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Phil Gurski: G8 Was a Good Forum for Sharing Information

... considered that move as a sort of lever of pressure, whereas for many professionals it has turned into an obstacle to effective cooperation. So, Canadian terrorism expert Phil Gurski, who interacted with his Russian counterparts within the framework of G8, told the RIAC about the importance of information sharing and called for finding ways of cooperation with the Russian party. We should remind you that this year, the 44th G7 summit will be held on June in Canada. The list of the main themes of the summit are available on its official website. As a reference, Phil Gurski worked as a senior strategic analyst at CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) from 2001-2015,...


Eight’s a Crowd

... rights, coupled with the start of a general campaign on the part of major developing countries, inevitably led to the development of a second scenario. An attempt was made in 2008 to squeeze Russia out of the group by holding a separate meeting of the G7 ministers of foreign affairs. In 2012, Vladimir Putin failed to attend the G8 Summit in the US, citing the need to stay at home to form his government following the general elections (the sides were still treading carefully – Dmitry Medvedev was sent in Putin’s stead, and the NATO Summit was geographically removed ...


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