Peace Studies in Russia: Origins, Current Status and Trends. Interview with Professor Victor A. Kremenyuk, Institute for the U.S. and Canadian Studies, Russian Academy of Science

Cover Page

Cite item


The interview is devoted to analysis of peculiarities of Peace Studies in Russia and methodology of the present-day conflicts resolution. The scientist is concerning prerequisites of the origin of the Soviet school of peace studies during the Cold War when the problem of resources exhaustion arouse. Victor A. Kremenyuk uncovers differences between Russian and Western schools of peace studies. The researcher reviews specificities of resolution process for the most difficult present0day conflicts, especially knot of contradictions in the Middle East and crisis in Russia - U.S. relations. The scientist emphasizes importance of control over the conflict status and negotiations as a tool of conflict resolution. He focuses on a complexity of a conflict resolution process and necessity to take into account a lot of different factors during negotiations, and also how important for the Great Powers to realize their global responsibility. By the example of IIASA the researcher demonstrates a role of such international scientific centers as a link between scientific community and authorities.

About the authors

Olga Sergeevna Chikrizova

RUDN University

Author for correspondence.


  1. Fisher, R., Yuri, U. (1992). Put' k soglasiyu, ili peregovory bez porazheniya [Getting to Yes. Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In] / A. Gorelovoi; introd. by V. A. Kremenyuk. Moscow: Nauka.
  2. International Negotiation: Analysis, Approaches, Issues. (1991). Ed. by Victor A. Kremenuyk. Jossey-Bass Inc Pub.
  3. International Negotiation: Analysis, Approaches, Issues. (2002). 2nd Edition. Ed. by Victor A. Kremenuyk. Jossey-Bass.
  4. Kremenyuk, V.A. (1977). Politika SShA v razvivayushchikhsya stranakh. Problemy konfliktnykh situatsii (1945 – 1976) [The U.S. Policy Towards Developing Countries. Problems of Conflict Situations (1945 – 1976)]. Moscow: Mezhdunarodnye otnosheniya.
  5. Kremenyuk, V.A. (1979). SShA i konflikty v stranakh Azii (70-e gody XX v.) [The USA and Conflicts in Asian Countries (70’s of 20th Century)]. Moscow: Nauka.
  6. Kremenyuk, V.A. (2015). Uroki kholodnoi voiny [Lessons of the Cold War]. Moscow: Aspekt Press.
  7. Schelling, T. (1960). The Strategy of Conflict. Harvard University Press.
  8. Unblocking the Road to Global Zero: Russia and the United States. (2009). Ed. by B. Blechman. Washington DC: The Henry L. Stimson Center.
  9. Voennaya strategiya [Military Strategy]. (1963). ed. by V.D. Sokolovskiy. Moscow: Voennoe izd-vo Ministerstva oborony SSSR.
  10. Yuri, U. (1993). Preodolevaya «net», ili Peregovory s trudnymi lyud'mi [Getting Past No. Negotiating with Difficult People]/ Chief ed. V.A. Kremenyuk. Moscow: Nauka.

Copyright (c) 2016 Чикризова О.С.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

This website uses cookies

You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.

About Cookies