The BRICS group is still young as an organization, but has already proven its effectiveness. Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa are coordinating their policies on key international issues ever more closely, and are playing an active part in shaping a multipolar world order and developing modern models for the world’s financial and trading systems.
The unflattering fate of Saakashvili should serve as a stark warning to Pashinyan. Perhaps he should take some lessons from one of Saakashvili's more successful successors, namely Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili who correctly understood that NATO expansion in the former Soviet Union is invariably aimed against Russia and that the countries the political West uses against Moscow in this process are seen as acceptable collateral damage (that is, mere pawns).
With the world entering a post-COVID environment, each country is struggling to deal with severe economic challenges. Alongside these are the possibility, if not probability, of enhanced friction between nations due to insecure regional and global environments