Russia (Federation)

Report

7 Mar 2019
2

This paper argues that India will expand the scope and range of its strategic partnerships, if not create alliances, with both France and Russia.

Report

7 Feb 2019
38

This paper argues that to increase potential growth, Russia needs comprehensive economic and institutional reforms that, in turn, will be conditioned by political reforms and by improved economic and political relationships with the United States, the European Union and Russia’s neighbours.

Briefing paper

29 Jan 2019
2

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces, or INF, Treaty, signed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Communist Party General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, was a profound achievement. It was the first bilateral nuclear arms control treaty to ban an entire class of weapons. It contained...

Briefing paper

25 Jan 2019
5

The purpose of this briefing paper is to consider the capability and utility of contemporary Russian forces in relation to Vladimir Putin’s strategic goals. Specifically, this paper examines the critical role played by Russia’s 'new look' military force in the realization of Moscow’s political goals...

Report

17 Dec 2018
456

With the benefit of the full data set, this report delivers in-depth analysis of the US 2016 Election interference effort of the expansive Internet Research Agency (IRA) operation.

Report

17 Dec 2018
54

Russia’s Internet Research Agency (IRA) launched an extended attack on the United States by using computational propaganda to misinform and polarize US voters. This report provides the first major analysis of this attack based on data provided by social media firms to the Senate Select...

Report

6 Dec 2018
1

India’s vast energy demand and growing import dependence are creating complex regional and global geopolitical relationships.

Report

30 Oct 2018
8

Set against the UK’s duty to protect the lives of its citizens, considerations of potential economic cost are of secondary importance. Organs of the Russian state have murdered and attempted to murder British citizens. The priority must be to minimize the risk that they will...

Policy report

17 Sep 2018
60

This policy report argues that the Kremlin is committed to asserting Russia as a global power, although it will be tactically flexible in pursuing this ambition.

Report

Individual actors, collective initiatives and their impact on global greenhouse gas emissions
5 Sep 2018
24

Since the Paris Climate Agreement solidified an “all hands on deck” approach to climate change, cities, regions and businesses have become key contributors to mitigation, adaptation and finance efforts. These actors are pledging a range of actions, from directly reducing their own greenhouse gas emissions...

Report

9 May 2018
30

This paper portrays the geopolitical, strategic, economic and national policy interests that are driving the Russian government’s attentiveness towards the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia, and provides an outlook on potential Russian involvement, as well as options for the international community on what to expect...

Book

26 Mar 2018
71

Artificial intelligence technologies will disrupt warfighters and warfighting, ushering in algorithmic warfare and irrevocably changing our operational art and the character of war.

Audio interview

19 Mar 2018
15

When is an election not an election?

When Vlad the Rad locks up his opponents and intimidates the “electorate”, that’s when.

Ben Davidson gets the skinny on Putin’s Stalin-beating longevity in office with Dr Roderic Pitty.

Policy report

21 Feb 2018
62

Recurring confrontations with the West are one of the main factors compelling Russia to intensify its activities in the Middle East. Tactical and more targeted contacts with the region have also been determined by President Vladimir Putin’s diplomatic strategy, his perception of the Arab Spring...

Report

15 Feb 2018
53

This report reviews the evolution of Russia’s strategic and defence engagement in the IndAsPac. It also critically reviews Russia’s regional defence strategy, including threats perceptions, and principal vectors of regional engagement, predominantly through its active defence diplomacy.

Report

6 Dec 2017
10

Very little is known about the role of alcohol in older people’s lives over the lifespan, patterns of alcohol use over older adulthood, and how the drinking patterns of older New Zealanders compare with patterns in older adults in other countries. Using data from the...

Report

25 Oct 2017
129

US–Russia relations are more problematic and acrimonious than at any time since the end of the Cold War.

Guide

13 Oct 2017
89

This quick guide provides a snapshot of current international defence engagement with Myanmar by the following countries—Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Russia, and India.

Briefing paper

27 Sep 2017
9

Russia has acknowledged energy efficiency as an important direction for its policy development. In 2008, an economy-wide target was set to reduce energy intensity by 40% by 2020 in relation to 2007. The target is supported by Federal Law 261 on Energy Savings and Energy...

Commentary

9 Aug 2017
16

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil came at a huge cost. It reached US$15 billion including cost overruns of at least 75% and was the most expensive in FIFA history.

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