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Before the presidential election in Ukraine, a special press conference was held in Moscow with the participation of the ex-officer of the Main Directorate of the SSU, a direct participant in the so-called ATO (anti-terrorist operation) in the South-East of the country, Lieutenant Colonel Prozorov Vasily Nikolayevich. He worked in the Security Service of Ukraine from the beginning of the events on Maidan 2014 until May 2017, when he had to leave the country and ask for asylum in Russia for himself and his family.
On March 20, 2019 in Alexander Solzhenitsyn House of Russia Abroad the guests from St. Petersburg were received. For the presentation of the reprint edition of the book by A.P.Polovtsov “A brief biography of Her Imperial Majesty,  Empress Maria Feodorovna”, Igor Vitalevich Kozyr, Editor-in-chief of the Maritime Heritage magazine, publisher, and Nina Petrovna Rozhdestvenskaya, the initiator of this project, a member of the Russian Culture International Association, came over to Moscow. 
  • Category: Infographics |
  • Date: 26-03-2019, 13:04
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During NATO's aggression, the Yugoslav ground forces consisted of three armies. The First army defended the central and northern parts of Serbia, the Second army, based in Podgorica, controlled the western part of Serbia and all areas of Montenegro, and the Third army, with headquarters in Nis, operated in the southern part of Serbia, including Kosovo and Metohija. The Third army, led by its legendary commander, General Nebojša Pavković, bore the brunt of the enemy attacks during the aggression. General Pavkovic was the chief strategist of military operations in the part of Serbia that came under particularly heavy bombardments from the air, attacks from Albania, and raids from Albanian terrorists.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 26-03-2019, 13:00
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​„Schmelztiegel Wien” – this is a term usually used in the socio-cultural studies to describe the shiny and glamorous capital of a vast Habsburg empire (known as K und K), today’s seat of the Republic of Austria, Vienna. Inspired by the past and present meanings of its colours shapes rhythms and ambient, trying to capture a glimpse of everlasting cultural fusions, walking a grace of tradition and charm of modernity in one leap …​
Nowadays, institutions are too quickly turning to culture and identity to explain politics, especially at election times. As simple and convenient as it seems, it is not as accurate as such. All across Europe, the governments failed at distributive justice, not on culture or behavioural recognition. We are discussing these highly topical issues with our special guest …
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  • Date: 25-03-2019, 12:50
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A UN Tribunal sentenced Radovan Karadzic to life in prison. Judge Vagn Joensen confirmed on Wednesday, increasing the 40-year first-instance verdict for genocide and other crimes committed during the 1992-95 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Judge Joensen of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) said Karadzic was found guilty of genocide, crimes against humanity and braching the laws and customs of war.
Anti-government protests have continued over the weekend in Serbia, Montenegro and Albania. While the protesters in Albania once again clashed with the police, Saturday evening marked the first time that preventive force was used against the participants of Belgrade demonstartions, who entered the building of the country`s public broadcaster. Protests in all three countries are aiming to overthrow the ruling parties led by President Aleksandar Vučić, Prime Minister Edi Rama and President Milo Djukanovic respectively.
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 21-03-2019, 14:12
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By the end of last year, the Turkish economy had slipped into a technical recession, boosting in 12 months by only 2.6%, despite the fact that a year ago the government expected GDP to grow by 3.8%. The slowdown is particularly striking against the background of sustainable development over the past seven years: in 2010, the country's GDP grew by 8.5%, in 2011 - by 11.1%, in 2012 - by 4.8%, in 2013 - by 8.5%, in 2014 - by 5.2%, in 2015 - by 6.1%, in 2016 - by 3.2% and in 2017 - by 7.4% [i] This trend has turned Turkey into one of the fastest developing economies, earning it 17th position worldwide in nominal GDP and 13th in the GDP value regarding purchasing power parity.