“Soft Power” Tools of the People’s Republic of China in Its Relations with the World and Global Organizations (1949–2015 Biennium)

#8. Logic and ethic of fake
“Soft Power” Tools of the People’s Republic of China in Its Relations with the World and Global Organizations (1949–2015 Biennium)

The article traces China’s evolution from a closed state with fierce international censorship to the world’s cultural and economic center of power. The author specifies the periods of China’s formation as an active international actor in global organizations, cultural and educational environment for foreigners, as well as an information center for the world’s media. The paper deals with the stages of China’s gradual transition to the status of the country attractive for investment, it quotes the numbers and evidence of China’s concrete steps towards multilateral strengthening of its international image.

Homo Proponit, Sed Dues Disponit

#1. Choice of Identity
Homo Proponit, Sed Dues Disponit

Institute for Economic Strategies in the project “Strategic Matrix of Russia” again determines the most important strategic trends of the past 2013 by nine strategic matrix factors: governance, territory, natural assets, population, economy, culture and religion, science and education, armed forces, geopolitical environment.

Movement to Beacons

#6. Territory Without Aims?
Movement to Beacons

The Tomsk region is a diverse region. Half the population lives in the region capital, known all over the country by its research-educational and innovation potential. The rest of the population lives in cities with economic predominance of oil and gas industry and in rural areas. The Tomsk region governor Sergey Zhvachkin tells how the regional government manages to diversify the economic policy.

To Work Safely, to Build Beautifully, to Be Proud of Yourself

#6. Territory Without Aims?
To Work Safely, to Build Beautifully, to Be Proud of Yourself

How to make a city compact, comfortable, to solve complexly a number of transport and social problems — this and many other questions are covered in an interview by the Honorary builder of Russia, General Director of the investment projects management company “INEX”, Advisor to the President of the Group of Companies “MONARCH” Andrey Bakunichev.

Progress vs. Tradition. A Brief Course of 20th Century Russian History for Top Management

#9. Any problem with?

 Young economists the Yeltsin government were forced to play the role of the counter-revolution demons, breaking the dead Soviet economy before the very eyes of amazed people.

Russia — France: Cooperation In the Sphere of Humanities

#1. Hollywood as a password

Year 2010, declared the Year of Russia in France and the Year of France in Russia, was special in terms of development of Russian-French cooperation in the sphere of humanities, which was happening at the background of an unprecedented by its intensity political, cultural, economic and scientific exchange between the two countries.