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Olga Oliker

Program Director for Europe and Central Asia, International Crisis Group

Nikita Smagin

RIAC Expert

Alexander Vershinin

PhD in History, Research Fellow with the Crisis Society Study Centre

H.E. Anicet Gabriel Kotchofa

President and CEO of Vegarus Group Africa Business Initiative, Eurasian Economic Cooperation organization, CEO of the International Coordination Council of Alumni (INCORVUZ) FISU Executive Committee Member

Nora Mueller

Executive Director for International Affairs at the Körber-Stiftung

Desmond Browne

Vice Chair, Nuclear Threat Initiative; Chair of the Board of Trustees and Directors of the European Leadership Network; and former Secretary of State for Defence, United Kingdom

Aleksandr Bessmertnykh

President of the International Foreign Policy Association, Chairman of the Global Council of Foreign Ministers of Foreign Affairs, President of the Alumni Association of MGIMO-University; Viktor Blazheev — Rector of the Kutafin Moscow State Law Academy, RIAC Member

David Balton

Former Ambassador for Oceans and Fisheries, U.S. Department of State

Natalia Bolshova

PhD in Political Science, EU and CE policy department of the Institute of European Studies at MGIMO University

Elena Ananyeva

Doctor of Philosophy, Head of the Center for British Studies at the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IE RAS)

Maria Al Makahleh (Dubovikova)

Political commentator, researcher and expert on Middle East affairs. President of the Moscow-based International Middle Eastern Studies Club (IMESClub), RIAC Expert

Oleg Demidov

International Information Security and Global Internet Governance Program Coordinator, PIR Center

Stanislav Nikulin

PhD in Philosophy, Film critic

Omar Mahmood

Research Analyst at the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat)

Yury Rubinsky

Doctor of History, Professor of the Higher School of Economics

Fares Kilzie

Chairman of CREON Capital, Chairman the Board of Directors of Creon Energy, RIAC Member

Alexey Dolinsky

Cand.Sc.(Ped.), Junior Research Fellow, Moscow Lomonosov University

Igor Titov

Adviser to the Russian Trade Mission to Finland

Sudha Ramachandran

Independent journalist and researcher

Thomas Lines

Consultant in Trade and Food Security, and Director of “Green House”

Sergey Lebedev

Chairman of the Executive Committee — Executive Chairman of the CIS

Yulia Sokolshchik

Independent Analyst

Vadim Voinikov

D.Sc. in Law, Professor, Department of European Law, MGIMO University; Professor, Institute of Management and Territorial Development, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

Igor Yurgens

Director of the MGIMO Centre for Sustainable Development, RIAC Member

Sergei Samuilov

D.Sc., Head of the Center for U.S. Foreign Policy Studies, U.S. and Canadian Studies Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences

Andrey Frolov

Ph.D. in History, RIAC Expert

Heather A. Conley

Senior vice president for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic and director of the Europe Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C.

Ildar Akhtamzyan

PhD in Hystory, Assistant Professor of MGIMO University

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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