The Stanford US—Russia Forum SURF is an organization dedicated to bringing students at leading Russian and American universities together for research in public policy, business, economics and many other disciplines. The program begins with a fall conference in Russiafollowed by six months of work on collaborative research projects and a capstone conference in the spring at Stanford University. Currently in its tenth year, more than undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students from Russia and the U.
The nearest underground station is Belyayevo. There are several universities nearby so students can find everything they might need just few minutes away from the campus. The Pushkin State Russian Language Institute offers one month summer courses and one year or one term courses.
It was founded in Februaryby leading experts in Russia-US relations and human rights. According to the Institute's mission statement, "through its research, advocacy, public events and grant-making, IMR is committed to fostering democratic values, respect for human rights and the rule of law, and the development of civil society in Russia; the promotion of a principles-based U. Lyudmila Alexeyeva is a Trustee of the Institute.
The Center conducts research and analysis on global affairs, focusing on the Russia and the post-Soviet space. Sergey Kislyak. Nikolai ZlobinCGI's founder and president, is a Russian-American political expert, author and journalist who served as an adviser to Mikhail Gorbachev in the s.
The foreign relations of the Russian Federation is the policy of the government of Russia by which it guides the interactions with other nations, their citizens and foreign organizations. This article covers the foreign policy of the Russian Federation since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in late Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Russian foreign policy is seen as being born from the conflict between three rival schools: Atlanticistsseeking a closer relationship with the United States and the Western World in general; Imperialistsseeking a recovery of the semi-hegemonic status lost during the previous decade; and Neo-Slavophilespromoting the isolation of Russia within its own cultural sphere.
It provides research, analysis, and training to individuals in diplomacy, mediation, and other peace-building measures. Following years of proposals for a national "peace academy", the USIP was established in by Congressional legislation signed into law by President Ronald Reagan. It is officially nonpartisan and independent, receiving funding only through congressional appropriation to prevent outside influence.
It was established in to provide higher education to Third World students. It became an integral part of the Soviet cultural offensive in nonaligned countries. The Soviet government founded the University on 5 February
AEI is governed by a Board of Trustees, composed of 25 executives and former executives from various large industrial firms and financial concerns. Founded inAEI's stated mission is "to defend the principles and improve the institutions of American freedom and democratic capitalism — limited governmentprivate enterprise, individual liberty and responsibility, vigilant and effective defense and foreign policies, political accountability, and open debate". Arthur C.
The Kennan Institute is the oldest program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a national resource for putting "knowledge in the public service. The office also organizes publications, seminars, and conferences on major events of the day featuring Kennan Institute alumni. The Institute offers residential scholarships in the humanities and social sciences to academic scholars and specialists from government, the media, and the private sectors.