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Russia opens a hospital to fight infections diseases in the Republic of Guinea

No comment, just translation (on sabbatical and too absorbed in writing to post to this blog); under the heading of Russia’s efforts in the realm of global health. 29 January 2015. In the framework of a memorandum of understanding between … Continue reading

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Then again, maybe Russia WON’T have an overseas aid agency… or maybe it already has one?

In an earlier post, I reported that Russia’s Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak had announced (on 16 May 2012) that a “packet of documents” that would officially establish a Russian Agency for International Development had been “agreed, signed off by … Continue reading

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Russia and Global Health – In need, or in the lead?

When I talk publicly about Russia’s role as an international development donor, I am usually greeted with raised eyebrows of surprise. From those of a certain ideological bent, I get a scholarly equivalent of rolled eyes as they dismissively express … Continue reading

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Russia will have an overseas aid agency (Really. Someday.)

Russia has been making moves toward establishing itself on a global scale as a donor of overseas aid and a partner in international development cooperation for several years, especially since it published its “Concept on Russia’s Participation in International Development … Continue reading

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