South East Asia: Actual Problems of Development

[Yugo-Vostochnaya Azia: aktualnye problemy razvitiya] ISSN 2072-8271

Editorial board

Mosyakov Dmitry Valentinovich

Chief Editor
Mr. Mosyakov is a higher doctorate in Historical Science, a professor, heads South-East Asia, Australia and Oceania Centre, and the subdepartment of Area Studies at the faculty of International Policy Studies at Moscow Humanitarian University. Dmitry Valentinovich graduated from the Institute of Asia and Africa Studies, MSU (with a knowledge of Khmer language), defended a PhD and then doctoral thesis on Cambodia history at IOS, RAS. He has been working at the Institute of Oriental Studies since 1985. Is an author to more than 150 academical works, including 10 monographs. Over the years, Mr. Mosyakov has been a member of Academic Board in IOS, a member of Thesis committee in Historical Studies at the Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS, a member of Asia and Africa Today editorial board. His academic interests concern studying history, culture, politics and economy in the SEA countries. In recent times, he has been studying China’s policy in SEA issues. Mr. Mosyakov has published a number of books, papers and analytical reviews that have been republished in different countries of the world. Among the latest works there are a monograph South-East Asia History co-authored by V.A. Tyurin (Moscow, 2004, 34 signatures), monograph Cambodia History in the XX-th Century (Moscow, 2010, 42 signatures) and monograph China’s Policy in South-East Asia: from the Past to the Present (10 signatures).
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Maletin Nikolay Pavlovich

Publishing Editor, a supervisor to the project Southeast Asia: Actual Problems of Development
iliated with MFA, USSR and a Scientific Secretary of a Dissertation Committee in Historical Sciences. Since 1974 has been an associate professor and since 1983 – a professor at MSIIR(U). Over the years was reading lectures on the History of International Relations and on USSR and Russia’s Foreign Policy. Currently he reads specialty courses on South-East Asia Foreign Policy as well as on the ASEAN issues, integrational processes and international organizations in APR countries. Mr. Maletin has experience in overseas employment and a diplomatic rank of first secretary. He is the author of monographs, textbooks and papers on the foreign policy conducted by South-East Asia countries (Indonesia, Thailand, Burma, and the Philippines) and by ASEAN.
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Astaf’eva Ekaterina Mihailovna

Deputy Chief Editor
Ms. Astaf’eva has been working at the IOS since 1999 as a research fellow. She is an academic secretary in the South-East Asia, Australia and Oceania Centre at the Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS. Her academic interests lie in the field of socio-political development of Singapore.
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Petrova Olga Leonidovna

Executive Secretary

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Akimov Aleksandr Vladimirovich

Editorial board member
Mr. Aleksandr Akimov is a higher doctorate in Economic Sciences, a professor and a head of Economic Studies Department at the Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS. Aleksandr Vladinirovich graduated as geographer-economist from the Geographical Faculty at Lomonosov Moscow State University. In 1976 in the Dissertation Board at the Central Institute of Mathematics and Economy, SA USSR he defended his PhD thesis titled Forecasting of Population Size for the Total of Geographical Units (Forecasting Method for Geographical Units of Different Levels). In 2005 in the Dissertation Board at the Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS he maintained a thesis for a doctoral degree in Economic Sciences titled Global Commodity, Energy and Demography Issues and their Significance for the Russia’s Longterm Strategy. Since 1993 Mr. Akimov has been working as a lecturer at Oriental University affiliated with the Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS. He reads courses in Engineering Microeconomics, Management, Ecology, Demography and Economics in RF. Since 2005 has become the head of World Economics Subdepartment at Oriental University (since 2011 the University of Orient Countries) and concurrently a professor at the Institute of Asia and Africa Studies, MSU where he reads lectures on Engineering Microeconomics, and Management and holds seminars on Oriental Countries Competiveness and their Typology. Since 2009 he has also been a professor at the Higher School of Economics reading a course on Global Demography Issues. His academic interests touch upon the perspectives of world economy development, global demography, energy and commodity issues. Mr. Akimov explores longterm forecasting, scenary and quantitative approaches for longterm forecasting of economic processes. He also studies the place Russia has in the world economy in the light of the global problems. In years 1976-1984 he worked at All Soviet-Union Research Institute of Complex Fuel and Energy Problems affiliated with State Planning Committee of the USSR. Since March 1984 till present days Mr. Akimov has worked at the Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS. Since 1989 he has headed the Department of Economic Processes Modelling and Forecasting Centre, since 2004 – the Economic Studies Centre. Aleksandr Vladimirovich published academic works on various topics, such as demography processes forecasting in different countries of the world (basing on the method that was worked out and has been verified by the author since 1976), global problems in connection with population growth, Russia’s significance and role in the international division of labor as part of the global problems. His major papers are: World Population: Look into the Future (Nauka. Moscow, 1992); World Food Problem: A Chance for Russia in Century XXI? (Oriental University. Moscow, 1999); Year 2300: Global Problems and Russia (Oriental University, IOS RAS. Moscow, 2008); Civilizations in XXI-st Century: Problems and Development Perspectives (Moscow State University Press. Moscow, 2012 co-authoring with A.I. Yakovlev; Longterm Global Demography Forecasting Using the Operational Description of the Demographic Transition. Revised Version (Oriental Countries University, 2014).
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Drugov Alexey Yur’evich

Editorial board member
Mr. Alexey Drugov is a higher doctorate in Political Sciences, chief research worker in the South-East Asia, Australia and Oceania Centre, IOS RAS. In 1960 Mr. Drugov graduated from the Moscow State Institute for International Relations as an international relations expert and Oriental countries officer. He has been working at IOS RAS since November, 1991 and specializing in the problems of Indonesia and SEA political history. Mr. Drugov is a member of Dissertation Boards at both IOS RAS and IAAS, MSU. Currently Aleksey Yur’evich is the leading expert in Indonesian Studies and is admitted to be the head of contemporary national school studying political processes in Indonesia. His monographs cover the whole period of Indonesian history starting from the late 1950-s and until the present time, including here the work Indonesia. XX-th Century co-authored by Tyurin V.A. In multi-author books Mr. Drugov focuses his papers and sections on relatively underexplored problems of Indonesians’ political culture and the tendencies in the country’s current development. Two other monographs by Drugov – Indonesia at the Verge of the Centuries (1997-2006) and Religion, Society and Regime in Modern Indonesia – were published in years 2011 and 2014 respectively.
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Anton O. Zakharov

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He graduated from the Moscow State Pedagogical University in 2002. He obtained his PhD in History in 2005 from the Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow. He obtained his Habilitation (Doctor of Historical Sciences) in 2014 from the Institute of Oriental Studies. His publications include four monographs and more than hundred papers and reviews concerning early history of Southeast and Central Asia. He is Leading Research Fellow in the Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow; Professor of the Oriental University, and Moscow State University of Psychology & Education; Editor-in-Chief Deputy in the journal Vostok (Oriens).
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Kanaev Evgeny Aleksandrovich

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Mr. Evgeny Kananev a higher doctorate in Historical Sciences, professor in the International Relations Department at the Faculty of World Economy and Politics at the Higher School of Economy. Mr. Kanaev heads Asia-Pacific Department in the Centre of Complex European and International Research at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics. He is also a leading research associate in the Centre of Asia-Pacific Research at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IWEIR), RAS and a leading expert in ASEAN Centre at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russian Federation (MSIIR(U) MFA, RF). Mr. Kanaev served as an expert analyst on Russian policy in APR countries for Russian International Affairs Council, for Business Council Russia-ASEAN and for Russian governmental institutions. Mr. Kanaev has participated in a number of projects organized by governmental institutions and by leading Russian centres studying SEA. He has also taken part in foreign projects designed by research institutions, universities and centres studying SEA in Singapore, Vietnam, Japan, USA, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, India and other countries. Since 2012 Evgeny Aleksandrovich has been a member of expert group as part of the programme realized by the Ministry of Economic Development, RF, the programme titled Development of Strategy for Commercial, Economic and Investment Cooperation in the Format of Dialogue Partnership between Russia and ASEAN. His areas of expertise include current political and economic situation in SEA, problems of national security, in particular maritime territorial disputes, projects and initiatives of economic regionalism and multilateral cooperation in SEA and APR as well as interests and opportunities Russia has in Asia-Pacific direction. He is an author to more than 140 publications released in Russia, Japan, China, South Korea, Singapore, Vietnam, India and European countries.
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Kolotov Vladimir Nikolaevich

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Mr. Vladimir Kolotov is a professor, a higher doctorate in Historical Sciences and a head of the Far Eastern Countries Subdivision at St. Petersburg State University (SPSU). Mr. Kolotov is a director of Ho Shi Min Institute affiliated with SPSU and a member of the Russian National Committee in the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (RNC CSCAP). He also represents Russian Orientalists in European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS), works as a chairman in the SPSU division of Russian-Vietnamese Friendship Association and as an expert in Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and in the ASEAN Centre of MSIIR(U). Vladimir Nikolaevich specializes in security history, culture and modern political and economic situation in East Asia. He speaks four foreign languages such as English, Vietnamese, Chinese and French. In 2011 he was awarded with a medal for the contribution in social sciences development in the Academy of Social Sciences in Vietnam. In 2012 he was awarded with the Order of Friendship by the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. He represented his reports and lectures in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Vladivostok, Saratov, Voronezh, Copenhagen, London, Paris, Hamburg, Turku, Hanoi, Ho Shi Min, Naples, Seoul, Lisbon, Canberra, etc. At the invitation from Germany in 2006, he gave lectures in Vietnamese History at the Asian and African Research Institute in Hamburg. He is an author to a monograph and over 100 academic publications in Russian, English, Vietnamese, Spanish and German languages that were released in Russia, Vietnam, Dutchland, USA, Germany, Italy, France, Korea, Great Britain, etc., as well as on Brookings Institute website, USA and on Vietnamese President’s personal website.
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Kostyunina Galina Mihailovna

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A higher doctorate in Economic Studies, professor at the sub-department of International Economic Relations and Foreign Economic Relations in the Moscow State University of Foreign Affairs (MSUFA) under the authority of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, RF. Galina Mihailovna graduated from MSUFA under the authority of MFA, USSR with highest distinction in 1984, then finished extra-mural post-graduate studies at the sub-department of International Economic Relations and Foreign Economic Relations. She defended Candidate’s and doctoral thesis concerning integrational processes in Asia-Pacific region. Galina Mihailovna has 80 academic papers, including 3 monographs with the total volume of 200 printer’s sheets. Ms. Kostyunina has been working as a lecturer in MSUFA MFA, RF since 1990, since 2004 has been a professor at the sub-department of International Economic Relations and Foreign Economic Relations. She reads lectures on a number of courses including International Economic Relations, Foreign Investments in IER, Free Economic and Offshore Zones in Preferential Tax Regulation. As part of the UNCTD grant she did a research studying how joining the WTO affects the investments coming into Russian economy (World Investment Report 2012). As part of ESCAP grant Galina Mihailovna participated in the publishing of a work called Growing Together: Economic Integration for an Inclusive and Sustainable Asia-Pacific Century (ESCAP, 2012). She also works as a member of Thesis Board on Economic Studies in MSUFA MFA, RF; is a member of an expert council on Russia-APR countries cooperation which is a part of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. Her academic interests include economic integration in APR and specifically in ASEAN; investment regulation in regional integration associations.
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Mazyrin Vladimir Moiseevich

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A higher doctorate in Economic Studies, professor, head of Vietnam and ASEAN Studies Centre in the Far East Institute, RAS (FEI, RAS). He specializes on the issues of domestic and foreign policy, examines socio-economic development in SRV and South-East Asia countries, studies integrational processes in the region. Mr. Mazyrin was born in 1949, in 1972 graduated from the Institute of Oriental Languages, MSU with the specialization “Contemporary History of Vietnam”. He was on internship work for a year in Hanoi University (1972) and in Central European University in Budapest (2001, 2004). He worked abroad (in Vietnam) as a part of trade mission since 1976 till 1979 and in the USSR embassy since 1985 till 1990, as well as in different institutes of the USSR Academy of Science and of RAS. Vladimir Moiseevich has been a Candidate of Historic Studies since 1975 and a Higher doctorate of Economic Studies since 2012. Starting year 1994 he has been an associate professor, since 2013 – a professor in the Moscow State University. He reads lectures in IAAC, MSU at the sub-department of Economy and Economic Geography in Asia and Africa Countries. Since November, 2007 Mr. Mazyrin has been working as a leading research fellow at the Vietnam and ASEAN Studies Centre in the Far East Institute, RAS. Since 2013 he has become a head of the Centre. Vladimir Moiseevich speaks Vietnamese, English and French. He is a member of ISA and SASE, an expert at the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council. Mr. Mazyrin was awarded with the commemorative medal of the SVR Academy of Social Sciences for his contribution in social sciences development. Finally, he is a member of editorial board for the “Far East Issues” journal and a member of a Thesis Board in FEI as a specialist on world economy.
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Pale Sofia Evgen’evna

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Ms. Sofia Pale is a PhD in Historical Sciences, a research associate in the South-East Asia, Australia and Oceania Centre at the Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS. In 1998 she graduated from the Institute of Asian and African Studies (IAAS), MSU. In 2008 Sofia Evgen’evna defended a dissertation titled Ethnopolitical Conflicts in Pacific Countries in Post-Colonial Period, Evidence from the French Dominions in the Pacific, Fiji and Solomon Islands. Her major academic interests are socio-political problems in Pacific countries, international relations in APR. Ms. Pale is an author to a monograph called Post-Colonial Conflicts in Pacific Countries.
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Rogojin Aleksandr Aleksandrovich

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Mr. Aleksandr Rogojin is a PhD in Economic Sciences, an associate professor, a head of Socio-Economic Problems Section in the IWEIR, RAS and a leading research associate in the Centre for Development and Modernization Problems. Mr. Rogojin graduated from the Oriental faculty at St. Petersburg University (SPU) in 1965 and then defended a PhD thesis in Economics at IOS, RAS in 1978. His specialization is “world economy” (00.08.14) and the theme of his dissertation is External Economic Policy in Indonesia. Since 1994 Mr. Rogojin has been an associate professor in the World Economy Subdivision at MSIIR(U) affiliated with MFA, RF. Aleksandr Aleksandrovich is an author to 4 individual monographs, sections in multi-authored monographs as well as academic papers, total make over 100 printed units. In years 1967-1988 he worked as a junior research associate, than a senior research associate at the All-Soviet Union Research Populist Institute affiliated with the Ministry of Foreign Trade, USSR; in years 1970-1972 – as a senior economist with the trade mission in Indonesia. In 1989-1993 he was a senior research associate at IOS, RAS, headed the Economics Sector of the SEA Countries Department and worked as the Institute director acting deputy. In 1994-1998 was a senior and then a leading research associate at the IWEIR, RAS. Mr. Rogojin is an expert in the ASEAN Centre at MSIIR(U) affiliated with MFA, RF; a member of the European Association for South-East Asian Studies, EuroSEAS; a member of the Malaysia-Indonesian Research Association Nasantara. He is also a chairman at the check-up committee in the Association of Partnership and Friendship with Indonesia and a member of editorial board for the North-South-Russia Annals published by the Centre for Development and Modernization Problems at IWEIR, RAS. Mr. Rogojin’s academic interests go as following: international economic relations and integration processes in Asia Pacific region; SEA countries economy; economic relations between Russia and SEA countries; energy issues; politics and diplomacy in the third world countries. Mr. Rogojin was a professor at World Economy Subdivision at MSIIR(U) affiliated with MFA, RF in 1991-2005. He speaks Indonesian, Malaysian, English, French, Dutch and German languages.
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Simoniya Aida Alekseevna

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Ms. Aida Simoniya is a PhD in Economic Sciences, a leading research associate at the Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS. She graduated from the Oriental faculty at St. Petersburg (Leningradsky) State University and was on a one-year probation at Rangoon University, Burma. She specializes in economics, politics and current situation in SEA countries. Ms. Simonia is an author to more than 100 academic works including individual monographs, sections and chapters in multi-authored books and text-books for MSU and MSIIR as well as papers in journals and mass-media issues. Her major academic works go as following: Burma’s Foreign Economic Ties. Moscow, 1979, 192 p.; Oil and Gas in SEA Countries. Moscow, 1983, 240 p.; Myanmar: Transition to Market Economy. Moscow, 2012, 224 p.; A Reference Book Burma (compiling editor and one of the authors). Moscow, 1982, 392 p.; ASEAN Countries in World Energy Economy // The System of International Economic Relations. Moscow, 1994; Economic Liberalization in Myanmar (Burma) // Economic Reforms in Asia in Transitional Period. Moscow, 1996; Perspectives of Development of the War-Strategy Cooperation between RF and SEA Countries. // SEA in 2005. Current Development Problems. Moscow, 2006; Military Jet Set in Myanmar. // Orient Elites. Moscow, 2011; Burma vs. West: From Isolation to Outspokenness. // SEA Countries and the West: Interaction Forms variety. Guberovskie Readings. Issue 3. Moscow, 2013; Myanmar: An Arena of a “Big Game” for Political Influence in SEA. // World Economy and International Relations. 2013, No 10; Buddhist Radicalism in Myanmar. // Asia and Africa Today. 2014, No 5; Republican Unit of Myanmar. // Electoral processes in SEA Countries in XXI cen. Moscow, 2015; Christianity in Burma/Myanmar. // Asia and Africa Today. 2005, No 4.
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Sokolov Anatoly Alekseevich

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Mr. Anatoly Sokolov is a PhD in Philological Sciences, a senior research associate in the SEA, Australia and Oceania Centre at IOS, RAS. In year 1973 he graduated from Vietnamese Department at the Institute of Asia and Africa Studies, MSU; in year 1975 finished the course of synchronists at MSU; in 1981 defended a PhD dissertation at IOS, RAS and has been working at the Institute of Oriental Studies since 1989. Mr. Sokolov specializes in contemporary history and socio-cultural problems of modern Vietnam. He is an author to more than 100 publications, including Vietnamese-Russian Dictionary (co-authored by I.I. Glebova) that is as for now the largest lexicographic issue of the type (more than 60 000 words); in 2008 the third issue appeared. Mr. Sokolov’s academic interests are the following: studying of timely problems in Vietnamese history (such as Vietnamese society modernization in early XX-th cen.; Vietnamese political public organizations in France in 1920-30-ss; Vietnamese diasporas in the world and globalization process) and the history of Russian-Vietnamese relations. In 2004 he was awarded with the Plaque of Honour from the Academy of Social Sciences.
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Fedorovsky Aleksandr Nikolaevich

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A higher doctorate in Economic Studies in the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, RAS (IWEIR, RAS, 2008). He graduated from the economy faculty at MSU in 1977 and has been working in IWEIR, RAS since then. Since 1996 has been a head of APR Mutual Problems Department. In years 2003-2007 he was an executive secretary at the Centre of Contemporary Korea Studies and a member of editorial board for the “KoRusForum” journal (Moscow); in 2002-2004 he worked as a professor for MSUFA. Aleksandr Nikolaevich is a member of Board of Academics in IWEIR, RAS as well as a member of two Thesis Boards. He also works as a subject matter specialist in the Expert Board as a part of National Coordination Centre aimed at developing economic relations with APR countries, the Centre itself working under Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. Starting year 2008 Mr. Fedorovsky has been a member of editorial board for the “International Journal of Korean Unification Studies” (Seoul). His professional academic interests concern international economic relations in Asia-Pacific region, Russia-APR relations, Korean economy and the situation on Korean peninsula. Mr. Fedorovsky’s publications include about 200 academic and publicistic papers, published in Russia, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Japan, USA and other countries. A.N. Fedorovsky is a regular participant of numerous academic conferences, held in Russia and abroad, as well as takes part in research projects, organized by such institutions as Korean Institute for National Unification (KINU, the Republic of Korea); SIPRI; National Institute for Research Advancement (NIRA, Japan); Gorbachev-Foundation; The RAND Corporation (USA); the Korea Foundation (The Republic of Korea).
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Fomicheva Elena Alekseevna

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Ms. Elena Fomicheva is a PhD in Historical Sciences, a fellow research associate in the SEA, Australia and Oceania Centre at the Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS. In 1969 she graduated from MSIIR(U), affiliated with MFA, USSR, as an expert in “international relations” having gained a qualification as a specialist in international relations and a research officer on Oriental countries. In 1970-1973 she worked as an abstractor in Russian Embassy in Thailand. Since 1975 she has worked at IOS, RAS, since 1990 – as a senior research associate. In 1987 Ms. Fomicheva defended a thesis titled Thailand Foreign Policy. She is an author to a monograph Thailand Foreign Policy and one of the authors to a collection of documents on the history of Russian-Siamese relations, as well as an author to scores of papers on history, culture, modern history, foreign policy in Thailand and on ASEAN problems – the whole volume of her works over 200 signatures. At IOS, RAS she also teachers Business English and gives lectures on Business Ethics in the East.
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