Russia & Asia: the Emerging Order
The Valdai Club is hosting their end-of-year conference titled Russia and Asia: the Emerging International Order. These are expert discussions and all worth looking at. You can find the various live videos on the program and transcripts will become available:
Dynamics of Asia’s Development Amidst Rebuilding the International Order (live)
Future of Energy and Food Markets (live)
Potential of Free Trade Agreements in Asia and Russia’s Participation
International Connectivity: Changing Existing and Creating New Transportation, Logistics, and Financial Systems(live)
Asia’s Conflict Potential and Prospects for Reducing It
In terms of the principles of multi-polarity, there is one double-edged sword. It is so that the expectation is that we will be(are) dealing with honest brokers. If we look at what multipolarity is, it is in essence a shift in power balance, and when I wrote the first article on What is Multipolarity back in August (it feels like a century), and reread it just now, it already needs an update.