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Is Russia over its Resentment?

What Happened at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club? As a long-standing member of the Valdai Discussion Club, I have the privilege of being there in person when the President of the Russian Federation gives his annual “Sochi” speech. As a rule, these speeches mainly touch upon foreign policy and are directed, urbi et orbi, at both Russian and foreign experts, journalists and politicians. One advantage of being at the meeting is that it gives attendees the opportunity to not only...

14.10.2019

European Conference of the Valdai Club in Vienna

On May 21, 2019, the Sixth European Conference of the Valdai Club was held in Vienna (Austria). On May 21, 2019, the Sixth European Conference of the Valdai Club was held in Vienna (Austria). The conference was attended by Alexander Grushko, Konstantin Kosachev, Fyodor Lukyanov, Ivan Timofeev, and Alexander ...

23.05.2019

XIV Valdai Discussion Club Participants Discuss the Interconnection between Universalism and Self-Identity

On October 18, 2017, the fourth session of the XIV Valdai Discussion Club took place focusing on the issues of universalism and self-identity. The participants discussed globalization processes that started after the end of the Cold War, and the reaction towards them in the form of activation of identity politics and determination to strengthen the unique self-identification. On October 18, 2017, the fourth session of the XIV Valdai Discussion Club took place focusing on the issues of universalism...

19.10.2017

Andrey Kortunov and Ivan Timofeev Take Part in the 13th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Club

On October 24-27, 2016 Sochi hosted the 13 th annual meeting of the Valdai international Discussion Club , co-founded by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). The theme of the conference in 2016 was “The Future in Progress: Shaping the World of Tomorrow.” The forum was attended by RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov; RIAC Program Director Ivan Timofeev; member of the RIAC Board of Trustees Anatoly Torkunov, Rector of MGIMO-University; member of the RIAC Board of Trustees...

31.10.2016

108 Soft Power Elements of Russian Universities on the Internet

On March 22, 2016 an open discussion “108 Soft Power Elements of Russian Universities on the Internet” took place at the venue of the Valdai International Discussion Club. The discussion was devoted to the publication of the English version of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) report “ Electronic Internationalization: English-Language Online Resources of Russian Universities .” In his opening speech RIAC Program Director Ivan Timofeev told the participants about...

23.03.2016

Russian-European Relations Discussed at the EU-Russia Strategy Group Meeting

On March 15, 2016 the Valdai International Discussion Club and the European Council on Foreign Relations held in Moscow a meeting of the EU-Russia Strategy Group. The meeting, attended by experts, diplomats, former government officials, and journalists from EU countries and Russia, discussed the current relations between Russia and the EU, the issues of mutual perception, the prospects for overcoming the ongoing crisis in Russian-European relations and for cooperation between Moscow and Brussels...

16.03.2016

Members of the Valdai Club and RIAC Meet with Henry Kissinger

On February 3, 2016 members of the Valdai International Discussion Club met in Moscow with former US Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger. The meeting was attended by several RIAC members, namely Chairman of the Board of Directors of ABH Holdings S.A. and member of the Board of Directors of Alfa-Bank (Russia) Petr Aven; RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov; Director of RAS Institute of Oriental Studies and RAS Corresponding Member Vitaly Naumkin; and Dmitry Peskov, Deputy Head of the RF Presidential...

04.02.2016

Putin’s Plan

The main points of “Putin’s Plan” as he presented it at the Valdai Club The latest meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club (its 12th) took place in Sochi. As always, the participants talked about a wide range of issues in contemporary international life, arguing about recent – and not so recent – history,...

05.11.2015

Global Alternatives to Left-Wing Forces in the 21st Century: Marxism and Other Ideologies

On June 17, 2015 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Valdai International Discussion Club will hold a seminar “Global Alternatives to Left-Wing Forces in the 21 st Century: Marxism and Other Ideologies”. The meeting will be broadcast online . The last two calendar years have been marked by a significant increase in left-wing protest movements, both within the European Union and around the world. The most notable of these has been the rise of the Coalition of the...

10.06.2015

The Valdai International Discussion Club analyzed the prospects of the “Silk Road Economic Belt” project

... Report titled “Toward the Great Ocean – 3” . This document evaluates the prospects of Eurasian economic integration in the course of implementation of the “Silk Road Economic Belt” project. A group of experts from the Valdai Club including the representatives of the Higher School of Economics, the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, the Russian Council on Foreign Affairs, as well as the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan ...

17.04.2015
 

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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