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Anthony Rinna

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Anthony V. Rinna is a Russia and Eurasia analyst for the SinoNK scholarly research group, and a Russia and East Asia analyst for the Global Research Center in Washington DC. His specialty is Russian foreign policy in East Asia. He also serves on the board of advisers for the Central and Eastern European Studies MA Program at La Salle University in Philadelphia. He currently resides in South Korea

19.10.2016

THAAD and the worsening Russia-US relationship

THAAD and the worsening Russia-US relationship

What potential for closer Russia-U.S. security collaboration on the Korean Peninsula had previously existed runs the risk of being overshadowed by larger strategic tensions

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07.09.2016

Russia, Japan won't let Kuril Islands dispute hold back economic ties

Russia, Japan won't let Kuril Islands dispute hold back economic ties

At the recently concluded Eastern Economic Forum, Russia and Japan appeared to make progress on the longstanding dispute over the Kuril Islands

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02.09.2016

Is Russia the VIP guest at the 2016 G20 Summit?

Is Russia the VIP guest at the 2016 G20 Summit?

Russia’s increasing role as a guarantor of global security, combined with the nation’s pivot to Asia, has apparently earned it a leading role at this year’s G20 Summit in China

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12.07.2016

Russia's missile shield gap opens wider in South Korea

Russia's missile shield gap opens wider in South Korea

A plan by the U.S. to deploy a missile shield in South Korea to deter the threat from North Korea has met with strong condemnation from Russia and China. So what’s the best strategy moving forward?

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24.06.2016

North Korea's missile launches may push Japan, Russia closer together

North Korea's missile launches may push Japan, Russia closer together

Growing North Korean belligerence may force Russia and Japan to change their current approach to the Kuril Islands territorial dispute and seek out new approaches for an official postwar peace treaty

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15.06.2016

Russia may play a bigger role on the Korean Peninsula

Russia may play a bigger role on the Korean Peninsula

South Korea may finally be ready to recognize Russia as an important partner and actor in resolving the North Korean security crisis

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31.05.2016

Japan-Russia relations and the need for a reality check

Japan-Russia relations and the need for a reality check

In a post-Cold War world, it’s not completely unexpected that Japan and Russia would search out a potential relationship with each other

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03.05.2016

Mongolian neutrality and its significance for Russian security

Mongolian neutrality and its significance for Russian security

A neutral Mongolia could reduce Russia’s vulnerability along its eastern flank and eliminate concerns of closer military relations between Mongolia and China

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31.03.2016

Russia's absence from Nuclear Security Summit: Missed opportunity?

Russia's absence from Nuclear Security Summit: Missed opportunity?

Russia may have missed a unique opportunity to help shape global policy around nuclear terrorism. Will the Kremlin continue to work constructively with the West on other strategic nuclear issues?

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28.03.2016

Why Russia should improve relations with Japan

Why Russia should improve relations with Japan

Moscow has long sought a way to counter the U.S.-Japan defense alliance in the Asia-Pacific while reducing its dependency on China as an Asian partner. Improved ties with Tokyo could be the answer

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