On February 5, 2019 the international press centre of MIA “Russia Today” hosted in Moscow a round table on “International Safer Internet Day. Global Trends and Common Sense”. Safer Internet Day was originally started in 2004 by InSafe – a European network of Awareness Centers promoting safer and better usage of Internet. However, it quickly spread out from Europe and became a worldwcitește mai mult
If you blinked, you almost certainly missed it. But some of the most notable films coming out of Russia this past decade all centered on its past. More specifically, the first half of the twentieth century, and the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany during the Great Patriotic War 1941-45.
My Good Hans (2015), White Tiger (2012), Panfilov’s 28 Men (2015), Rubezh (2018), Matilda (2017),citește mai mult
History has long been an object of reform since the collapse of the USSR. It has been used as an impetus for championing democratic change and explaining the chaos of the Russian Federation’s first decade. In addition, it is an important part of Vladimir Putin’s policy rhetoric to champion Russia’s ‘great powerness’ (derzhavnost’).
In the last twenty-eight years, history in schools has journeyed from one single view encitește mai mult
The World Cup Is Over – What’s Next For Russia?
This was a successful world cup on many fronts. The Russian people showed the world a different side to themselves often overlooked in the media – one that was welcoming, warm and hospitable. It was a world cup where some of the ‘non-traditional’ broke through. It was well organised and greatly received by the fans at home and abroad.
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When my mother came to visit me in Moscow, one of the first things she noticed was the amount of 24-hour florists everywhere. Flower etiquette is of particular importance in Russia. Simply put, you won’t survive here without it.
I write this piece because to anyone who knows anything about Russia, Putin presenting flowers to world leaders and their spouses is not altogether surprising.
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The issues of public diplomacy and strategic communication are of considerable importance all over the world. In times of growing tensions their role cannot be underestimated. Their various forms, methods and aspects were discussed by an expert community of various countries during the recently held roundtable in Moscow. The event was organized by RANEPA, Advisory Committee on Humanitarian Cooperation, Rossotrudnichestvo Federal Agency, Association of Studies, Rescitește mai mult
The Issues of Strategic Communication at the Fourth Annual International Conference “Transformation of International Relations in the XXI Century: Challenges and Prospects” (TIR 4) which was held at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on 27th, April 2018On 27th of April, 2018 the IV International scientific conference “Transformation of international rel citește mai mult
On 26th of April 2018, experts from all over Europe gathered at Moscow State University to discuss the state of international affairs and media coverage of EU-Russian relations in the context of strategic communication. The core topic of the international seminar as the headline suggests was the current relationship between the EU and Russia. Moreover, the discussion focused on challenges and opportunities presented by political, social and cultural aspects of comcitește mai mult
Sunday 29 April 2018, 9 A.M., BBC One: Andrew Marr took the British public through the Sunday newspapers, as normal. The Sunday Times were reporting its research with Swansea University showing that ‘Russian bots’ tried to swing the 2017 General Election in Jeremy Corbyn’s favour. According to the report, 6,500 Twitter accounts were championing Labour and denigrating the Conservatives during the 2017 campaign.
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