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The impact of "soft power" in Russian-Chinese relations (2001-2013)

Student: Zhan Prosyanov

Supervisor: Mikhail Karpov

Faculty: School of Asian Studies

Educational Programme: Bachelor

Final Grade: 8

Year of Graduation: 2014

<p style="margin-left:42.55pt;">The value of &quot;soft power&quot; in today`s world is increasing more and more еvery year. In an era of parity in military forces open conflict becomes impossible. Now social, cultural, diplomatic and economic tools, (which together can be named the &quot;soft power&quot; of the state) are beginning to play more and more important role in the resolution of international conflicts. China is becoming an increasingly important force in international affairs. Its economic and military power grows very quickly. This elevation causes a negative reaction from the majority of players on the world stage. Therefore, the Chinese government focuses on creating a positive image of China, which also included in the term &quot;soft power&quot;. The objective of this paper is to highlight and identify key application areas of &quot;soft power.&quot; This project will demonstrate the fundamental differences of Chinese and Western interpretations of the term. The work consists of descriptions of the five main areas of application of China&#39;s &quot;soft power.&quot; The result of the work is a detailed analysis of the specifics of the Chinese in the choice of instruments and methods of the policy of &quot;soft power.&quot;</p>

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