Geopolitical perspectives of the triangle “Kyiv – Minsk – Nur-Sultan”, situated on the Chinese “Silk Road” under the “American umbrella”

Authors

  • Natalia Karpenko The National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi
  • Ivan Tkach The National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5547-6303

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4284602

Keywords:

geopolitical triangle, infrastructure projects, transcontinental axes, “north-south” linkages, the E40 Inland Waterway, American umbrella

Abstract

The article examines the growing turbulence at the borderlands of Heartland and Rimland. According to Spaykmen, Rimland – a curve with countries situated between Heartland and EU external fortnight (as he called them Mackinder), this arc, he scored a Western European, Middle East, Southwest Asia, China and the Far East with British and the Japanese islands. Countries of this arc, in comparison with Heartland, possessed big human and industrial resources, both land, and sea capacity.

Author Biographies

Natalia Karpenko , The National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi

Candidate of Political Science, Associate Professor of the Department of Defense Management

Ivan Tkach , The National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi

Prof., Dr. of Sciences, Chief of the Center

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Published

2020-09-30

How to Cite

Karpenko , N. ., & Tkach , I. . (2020). Geopolitical perspectives of the triangle “Kyiv – Minsk – Nur-Sultan”, situated on the Chinese “Silk Road” under the “American umbrella”. Political Science and Security Studies Journal, 1(1), 55-60. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4284602

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