Russian President Vladimir Putin listed the U.S. because the Kremlin’s chief risk in Moscow’s newest overseas coverage doctrine, which is aimed toward curbing U.S. “dominance” on this planet.
The greater than 11,000-word doc accredited by Putin on Friday describes Washington as “principal inspirer, organizer and executor of the aggressive anti-Russian coverage of the collective West.”
The doctrine, dubbed the Idea of the International Coverage of the Russian Federation, additionally accused the U.S. of being not solely “the supply of main dangers to the safety of the Russian Federation,” but additionally to “worldwide peace, a balanced, equitable and progressive development of humanity.”
Following its invasion of Ukraine and the close to full deterioration of relations with the U.S. and its Western allies, Moscow more and more has turned to nations identified to be high adversaries of Washington’s like China, Iran and North Korea.
The doc accused the U.S. and its allies of utilizing the warfare in Ukraine as “pretext” to take “anti-Russia” motion and “unleash a brand new kind of hybrid warfare” in opposition to Moscow.
Moscow, which has refused to withdraw from Ukraine regardless of overwhelming worldwide calls to take action, claimed it was nonetheless open to having a “strategic partnership” with Washington and known as on it to “abandon its coverage of power-domination and revise its anti-Russian course.”
Russia singled out China and India as chief companions it intends to work with extra totally transferring and mentioned it will work with its accomplice nations to counter the West’s “coverage of confrontation and hegemonic ambitions.”
“The Russian Federation intends to make it a precedence to… eradicate the vestiges of domination by the U.S. and different unfriendly states in international affairs, create circumstances to allow any state to surrender neo-colonial or hegemonic ambitions,” the doc mentioned.
The doc, basically a diplomatic handbook on countering the U.S. within the international sphere, mentioned Russia would concentrate on increasing its ties with nations throughout East Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Center East.
Consultants have been warning in opposition to Russian makes an attempt to increase its affect throughout the globe, much like China’s strikes to take action by way of its Belt and Street Initiative, significantly because the Biden administration seems to restore and shore up U.S. ties in areas like Africa and the Center East.
Russia, which assumed the presidency of the U.N. Safety Council Saturday for the month of April, accused the West of utilizing worldwide programs just like the U.N. to deploy “unlawful devices” like sanctions in an try to suppress altering world powers.
“Humanity is presently going by way of revolutionary modifications,” the doc mentioned. “The modifications which are actually going down and that are typically favorable are nonetheless not welcomed by quite a lot of states getting used to the logic of worldwide dominance and neocolonialism. These nations refuse to acknowledge the realities of a multipolar world.”