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Egor Kovalevsky in East Africa
16.09.2014 10:55 PM views: 93 comments: 0

   Egor Petrovich Kovalevsky (Егор Петрович Ковалевский) is known more as the leader of the Asian Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Empire. However, his contribution to the development of the eastern direction of Russian foreign policy was founded in very beginning of his many-sided activity...

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Pompeii of the East
11.09.2014 9:50 PM views: 180 comments: 0

   City of Jerash founded in the IVth BC by Semites is located 30 km north of Amman, Jordan’s capital. In the IIIrd BC, as a result of campaigns of Alexander the Great the city of Gerasa (such is its ancient name), was subjected to the Greek colonization.

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PRIVATIZATION IN THE REPUBLIC OF YEMEN IN THE TIME OF PRESIDENT SALEH
02.09.2014 11:00 PM views: 194 comments: 0

   First elements of privatization in Yemen appeared immediately after the country’s uniting in 1990, when economy of the new state began focusing on private sector. However, real movement towards denationalization ...

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ABOUT THE ORIGINS OF RUSSIAN ORIENTAL STUDIES
28.08.2014 10:00 PM views: 327 comments: 0

   Before the 18th century, there were no specially trained Orientalists in Russia. The people, who traveled to the oriental countries gathered data about them on their own initiative or in accord with their duties and compiled original, narrative and cartographic works.

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ANGLO-SAXON "VALUES" AND THE MUSLIM EAST
24.08.2014 11:00 PM views: 291 comments: 0

    Today, not everyone knows that after all the United States won a worthy victory in the Muslim East: it was a victory in so-called Second Barbary War (1815) run by the United States against North African pirates. As a result of this war, .... 

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RUSSIAN-ARAB BUSINESS COUNCIL: WORKING FOR THE COMMON GOOD
13.08.2014 9:10 PM views: 346 comments: 0

With the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia's relations with the Arab East began to go to a new level. Thus, in 2003, during the UN General Assembly in New York, a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and ...

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THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE LIFE OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD
07.08.2014 1:29 PM views: 382 comments: 0

    The first ever in the history of Islamic studies detailed life chronology of the founder of Islam. The proposed "Chronology of the life of the Prophet Muhammad" is an attempt to reconstruct the sequence of the most important events in the life of the founder of Islam with the greatest possible precision. Without claiming to be exhaustive, "Chronology" is intended to draw attention to...

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ON THE VITAL TASKS OF RUSSIAN ARABIC STUDIES
28.07.2014 12:44 PM views: 321 comments: 0

 To date, Russian Arabic studies achieved significant success. The publications in Arabic and Western languages of A.M. Vasiliev, A.A. Ignatenko, G.G. Kosach, I.Y. Krachkovsky, E.S. Melkumyan and other Russian Arabists, establishment in Russia of Arabic studying centers ...

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THE LIST OF MONOGRAPHS ABOUT THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD (published before 2012, in chronological order)
25.07.2014 12:07 PM views: 634 comments: 0

  The list of monographs about the Prophet Muhammad (published before 2012, in chronological order). Compiled by Pavel Gusterin, research associate of Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS)

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ON TURKISH EDITION OF THE KORAN TRANSLATED BY D.N. BOGUSLAVSKIY
19.07.2014 1:57 PM views: 439 comments: 0

It's well-known that the majority of Muslims in Russia belongs to the peoples of the Volga region or to the peoples of the Caucasus. Author of the first published Russian translation of the Koran from Arabic Gordij Semenovich Sablukov was ...

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