Russian-Nicaraguan relations have more than 70 years, and today they are on a fundamentally new stage of development. Evidence is more than enough: in 2014, Vladimir Putin became the first Russian head of state, caused the visit to Nicaragua; Daniel Ortega recognized independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, and during vote in the UN General Assembly on the question of the annexation of Crimea Nicaragua, was among ten countries which supported the Russian position. New strength to the strategic relations between the two countries gives a rich potential for cultural exchanges, public diplomacy and cultural cooperation between the two countries. About the main directions of activities in the context of new integration processes in a changing world in an interview with the magazine “Economic Strategies”, said Alexander Sidorov, a representative of the Federal Agency for Affairs of CIS, compatriots living abroad and international humanitarian cooperation (“Rossotrudnichestvo”) of MFA of Russia in the Republic of Nicaragua.
Author page: Alexander Sidorov