Shotaro Kishida to be removed from Executive Secretary role
- Daily Brief
- June 1, 2023
Beijing’s influence over the former Soviet states has grown in parallel with its economic investment.
One of Putin’s goals is the destabilization of the European Union. With Hungary, he is succeeding.
For the Kremlin, Crimea is a suitcase without a handle.
The Ukrainian church’s separation from Russia will not be an amicable divorce.
Despite warming relations with Moscow, Ulaanbaatar will maintain its ‘Third Neighbour Policy’.
Australia-Russia relations have soured further after Canberra expelled Russian diplomats in response to the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.
Despite diplomatic efforts to restore ties, Russia-UK relations will remain strained.
Amid a slew of familiar and unfavourable faces, Putin is likely to win another term as president.
Russian politics and foreign policy will take centre stage for in 2018.
A focus on short-term gains may lead to blowback for Beijing and Russia’s state-owned oil company.
Any hope for a reset in US-Russia relations under President Donald Trump have all but vanished.
China and Russia champion ‘cyber sovereignty’ but the idea may collapse under its economic weight.