http://www.imemo.ru/eng/history/Russian Federation, Moscow, 117997
Profsoyuznaya 23 Str.
tel.: (095) 120 5236
Date of last updating: 13.10.2005
Since its inception, IMEMO has become one of the worlds leading research institutes, a highly reputed center for fundamental and applied socio-economic, political and strategic research.
For many years, research carried out by IMEMO has served as a reliable basis for political decision-making. The Institute employs over 400 researchers including 3 members of Russian Academy of Sciences: Nodari Simonia, Vladlen Martynov, Revold Entov; 7 corresponding members: Vladimir Avtonomov, Alexei Arbatov, Vladimir Baranovsky, Oleg Bykov, Alexander Dynkin, Ivan Korolyov, Gennadi Chufrin; 79 Doctors of Science and 212 Candidates of Science (PhD).
Many members of Russian political elite, journalists and representatives of Media business have been on the IMEMO staff, among them former minister of foreign affairs I.S.Ivanov, former ambassador and State Duma deputy V.Lukin, State Duma deputies E.Ambartsumov, V.Sheinis, A.Podberiozkin, N.Narochnitskaya; political scientists I.Bunin, A.Migranian, M.Urnov, V.Kuvaldin and many others.
Since 1956, it has been headed by eminent scholars and political figures, Academicians: Anushavan Arzumanyan, Nikolai Inozemtsev, Alexander Yakovlev, Evgeni Primakov, Vladlen Martynov. From 2000 the Institute has been headed by Academician Nodari Simonia.
IMEMO has been founded by the Russian Academy of Sciences. The Institute is a non-profit organization which acts within the Charter of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
The mission of the Institute is the elaboration of a reliable analytical basis for political decision-making. The Institute cooperates with federal and regional government bodies, mass media, major public and private companies. In its research, IMEMO takes an independent and uncommitted position.
The Institute of World Economy and International Relations conducts research on the following areas:
current global problems;
forecasting and analysis of world economy dynamics and socio-political developments;
theory of international relations;
theory of social and political processes;
economic and socio-political developments in the USA, Japan, European and the Third World countries;
military and strategic problems;
economic, social and political problems of the transition period in Russia
expert consulting on legislation, government policies, entrepreneurial strategies;
world market research;
consulting of Russian administrative and executive bodies;
organizing and holding conferences and workshops, carrying out international study projects, maintaining links with international and foreign research institutions.
Profsoyuznaya 23 Str.
IMEMO Director. Secretariat:
tel.: (095) 120-4332
fax: (095) 913-9585
Department of IMEMO Scientific Secretary:
tel.: (095) 128-0513
Head of Information Department:
Goncharencko Julia Olegovna
tel./fax: (095) 120-4589
Head of International Department:
Kiryushin Oleg Vladimirovitch
tel.: (095) 120-6459
Vishnya Grigori Fedotovitch
tel.: (095) 120-6534
fax: (095) 913-9665
July 13, 2006