About the Journal

The Far Eastern Affairs (ISSN 0131-2812, ISSN (Online): 2712-9098) — a scientific and political journal of the Institute of Far Eastern Studies of Russian Academy of Sciences, has six issues a year in Russian, quarterly published in English. The first issue was published in March 1972. The journal is on the list of Higher Attestation Commission (HAC) and included in Russian Science Citation Index.

The journal provides an opportunity to many Russian and foreign readers to get acquainted with the history, culture, politics and economy of the Asian and Pacific countries, monitor the development of international cooperation, bilateral and multilateral relations in this dynamic and strategically important region of the world, which in addition to the leaders of the world economy – China and Japan, as well as fast-growing India, Vietnam and other ASEAN countries – included Siberia and the Russian Far East with their enormous potential.

The authors of the journalare well-known statesmen, politicians and public figures, prominent scientists, employees of government departments, experts and scholars on this topic from Russia and foreign countries.

According to experts constantly reading the journal, it combines political relevance, the constant search for new ideas and methodologies, careful adherence to the best traditions of Russian Oriental Studies, avoids ideologized approach and retains academicism. The wide range of the issues, publication of various thematic and conceptual materials allow the journal to attract the interest of variety of readers, each of whom found in it something informative.

Founders: Russian Academy of Sciences and the Institute for Far Eastern Studies.


English version

FAR EASTERN AFFAIRS
A Russian Journal on China, Japan and Asia-Pacific Region

Far Eastern Affairs is a quarterly journal of the Institute for Far Eastern Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences. Published by East View since 2002, the journal provides in-depth discussion of Russia’s relations with China, Japan, North and South Korea, as well as other countries of the Asia-Pacific region. Russia’s relations with this region, and with China in particular, are key to understanding the shifting balance of power in today’s world. Far Eastern Affairs is an excellent resource for gaining insight into this region and Russia’s role in it. It is also the only scholarly Russian journal available in English on this region.

The digital version of Far Eastern Affairs is available from 2002-present. The print version of the journal is also distributed in North American bookstores by Ingram Periodicals.

Abstracted and indexed in: PAIS International Information Service, American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES), International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, Worldwide Political Sciences Abstracts, EBSCO Publishing Databases, Sociological Abstracts, Bibliography of Asian Studies, Historical Abstracts, America: History and Life, International Political Science Abstracts.


The journal “Far Eastern Affairs” is recognized in Russia and abroad as leading academic journal on East Asia and Russian Far East studies. It focused on the economical and political problems of China, Japan, the Korean Peninsula, Asia-Pacific Region and the Russian Far East.

“Far Eastern Affairs” publishes the results of basic scientific research in the following fields of science – economics, history, political science.

Established by the Institute of Far Eastern studies (http://www.ifes-ras.ru) under auspices of the Russian Academy of Sciences in March 1972. It is published by Nauka Publishers (http://www.naukaran.com/en/) bimonthly in Russian and quarterly in English.

Authors of the journal are Russian and foreign well-known scholars, statesmen, diplomats, military experts. The journal publishes the most important international documents, analytical articles, book reviews, as well as information on the most important scientific conferences and other events including international ones.

The journal is a member of Russian Science Index (http://www.elibrary.ru). The page of the journal in Science Index: http://elibrary.ru/title_about.asp?id=7958.

The English version named Far Eastern Affairs: A Russian Journal on China, Japan and Asia-Pacific Region is published quarterly by East View Press (Minneapolis, US) www.eastviewpress.com/Journals/FarEasternAffairs.aspx and also indexed in the following international databases: PAIS International Information Service, American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES), International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, Worldwide Political Sciences Abstracts, EBSCO Publishing Databases, Sociological Abstracts, Bibliography of Asian Studies, Historical Abstracts, America: History and Life, International Political Science Abstracts.

The full version of the Journal is available at the Russian Science Index library http://www.elibrary.ru and at East View Press library http://dlib.eastviewpress.com/browse/publication/599 (only for registered users).