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The Ufa Declaration: An analysis

Assessing whether a multilateral summit was a success or not is notoriously difficult. Observers' expectations and definitions of success can vary greatly, and, more importantly, it may take years to grasp the ramifications ...


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BRICS and SCO: Russia’s Big Summit

A week before leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are set to gather for the 7th BRICS Summit in Ufa, the New Development Bank (NDB), often called "BRICS Bank", dominates pre-summit discussions. ...


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As Brazil’s Senate approves creation of BRICS Bank, grouping enhances parliamentary cooperation

From left to right:Renan Calheiros (President of Brazil's Senate), Eduardo Cunha (President of Brazil's Congress), Sergey Naryshkin (Chairman of the State Duma), Valentina Matviyenko (Chairperson of Russia's Upper House, ...


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Dilma Rousseff’s BRICS challenge

This week, Dilma Rousseff is in Russia to participate in the 7th BRICS Leaders Summit in the city of Ufa. Together with her visit to Washington D.C., a week earlier, it is the most important week for Brazilian foreign ...


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Connecting the Global South: Why the BRICS Academic Forum matters

In May 2009, the Indian government hosted the first BRIC Academic Forum as a preparatory event to produce ideas that would feed into the first BRICS Leaders Summit in Yekaterinburg (Russia) a month later. Since the BRIC's ...


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Victory Day Parade points to BRICS grouping’s growing importance for Russia

Friends in need are friends indeed, a saying goes. Yesterday Vladimir Putin, facing the most severe international political isolation in his fifteen years in power, was saved by a relatively small group of state leaders ...


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The G7 and the BRICS in the post-Crimea world order

Valdai Paper # 14: The G7 and the BRICS in the Post-Crimea World Order
http://valdaiclub.com/publication/77261.html
STUENKEL, Oliver
The 14th Valdai paper “The G7 and the BRICS in the post-Crimea world order” is ...


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Why the BRICS grouping matters more than ever

The past year has seen a notable change of the way the BRICS grouping is perceived in Europe and the United States. While initially seen as quirky platform of little significance, it is now taken more seriously than at any ...


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“The BRICS and the Future of Global Order” by Oliver Stuenkel

The BRICS and the Future of Global Order. By Oliver Stuenkel. Lexington Press, 268 pages. ISBN-13: 978-0739193211 ISBN-10: 073919321X
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Interview: Why the BRICS will remain an important force in world affairs in 2015 and beyond

http://thediplomat.com/2015/03/interview-oliver-stuenkel/ By Justin McDonnell March 17, 2015
Oliver Stuenkel is an assistant professor of International Relations at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in São Paulo and ...