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Cooperation between RIAC and Saint-Petersburg State University

On October 25-26, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) Deputy Director of Programs Elena Karpinskaya and Program Assistant Julia Melnikova visited the School of International Relations of the Saint-Petersburg State University (SPbU) On October 25–26, 2021, ...


Why Russia-U.S. Cultural and Educational Exchanges Are So Vital

... Andrews highlights that need for education and cultural exchanges as “something that has, even in the bleakest times, kept U.S.-Russia relations in balance.” As pandemic restrictions ease, the normal flow of exchanges must resume. Improvement of Russian Higher Education The internationalization of Russian higher education portrays the soft power potential of such cooperation and exchanges. Maria Chepurina explains how educational, people-to-people context outside of the political context can be successful as ...


Opportunities for Russian Higher Education in Syria and Lebanon

... university course is six years, these students alone will contribute additional USD 6,000,000 to the Russian economy. This is a purely economic indicator, but there is also a prolonged positive foreign political effect.” Today, the prospects of promoting Russian education in the region’s countries are evident. This is due, first of all, to the growing demand for specialists needed to restore the infrastructure destroyed by the war. Education has suffered massive losses in the eight years since the Syrian conflict ...


“Bridge” — Youth Forum on Civil Identity

... was to strengthen the all-Russian identity, harmonize interethnic relations, and consolidate harmoniously developed, socially responsible and proactive youth. In particular, the discussions focused on the need to address the internationalization of Russian higher education in the context of creating a positive image of Russia abroad. A RIAC report on web internationalization of universities was presented during the event. The forum gathered more than 100 young people from different parts of Russia to develop innovative ...


Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2019 Model

... on the development of Russia–China cooperation in 2018 and the first quarter of 2019. The authors analyze the dynamics of Russia–China interaction on the most pressing matters of international and regional agendas against the backdrop of increasing ... ... assess achievements in bilateral trade and economic cooperation as well as military and technological interaction, study ties in education, culture, sports, media and related areas, and the problems they entail. The experts present practical recommendations ...


Russia’s Policy in a Dynamic Africa: Searching for a Strategy

... difficult to rely on its Soviet legacy. This is especially true of educational contacts. In Soviet times, the future elites of African countries (political functionaries, military officers, production managers, engineers and doctors) received their education in the USSR. Today, however, African graduates of Russian universities are not guaranteed employment. Russia’s current relations with Africa are for the most part very similar to the way they were in the final years of Soviet rule: just like in 1992, only three African heads of the state received an ...


Russia and the Bologna Process: 20 Years Later

... “harmonizing” the higher education development strategies among the Bologna Process participants would in fact mean their total unification, that standardizing credits would entail a massive drain of Russian students and graduate students to Europe, and that Russian education would inevitably lose its “fundamental nature,” becoming strictly “functional.” Particular attention was drawn to the fact that higher education in Russia is not merely a “service” provided to an “advanced consumer,” but a crucial ...


Education Alliances and Russia’s “Soft Power”

... can expand the education network for developing nations in part by establishing university affiliates abroad and creating a diverse network of alliances with their education institutions. This area makes it possible to enhance the export potential of Russia’s education services and at the same time promotes Russia’s university brands in education. Regional distribution of the Russian scientific diaspora, percent Post-Soviet states 2.3 Western Europe 42.4 Scandinavia 5.2 Eastern Europe 1.1 North America 30....


Meeting with University of Michigan Representatives in Ann Arbor

On September 18, 2018, representatives of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The delegation was headed by Geneviève Zubrzycki, director of the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. On September 18, 2018, representatives of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, visited ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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