The Baltic Region

2011 Issue №3(9)

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The image of Russia in 2010—2011 international indices: positioning crisis

DOI
10.5922/2079-8555-2011-3-5
Pages
34-41

Abstract

This paper considers the political and economic shortcomings of the image of Russia and its perception by the international community in 2010—2011. International indices are a comprehensive information source in terms of the economic and political image of a country and, to a great extent, a decisive factor in the global trends relevant to different countries and their development potentials. The author also compares the international images of Russia and the Baltic Sea region countries.

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