CONTENTS

Sergey Lavrov Turns 70

To Provide Strategic Stability and Form a Just World Order
V. Putin

A Diplomat Is Above All a Patriot
S. Lavrov

RUSSIA AND OTHER NATIONS

Russia and Indonesia: 70 Years of Fruitful Cooperation
S. Lavrov

Russia and Vietnam: Decades-Long Friendship
S. Lavrov

Vietnamese-Russian Comprehensive Strategic Partnership: Continuing Traditions, Confidently Looking Into the Future
Pham Binh Minh

WORLD ISSUES

Principal Vectors of Russian Diplomacy in the Post-Soviet Space
O. Lebedeva

Emmanuel Macron’s European Project and Russia
V. Chernega

The WTO: Contours of Change
V. Epaneshnikov

Preserving Independence and Power: Iran’s Top Priority
Mehdi Sanaei

COMMENTARY AND ESSAYS

The “Rules-Based Liberal Order” and International Law
Ye. Voronin

The Political and Legal Landscape of the Alaska Phenomenon: FEATURED CONTENT
Ye. Zinkov

The “Bulwark of Europe”: Ideology and Program Goals of Ukrainian Nationalism
O. Vishlyov

Allegations of a German Invasion Plan in the Russian Press in 1906: The Russian Foreign Ministry’s Response
N. Andreyeva

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Contemporary Integration Processes in the Post-Soviet Space
A. Oganesyan, S. Lavrov, S. Aksyonov, G. Muradov, O. Stepanov, A. Stoppe, O. Lebedeva, A. Bobrov, V. Deinego, Yu. Shevtsov, Ye. Khalevinskaya, Yu. Sayamov, N. Kabanov, Eliseo Bertolasi, A. Bobrov, Arif Asaho─člu, V. Semyonov, R. Ishchenko, I. Tatarinov, D. Trofimov, A. Gurba, M. Rossiyskiy, V. Simindey, R. Denisov, O. Semyonova, Zauresh Saktaganova, V. Nikanorov, I. Khalevinsky, I. Tarasova

OUTSTANDING DIPLOMATS

Milestones in the Life of Fyodor Martens, Outstanding International Law Scholar and Diplomat
I. Demianenko, V. Ivanenko

Lev Mendelevich as a Diplomat, Historian and Journalist (Based on His Personal Archive)
A. Romanov

HISTORY AND MEMOIRS

The Posolsky Prikaz and the Establishment of the Patriarchate in Rus
A. Vasilevsky

The Lost Lesson: How Bessarabia Joined Russia
Yu. Bulatov

BOOK REVIEWS

Enforced Alliance: Soviet-Baltic Relationships and the International Crisis, 1939-1940
A. Dyukov, V. Simindey

International Information Security: Theory and Practice
O. Gaman-Golutvina