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On the Energy Security Concept

... vital necessity. Reliance on the few strategic branches failed to provide enough state incentives for venture financing of multiple high-tech startups which could later develop into such global giants as Microsoft, Tesla, or Apple; or for supporting education, healthcare and culture. It was not, by any means, a matter of the state’s “evil will”, but its behavior in such conditions was simply dictated by the volatile market situation and allowed for only short-term, tactical solutions. Instead ...


The Response of Higher Education Systems and National Governments to the Pandemic

Report № 64/2020 Report № 64/2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on many areas of society, and the higher education sector is no exception. The activities of higher education systems and individual educational institutions have faced tangible transformations. The report analyzes the consequences of the pandemic for the development of higher education in the ...


Africa — Russia — EU: Opportunities for Interpersonal Interaction and Civil Society Development

... future generations. Society, as the main actor in this partnership system for building constructive interaction, can act as a powerful regulator of all processes. Russia and Europe have a colossal historical "reserve of intercultural, scientific, educational ties." Like Russia and Africa have a solid historical base and experience for mutual assistance and friendship. This unique mutual “capital” may prove to be one of the most successful and realizable in the revival of trust, openness ...


Opportunities for Russian Higher Education in Syria and Lebanon

Russian universities can offer an interesting alternative to the suffering education systems of Syria and Lebanon Historically, Syria and Lebanon form a single region and events in one country inevitably influence the other. These states have always maintained a high literacy level in the Arab world. However, the war that ...


“Bridge” — Youth Forum on Civil Identity

On October 24–28, 2019, the city of Feodosia (Crimea) was hosting the “Bridge” (“Bridge of Identity”), a culture and education youth forum on civil identity On October 24–28, 2019, the city of Feodosia (Crimea) was hosting the “Bridge” (“Bridge of Identity”), a culture and education youth forum on civil identity. The event was organized by the Center for ...


How Migration Affects Human Capital

... migration that is mainly expats. You can see the city is thriving, as our colleague Jens ( Jens Schneider ) was also pointing out. The cities with the largest influx are also the cities that are thriving the most. Maurice Crul : Well, in my research, education is crucial. So if you are looking at the study we did on the second generation in Europe, of all the key influences in how people become part of society, education is the most crucial thing. So how society has developed the educational system ...


Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2019 Model

... the most pressing matters of international and regional agendas against the backdrop of increasing external pressure. They 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 aimed at bringing the partnership to a new level. For the first time, priority is given to scientific and technological cooperation ...


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

... reality has laid bare the long-standing problems in Russia–Africa relations. The most glaring of these problems is that Africa is changing rapidly. Russia is thus finding it increasingly 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 ...


Seminar “National Strategies of the BRICS Countries: Assessments and Prospects for Cooperation”

... August 28, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a seminar “National Strategies of the BRICS Countries: Assessments and Prospects for Cooperation” within the BRICS School program. The organizers of the international scientific and educational BRICS School program are the National BRICS Research Committee and the Public Diplomacy Support Fund named after A.M. Gorchakov. Dmitry Razumovsky, Acting Director at the RAS Institute for Latin American Studies, Alexey Zakharov, Research ...


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