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Information and analysis centers in the system of state-level decision making

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The reasons for the creation of institutes that functioned as information and analysis centers within the structure of the USSR Academy of Sciences and their role in the formation of the country’s foreign, including foreign economic, policy are analyzed. The author relies on the recollections of those who organized the expert support of decisions that were made at the supreme state level and by establishments of the USSR and then Russian Academy of Sciences.

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Original Russian Text © A.S. Krymskaya, 2016, published in Vestnik Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk, 2016, Vol. 86, No. 12, pp. 1121–1128.

Al’bina Samiulovna Krymskaya, Cand. Sci. (Ed.), is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Document Science and Information Analytics and a Deputy Dean of the Library and Information Faculty of the St. Petersburg State University of Culture.

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Krymskaya, A.S. Information and analysis centers in the system of state-level decision making. Her. Russ. Acad. Sci. 86, 527–533 (2016).

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