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Leonid Savin

Geopolitical analyst, Chief editor of and Journal of Eurasian Affairs; head of the administration of the International "Eurasian movement".

Russia and Multipolarity

Many ascribe the first steps in developing a strategy for multipolarity in international relations to Russia as well. Indeed, this claim has some merit. In Moscow on April 23rd, 1997, Russia and China signed the “Joint Declaration on a Multipolar World and the Establishment of a New International Order”, and on May 15th the declaration was registered in the UN.1 The document asserted that the Russian Federation and People’s Republic of China will strive to promote the development of a multipolar