Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazil’s President Dilma Roussef, China’s President Xi Jinping and South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, during the BRICS summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, on July 15, 2014. D.R.
There is a growing danger that BRICS – the club of the nations that are holed up at the frontline, in the trenches, facing global Western imperialism – could one day be diluted and weakened if some radically right-wing Western allies, such as Indonesia and Turkey, were to be allowed to join.
BRICS consists of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, and it was originally supposed to be just an economic block, but in recent years, Western attacks against countries with independent political and economic systems, pushed most of the BRICS nations into a powerful political alliance, even an embrace.
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