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Andrey Panov`s lecture at the Department of Asian and African Studies of St. Petersburg State University

On November 20, Andrey Panov, the Deputy Director of the Department of the Middle East and African Countries of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, delivered lecture “Islamic extremism as an object of ideological manipulation on the example of the conflict in Syria.” During the lecture, Andrey Panov spoke about the course of the events of the Arab Spring, their background and the reconstruction of the cause-effect relationships of this phenomenon. The lecturer also covered in detail the activities of various global and regional actors in the Middle East and spoke about the dynamics of political changes in the situation in this region.