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Institute of World Economy and International Relations Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO RAS) 2005f
Profsoyuznaja 23 Moscow 117997, Russia
tel:7-095 120 4332 fax:7-095 120 6575

Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1956.

General Description: IMEMO is a center of scientific thought, analyzing the economic, domestic, foreign, and military policies of Western and developing countries as well as a wider range of global problems, the world economy, and international relations. The institute carries out comprehensive comparative research on a variety of issues concerning contemporary world progress from the point of view of Russia's national interests and its integration into the world economy. Great importance is attached to analysis of changes in economic, political, and social relations in the world community and their significance for strengthening international security and stability and promoting international cooperation. IMEMO is committed to fundamental and applied studies, independent analysis, and a democratic viewpoint.

Annual Budget: RUB 90.2 million (2003)

Staff: 556 (449 research, 107 administrative/support), 58 visiting

Executive Officers:
Ac. Prof. SIMONIA, Nodari (Director)
Dr. Prof. DYNKIN, Alexander (First Deputy Director)
Dr.Prof. BARANOVSKY, Vladimir (Deputy Director)
Dr.Prof. CHUFRIN, Gennady (Deputy Director)
Dr.Prof. KOROLYEV, Ivan (Deputy Director)

Public Relations:
Mr. KIRYUSHIN, Oleg (External Scientific Relations)

(As of November, 2004)

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