The head of the center is Ph.D (Polit.)
Gelaelashvili Nana Alexandrovna

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Head of the Center – Gegelashvili Nana, Ph.D., political scientist, author of numerous works devoted to the analysis of US and Russian policy in the South Caucasus and Central Asia.

In 1977 she graduated from the English language department of Tbilisi Institute of Foreign Languages. I. Chavchavadze. At the Institute of the USA and Canada, the Russian Academy of Sciences has been working since 1980, first in the Department of Internal Policy of the United States, where she studied US regional policy with the example of the State of California (the topic of her Ph.D. thesis was “California in US Internal Policy in 1970-1980”), then in the department of US foreign policy.

He specializes in a wide range of political, military, economic (energy-strategic) aspects of US and Russian policy in the South Caucasus and Central Asia. Much attention is devoted to the study of the factors of stability and dynamics of internal political processes, as well as mechanisms for resolving conflicts in the above-mentioned regions.

He is the author of more than 70 scientific papers on various problems of US foreign policy, the CIS and Russia, with a total volume of more than 70 items, including monographs and scientific articles published both in Russia and abroad.
Author of analytical reviews and reports for the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation, legislative bodies of the Russian Federation.

Scientific Secretary of the Dissertation Council of the Institute D00.2.2 44.02

About the Center

The main current topics of the Center’s scientific specialization are –

Studies on US and Russian policy in the South Caucasus and Central Asia, military and energy aspects, the role of regional players (Turkey, China, India) in terms of their degree of challenge to Russia’s positions and interests, as well as possible prospects for cooperation between Moscow and Washington in the above-mentioned regions in the context of the “reset” in Russian-American relations.

Important are the research of US-China relations, as well as their linkage with the interests of the Russian Federation. Within the framework of the Center, the role of individual international institutions (Group 8) is being studied in the regulation of international processes. Particular importance is attached to the formation of the world order, the American foreign policy strategy and the solution of major international and global problems, as well as the history and evolution of transatlantic relations (US-NATO-EU).

The Center was established in May 2008 on the basis of the Sector for Common Problems of Foreign Policy of the United States, which was part of the Foreign Policy Research Department, which was engaged in a comprehensive study of US regional policy.

The work of the Center is reflected in publications and analytical materials that are regularly sent to the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation, the Security Council, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defense and other agencies and departments, the Foreign Affairs Committees of the Federation Council and the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and other organizations .

The main scientific publications of the Center’s employees by name:

Gegelashvili N.A.

1. Gegelashvili N.A. ‘Some features of the policy of the administration of B.Obama in the South Caucasus’ Journal: ‘Modern Europe’, Issue 1V, October-December 2010

2. Gegelashvili N.A. Caspian region in the context of a reset in Russian-American relations’ – New Eastern Outlook Magazine, April, 2010.

3. Gegelashvili N.A. “The Caspian region in Russian-American relations.” Scientific report. ISKRAN, 2009

4. Gegelashvili N.A. ‘THE PROCESS OF GLOBALIZATION OF CENTRAL ASIA AND INTERESTS OF RUSSIA’, Electronic Journal: ‘Russia and America in the 21st Century’, issue 3, 2009

5. Gegelashvili N.A. “The Caspian region in the light of the development of a new phase of Russian-American relations” – “The US and Canada: the EPC”,? 12, 2009.

6 Nana Gegelashvili ‘The Iranian problem against the backdrop of the Russian-American relations aggravation’. The Caucasus and Globalization Journal. 1 (5) 2008.

7. Nana Gegelashvili ‘Some scenarios for Russia in 2020’, Salzburg Global Seminar. May 2008.

8. Gegelashvili N.A. ‘Modern US Policy and Russia’s Prospects in the States of the South Caucasus and Central Asia’. Scientific and analytical report. Moscow, ISKRAN, 2007.

9. Gegelashvili N.A. “Settlement of conflicts in the South Caucasus: positions of the US and Russia”. Chapter in the monograph ‘Conflicts in the post-Soviet space’. ‘Science’, 2006.

10. Nana Gegelashvili ‘Russia in the Black Sea region’. ‘Strategic Monitor’, Vol.7, N3-4, 2006.

Zolotova L.G.

1. Zolotova L.G. CHAPTER “History and Functions of the Group of Eight” in the collective monograph “The Global Crisis and Problems of Global Management” edited by Dr. VA Kremenyuk, M .: International Relations, 2010.

2. Zolotova LG Formation of international institutions to manage global processes. (Summit G-8 in Heiligendamm, Germany June 6-8, 2007). Moscow: ISKRAN, 2008

3. Zolotova LG The G8 summit in St. Petersburg, July 15-17, 2006. Scientific report. Moscow: ISKRAN, 2007.

4. Zolotova LG ‘G-8 and the governance of the globalizing world. Scientific report. Moscow: ISKRAN, 2006.

5. Zolotova L.G. US foreign policy and G-8 summits. Scientific report. Moscow: ISKRAN, 2005.

Trush SM

1. Trush SM. Russia between China and the US: the world order, BRICS, the connection of Russia to the APR. “Comparative politics” 2014? 1 pp. 53 – 59.

2. Trush SM. Chinese bureaucracy and the United States: the motivation for interdependence and conflict. ‘International Life’ 2013,? eleven.

3. Trush SM. Elective cycles in the US and China: implications for bilateral relations “The US – Canada: Politics – Economy – Culture” 2013,? 3

4. Trush SM. American project of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and China. Theses of the reports of the XX International scientific conference “China, Chinese civilization and peace”. M., 2013. p 85-87.

5. Trush SM. China’s policy towards the US: inter-corporate bargaining with Chinese characteristics. In the book ‘XVIII Congress of the CCP: New Challenges and Prospects for Development’. IFES of the Russian Academy of Sciences. M., 2013.

6. Trush SM. Chinese priorities B. Obama. In the book. ‘Foreign Policy of the Obama Administration’ ISC RAS, 2012 p. 169 – 184

7. Trush SM. The Obama administration and China: motivations and events. ‘USA – Canada: Politics – Economics – Culture’ 2012,? 8

8. Trush SM. The factor of China in the relationship between Russia and the United States. (in co-authorship) ‘Problems of the Far East’ 20