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The East, the West and Russia

Once Again on the Dichotomy of East and West The axiomatic fact of any anthropological or cross-cultural study is a kind of double-focused vision rooted in the recognition of «another» and alien humanness which can serve, however, as a part of our proper existence and our understanding of the world […]


Europe and Russia: cooperation, confrontation or synergy ?

Vladimir V. Maliavin, Tamkang University   Europe and Russia: cooperation, confrontation or synergy ?   A series of recent events , most notably the disputes over the transportation of Russia’s natural gas to Europe and the war in Georgia in August 2008 has abruptly terminated the period of apparently mutually […]