On October 12, Fabiano Melnichuk, Doctor of International Relations, Professor of the Graduate School of International Strategic Studies at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, gave a lecture in Portuguese for students studying the Portuguese language.
Professor Melnichuk touched upon the topics of cooperation between Brazil and Russia within the BRICS framework, the history of the emergence of BRICS, as well as the formation and development of Russian-Brazilian relations. He also noted the similarities between Russia and Brazil in political issues and economic development of the two countries, being one of the reasons for the creation of the integration group.
The professor emphasized the cultural and historical similarities between Russia and Brazil and drew attention to similar problems in the economy.
The lecture took the form of a conversation with students and teachers: the guest discussed with them the favorite topic of Brazilians - football, shared his impressions of the flight, and willingly answered questions.