The delegation of the Eastern Studies Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAN) visited today the University of Defense in Belgrade.
The delegation of the Eastern Studies Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAN) visited today the University of Defense. The visit was realized in organization of the Strategic Research Institute of the University of Defense and the delegation was received by the Director of the Institute, Ms. Jovanka Šaranović and associates. The Russian delegation consists of Alexei Anatolyevich Marinin and Maxim Alexandrovich Ushanov was headed by Mr. Nikolai Dmitrievich Plotnikov, head of the Scientific Analytical Information Center of the Russian Institute.
During the first part of the visit, in the presence of the Rector of University of Defense, Major-General Mladen Vuruna, the participants and lecturers of the command and staff and general staff training of the National Defense School, the researchers of the Strategic Research Institute, and representatives of the departments of the Serbian Armed Forces General Staff, Mr. Plotnjikov gave a lecture at the theme of the conflict in Syria and the role of the Russian Federation in its resolution. The lecture preceded the screening of the current security situation in Afghanistan. The participants had the opportunity to ask Mr. Plotnikov and get knowledge on a wider security situation in the Middle East.
During the second part of the visit, a working meeting was held between the leaders of the Institute of Eastern Studies of the RAN and the Strategic Research Institute, where possible modalities of future cooperation were presented.