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Scholars and Field Workers Discuss Soft Power

On November 11, 2015, RIAC Deputy Program Director Timur Makhmutov was at international conference " Soft Power and Culture Diplomacy in the 21st Century " held by Russian University of Peoples' Friendship with participation of prominent experts and officials engaged in public diplomacy and development of international ties. The speakers' list included members of the Russian Federation Council, Rossotrudnichestvo, Gorchakov Foundation, Balkan Center for International Cooperation, Russian...


Sergei Shargunov: Everyone Should Be Interested in What Is Happening in His Country

... it is still unclear what is included in the school curriculum and what is not. One gets the feeling that the people responsible for the reform of the educational system do not know themselves the right answer to this question. Reducing the number of Russian language and literature lessons in schools is the sword of Damocles that hangs over our education. Is it possible to teach a man to write a book? Valery Fedorov: We Live during a Time of General Distrust Maxim Gorky once said that anyone can write ...


Oleg Roy: Literature Needs Promotion

2015 is the Year of Literature in Russia. One of Russia’s most popular writers, Oleg Roy , shares his insights on contemporary literature, the state of libraries and promoting a positive image of Russia abroad through literature and cinema. Russia has always been famous for its ballet, art galleries and classic authors. Do you believe that contemporary Russian writers will also gain this broad recognition in the future? The answer to that is not difficult to get to: in order to think about the future...


Soft power of the Russian word

Stop Retreating The Russian language by right represents the cultural and historical base of Russia’s statehood and an indispensable means to express the values of the entire Russian World. It ranks among the leading languages of the world, and serves as one of the ...


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    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  
     21 (19%)
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