Big Eurasian Partnership: Project, Counter to Trans-Pacific Partnership

#6. Forecasts and Results
Big Eurasian Partnership: Project, Counter to Trans-Pacific Partnership

In conditions when the USA are implementing the global geo-economic project (Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), designed to radically reformat zones of strategic influence in the global economy, there is a need for a new management model, the counter Russian project (Big Eurasian Partnership) relying on fuel-energy and transport-logistics infrastructure based on cooperation of states — the EAEU participants. Big Eurasian partnership should be aimed at globalizational-strategic transformation of post-Soviet economic integration and cooperation to expand the spheres of profit extraction and increase of added value, obtained by the EAEU companies at accessible markets in Europe and Asia.

Changing the Strategy of Dollar Handling: US Launch of New Credit-Investment Cycle in Association with the Currency Wars

#3. TARGET'S Issue
Changing the Strategy of Dollar Handling: US Launch of New Credit-Investment Cycle in Association with the Currency Wars

One of the US most important competitive advantages is the ability to carry out multi-way strategic financial transactions allowing to export arising crisis phenomena out of the US economy, providing the stability of proper development. Institutional mechanisms of financial and economic balancing of the US economy form the basis for these operations. With their help logical chain of managerial global iterations is implemented: “formation of the money supply in the US dollars currency” → “manipulating financial flows volumes and directions in the form of real dollars (cash and non-cash) and in the form of derived financial instruments (derivatives etc.)” → “the US possibility to transfer world crises into the format of phased strategic financial transactions in the US interests”.

Contours of the Future of Russian-Ukrainian Relations: a View From 2008

#2. Liberal Indolence Inertia
Contours of the Future of Russian-Ukrainian Relations: a View From 2008

The article represents a short version of scenario-based forecast of development of Ukraine and the Russian-Ukrainian relations, prepared in July 2008. The forecast has not been published previously. Subsequent developments have fully confirmed the anticipated, although at the time of the forecast preparation a lot of things would seem futurological fiction on the tails of probability distributions. Assessments of the state and prospects of the Ukraine development, made in 2008, are of practical interest today.

Man and the World

#2. Liberal Indolence Inertia
Man and the World

The planetary world is rapidly changing, so is a man. Today, during the global exploration of the world and globalization of a man himself, the problem of man’s fate and the future of the world is becoming urgent. Topical is the issue of the fate of local — ethnonational — worlds. The author, being Russian, reflects on the fate of the Russian world, wishing neither it nor other ethno-national worlds disappearance.

The World Oil Prices Decline: Will Russia Sustain Macro-Organized Instability Translated From Abroad?

#10. Russia Concentrates?
The World Oil Prices Decline: Will Russia Sustain Macro-Organized Instability Translated From Abroad?

Macro-strategic game of world actors around the oil prices — is not a matter of business, it is a matter of global domination. If Russia sustains translated from abroad strategic trend of macro-organized instability in the form of geo-manipulated oil prices decline, it will mean that the Russian model is not inferior to the US and the EU ones as the main models of forming basic segments of society that finally confirms our status: return among the great powers. Statement of the new forces alignment in the global economy: a legal succession of modern Russia (Third Rome) from the Byzantine, then the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union as one of the world’s key political, economic and civilizational centers has occurred.

Happiness is Not Money, But Without Money You Can Get Nowher

#7. Pandora’s Deceit
Happiness is Not Money, But Without Money You Can Get Nowher

Well-known political analyst and economist does not conceal feeling quite uncomfortable in the capitalist world: not a dissident, but a dissenter, who is probably being tolerated just because of the democratic principles proclaimed in these countries.

The Funding System — One of the Main Disadvantagesof Russian Science

#6. Territory Without Aims?
The Funding System — One of the Main Disadvantagesof Russian Science

In interview Roald Sagdeev — Chief Researcher at the SRI, professor at the University of Maryland, NASA expert, using the unique experience of living and working in very different countries — the Soviet Union, America and Russia, compares their academic systems and creates the image of ideal science.

Brownian Motion in Modern Russia

#5. The Forerunners of Memory

Gennady Khazanov is known even to schoolchildren. Actor’s mastery promoted his glory. So today he is known to some people through the stage, to the other – from the videos. In his interview to “ES” the artistic director of the Moscow Variety Theatre Gennady Khazanov explained the reasons for his decision once to leave the stage, spoke about the principles of the theatre management, about the modern spectator, as well as about today’s Russia.

The Georgian Government Excludes Even a Thought of Armed Settlement of Conflicts with Abkhazia and South Ossetia

#3. Conceptual viruses

Saakashvili said that he moved easily, over the clouds, but he was also building a state of the clouds. And we are building it out of bricks, and it’s a laborious process.