In this episode with Associate Professor Alexey Muraviev of Curtin University, head of the Department of Social Sciences & Security Studies and a leading academic in Australia on Russia, we discuss the role that Russia plays in the Pacific, the ways in which soft and hard power can be asserted, and why we should never forget that Russia never gave up its title of super-power.
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No Sign of the NATO of the East
The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation met earlier this month in Qingdao. Despite its development potential, there is not much evidence that it will evolve to become an anti-Western centre of power.
Russia’s Rapid Rebound
After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia entered what many assumed to be an inevitable period of decline in influence. Recently, however, the former superpower has increasingly asserted and projected its power. How sustainable is the resurgence?
How to the Lose the Information War
Since the start of the Trump era, the United States and the Western world has finally begun to wake up to the threat of online warfare and the attacks from Russia. The question no one seems to be able to answer is: what can the West do about it?