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Middle East, Arab Revival and Russia.  What Comes Next? Middle East, Arab Revival and Russia. What Comes Next?

Middle East, Arab Revival and Russia. What Comes Next?

Еditor: Vitaly Naumkin, Vasily Kuznetsov, Veniamin Popov

Institut vostokovedeniya RAN

Moskva, 2012, 595 pages

ISBN: 978-5-89282-531-3

The book deals with the mass protest and insurrectional movements in the Arab East in 2011 – 2012. The authors of the articles show how the radical transformation of Arab societies caused by these movements, affect the in-terests not only of the states of the region, but also of the global actors, dem-onstrating the new trends in the world system of foreign relations.
The book is opened by the articles of V.V. Naumkin “Instead of Preface: Whirl of Arab Revival” and of E.M. Primakov “Middle East Policy of Russia: Historical Stages”. It consists of following parts: “Transformation of the Region”, “Arab States in 2011 – 2012”, “Regional and External Factors”, “Arab Revival and Russia”.
This collection of articles is the result of collective work by the prominent scientists and diplomats from the leading centers of academic, educational and applied oriental studies. In their articles the authors demon-strate all the palette of the views on the phenomenon of Arab revival that ex-ist in Russian expert community.
This collection of articles also includes the article by famous Tunisian analyst that adds a particular colour to this edition.

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