Centre for Global and Strategic Studies

Head of the Centre

FITUNI LEONID LEONIDOVICHCorresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Economics, Professor, Member of the Scientific Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences on African Problems, Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Journal of the Institute for African Studies".

• International economic relations of the developing countries
• Globalization and development problems

Тел. (495) 695-66-50
africa.institute@yandex.ru

LINES OF RESEARCH IN THE CENTER:

• Problems of globalization and regionalization in the world economy and international economic relations. Global problems of our time and Africa. Global changes and the concept of sustainable development.
• New Bipolarity and New Imperialism. Global imperial reconstruction. Changes in the global balance of power. External coercion, economic aggression and economic wars. Developmental problems. Africa in a new world order and balance of power.
• Geoeconomic and geopolitical competition in Africa. Mass movement management and social construction in Africa. Strategic communications and Africa.
• International security system. Ways to prevent and resolve international and internal conflicts. Combating international terrorism and countering extremism.
• National security of Russia and Africa. Problems of information security and sovereignty of African countries. Media addiction systems. Information aggression.
• National interests and strategy of Russia in the world and in Africa. Fundamental and applied issues of Russian-African relations. Russian business in Africa.



RESEARCHERS :

BEKKIN RENAT IRIKOVICH Leading Researcher - Doctor of Economics
Islamic economy
Islamic finance
Muslim law

DMITRIEV RUSLAN VASILIEVICH Senior Researcher - Ph.D.
Theoretical issues of the formation of settlement systems (theory of central places, Theory of economic landscape, theory of diffusion of innovations);
Spatial expansion of hierarchical religious organizations (Roman Catholic Church, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints);
Socio-economic development of small island countries in Africa (Cape Verde, Sao Tome and Principe, Comoros, Mauritius, Seychelles).

SAPUNTSOV ANDREY LEONIDOVICH Leading Researcher - Doctor of Economics
TNCs and African countries

ANNA YURIEVNA SHAROVA Senior Researcher - Ph.D.
Energy-demographic situation in the Arab countries of Asia
International cooperation in the power industry of the Arab countries of Asia

ALESHIN KIRILL ANDREEVICH - Member of the Directorate, Head of the Applied Research Group, Senior Researcher, Ph.D.
National economy and international economic relations of African and CIS countries;
Strategic interests of Russia and other states in Africa;
Business activities in Africa, interaction of business circles and the state in the African direction

ZAKHAROV IVAN ANDREEVICH Junior Researcher, Ph.D.
Spatial development of religions in Africa
intercommunal conflicts

BARINOV ANDREY KONSTANTINOVICH junior researcher
Development of economic infrastructure in African countries;
applied issues of Russian-African economic cooperation

ZANOSKINA EKATERINA NIKOLAEVNA Junior Researcher
subregional hegemony in Africa;
South Africa and Nigeria in the world economy and international relations

KRYUCHKOV YURI DAVYDOVICH Researcher
deputy. chapters. editor of the journal "Scientific Notes of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

SUGAKOV GLEB KONSTANTINOVICH junior researcher

TKACHENKO KONSTANTIN ALEXANDROVICH Researcher - Ph.D.

ALEXEY NIKOLAEVICH SAENKO junior researcher

GROMYKO ANDREY ALEKSEEVICH Junior Researcher

VITALY VALENTINOVICH VASILIEV junior researcher

ANDREEV NIKOLAY DMITRIEVICH Junior Researcher


SELECTED RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS 2020-2021:

Books:

  • Zakharov I.A. Geography of Religions: Transformation of the Confessional Space of Africa: Monograph / Preface and otv. ed. L.L. Fituni. M., 2020.
  • Fituni L.L., Abramova I.O. Islam, Global Governance and a New World Order. Moscow, 2018. Ser. Domestic scientific schools
  • Bekkin R.I. People of reliable loyalty ... Muftiates and the State in Modern Russia. Stockholm: Södertörn University, 2020.406 p. ISBN 978-91-89109-09-4.
  • Sharova A.Yu. Power Industry of the Arab East: Economic Trends and Innovations. Moscow, 2018.
  • Africa and the national interests of Russia. (ed.I.O. Abramova, L.L. Fituni) Moscow, 2016.
  • The Concept of Traditional Islam in Modern Islamic Discourse in Russia / Ed. by Renat Bekkin. Sarajevo: Center for Advanced Studies, 2020. Pp. 87-114. ISBN 978-9926-471-21-7
  • Fituni, Leonid L. Terrorist Financing in Africa Under the New Normality of a Post-Pandemic World // in: New Frontiers of Terrorism in Africa: Proceedings of Colloquium, Glen Segell, Sergey Kostelyanets, Hussein Solomon (eds). 17 March 2021, Haifa: University of Haifa, 2021. pp. 64-73
  • Fituni, Leonid L. Terrorist Financing in Africa under the New Normality of a Post-Pandemic World // in: New Frontiers of Terrorism in Africa: Proceedings of Colloquium, Glen Segell, Sergey Kostelyanets, Hussein Solomon (eds). 17 March 2021, Haifa: University of Haifa, 2021. pp. 64-73
  • Dmitriev R.V., Gorokhov S.A., Lobzhanidze A.A., Zayats D.V., Agafoshin M.M. Geography of the population with the basics of demography: a tutorial. M .: UNITY-DANA, 2020.83 p. ISBN: 978-5-238-03364-8.
  • Dmitriev R.V., Gorokhov S.A., Lobzhanidze A.A., Zayats D.V., Agafoshin M.M. Geography of the population with the basics of demography: a tutorial. M .: UNITY-DANA, 2020.83 p. ISBN: 978-5-238-03364-8.
  • Bekkin R.I. People of reliable loyalty ... Muftiates and the State in Modern Russia. Stockholm: Södertörn University, 2020.406 p. ISBN 978-91-89109-09-4.
  • Aleshin K.A. The latest technologies as a factor in overcoming underdevelopment, achieving sustainable economic growth and solving acute social / humanitarian problems // North Africa and the Horn of Africa in the XXI century. Modernization is a historic choice. Moscow: Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, 2019, pp. 81-87. ISBN 978-5-91298-245-3.
  • Zakharov I.A., Gorokhov S.A. Integration and disintegration effects of the transformation of the confessional space of Africa //in: Civilizational alternatives of Africa. T. III. Moscow: Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, 2020.
  • Sharova A.Yu. Post-Age Africa Electricity Investment. In the collection: Socio-economic problems of regions in the context of global instability. I International interdisciplinary scientific and practical conference. 2020.S. 178-180.

Articles

  • Abramova I.O., Fituni L.L. NEW STRATEGY OF RUSSIA IN AFRICAN DIRECTION Bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 2020.Vol. 90.No. 11.P. 1067-1076.
  • Abramova I.O. CORONAVIRUS IN AFRICA: SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL CONSEQUENCES // Contours of global transformations: politics, economics, law. 2020.Vol. 13.No. 5.P. 38-56.
  • Abramova I.O., Fituni L.L. RUSSIA'S NEW STRATEGY ON AFRICA // Herald of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 2020.Vol. 90.No. 6.P. 688-696.
  • Dmitriev R.V. EVOLUTION OF SETTLEMENT SYSTEMS IN THE ASPECT OF THE THEORY OF CENTRAL PLACES // Izvestiya RAN. Geographic series. 2021 No. 2 P. 165-175 DOI: 10.31857 / S2587556621020047. ISSN: 2587-5566.
  • Vasiliev V. ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS IN ARABIC LANGUAGE IN COMPARISON WITH RUSSIAN AND ENGLISH // Proceedings of INTCESS 2021 - 8th International Conference on Education and Education of Social Sciences. Pp. 159-161. Doi: 10.51508 / intcess.2021114. ISBN 978-605-06286-1-6).
  • Andreev N.D. MIGRANT DISCOURSE IN MODERN HUMANITARIAN THOUGHT AS A METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH // Questions of history. 2020. No. 12. ISSN: 0042-8779.
  • Bekkin R.I. MUSLIM BANK AS A HISTORICAL CATEGORY: EXPERIENCE OF CREATING CREDIT INSTITUTIONS FOR MUSLIMS IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE XX CENTURY // Bulletin of MGIMO University. 2020. No. 13 (5). S. 149-167. DOI: 10.24833 / 2071-8160-2020-5-74-149-167. ISSN: 2071-8160.
  • Zakharov I.A., Gorokhov S.A., Dmitriev R.V. THE ROLE OF THE RELIGIOUS FACTOR IN THE FORMATION OF CONFLICT ZONES IN AFRICA // Bulletin of St. Petersburg State University. Earth Sciences. 2020.Vol. 65. No. 4. DOI: 10.21638 / spbu07.2020.402. ISSN: 2541-9668.
  • Fituni L.L., Abramova I.O. NEW STRATEGY OF GREAT BRITAIN IN AFRICA IN THE LIGHT OF RUSSIAN INTERESTS // Modern Europe. 2020. No. 6. ISSN: 0201-7083.
  • Fituni L.L., Abramova I.O. POLITICAL THEORY OF DECOLONIZATION: IMPERATIVES OF MODERN READING // Polis. Political Studies. 2020. No. 6. P. 26-40. DOI: 10.17976 / jpps / 2020.06.03. ISSN: 1026-9487.
  • Fituni L.L., Abramova I.O. DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE POST-CORONAVIRAL WORLD // World Economy and International Relations. 2020.Vol. 64, No. 9, pp. 5-14. DOI: 10.20542 / 0131-2227-2020-64-9-5-14. ISSN: 0131-2227.
  • Zakharov I.A., Gorokhov S.A., Dmitriev R.V. TRANSFORMATION OF THE CONFESSIONAL SPACE OF AFRICA IN THE XX - BEGINNING OF XXI CENTURIES // Izvestiya RAN. Geographic series. 2020.Vol. 84, No. 3. S. 359-368. DOI: 10.31857 / S2587556620030127. ISSN: 2587-5566.
  • Dmitriev R.V., Gorokhov S.A., Zakharov I.A. SPATIAL EXPANSION OF ISLAMIC EXTREMISM IN THE LAKE CHAD BASIN: CURRENT SITUATION AND PROSPECTIVE DIRECTIONS // Filosofia Theoretica. 2020. Vol. 9, No. 1. P. 47-61. DOI: 10.4314 / ft.v9i1.4. ISSN: 2276-8386.
  • Barinov A.K., Sharova A.Yu. INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT (EASTERN AFRICA TRANSPORT) Asia and Africa today. 2021. No. 7. S. 38-46.
  • Aleshin K.A., Barinov A.K., Sugakov G.K. RUSSIA AND AFRICA IN THE MODERN WORLD: NEW CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS FOR COOPERATION // Asia and Africa today. 2021. No. 3 S. 71-77. DOI: 10.31857 / S032150750014284-4. ISSN: 0321-5075
  • Drobot E.V., Sapuntsov A.L. AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE ZONE IN THE MIRROR OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC INTEGRATION: QUO VADIS? Economic relations. 2021. T. 11. No. 2. S. 355-376.
  • Bekkin R.I. THE RENOVATIONIST MOVEMENT IN CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN ISLAM // The Concept of Traditional Islam in Modern Islamic Discourse in Russia / Ed. by Renat Bekkin. Sarajevo: Center for Advanced Studies, 2020. Pp. 87-114. ISBN 978-9926-471-21-7.