Igor Yurgens

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Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Contemporary Development foundation, Vice-President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

Graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU). Holds a Ph.D. in Economics.

Worked at the UNESCO Directorate for External Relations and Cooperation (Paris). Head of the international directorate of the All-Union Trade Unions Confederation. First Deputy Chairman of the General Confederation of Trade Unions. Chairman of the board of directors of the MESCO international insurance company. President of the All-Russian Insurance Association. First Vice-President and head of the department overseeing contacts with governmental and public organizations at CJSC Renaissance Capital.

Chairman of the Management Board of the Institute for Contemporary Development.

Chairman of the Financial Markets Committee of the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Parliamentary System Development Foundation.

Member of the presidium of the Council for Foreign and Defense Policy. Member of the Expert Council on Insurance and Non-State Pensions of the Committee on Credit Organizations and Financial Markets of the State Duma.

Chairman of the board of directors of the Baltic Forum NGO.

Author of numerous textbooks and publications.

Recipient of state awards.

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23 January 2019
Igor Yurgens

President of the All-Russian Insurance Association, Member of the Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

Putin's Last Term: Taking the Long View
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9 October 2014
Igor Yurgens

President of the All-Russian Insurance Association, Member of the Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

The West vs. Russia: The Unintended Consequences of Targeted Sanctions
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13 March 2013
Igor Yurgens

President of the All-Russian Insurance Association, Member of the Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

Clouds gather over Russia’s European destiny

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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