Socioeconomic and geographical assessment of Latin America's potential for promoting Russian language
In a highly competitive environment between the leading world powers for spheres of geopolitical influence, it becomes important to implement the projects and programs aimed at promoting Russian language and education in Russian in regions of the world. Selection of the regions and countries of focus, which to the greatest extent meet these goals, is an important scientific and practical task that allows making projects as efficient as possible. The article presents the experience of solving this task through the use of method of multifactor classification. The main factors affecting successful promotion of the Russian language and education in Russian were revealed; evolution of the position of countries of Latin America in foreign policy of the Russian Federation was traced; groups of countries that differ by potential of promoting the programs of studying Russian language and education in Russian were identified.