Запад - Восток - Россия 2014. Ежегодник
As before, the latest issue of the “West – East – Russia” Yearbook covers major events, processes and trends of 2014 related to interactions between the developed Center and World Periphery and Semi-Periphery. Russia’s interests and positions in this context is important theme for us. Special attention is given to conflicts in Ukraine which were meaning not only at national or regional level, but also led to a restructuring of the World political space, confrontation between the West and Russia. Different problems in separate regions (including East Asia, South-East Asia, Latin America, Africa, CIS etc.) are examined. As usual, there is some information on ecological problems, academic activities and recently published books.
Despite the fact that Russian - American relations do not occupy the central place in international political agenda< new cofrontation is the most important round in the struggle for the new international order sonce the Cold war.
Although US-Russia relations are far from being at the center of the general world politica agenda, the newly begun US-Russia confrontation is the sharpest and most important round of struggle for a new international order since the end of the Cold war. This confrontation has marked an end to the intermediary period of the international system development, which had begun since the end of the Cold war