In the West at the mention of the BRICS project is habitual smile, although in the long term, the Alliance of Russia, China And other countries "3rd world" is able to influence the world order, writes.
"The last six months in Europe, with bated breath, have been watching the situation in Greece, read the news about the fighting in Ukraine, about the progress of the terrorists of the "Islamic country" in the Syrian Arab Republic And Iraq, the disintegration of Libya, the weakening of the young democracy in Tunisia, attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria And al-Shabab in Somalia, the restoration of the confrontation in Afghanistan. And few were aware that the movement of the tectonic plates of geopolitics begins between the Urals And the Pacific ocean, where Russia And China begin to create a new world order in which there is no place for dominance of America And Europe. The last message on this account came from a small town in the South of Ural - Ufa ", - writes the magazine, telling about the past in the capital of Bashkortostan the BRICS AND the SCO.
print edition reminds that member countries of the BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China And South Africa - accounted for 42% of world population, 27% of world GDP And 17% of total world trade. Since the beginning of the Millennium they are experiencing rapid development, And Since 2006 they want to combine their own political weight to shift From the dominance of Western influence And to strengthen its. SCO, for its part, created to address issues of regional And global security in the Asia-Pacific region. Russia And China have been at the heart of both new organizations.
in the West are accustomed to smile at the mention of the BRICS project. Russian economy in crisis due to the fall in world oil prices And Western sanctions. Chinese stock market reeling. Brazil could not cope With the problems of its economy, in India the development of advanced technologies combined With poverty And hunger. The economic performance of these States are extremely heterogeneous: for example, China's economy is 28 times more South African And four times as many Russian And Indian.
in addition, the BRICS members have different political structure. Communicability China And the democratic system of Russia And India do not form a single system of values.
However, all this is not to say that the West is not obliged to take seriously the emergence of a new powerful geopolitical center, says the magazine.
"We should ask ourselves, And the truth is the West leads you on the right policy by keeping away the Russian Federation And directing Moscow into the arms of Beijing?- asks print edition.- Because in the long run he loses in the face of the Kremlin a powerful partner who will follow him", emphasizes Die Zeit.