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ST PETERSBURG, August 04, /ITAR-TASS/. Almost 100 representatives of youth organizations of Russian compatriots and Rusian-language media abroad have arrived here for the 7th forum entitled Russian Expatriate Comunity, which opens here on Monday at the Presidential Library named after Boris N. Yeltsin. They represent 47 countries, those of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Eastern and Western Europe, and Africa.
On the opening day, participants are to meet with the city's acting Governor Georgy Poltavchenko at a roundtable meeting to discuss the theme of "St Petersburg Innovation Center of Russia. History and the Present Day".
A seven-day prorgramme of the forum is to deal with the following three aspects: the study of art, leadership qualities, and Russian-language media abroad. The journalists are to visit the office of St Petersburg city television channel, the regional information center of the Itar-Tass news agency, and a number of other media for master-classes and a discussion of cooperation prospects.
The main themes of interactive classes at St Petersburg University and under the loft project "Storeys" include the national peculiarities of journalism and the globalisation process, the fostering of an objective information space, multimedia and network journalism, and the social mission of the journalist.
Participants are to sum up the results of the forum at the end of the week.
The forum has been organized by the St Peterburg commttee for foreign relations under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.