ROSSOTRUDNICHESTVO AS AN INSTRUMENT OF SOFT POWER OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

O. Andriyenko

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In the article the philosophical aspect of modern Russias’ soft power which is expressed in the activities of Rossotrudnichestvo (The Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots who Live Abroad) has been analyzed. The methodological background of the research includes the following grounds: dialectical logic; systematic approach;  historical approach;  elements of a synergistic approach; general logical methods (the ascent from the abstract to the certain; analysis; synthesis; modeling and typology). The accent has been made on the variety of ways of interpretation of soft power in modern world (American, Chinese, Indian and other approaches to this concept), on the specific features and historical background of Rossotrudnichestvo as an instrument of soft power of Russia, and on the main problems facing the work of the Agency in modern international environment.

Key words: Soft Power, Smart Power, Attractive Power, Wise Power, Social Worldview, Political Philosophy.  


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.26886/2414-634X.5(32)2019.4

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