On 23 May, the Faculty of International Relations of Voronezh State University held the first video conference with the University of Sorocaba (Brazil) that was dedicated to the topic "Political leadership in Russia and its perception in the international context". A lecturer of the Faculty of International Relations Aleksandr Boldyrikhin, PhD in Politics, spoke as a Russian expert. The Brazilian moderator and organiser was a professor of the University of Sorocaba Paulo Edson Alves Filho, PhD in Economics.
Long-term scientific and business relations between the Faculty of International Relations of Voronezh State University and our Brazilian colleagues have made it possible to implement the project. At the moment more online conferences with participation of lecturers of the Faculty of International Relations are being planned as a part of cooperation between the two universities.