The breakaway region of South Ossetia announced in May that its capital, Tskhinvali, would also be known as Stalinir. Co-naming the capital after the former Soviet leader, Joseph Stalin, its president – Anatolii Bibilov – stated in his decree that the move was to 'preserve historical memory in connection with the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945' – until it hadcitește mai mult
Most documentaries about Russia tend to fixate around Vladimir Putin, the former KGB spy turned president, who is clamping down on Russian society and chipping away at its democratic institutions. On occasion, we get non-Russian experts like Stacey Dooley covering the controversial, such as far right groups, anti-gay laws and domestic abuse. Every so often, one appears that actually attempts to cover normal everyday life away from the Kremlin and controversy (thoucitește mai mult
DSc. Prof. Evgeny Pashentsev, leading researcher at the Institute of Contemporary International Studies of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, director of the International Centre for Social and Political Studies and Consulting (ICSPSC), coordinator of the GlobalStcitește mai mult
Few days ago the prestigious Palgrave Macmillan publishing house announced the appearance of a new volume dedicated to a very important contemporary topic: the strategic communication between European Union and Russia, analysing tensions, challenges and opportunities on this very important area.
The volume is coordinated by the prestigious professor Evgeny Pashentsev, leading researcher at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministrycitește mai mult
Unbeknownst to most Britons, Russia did, in fact, impact many of the UK's elections over the course of the twentieth century. Not by physically meddling or favouring one party or candidate over the other. Not even through Soviet propaganda sold in the West. Rather, it was a passive force lurking in the background needing to be acknowledged and dealt with, by one party in particular. The appearance of the USSR following the October Revolution followed a wave of pocitește mai mult
One of the coldest games of rugby ever recorded took place in Russia at a temperature lower than -40. The players wore balaclavas, gloves and parkers as they took on the unforgiving Russian winter.
To no surprise, rugby has become a summer game in Russia. It begins in mid spring and ends just before the first snow falls. This, among several other factors, affects the popularity of the game in the world’s biggest country.< citește mai mult
Prof. Evgeny Pashentsev on How to Stop Terrorist Psychological Campaigns, Enhanced by Artificial Intelligence. The paper submitted at the 2ndInternational Conference “Countering Illicit Trafficking in Arms in the Context of Fighting International Terrorism”, Moscow, 5th – 6th of September 2019
The World Trade Center (WTC) Moscow on September 5-6 2019 hosted the 2
The Final Document of the International Research Seminar “Artificial Intelligence and Challenges to International Psychological Security” Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Moscow, June 14, 2019
(On the Initiative of the European – Russian Communication Management Network)citește mai mult
The development of artificial intelligence and machine learning, embedded systems and devices, the Internet of things, augmented and virtual reality, big data analysis (data science) and cloud computing, block chain, etc. stimulate the transition to a new technological order. At the same time, positive expectations associated with scientific and technological progress are combined with clearly perceived threats of the approaching future, which are described and ancitește mai mult