Centre for Global and Strategic Studies

The main fields of the Centre's Studies:

1. The globalization and regionalization problems in the world economy and international economic relations
2. Global changes and the conception of sustainable development
3. Global problems of the modern epoch in Africa
4. Africa and Russia in international relations
5. International security system. The ways of prevention and manage­ment of international conflicts. Russia's national security
6. Formation of the modern system of international relations
7. Russia's national interests and development strategy in the world and Africa

Head of the Centre - Leonid FITUNI, Dr Sc (Econ), Professor, Member of the RAS Scientific Council for the Problems of Africa
• International economic relations of the developing countries
• Globalization and development problems

Research Assistant - Nina KLEVKOVA
Tel: (495) 691-00-61
E-mail: global@inafr.ru

The Centre's Research Fellows:

Vladimir BASKIN, Dr Sc (Econ), Professor, Principal Research Fellow
• The world economy current globalization problems and the place of developing countries in this process

Yevgeniy GUSCHIN, PhD (Econ), Junior Research Fellow
• Currency and credit problems
• Currency regulation

Elena LUKMANOVA, Junior Research Fellow
• New trends in the external trade of African countries

Olga NIKOLAYEVA, PhD (Hist), Senior Research Fellow
• Africa and the modern information community

Vera PAVLOVA, PhD (Econ), Senior Research Fellow
• The state regulation and African market

Vyacheslav USOV, PhD (Hist), Research Fellow
• Military-political cooperation aspects within the Indian Ocean Rim
• India's African policy

Kirill ALESHIN, PhD (Econ), MBA, Senior Research Fellow
• National economies and international economic relations of Africa, the Middle East and the CIS countries;
• Russia's and other states’ national interests and strategy in Africa and the Middle East;
• Activities of business in Africa and the Middle East, cooperation of business and government on the international arena.

Andrey SAPUNTSOV, PhD (Econ), Principal Research Fellow
TNCs and countries in Africa

Anna SHAROVA,PhD (Econ), Principal Research Fellow
• Energy-graphic situation in the Arab countries of Asia
• International cooperation in the electric power industry of the Arab countries of Asia

Kira MESHCHERINA, Junior Research Fellow
• Processes of political and social destabilization in North Africa
• Combating terrorism and international security