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Dr. Tjipta Lesmana Gives Lecture at MGIMO

Dr. Tjipta Lesmana Gives Lecture at MGIMO


February 26, Indonesian journalist and scholar Professor Dr. Tjipta Lesmana gave a lecture on new prospects of Indonesian-Russian Relations at MGIMO.

ASEAN Centre Senior Expert Dr. Ilya Dyachkov welcomed the guest. In his welcoming speech Dr. Ilya Dyachkov briefly described the the lecturer’s varied career and the ASEAN Centre’s activities to support Russian-Indonesian cooperation.

Dr. Tjipta Lesmana outlined the evolution of Indonesian relations with USSR and Russia, identified key current issues in bilateral relations and shared his views on its future prospects. The lecture concluded with a Q&A session and a discussion on practical ways to intensify Russian-Indonesian partnership both in the intergovernmental and business dimensions.

Among the attendees were Professor of Oriental Studies Depratment Dr. Larisa Efimova, Head of PhD Programmes Depratment Natalya Hohlova, ASEAN Centre Analyst Valeria Vershinina, Executive Director of Russia-Indonesia Business Council Dr. Mikhail Kouritsyn, County Manager of VITO Russia Ms. Anna Kiseleva, and students from MGIMO, MSU, RUDN, HSE and Diplomatic Academy majoring in South East Asian studies.

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