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.
The actual results of the Russian President’s visit to Latin America in summer 2014 and signed there documents allow to assume that the trip was quite pragmatic: to seize the opportunities for expansion of the Russian economic cooperation with close to us and friendly developing states. Cooperation, which has become even more important in the context of sanctions introduced by the West against Russia. In his interview with Alexander Ageev and Alexander Sidorov, director of the Institute of Latin American, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladimir Davydov told about economic and geopolitical effects of the new vector of cooperation with Latin American countries.
Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Viktor Antonovich Sadovnichy — the undisputed leader of the national education: for 22 years he is being working as Rector of the Lomonosov Moscow State University, and it seems to many people that he was always there. In academic reference books Victor Antonovich is referred to as a world renown scientist: he found a final solution of the so-called Theory of Traces for Ordinary Differential Operators, established systems of algorithm and software support for mobile simulators, offering dynamic simulation of guided aerospace flight, and analysis and synthesis results of these processes were used for astronauts practical training on the existing simulators.
In interview Roald Sagdeev — Chief Researcher at the SRI, professor at the University of Maryland, NASA expert, using the unique experience of living and working in very different countries — the Soviet Union, America and Russia, compares their academic systems and creates the image of ideal science.