At first glance, when it comes to values, Russia may seem very close to Europe. However, the case is far from being that clear. Nickolay Petrov talks at a conference in Berlin about how Europe is seen in Russia from the perspective of space, time, and ideology.
At a conference in Berlin Ivan Kurilla talks about mental concept of geography. He believes in a triangle formed by Russia, Europe, and America, in which every structural region perceives the remaining world with a cautious regard to the views of its “neighbours”. If so, then Russia can also be defined as a conglomerate of nations and territories, which for various reasons failed to become part of Europe