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A View by a Russian Conservative: World Politics in Time of Uncertainty

Dmitry Evstafiev

“The drastic increase in uncertainty in the system of international relations that we have been witnessing over the past six months is a consequence of the emergence of real multipolarity, including in military and political sphere and resources. This in itself results in that the actions of the significant players in international relations no longer fall under conventional models and templates. This is why we no longer understand what is going on, whereas in reality we simply do not know the models and principles along which the new world is developing.”

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