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Despite global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows sliding for the past three years, the authors of an annual United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report, presented in Moscow by the acting director of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences (INION), Alexei Kuznetsov, forecast a certain upswing in 2019.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 17-06-2019, 09:25
  • Views: 195
The month of May and the fireworks are now behind us. The country and the world celebrated Victory Day, which is a holiday of war veterans, home front workers, and all the people of Russia and other victorious nations. There was a grand parade on Red Square and a wreath laying ceremony at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The march of the Immortal Regiment – a civil initiative that has acquired a truly global dimension – took place again not only in Russia, but in many other countries as well, with the participation of hundreds of thousands of Russians, our compatriots abroad and citizens of other countries – all people who cherish the memory of Victory and the memory of those who worked to bring it closer.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 5-06-2019, 11:23
  • Views: 22 168
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange in 2010 published information provided to him by then-US Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning that comprised nearly 750,000 classified or unclassified but sensitive military and diplomatic documents. Among those documents was a collateral murder film clip that showed US Apache helicopters killing people in Iraq including two local Reuters news agency employees, exposing a US military cover-up.​
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 2-06-2019, 11:22
  • Views: 278
The problem of migration poses one of the major challenges to the future of the European Union. Residents in more than half of EU countries call for establishing a strict control of migration, in some cases, even suggesting a complete ban on migrant movements. Meanwhile, any productive solution to this effect will inevitably affect freedom of movement of people within united Europe, which is regulated by the Schengen agreements. What are the prospects for the Schengen zone? And can it be preserved in its current format?
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 31-05-2019, 12:02
  • Views: 234
On May 15th  the “honorary patriarch” of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine Filaret Denysenko held a press conference in his residence on Pushkinskaya Street  in Kiev. Fully aware of the public interest in his vision of the relationship between his Kiev “Patriarchate” (the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kiev Patriarchate) and the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Ukraine (the Orthodox Church of Ukraine), Patriarch Filaret spoke for almost an hour, revealing the details of his agreements with the head of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine Epiphanius Dumenko, former President Petr Poroshenko, and representatives of the Patriarchate of Constantinople. 
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 27-05-2019, 01:22
  • Views: 258
​Economic downturn; recession of plans and initiatives; systematically ignored calls for a fiscal and monetary justice for all; €-crisis; Brexit and irredentism in the UK, Spain, Belgium, France, Denmark and Italy; lasting instability in the Euro-Med theatre (debt crisis of the Europe’s south – countries scrutinized and ridiculed under the nickname PIGS, coupled with the failed states all over the MENA); terrorism; historic low with Russia along with a historic trans-Atlantic blow with Trump; influx of predominantly Muslim refugees from Levant in numbers and configurations unprecedented since the WWII exoduses; consequential growth of far-right parties who – by peddling reductive messages and comparisons – are exploiting fears of otherness, that are now amplified with already urging labour and social justice concerns; generational unemployment and socio-cultural anxieties, in ricochet of the Sino-US trade wars… The very fundaments of Europe are shaking.​
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 13-05-2019, 11:18
  • Views: 339
On April 29 Summit of the Western Balkans leaders was organized under the initiative of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron. In advance, it was known that the whole meeting was organized only and exclusively because of the Kosovo issue. Summit was opened by German Chancellor Merkel and French President Macron who pointed out that Western Balkans remains EU priority, adding that this is only an informal discussion, and no final solutions for Kosovo should be expected. The official meeting was followed by a working dinner, that finished late in the evening.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 9-05-2019, 09:06
  • Views: 479
The Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences has hosted a lecture by one of India’s top political analysts, Honored Researcher and Vice President of the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) Nandan Unnikrishnan. In his speech Nandan Unnikrishnan focused on the outcome of the foreign policy of the government of Narendra Modi, who took the post of prime minister in May 2014.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 30-04-2019, 11:01
  • Views: 322
Yesterday Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Serbian counterpart Ivica Dacic had a joint meeting in Moscow. Russian Foreign Minister told his Serbian counterpart that Moskow will help to find a solution for the Kosovo issue acceptable to Serbia but would insist on respect for Serbia`s integrity, the Serbian news agency Beta reported. Sergey Lavrov told at joint news conference that Moskow insists on implementation of UN Security Council resolution 1244 including a Belgrade – Pristina dialogue.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 19-04-2019, 09:51
  • Views: 355
Lo and behold! Looks like the “great and terrible” United States can be scared to the point of hysteria. Another myth about American omnipotence is being debunked before our very eyes now that the big shots in Washington are dreading the prospect of being held accountable for the crimes their soldiers have committed in Afghanistan.
  • Category: Experts |
  • Date: 16-04-2019, 11:38
  • Views: 350