Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1818-9601 (Print)
ISSN 2541-8998 (Online)


Transformation of the “One Belt – One Road” Concept (2013–2023): A chronological approach

The People’s Republic of China’s “One Belt – One Road” initiative has been rather fully analyzed in the research literature. However, until now, the full chronology of this Initiative has not been presented in Russian historiography. In the article, the authors analyze transformation of the “One Belt – One Road” Concept using a chronological approach. The article also uses a systematic approach, analysis of the current situation, and the method of situational analysis.

Подходы к пониманию явления «терроризм» и сравнительный анализ его определения в ключевых юрисдикциях мира

The authors analyze terrorism from the point of view of definitions in the national jurisdictions of the USA, China, EU, and Russia. They also compare approaches to determine key features of this phenomenon in the papers of the most cited researchers of terrorism. National counterterrorism policies are governed by national laws, which depend on the doctrinal basics of the definition of terrorism.

Антиномии стратегических культур Запада и Востока (на примере Германии, Франции и Китая)

Strategic culture, as a phenomenon and a concept, was not taken seriously for a long time. Today, western researchers understand that strategic culture has a direct impact on political decision-making process in foreign policy. The study of the strategic culture of France, Germany, and China can help to optimize the Russian policy on the world stage.

Некоторые вопросы взаимодействия России и Китая в Арктике

The article is devoted to the consideration of the reasons and a number of areas of cooperation between Russia and China in the Arctic region. The importance of this region for Russia and China is analyzed. The advantages of the Arctic for the two countries in terms of territory, economy, and politics are revealed. The conclusion is made about the relationship between the COVID-19 pandemic and the exacerbation of the crisis of political and economic relations between China, Russia, and the United States.

Влияние политики «мягкой силы» Китая в Азиатско-Тихоокеанском регионе

The article deals with topical issues of the implementation of China’s “soft power” policy in the Asia-Pacifi c region. The growing infl uence of China’s public diplomacy is demonstrated by the example of state programs of technological and economic development integrating tools of interaction with the governments of the Asia-Pacifi c states.