of warfare on a broad range of life areas.
The Eurozone problem is something of a koan; full of paradoxes and contradictions that cannot be understood in terms the prevailing orgrammar (organizational grammar).