Center for Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania

The center conducts scientific work according to the academic programs "The East and Russia — History and Prospects of the Relations", "Cultural, Religious and Ethnic Factors in Local and Global Processes of the Present".
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Singapore - Center of the Straits Settlements Colony
The author gives a brief overview of Singapore development from the end of 19th to the beginning of 20th century. It is pointed out that the transformation of the Straits Settlements into a colony of the British Empire and the
Vanuatu: From the Coconut War to Juggling the Interests of the Great Powers
The article deals with the stages of formation of the South Pacific state of Vanuatu before and after independence. The features of the political system, including the struggle of Francophone and Anglophonon parties for power in the conditions of extreme
Myanmar: unresolved political problems of the NLD government
Over the past two and a half years after coming to power the government of Myanmar, the NLD has faced daunting challenges. Some analysts, both Western and national, even believe that the process of democratization in Myanmar has been reversed,