Russkiy Mir Foundation
|Founder||Government of Russia|
|Product||Russian cultural education|
|Key people||Vyacheslav Nikonov|
Russkiy Mir Foundation (Russian: Фонд "Русский мир", literally "Russian World" Foundation") is a Russian soft power initiative created by decree by Vladimir Putin in 2007, as a government-funded organisation aimed at promoting the Russian language, and "forming the Russian World as a global project", co-operating with the Russian Orthodox Church in promoting values that challenge the Western cultural tradition.
- Alexei Dolinsky (Mar 2, 2011). "How to Strengthen Soft Power?". Russkiy Mir Foundation. Retrieved 20 December 2011.
- Andis Kudors (2010). ""Russian World"—Russia’s Soft Power Approach to Compatriots Policy". Russian Analytical Digest (Research Centre for East European Studies) 81 (10). Retrieved 2013-09-01.
- "About Russkiy Mir Foundation". Russkiy Mir Foundation. Retrieved 1 September 2013.
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