Victor Larin, Dr. Sc. (History), Professor, Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East, FEB RAS, Vladivostok.
Lilia Larina, Cand. Sc. (History), Senior Researcher, Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East, FEB RAS, Vladivostok.
The article continues a series of publications of the magazine Russia and the Pacific, devoted to the study of public opinion in the Far East, and draws on two population-based surveys conducted in the spring and summer of 2013 in Primorsky Krai, Khabarovsk, Magadan, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. The authors focus on sympathy and dislikes, evaluation of security threats from East Asia, and the level of awareness. Data from these surveys are compared with those of the polls of 10 years ago.
Key words: public opinion, security, foreign policy, East Asia, Russias Pacific.
Vu Zyong Phuan, Cand. Sc. (History), Consul General of Vietnam in Vladivostok (20092012).
Dispute over sovereignty over the Paracel Islands and Spratly Islands located in the East Sea, exclusive economic zone and continental shelf originated and to this day is there between Vietnam, China, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Cambodia, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia and Thailand. The article analyzes the positions of the parties, the ways of a peaceful solution to the conflict based on international law and the pursuit of economic cooperation.
Key words: South China Sea, conflict, area, Paracel Islands, Spratly Islands, strategic position.
Yaroslav Shulatov, Cand. Sc. (History), Ph.D. Law, lecturer at the Faculty of International Studies, Hiroshima City University, Hiroshima.
On the basis of an extensive reservoir of unpublished documents from Russian and Japanese archives the experience of Russian-Japanese cooperation in countering German espionage in the Far East during the First World War is analyzed for the first time. The position of Priamurye Governor-Generalship, negotiations and cooperation between military and diplomatic representatives of Russia and Japan in the fight against the German influence in China are considered. It is proved that the cooperation of St. Petersburg and Tokyo was another clear example of the rapid improvement in Russian-Japanese relations after the war of 19041905.
Key words: World War I, the Russo-Japanese relations, Manchuria, espionage, spy mania.
Vladimir Holovchenko, Dr. Sc. (Politics), Professor at Institute of International Relations, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Kiev, Ukraine.
Vladimir Manzhola, Dr. Sc. (History), Professor at Institute of International Relations, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Kiev, Ukraine.
The article analyzes the main stages of relations between the USSR and the Russian Federation with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations; special attention is given to explaining the impact of these relationships on the formation of a security system in the Asia-Pacific region.
Key words: security, foreign policy, international terrorism, the Cold War.
Elena Rudnikova, Cand. Sc. (History), Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography, FEBRAS.
The purpose of our research is to create a picture of the relationship between Russian-speaking immigrants and the Orthodox Church in New Zealand since the beginning of the last century to the present. It reconstructs the events of the initial period and highlights the work of the first Russian Orthodox priests in this country. Particular attention is paid to the description of the role of the Russian Orthodox Church in the life of the post-Soviet immigrants. The exterior and interior of Russian Orthodox churches are described, as well as quantitative and ethnic composition of their parishes. The report uses the English-language sources from New Zealand: national census, archival materials, newspaper articles. Field data collected by the author in 20102011 in different places of resettlement of Russian immigrants in New Zealand are included.
Key words: Russian Orthodoxy, New Zealand, the Russian diaspora, emigration.
Larisa Zabrovskaia, Dr. Sc. (History), Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of Peoples of the Far East, FEB RAS, Vladivostok.
The article is devoted to Korean reunification. The author makes an analysis of North and South conceptions of the reunification process and underlines that the conceptions of the two sides are becoming closer step by step. The author notes that Russia continues the policy of support for the peaceful and democratic process of Korean reunification.
Key words: Korea, Russia, Korean reunification, peaceful unification process.

Olesya Kuznetsova, Senior Lecturer, Department of Russian and world history, Institute of History, Sociology and Management, Sakhalin State University, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
The article examines the history of the first medical institutions in Vladivostok in the second half of the XIX century. It gives information about the growth of the citys population and the size of the payment of health workers. It analyzes the heavy epidemic situation and concludes that the first medical institutions of the city were under the Ministry of War, but were forced to serve all categories of the population. Becoming Civil medicine occurred in the late XIX century, during the period when morbidity and mortality were high.
Key words: Vladivostok, history, health, hospital, clinic, dispensary, pharmacy, epidemic.
Alexander Gerasimenko, Cand. Sc. (History), Head of Information Technologies Dept., IHAE, FEB RAS, Vladivostok.
The article examines the public opinion of the most educated part of the population of southern Far East region of Russia, the research topic is the role and impact of the global network. The author makes an attempt to assess the positive and negative effects of the virtual environment on the regional community and to identify factors that contribute to a constructive process in the Far East of Russia.
Key words: global network, Internet, Pacific Russia, Far East, virtual environment.

Alexander Vasilevsky, Dr. Sc. (History), director of the Institute of advanced development, Head of the Russian and world history SSU, head of Sakhalin Laboratory of Archaeology and Ethnography of IAE SB RAS and SSU, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
Vyacheslav Grishchenko, Cand. Sc. (History), head of the archaeological museum education, assistant professor of Russian and world history SSU, senior researcher of Sakhalin laboratory theory of Archaeology and Ethnography of IAE SB RAS and SSU, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
The article summarizes the data centers of the island stone raw material world of the Far East in the Stone Age and paleometal. We introduce the notion of a scientific revolution in jasper center East Sakhalin Mountains. The question about the presence of the exchange bonds, are specified areas of the turnover of all kinds of stone materials on the islands designated chronological period.
Key words: Sakhalin, the Kuril Islands, Hokkaido, Kamchatka, raw stone, jasper East Sakhalin Mountains, volcanic glass, obsidian, Paleolithic, Neolithic, paleometal.
Tatyana Vasilyeva, researcher, Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East, Vladivostok.
Elena Sergusheva, Cand. Sc. (History), researcher, Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East, Vladivostok.
This paper studies materials obtained in the study of Ekaterinovsky walled town (Primorsky Krai) that allow to reconstruct all types of agricultural implements associated with tillage. Also described are tools for harvesting and processing of crops, and a collection of seeds of cultivated plants. An analysis of the sources restores the whole cycle of works of the towns population related to agriculture.
Key words: Primorye, Middle Ages, Jurchen, agriculture, agricultural implements, crop plants.

Yulia Kamornaya, Senior Lecturer, School of Regional and International Studies of the Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok.
The article deals with the official historiography interpretation of the Qing military expansion during the second half of the XVIIXVIII centuries according to the main ideological and political concepts. The article shows the major contradictions as well as the ways of their solutions in the official historical compilations of the period.
Key words: military expansion, pacification (pingding ??), world arranging, universal monarchy, official historiography, strategic plans or military annals (fanglue ??).
Svetlana Yuferova, Cand. Sc. (History), Vladivostok.
Historiography of interrelations between Russian nobility and empress Catherine II is dealt with in this issue. Author searches different points of view as well as the reasons of their appearance.
Key words: historiography, dominated point of view, opposition, policy aimed at support interests of nobles.

Nikolai Ryabchenko, Cand. Sc. (History), Senior Research Fellow, Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East, Vladivostok.
The crisis of the modern world is a crisis common to all mankind social order patriarchy. Its manifestations were the world wars, the revolutionary movements, and the crisis of modern civilization. Undergoing fundamental changes related with the rise of the East and the increasing role of women in society. Becoming more actual transition to a new, global civilization.
Key words: patriarchy, matriarchy, crisis of patriarchy, East, West, global civilization.

Y.V. Kulikova, head of the International affairs department, Maritime State University named after admiral G.I. Nevelskoi.
In this article the author considers a tools, forms, directions and prospects of cooperation of Maritime State University named after admiral G.I. Nevelskoi with Japanese institutions. The author analyzes structure of Japanese institutions, represents chronology of cooperation and considers the most important events in the spheres of preparing specialists necessary for maritime transport systems and language education.
Key words: Russia, Japan, Russian-Japanese communications, official relations based on bilateral agreement, cooperation, the Maritime State University named after admiral G.I. Nevelskoi, maritime university, the higher education, science.

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