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03.02.2014

PIR Center team warmly thanks our friends, partners and colleagues for their kind New Year wishes.

01.02.2013

 PIR Center team warmly thanks our friends, partners and colleagues for their kind wishes to PIR Center.

22.10.2012

“Even nowadays, in Tehran or elsewhere, the lesson of Cuban missile crisis is well learnt: if it smells real, not newspaper trouble, Russians and Americans would arrange it between themselves, behind closed doors, with no reflections with regard to betraying their friends. Indeed, in modern international relations just as half a century ago there is no place for such categories as friends. Everything is defined by interests, and is there an interest stronger than survival?” – Vladimir Orlov, President of PIR Center.

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Name: Ferrer Jorge
Affiliation: Cuban journalist and writer
Biography :

He graduated MGIMO and the Havana University. He is the author of many novels and short stories, including Minimal Bildung (Miami, 2001). His work about cultural relations of Cuba and the Soviet Union – “Around the Sun: The Adventures of a Wayward Satellite” - was included in the collection Caviar with Rum: Cuba-U.S.S.R and the post-Soviet Experience (Palgrave, is ready for printing). He translated into Spanish the works by Ivan Bunin, Mikhail Kuraev, Ilya Erenburg and many others. For his translations of the Russian literature he was rewarded in 2009 by the Boris Yeltsin Foundation.

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