Andrei Fursov

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(Historian, Political scientist, Science dissident)
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Andrei Fursov is the director of the Centre of Russian studies at the Moscow University for the Humanities.[1]


He graduated from the Institute of Asian and African Studies at the Moscow State University in 1973 and is (according to


He comments on Jacques Attali's "Une brève histoire de l’avenir" - 2006 (English title: A Brief History of the Future) and "Demain, qui gouvernera le monde?" - 2011 (French, translates: Who will govern the world tomorrow?):

“Attali analyzes history and present-day events in the light of the change of Merchant orders. The contemporary one — the ninth — is going through an extremely acute crisis, which will end with the demise of Pax Americana. Then a furcation will occur. In Attali’s view, either world government will be established at once or it will emerge as a result of a three-move process of the 2020-2060s: hyperempire (market without democracy), hyperconflict and hyperdemocracy with a supranational government at its head.

The analysis of Attali’s works shows that he expresses the interests of the top of the world capitalist class that adheres to ultra-globalist positions and works for the subversion of the sovereignty of nation-states. The terminology used by Attali, particularly “sustainable development” / “sustainable growth” (in reality, it is the combination of deindustrialization, depopulation and ecologism), indicates his neo-Malthusian and neo-colonialist preferences. “Sustainable development” is a metaphor of the new world order (à la Orwell’s Newspeak), which is nothing more than control over resources (including information ones) and human behaviour (psychosphere). The main thing in this order is the preservation of power, property and privileges of the world’s elite whose ideological representative Attali is.
Andrei Fursov (2014)  [2]

External links


A Document by Andrei Fursov

TitleDocument typePublication dateSubject(s)Description
Document:Battleground Ukrainelecture transcript14 April 2014The Great Game
2014 Ukraine coup
A wide ranging analysis of the 2013-2014 situation in Ukraine, its antecedents and consequences from the perspective of a senior Russian academic