‘The Others’ Alliances

The Egyptian Mission of Patriarch Kirill

Vitaly Bilan (Russia) His Holiness forged a dialogue between civilizations in the land of the pyramids In recent years there have been dozens of interfaith clashes in Egypt between the Muslim majority and the Christian (Coptic) minority. That is why the visit by the Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus […]

Roadmap To Global Security Is Outside Europe

Andranik Migranyan I strongly believe that the principal rules and instruments for securing global peace remain inalterable despite ongoing changes in the world. The global alliances per se are nothing, as they used to collapse without a core leading power inside. Without the Soviet Union there is no Warsaw Pact […]

Islamic World, Russia and the West

ORIENTAL REVIEW republishes the full text of speech by the Director of the Russian Institute of Oriental Studies Professor Vitaly NAUMKIN, delivered on March 24, 2010 at the Janadriyah-2010 Festival held in Saudi Arabia. Let me first of all express my whole-hearted gratitude to the organizers of our event for […]

Is BRIC Triggering “New Thinking”?

On the eve of BRIC Alliance Summit opening tomorrow in Brasil we are republishing a last-year article by the German observer Michael LIEBIG as an introduction for coming analysis… The BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India, and China – are no longer content with being invited to the G20 and […]