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South Africa’s Storms and Good Hope

... pummelled by heavy storms, high rainfall, severe winds and tumultuous seas giving credence to the title ‘Cabo Tempestado’ (Cape of Storms) the name given it by Portuguese navigator Bartholomew Dias after passing around a terrible storm off the Southern African coast in 1488 as he sought to circumnavigate the African continent in search of a trading route to the wealth of India and the East.Source: Unsplash In the socio-economic-political spheres the country, as described by Prof. Dr. Irina Filatova’s,...


A Russian Perspective on the Food Crisis

... urea-ammonia and phosphate fertilizers). Russia is ready to keep on strictly fulfilling its obligations under international contracts regarding shipments of agricultural products. We are aware of the importance of our wheat for the nations of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East . In the current agricultural year, our exports will amount to 37 million tons of grain, next year we plan to increase it up to 50 million tons. Russia intends to continue providing humanitarian assistance, ...


The Dilemmas of the Global South

... developing world. Today the evolution of the platforms of the Global South is at a crucial juncture: throughout the past several years significant steps have been undertaken by developing nations to build pan-continental integration platforms – in Africa it was the creation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), while in Eurasia the expansion of SCO membership was accompanied by the creation of RCEP. The next stage in this process would be to link up all of the pan-continental platforms ...


African Pressure Points: Sahel (situation review and future prospects)

... instability and, as a result, impoverishment of the population and forced migration. The authors of the report analyze the causes of economic and political crises in the region, consider the main actors of conflicts and suggest some ways to overcome crises. African Pressure Points: Sahel (situation review and future prospects) , 3 Mb


Neck and Neck: Ankara and Moscow in the New ‘Race for Africa

Through shared perspectives on the creation of a multipolar world, Russia and Turkey may find commonalities and even points of partnership in Africa As emerging powers in the international system, Turkey and Russia are frequently in strict competition for influence in global affairs. This same competition extends to the African continent. From the Horn of Africa to Libya, Russia and Turkey ...


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 ...


Conference “Leadership and Power in Africa in the Past and the Present: Studies in Russia, Tanzania and Beyond”

The conference was opened by Joseph Butiku, Executive Director at the Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation, and Dmitri Bondarenko, Deputy Director at the Institute for African Studies of the RAS On 1–4 March, 2022, the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) in cooperation with the Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation and the Russian-Tanzanian Cultural Centre in Dar es Salaam is holding the ...


Pragmatic Proposals to Optimize Russia’s Pledged Rehabilitation of Ethiopia

... of the US-led West’s Hybrid War on Ethiopia that was waged to punish the country for its balanced foreign policy between the US and China. It’s here where Russia can rely on its recent experiences in helping to rehabilitate Syria and the Central African Republic (CAR) in order to optimize its pledged rehabilitation of Ethiopian. Those two countries are much more war-torn than Ethiopia is, the latter of which only saw fighting in its northern regions instead of the entirety of its territory like ...


The Neo-NAM: From Vision to Reality

... Progress, and Prosperity ” that the leaders agreed on during their summit announced that “the sides agreed to explore mutually acceptable and beneficial areas of cooperation in third countries especially in the Central Asia, South East Asia and Africa.” This can be interpreted as their interest in jointly facilitating the balancing acts of third countries in those regions (including their local Eurasian and South Asian ones) that are struggling to remain neutral in the New Cold War. The paradigm ...


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