Natalia Rogozhina

How Jakarta’s Mayor End Up in Jail?


On May 9, the current Mayor of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, better known by his nickname Ahok, was sentenced to two years in prison on charges of violating…

China’s Soft Power Policy in South-East Asia


China’s “soft” diplomacy is aimed at increasing the country’s attractiveness and improving its image to increase its influence in the world and create favorable conditions for strengthening its economic positions by means of such…

Daesh Threats Reach the SEA Countries


About 250 billion Muslims (15% of the global Muslim population) reside in Southeast Asia, mainly in Indonesia, the largest Muslim country in the world (190 million residents). In contrast to the situation in the southern regions…

Donald Trump and Southeast Asia


Donald Trump overlooked the ASEAN countries in his pre-election campaign. His disregard of the actively developing region with a population of 625 million people and a total GDP worth 2.4 trillion dollars (the world’s seventh largest economy)…

Politicisation of Terrorism at the BRICS Summit


The fight against terrorism is increasingly a key issue for all countries, and it is quite natural that it has drawn the attention of the participants of the 8th BRICS summit. However, India has a particular interest in focusing…

How is Terrorism Funded in the South-East Asian Countries?


There are many facts that prove that the countries of South-East Asia are now facing the threat of the spread of radical Islamism and increased violence as a result. Over the last year, explosions occurred in Indonesia and Thailand…

Middle Eastern Children Are the Main Victims of the Ongoing Conflicts


It should be made perfectly clear that armed conflicts are not simply leading to high death rates among minors, but they also inflict irreparable harm to those minors that survived the carnage…

What Threats Does Brexit Have in Store for ASEAN Countries?


The recent referendum on Britain’s exit from the EU has caused concern around the world, including the countries of Southeast Asia. This is not surprising, given the high level of their integration into the world economy, which…

Abu Sayyaf—Most Notorious Militant Group in Philippines


The final days of April broughtshocking news to the world: Filipino terrorist group Abu Sayyaf had executed a Canadian citizen, journalist and former employee of the mining company TVI Pacific, Inc. John Ridsdel. On September 21, 2015, he and…

Natural Disasters Do Present a Threat for Emerging Markets in Asia


Modern society, despite the achieved technological progress, remains powerless in the fight against natural disasters. At the end of March 2016 the British advisory firm in the sphere of business…

How the US Counters Terrorism in the Southeast Asia


In its global anti-terrorism strategy, developed in response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack, the administration of the then-president George W. Bush assigned the countries of the Southeast Asia the role of a “second front” in…

Ecological Aspect of the Conflict in the South China Sea


The territorial conflict in the South China Sea, smouldering for several decades already, has suddenly gained a new meaning: ecological. That is attributed to the China constructing artificial islands. From the point of the Philippines, this…

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