His subordinates and the embassy’s staff were afraid to approach him. So the communication with him was strictly hierarchical.
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An alternative Grain Deal allows Putin to claim he continues to put the agro-commodity needs of Africa first, while bypassing Ukraine
While Beijing is now Moscow’s most influential and internationally renowned partner, Russia is not necessarily becoming a straightforward “vassal” of China
It is quite inconceivable that we could withdraw from such a conflict and remain neutral when so much is at stake
America will increasingly demand that we support them
That’s why economic security is the linchpin: How do we protect ourselves? How do we strengthen ourselves?
It is a clear requirement of the Chinese government to increase the dependency of other states and at the same time reduce its own dependency
No foreign policy is made on the basis of values alone. This is not the first time there has been a tension between interests and values.