The article traces China’s evolution from a closed state with fierce international censorship to the world’s cultural and economic center of power. The author specifies the periods of China’s formation as an active international actor in global organizations, cultural and educational environment for foreigners, as well as an information center for the world’s media. The paper deals with the stages of China’s gradual transition to the status of the country attractive for investment, it quotes the numbers and evidence of China’s concrete steps towards multilateral strengthening of its international image.
The "Economic Strategies" journal
Information technologies maintain high rates of development. The largest contribution comes from the analytics, Internet of things, recording density increase, 3D-printing, cloud technologies, as well as from network and information security. The article analyzes the IT situation in 2014 – 2015.
The article discusses the macroeconomic regulation as a method of economic management, where the control center — the state does not need to study and to evaluate any slightest impact on the system, to give indications to the system elements how to react to it. The paper analyzes major challenges associated with implementation of innovation potential. The main trends of developing innovation potential of Russia are described.
The task of public diplomacy – to enlist the public – is becoming particularly significant today. Programs in the field of information, culture and education, used in states foreign policy and generally defined as the public diplomacy, are experiencing today a new stage of development and attention from governments, various non-government international actors and experts. Indonesia is the most populated Muslim country in the world and one of the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia. However, it’s fair to note that major constraint in the development of Russian-Indonesian relations is still remaining a low level of information exchange on very extensive possibilities of unrealized cooperation potential in the field of trade, investment, tourism and other spheres of interaction between both countries business circles. Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia in the Russian Federation Mr. Djauhari Oratmangun in his interview with the head of the Center for Eurasian Cooperation and Development (CECD) Olga Biryukova specially for the “Economic Strategies” magazine told about the intricacies of Russian-Indonesian relations and the public diplomacy possibilities in this context.
The Eurozone problem is something of a koan; full of paradoxes and contradictions that cannot be understood in terms the prevailing orgrammar (organizational grammar).
For the first time since 1945 the Ukrainian society and the international community are checked with respect to possible combat employment of nuclear weapons on the planet. At that the source of the nuclear threat is called in advance — the Russian Federation. Who and why needs to prepare the consciousness of the Ukrainians and the international community to the possible nuclear scenario and puts Russia in the accused position in advance?
Demographic projections — the basis for management decisions in the social policy field. Based on the average projection variant of Rosstat at the beginning of 2014 for the annual age-sex groups, we offer analysis of the population dynamics of the main socio-demographic groups in 2013–2031 and comments on social policy in response to demographic challenges (changes in demographic structure and quantity fluctuations in demographic groups that require expansion and contraction of social infrastructure over the next two decades). The proposed social policies are mainly associated with increasing elasticity of social infrastructure and implementation of the balance policy “family — work”.
Victor M. Zavarzin – a fighting general, under whose leadership the Russian peacekeeping battalion occupied Slatina airport in Kosovo when NATO countries were bombing the former Yugoslavia. For many years he headed the State Duma Committee on Defense. Recent events demonstrate that we need to strengthen our army and navy potential. It serves to ensure the defense capability and security of the state. In the interview to the parliamentary columnist of the “ES” magazine Valentina Nikolskaya colonel-general Viktor M. Zavarzin, chairman of the State Duma Commission on Parliamentary Ethics, member of the Committee on Defense told about the state defense order status, import substitution under the current circumstances..
Currently, the issue of mobile payments application while forming the independent national payment system is one of the most urgent. Since the transition to mobile payment systems in Russia, as well as introduction of security systems against their break-in require certain costs, in the current economic conditions credit institutions should have sufficiently serious motivation for the new systems introduction. While business revenues are going down, increased spending for new systems introduction may seem irrational strategy. However, the positive side of mobile payments is that they will allow to reduce capital expenditures, taking into account that introduction technologies have been already developed, they should not be re-created. Further widespread use of mobile payments is inseparably connected with ensuring the required security level. The article examines the main threats that consumers could face while paying for goods and services via mobile phone.
Problems of the North are primarily connected with the living conditions of people, environment and economy. Today are palpable the consequences of the country’s leadership decision taken in the mid-1990s on production decommissioning of these areas. At that time gold mines were closed, the Northern Sea Route was disbanded and many social organizations were abolished; but despite all these difficulties the people didn’t leave their habitual residence remaining faithful to their roots and traditions. The problems of the Arctic and the Far North, how forgotten areas of the Far North are acquiring a “second breath”, why to cooperate with Alaska and how it is possible to reduce significantly the way from the Asia-Pacific region to Europe — all these items were covered by the Head of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) Yegor Borisov in his interview with the “ES” magazine.