Wednesday, May 11, 2016

A professor of Moscow State University discussed methods of developing a public opinion with students from Tbilisi
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On May 5, Russian expert, Head of the Department of Political Analysis at the Faculty of Public Administration of Lomonosov Moscow State University Professor Alexander Solovyev (Doctor of Political Sciences) visited Tbilisi at the invitation of the Primakov Georgian-Russian Public Center and the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.

Within the framework of the visit, the scientist held meetings with students of European University and the Academy of European Education. Topics of the discussion included political PR and methods of developing a public opinion. During his presentations, Alexander Solovyev told in detail about specific features of functioning of channels of political communications under modern conditions, methods of establishing a public opinion, marketing and non-marketing technologies, and hybrid wars.

After the presentation, the meeting continued in the format of a Q&A session. The students were especially interested in peculiarities of the Soviet propaganda and modern PR-technologies used by Russia.

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