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Review: Małgorzata Abassy, Culture Against Progress and Modernization. Russia and Iran in the Comparative Perspective

Review: Małgorzata Abassy, Culture Against Progress and Modernization. Russia and Iran in the Comparative Perspective

dr Leszek Sykulski Review: Małgorzata Abassy, Culture Against Progress and Modernization. Russia and Iran in the Comparative Perspective, Jagiellonian University, Kraków 2014, pp. 592. [in Polish] The book consist of four parts. After the introduction, chapter one is interrelated to the problems of culture and language, chapters two, three, and four discuss the experiences of modernization in Russia and Iran under […]

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Andrej Kreutz: Why is the West waging a campaign against the Sochi Olympics?

Andrej Kreutz: Why is the West waging a campaign against the Sochi Olympics?

prof. Andrej Kreutz I. Even though the ideological and social systemic antagonism, which at least officially lay at the core of the old Cold War (1947 – 1987/91), ended a long time ago, Americans and their allies’ hostility and various forms of tensions with Moscow have persisted for at least three main reasons: A) Since the end of World War II, the […]

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Andrej Kreutz: Can Syria Help Reset Relations?

Andrej Kreutz: Can Syria Help Reset Relations?

prof. Andrej Kreutz Russia and its leaders’ diplomatic achievements towards facilitating the solving of the problem of Syrian chemical weapons was widely recognized and accepted, even by some scholars and analysts who had been known for their Russophobic prejudices and hostility towards Moscow.[1] As one of them, American Professor Rajan Menon admitted, „Putin was able to place Russia on center […]

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