Since 16-17 centuries, the Russian academic elite formed strong scientific school of the Oriental studies, which focused on the issues of interaction between Russia and Asia.
On June 28, 2016, Kazakhstan was elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a twoyear term beginning in January 2017.
Currently, the Russian economy is suffering from an economic slowdown. GDP of Russia decreased by 3.7% and 0.2% in 2015 and 2016, respectively.
The main feature of the historical development of the Russian Empire in the late 19th and early 20th century as a multinational state was that the bulk of Muslims of the Russian Empire were Turkic-speaking people.
The 6th parliamentary elections were held in Armenia on April 2, 2017.
Between 5-15 March 2017, the annual session of China’s National People's Congress (NPC), which is the highest state institution and legislative body of the People's Republic of China (PRC), took place in China’s capital, Beijing.
Wind energy is one of the most developed and investment-attractive types of renewable energy sources (RES) in the world.
Nowadays, Russia is strongly interested in developing its continental shelves in order to enlarge the oil and gas potential of the country.
The ECO is a regional organization established for stronger cooperation and deeper regional integration in 1985 with the joint efforts of Turkey, Pakistan, and Iran.
Currently, the regional economic integration has become one of the main conspicuous issues in the global economy.