The Group of Strategic Vision "Russia - Islamic World" has completed the acceptance of works for the Evgeny Primakov Award in 2019

15 August 2019

The annual international Evgeny Maksimovich Primakov Prize was established by the Group of Strategic Vision “Russia – Islamic World” on the personal initiative of Group Chairman Rustam Nurgalievich Minnikhanov.


On the 15th of August the Group of Strategic Vision “Russia – Islamic World” begins to receive and publish entries for the international Evgeny Primakov Prize in 2019. The reception of works will last until 15 November, 2019.


The Prize will be awarded for the best work that will have made a significant contribution to strengthening mutual understanding and cooperation between Russia and countries of the Islamic World.


Works are accepted in Russian (for the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries), English and Arabic.


The prize fund is 50 000$ for the first place and 25 000$ for the second place.


IMPORTANT: At the time of application, works should already be shown to the general public.


Besides the work itself, it is necessary to specify the author’s surname, name and patronymic, place of work (freelancers also can take part in the competition) and contact details in the application.


Please, send your applications by e-mail to:


In case of any questions regarding the rules of participation, please, contact the organizing committee for clarifications at the aforementioned email address.


The Prize was announced in the framework of the II International Forum “Journalists of Muslim Countries Against Extremism” held on 20-21 April, 2016 in Moscow.


Evgeny Maksimovich Primakov was Honorary Chairman of the Strategic Vision Group “Russia – Islamic World”.




Received works:


1 - Shukurov Zhavokhir Bakhtiyorovich. Private freedom: public law guidelines in search of a fair measure. On the example of religious freedom / University of International Economics and Diplomacy, Republic of Uzbekistan




3 - Ferhat Yalciner (Turkey) / TRT AVAZ Broadcasting Company (Turkey)















4 - Daniil Vladimirovich Katerenchuk, first-year Master's Degree student of Lebanese State University (jointly with the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia)



5 - Bakanova Marina. The Chief Doctor of the Hospital (Dua Hospital Pakistan), an analyst, journalist, the author if 24 scientific works (in the field of health care) and 6 popular science books. An expert in South and Central Asia. A semifinalist of the personnel contest “Leaders of Russia 2018-19” and finalist of the personnel contests “My Dagestan” and “Leaders of the Ivanovo Region”.

The work has been published here:


6 - Ibragim Makhmud Istanbuli

The translation of the book by Mintimer Shaimiev “From Heart to Heart” into the Arabic language.


The Group of Strategic Vision


7 - Editorial office of the journal "Vatandash" (socio-political, popular science and art monthly magazine).

A series of articles. (9 works)


8- Vitaly Naumkin. The book “Failed Partnership. Soviet diplomacy in Saudi Arabia between world wars. "


9 - "Our Homeland Syria: A View from Russia"

Authors: Alatrash Reem, Ali Jasem Hmad, Alsalloom Almakdad Gassan, Aluush Bashar, Akhmerova Alsou, Nasretdinov Ravil, Rozhkov Pavel, Savkin Maxim


10 - Documentary film "Moscow Cathedral Mosque. Heritage for Generations."

Producers: Sharipov Eldar Raisovic, Bagautdinova Dilyara Khaidyarovna



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