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Analysis Of Russian Asia-Pacific Strategy

Posted on:2006-08-08Degree:MasterType:Thesis
Country:ChinaCandidate:Z H LiuFull Text:PDF
GTID:2166360152495386Subject:International politics
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Russia is great power acrossing Eurasia. Although the whole strength is descend after the disaggregation of Soviet Union, Russia is still an important force in the world. After the Cold War, Russia has been gradually formed Asia-Pacific strategy which have profound influence to the Asia-Pacific region.This paper makes a comprehensive and systematic study of Russian Asia-Pacific strategy .Firstly, it analyses the origin of Russian Asia-Pacific strategy, retrospecting Soviet Asia-Pacific strategy during the Cold War and the evaluative course of Russian Asia-Pacific strategy after the Cold War .Secondly, it analyses the contents of Russian Asia-Pacific strategy after the Cold War ended, which include strategic targets and strategic measures. Strategic targets are divided into three kinds: The most important target is to protect nation's interests constantly, The core target is to resume and develop Russian economics, and the ultimate target is to resume Russian status as a great power. Strategic measures can be mostly described as the following: Strengthen and extend the relations to the Asia-Pacific countries; Strengthen the economic diplomacy, extend the economic relation to the Asia-Pacific countries; Draw on Asia-Pacific funds to develop Siberia economics; Participate and push forward the construction of the safe mechanism in Asia-Pacific region; Continue to keep the military existence in Asia-Pacific region in order to form the equilibrium mechanism, guarantee the stability of Russian eastern region. It also explores some features of Russian Asia-Pacific strategy after the Cold War ended: equilibrium, assiatant and extensive. Thirdly, it studies impacts and restrictions of Russian Asia-Pacific strategy after the Cold War. Russian Asia-Pacific strategy has profound influence, which can promote the formation of multipolar world, construction of new safe mechanism and economic integrative ness in the Asia-Pacific region. At the same time, there have some restricts in the practice of Russian Asia-Pacific diplomacy. Russian diplomacy is still emphasis on western country, its economics is still weak, and its politics is still unstable.
Keywords/Search Tags:Russia, Asia-Pacific strategy, China's strategic counter measures
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