Informational and analytical support of the state bodies activities (on the example of expert surveys in APR countries)

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Based on the expert surveys conducted within the international project “Dialogue Partnership as a Factor of Stability and Integration” (“Bridge between East and West”) over ten years (2005-2014) and control interviews conducted in 2009 and 2015 in the longitude format (70% of experts were the same) the author provides a comprehensive analysis of the situation in the Asia-Pacific region with the help of highly qualified experts and VIP-persons - decision-makers from 16 Asian-Pacific countries: Brunei-Darussalam, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, the People’s Republic of China, Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Russian Federation, Singapore, USA, Thailand, the Philippines and Japan. This study is not abstract or theoretical; it is a tool for informational and analytical support of the relevant state bodies of the Russian Federation responsible for the development of the situation in the Asia-Pacific region. The author analyzes the geopolitical balance of power and leadership in the region, its economic and energy situation, the level of security, risks and threats, the possibility of a military conflict so as to identify possible ways for the effective cooperation and coordination of interests of various countries in the region.

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L S Ruban

Institute of Sociology of Russian Academy of Sciences

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Moscow, Russia


  1. The Comprehensive Characterization of the Situation in APR (Results of the International Experts Polling from 2005 till 2014) / Ed. by L.S. Ruban. М.: Academia, 2016.

Copyright (c) 2016 L S Ruban

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