World History and International Relations

EURASIAN UNION AND ITS PERCEPTION WITHIN THE POLITICAL ELITE AND THE EXPERT COMMUNITY OF PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS

The article analyzes the historical roots of the Eurasian Idea, the pro- ject of the Eurasian Union how it was represented in political discus- sion of the leaders of «Eurasian countries». Author traces the sources of formation and stages of development of the Eurasian Union, as well as perception of this project within the political elite and the expert community of prospective members.

NEOPAN-TURKISM AND NEO-OTTOMANISM IN THE FOREIGN POLICY OF TURKEY

The article is devoted to the choice of the foreign policy strategy of Turkey. It describes the three main directions: the Turkish Eurasianism, ottomanism and turkism. Particular attention is drawn to the evolution of the last two concepts

TO THE QUESTION OF TERMINOLOGY IN RESEARCH OF PHENOMENON OF RADICAL RIGHT

The article considers the main terms, used in research of phenomenon of radical right

«Courrier de smyrne»: from the History of the Anti-Russian Propaganda in turkey at the End of the 1820s

The article is devoted to one of the episodes in the history of the development of Turkey periodicals – history of the first steps of the francophone newspaper «Le Courrier de Smyrne». It was published since 1828, by the French citizen who lived in Smyrna, Alexander Blacque. The article describes one of the brightest episodes of the information war on the Turkish side at the final stage of the war of Greek independence.

THE WORKS OF EUROPEAN HUMANISTS IN THE REPERTORYOF THE CZECH BOOK PRINTING IN ITS EARLY PERIOD (1468–1620)

The paper focuses on the repertory of the Czech book printing in its early period (1468–1620). The author reveals the place that wasoccupied by the works of European humanists; ad also traces their influence on the spiritual life of the Czech.

THE GRACCHI AND THE AGER CAMPANUS

This paper considers some aspects of history of the ager Campanus in the Gracchan period. On the basis of re-examination of our literary and epigraphic sources author analyzes the policy of the Gracchi concerning this part of Roman public land. His conclusion is that the ager Campanus enjoed immunity from any land distribution until Caesar his agrarian reform. 

THE USAID ACTIVITIES IN THE CENTRAL ASIAN REGION DURING THE CLINTON’S ADMINISTRATION

Given article is devoted to the study of the U. S. Agency for International Development in the Central Asian republics of the former Soviet Union during the 1990s in the context of the geopolitical interests of the United States in the region.

POLITICAL PROGRAM OF GEERT WILDERS IN THE CONTEXTOF DEVELOPMENT OF THE EXTREME RIGHT IN NETHERLANDS

The article discusses the phenomenon of political success of the dutch extreme right party – «Party of Freedom» Author makes an analysis of the political activity of the party leader – Gert Wilders. Discusses the role of the «Party of Freedom» in the political system of Netherlands.

THE SEARCH OF THE NEW VECTORS OF RUSSIAN FOREIGN POLICY IN EUROPE AT THE BEGINNING OF 1920S

The article defines the major points of Russian foreign policy in Europe in 1920s. Author analyses relations between USSR and European countries during the period of temporary balance in the mechanism of decision making due to the pressure on Stalin and his supporters by the opposition inside the Communist Party.

SPANISH NEUTRALITY DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR: SELECTED ASPECTS

The article analyses the maintenance of neutrality by Spain as well as its partners belonging to opposing sides. The article touches upon the issues of alterations in the economic situation and consequences of the facilitation of Spanish international trade in WWI. The author focuses on the development of the country's foreign policy and the cases when Spain infracted the neutrality during 1914-1918

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