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Today, our guest is Pavel Denisenko, who is engaged in  development of international cultural and scientific cooperation and leads the public project Russian Science Connect. International Life: Pavel, tell us a little about yourself and your project, how did you get an idea to engage in this kind of activity? Pavel Denisenko: I have been engaged in the development of cultural and scientific cooperation since 2012.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 12-10-2019, 11:41
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Following the massive  socio-economic success of the largest continent, corruption is the next battleground in the development of the Asia-Pacific. Lately, it has hampered inclusive and sustainable development and is a primary cause of the difficulty experienced by developing Asian-Pacific countries in advancing beyond the middle-income bracket. Fostered by weak regulation and enforcement frameworks, corruption comes in many forms, including bribery, embezzlement, and cronyism.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 4-10-2019, 12:12
  • Views: 76
Members of underground anti-Soviet organizations, active at the end of the Second World War and the first two post-war decades, occupy a significant place in the pantheon of modern-day Polish heroes. The Armia Krajowa (Home Army), which brought together a host of various small groups, was the dominant Polish resistance movement of that period. In Poland’s current patriotic discourse, members of the Home Army and their ideological allies are usually referred to as “cursed soldiers” (żołnierze wyklęci), whose number is estimated by modern Polish historians at between 120,000 and 180,000.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 2-10-2019, 12:03
  • Views: 49
Following the massive socio-economic success of the largest continent, corruption is the next battleground in the development of the Asia-Pacific. Lately, it has hampered inclusive and sustainable development and is a primary cause of the difficulty experienced by developing Asian-Pacific countries in advancing beyond the middle-income bracket. Fostered by weak regulation and enforcement frameworks, corruption comes in many forms, including bribery, embezzlement, and cronyism.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 22-09-2019, 10:42
  • Views: 46
This month, Malaysia celebrates its 62nd anniversary of Independence, led by 94-year old but digitally savvy Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Singapore also celebrated its 54th National Day this month, with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaking in Malay, Mandarin and English about how to prepare Singapore for climate change. At the 74th anniversary of Independence, Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced an ambitious plan to move the capital from Jakarta to Borneo.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 16-09-2019, 17:30
  • Views: 103
The Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) demonstrated unprecedented foreign policy activity in August as Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Finland, Sweden, Norway, France, China, Japan, and Malaysia in the second half of the month, and Russia – in early September. Tehran’s genuinely belligerent spirit is due to the situation in which it found itself in connection with the US sanctions. The United States withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA) in May 2018.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 12-09-2019, 15:00
  • Views: 180
Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko, newly appointed Russian ambassador to Serbia, has told to Serbian media on Thursday that outgoing Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj’s statement about Moscow advocating the division of Kosovo was “ridiculous.” The ambassador said that option “has never officially been on the table.” "We have never initiated a similar idea of territorial correction. There were such proposals on the margins, including a period of status negotiations, but they were never officially on the negotiating table, "Bocan-Kharchenko said during his television appearance on Serbian N1 TV.”
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 27-08-2019, 12:43
  • Views: 317
At present, it makes no sense for anyone to discard membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the US’ exit from it will not become fatal, -said the Russian Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin commenting on a statement made by US President Donald Trump to the effect that Washington could leave the WTO.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 21-08-2019, 12:33
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 According to Western media, the "struggle for the Arctic" is becoming ever more fierce. Moreover, this confrontation is unfolding much faster than expected. In its recent publication the Swedish Aftonbladet wrote that since “climate change” has made the Arctic “more accessible, countries taking advantage of it to produce more fossil fuels.” Der Spiegel cites American experts as saying that "temperatures [in the Arctic region] are rising twice as fast compared to average statistics", while permafrost melting in some regions began "70 years earlier" than predicted.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 16-08-2019, 00:13
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​The Grenadian embassy in Moscow was recently holding a gala event marking the 46th anniversary of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). In September, Russia and Grenada with celebrate 40 years of their diplomatic relations. On September 17, 2002 St. George’s resumed official relations with new Russia. The International Affairs magazine discussed this and other topics with the Ambassador of the Republic of Grenada in Russia, Oleg Firer. Oleg Pavlovich Firer has a very unusual life story. Born in Odessa, in the former Soviet Union in September 18, 1977, he was taken by his parents to the United States in1989, where he received his education and became a successful businessman.​
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 14-08-2019, 11:05
  • Views: 1 789