International Affairs Digital Archive

A Russian Journal of World Politics, Diplomacy and International Relations

Offering unique, first-hand analysis of major foreign policy and security issues facing Russia and other former Soviet republics, this internationally renowned journal is the English translation of the Russian-language journal Mezhdunarodnaia zhizn, which is published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. The editorial board of this journal is traditionally headed by the minister himself, while the journal’s contributors are primarily experienced, high-ranking diplomats. As such, International Affairs is an excellent primary source for anyone interested in the course of Russian policy in foreign affairs. International Affairs often includes material from independent analysts, whose opinions may or may not differ from the official line. Roundtable discussions on topical world issues will also usually include representatives from the Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as from think tanks and universities.

Published in English by East View, International Affairs sheds light on issues of foreign policy and diplomacy of Russia as well as:

  • Interrelations of Russia between foreign countries
  • Economies and policies of neighboring states
  • History of foreign relations, history of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and the USSR
  • Analysis and commentary from experts on international life
  • Book reviews of relevant publications
  • Memoirs, often devoted to experiences of diplomats in contested or relatively unknown episodes of international relations
  • White papers from international organizations and conferences
  • Previously unpublished documents on Soviet and Russian foreign policy
International Affairs

Key Stats

  • Archive: 1955-2022
  • Language: English
  • City: Minneapolis
  • Country: USA
  • Frequency: Bimonthly
  • Format: full text and full image
  • Publisher: East View Press
  • Producer: East View Information Services
  • Platform: East View Universal Database

About the Archive

The International Affairs Digital Archive, developed by East View, contains the most complete set of the journal, comprising more than 600 issues and nearly 16,000 articles.

The International Affairs Digital Archive offers scholars the most comprehensive collection available for this title, and features full-text articles, with full page-level digitization and complete original graphics. The archive has searchable text, and is cross-searchable with numerous other East View digital resources.

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