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21.02.2024 Vladimir Terehov

The series of general elections launched at the beginning of this year, which are very significant at the current stage of the “Big World Game”, extended to Indonesia on 14 February. That is, the country, which 3-4 decades ago was treated with a considerable degree of condescension to the vast, so-called “third world”. But today it has turned out to be the object of very close attention from the leading world players. This, incidentally, was manifested during the electoral process under discussion. For example, the authors of the Associated Press commentary article published on the eve of the election consider…

08.02.2024 Fernando Gaillardo

As early as February this year, Indonesia, the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, will hold a presidential election. Based on a poll of the archipelago’s population, there are three main candidates – Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto (35% support), representative of the ruling Indonesian Struggle Party Ganjara Pranowo (30% support) and Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan (22% support). At the moment, the result is unpredictable, but it is already known for sure that the political climate in the whole Southeast Asia depends…

04.03.2023 Petr Konovalov

Indonesia, a country of 275 million people, and Malaysia, a country of 33 million, are neighbors with many similarities. Malaysia and Indonesia have a shared history, culture, and religion, Islam. Their national languages belong to the same language family, making communication between their citizens simple. Furthermore, both Southeast Asian…

01.06.2019 Andre Vltchek

It truly looked grand, impressive – the fourth most populous country on earth voted in general elections, which were held on 17 April 2019. Hundreds of positions were for grab: that of the president, the vice president, members of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR, and...