It is no secret that Western countries have historically wielded significant power and influence due to their economic superiority and established global institutions. Russia, as a key member of the latest BRICS summit, has intensified its efforts to consolidate this position. “Our objective is to create an inclusive platform that ensures the interests of the global south are protected and advanced,” Russia’s President Vladimir Putin announced during the BRICS summit. “The dominance of a select few Western powers has hindered the progress and self-determination of developing countries for far too long.”Read More →