Review of the book “Pragmatic Analytics”

DOI: 10.33917/es-1.193.2024.82-83

The monograph under review is practice-oriented, contains conceptual foundations of pragmatic analytics and successful practices of analytical activities types aimed at resolving problem situations in various fields of activity.


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Living Textbook on Scientific and Technical Progress and International Relations

DOI: 10.33917/es-6.192.2023.134-135

Review of the textbook “Scientific and technological progress and modern international relations”, published by the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the initiative of the Centre for International Information Security, Science and Technology Policy.

The textbook provides up-to-date and structured information and analysis on certain types of technologies with an emphasis on their importance for global politics.

Tair Mansurov and Nazir Tyuryakulov. Author and His Protagonist

DOI: 10.33917/es-2.188.2023.94-97

Review of the book “Nazir Tyuryakulov” by T.A. Mansurov, published in 2022, which presents a biography of the Soviet diplomat N.T. Tyuryakulov. Diplomatic mission of Nazir T. Tyuryakulov was a duel with British and American competitors in the 1920s. The review also focuses on the portrait of the book’s author. Tair A. Mansurov is one of the largest systemic post-Soviet politicians. He influenced creation of the state alliances, the future of seas and borders, formation of cultural codes, protection and preservation of the heroes’ memory, the revival of temples and mosques.

Dogma of the Superiors Infallibility


Review of the book by the famous Russian economist, sociologist and politician V.L. Inozemtsev “Economy without dogmas: how the US is creating a new economic order”, published in 2021 by Alpina-Publisher.


University City: the Architecture of Meanings


Collection of articles “University City: the Architecture of Meanings”, published in 2021 by VTsIOM together with the Publishing House of the Tomsk State University, brought together authors from different countries, adhering to various scientific fields, which are connected by a common interest in understanding the university city phenomenon. Today, in the context of advanced demands for science, technology and effective education, a convergent vision of social and educational elements of production and the knowledge dissemination as the basic characteristic of a post-industrial society is becoming of high demand. One of historically tested responses to demands of the time is creation and development of university cities, where a single social, educational and communicative space is formed. Problems, hypotheses and examples of successful world and Russian experience form a kind of architecture of meanings, which the authors of the book discuss in a popular form.

Crystal of Growth: Towards the Russian Economic Miracle


Review of the book by A.S. Galushka, A.K. Niyazmetov, M.O. Okulov “Crystal of Growth: Towards the Russian Economic Miracle”, published in 2021 by Nashe Zavtra CJSC with support of Rostec State Corporation, Siber JSC and RT-Security JSC.

To the 175th Anniversary of the Great Kazakh Poet and Thinker Abay Kunanbaev

Literally with the battle of the Kremlin chimes, announcing the onset of the third decade of the 21st century, a book with the laconic title “Abai. Favorites. ” The initiator of her publication, the author of the composition and introductory article was a prominent Kazakh public and statesman, diplomat, doctor of political science, who often and fruitfully appeared in the field of education and culture, Tair Aimuhametovich Mansurov. The main body of the book is quite in tune with its name – the verses of the classic in the original and translations into Russian, “Words of edification”. But, of course, this publication is far from the first of its kind – least of all routine. To start with the design – bright, festive, gift, one can say, orientally elegant and spicy, richly illustrated with photographs, sometimes widely known, sometimes rare, and in other cases not at all known to the general public. Next is the main entrance: fragments from the speeches of two presidents – Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev and Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin at the opening in 2006 of the monument to Abai, installed on Chistye Prudy, near the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Russia. And the finale – the verses of modern Kazakh poets dedicated to the classics and the philosophical essays of Professor Abaev Garifoll Yesim (like the preface, it is presented in two languages – Kazakh and Russian). The compiler entitled this section of the book “Touching Abai” – and guessed with the title: both the learned man and even more the poets seemed to approach the monument, respectfully look around from all sides, listen to the words that were sounded many years ago and now retain all their the initial freshness, inevitably scattered in the air of the Great Steppe and beyond, is approaching, retreating a step back, again approaching, asking painful questions ..