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On October 12, 2015, RIAC and the Embassy of Luxembourg held seminar "Russia-EU Relations under the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union" to discuss bilateral ties of the sides in energy, education, counterterrorism and illegal migration. It was the second RIAC seminar on Russia-EU relations, the first one carried out last March jointly with the Latvia Embassy when Latvia presided in the EU. Next year a similar event is to take place in cooperation with the Netherlands Embassy as the Netherlands is taking up the EU leadership.

On October 12, 2015, RIAC and the Embassy of Luxembourg held seminar "Russia-EU Relations under the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union" to discuss bilateral ties of the sides in energy, education, counterterrorism and illegal migration.

The event was attended by RIAC President Igor Ivanov, Luxembourgian Ambassador to Moscow Pierre Ferring, Head of EU Delegation in Russia Vygaudas Usackas, Deputy Director of Common European Cooperation Department at Russian Foreign Ministry Vladislav Maslennikov, Director of RAS Institute of World History and RIAC Member Alexander Chubaryan, Head of World Economy Section at Higher School of Economics Leonid Grigoryev, Head of Integration Chair at MGIMO Nikolay Kaveshnikov, Pro-Rector of Russian State University for Humanities Vera Zabotkina, RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov, Director of the IISS and Geneva Center for Security Policy François Heisbourg, Assistant for EEC Trade Minister Sergey Chernyshov, Director General of Luxembourgian Chamber of Commerce in Russia Oleg Prozorov, former Russian Ambassador in Luxembourg Yuri Kapralov, as well as ambassadors of Holland, Finland, Ireland, Lithuania, Greece, Belgium and other states, RIAC experts and members, and representatives of Ministry for Economic Development.

It was the second RIAC seminar on Russia-EU relations, the first one carried out last March jointly with the Latvia Embassy when Latvia presided in the EU. Next year a similar event is to take place in cooperation with the Netherlands Embassy as the Netherlands is taking up the EU leadership.

Seminar "Russia-EU Relations under the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union"

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