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Presentation of the Book on Modern Economic Legislation of the Arab Countries at the SHPL

The book was presented by Igor Matveev, the author of the book, Senior Researcher at the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the RAS On May 12, 2022, there was a presentation of the book dedicated to the modern economic legislation of the Arab countries on the example of Syria. The event was held at the State Historic Public Library of Russia (SHPL). The book was presented by Igor Matveev, the author of the book, Senior Researcher at the Center for Arab and...

13.05.2022

Experts of RIAC and ECFA Discussed the Situation in Syria

... was devoted to the prospects for political settlement in Syria in the context of regional and global configuration. The experts paid special attention to the impact of the conflict in Ukraine on the food security of Syria and other countries of the Middle East. During the second session, the participants discussed the humanitarian problems in Syria, as well as the ways to solve them. On the part of the RIAC, the workshop was attended by: Andrey Kortunov, Director General, RIAC; Vasily Kuznetsov,...

26.04.2022

The Shaikh Group High-Level Meeting on Security Issues in the Middle East Region

On March 30, 2022, with the assistance of The Shaikh Group political consultancy, the ordinary virtual expert meeting on security issues in the regions of the Middle East and North Africa took place. Experts from Russia, the USA, a number of European countries, China, and India took part in the discussion. On March 30, 2022, with the assistance of The Shaikh Group political consultancy, the ordinary virtual ...

31.03.2022

Conference “The China Factor in the Mediterranean”

... particular, experts discussed the Chinese investment expansion in the Mediterranean, the creation of transport and logistics corridors as part of economic projects of China, as well as China's political interaction with the countries of the EU, the Middle East and North Africa. The participants of the conference were welcomed by Alexey Gromyko, Director of the Institute of Europe of the RAS, Corresponding Member of the RAS, RIAC Member, and Olga Butorina, Deputy Director of the Institute of Europe ...

23.03.2022

Experts Discussed Economic, Social, Political, and Ethno-Confessional problems of Asian and African countries

On March 21-23, 2022, the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) is holding the conference “Economic, Social, Political, Ethno-Confessional Problems of Asian and African countries”. The meeting was organized by the Center for Study of Common Problems of Contemporary East of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the RAS. On March 21-23, 2022, the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) is holding the conference “Economic, Social, Political...

22.03.2022

Suspending Ukraine’s Agricultural Exports: Will Russia Save the Arab World from Food Riots?

... of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, who was warning about a possible hike in food prices as well as about a famine—something, he argues, threatens food security globally, bolstering geopolitical tensions. The Arab nations of the Middle East and North Africa end up in the risk group, particularly those having vast populations ( Egypt – 106 million people; Algeria and Sudan – 45 million people each), those involved in armed conflicts (Yemen, Libya, Syria, the area of the ...

22.03.2022

The Shaikh Group High-Level Meeting on the Impact of Ukrainian Crisis on the Middle East Region

... Russia, the USA, a number of European countries, China, and India took part in the discussion On March 7, 2022, with the assistance of The Shaikh Group political consultancy, the ordinary virtual expert meeting on security issues in the regions of the Middle East and North Africa took place. Experts from Russia, the USA, a number of European countries, China, and India took part in the discussion. The discussion focused on the impact of Russia’s military operation on the territory of Ukraine on the ...

08.03.2022

The Imperative of U.S.-Russian Disarmament Collaboration

... before the pandemic struck. In Vienna the talks on the JCPOA should move forward with an active support of the U.S., which is responsible for the current crisis. The return of the U.S. and Iran to the deal would defuse a looming nuclear arms race in the Middle East among Iran, Saudi Arabia and Israel. The U.S. and NATO should strive to work with Russia on achieving mutual guarantees of security ruling out deployment of nuclear or/and conventional strike systems in the proximity to each other. Only the ...

15.02.2022

Great powers rivalry in Central Asia: new strategy, old game. Did the Kazakhstan crisis change the regional chessboard?

... action toward its neighbors and the larger world beyond. As the vast middle section of the ancient Silk Road dating back to the Han Dynasty (207 BCE–220 CE), Central Asia connected and bridged China’s long-distance overland trade with Europe and the Middle East for many centuries (Chen and Fazilov, 2018). As a historical consequence, China was the second country to recognize the independence of the post-Soviet Central Asian states in early January 1992, following the United States. China’s eagerness ...

18.01.2022

RIAC at the XVI Conference of Arabists “I.M. Smilyanskaya Readings”

... Readings” was held. Within the framework of the meeting, which brought together 128 speakers from nine countries, there were three public lectures, three round tables, and seven sections devoted to the history, economy, and culture of the countries of the Middle East and North Africa. During the conference, there was a discussion on the wide range of issues related to the Arab countries of the Middle East and North Africa. During the “I.M. Smilyanskaya Readings”, participants discussed topics related ...

24.12.2021
 

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