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.
Argentinian president-elect Javier Milei's team in charge of international relations is reportedly weighing up whether Argentina should proceed with joining BRICS or not. This, according to experts the team has consulted, represents "an opportunity rather than a risk" for the country
If hostilities begin in any other country, it will certainly not be on Russian initiative, but by NATO itself, which has repeatedly shown interest in internationalizing its aggression against Russia, involving new territories in the war.
The EU has definitely exposed its role long before the SMO. Officially an economic alliance, the loose bureaucratic superstate demonstrated that it's nothing more than a geopolitical pendant of NATO, and by extension, of the US. The EU "broke the ice" last year by officially sending weapons to the Kiev regime and hasn't stopped doing so ever since. Its de facto unification with NATO structures is effectively over and the belligerent alliance is now simply looking for ways to make it de jure, which would give its forces free rein over the entire continent.