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Security Index of a Globalized World: The Russian dimension

Yury Baluyevsky

Globalization is creating new spheres of state cooperation, while multipolar and unipolar trends stand in opposition to each other. How shouldRussia act under these circumstances? What is its role in these processes? Systemically examining the current geostrategic situation, the chief of the Russian General Staff defines Russian national interests and outlines ways to realize them.


SECURITY INDEX №1 (81), 2007