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InteRussia Fellows Visit the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

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On May 23, InteRussia fellows met with Vasily Kuznetsov, Deputy Director for Science of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Vasily Kuznetsov gave them a crash course on the institute's history and international collaborations. He also shed light on Russia's foreign policy priorities in the Middle East region. Participants also delved into the nitty-gritty of security in North Africa, the recent flare-up of tensions between Palestine and Israel, and the current state of Russia-Egypt relations.