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Flow of the future
New technology, a relatively long peaceful period, and the absence of serious conflicts in Central Eurasia have produced a serious chance for development. This is the moment of truth for the countries on this vast territory, primarily Russia and China.

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Valdai Club in the media

Andrey Sushentsov, Michael Kofman, Fyodor Lukyanov © Valdai Discussion Club
Michael Kofman © Valdai Discussion Club
Presentation of the Report "What Makes Great Power War Possible" © Valdai Discussion Club
Andrey Sushentsov, Michael Kofman, Fyodor Lukyanov © Valdai Discussion Club
Andrey Baklitskiy, Richard Weitz, Oleg Barabanov
Andrey Baklitskiy
Andrey Baklitskiy, Richard Weitz, Oleg Barabanov
Richard Weitz
Discussing Ramifications of the Iran Deal at Valdai Club
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Andrey Bystritskiy
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Andrey Bystritskiy
Kevin Rudd
Signing the Cooperation Agreement
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Andrey Bystritskiy
Deputy Economic development minister Stanislav Voskresensky, Kevin Rudd and Andrey Bystritskiy
Andrey Bystritskiy, Yerlan Karin
Andrey Bystritskiy, Yerlan Karin
Andrey Bystritskiy, Yerlan Karin, Nadezhda Lavrentieva
Andrey Bystritskiy, Yerlan Karin
Public Conference Beyond the Deadlock: What Future for EU-Russia Relations?
Public Conference Beyond the Deadlock: What Future for EU-Russia Relations?
Public Conference Beyond the Deadlock: What Future for EU-Russia Relations?
Public Conference Beyond the Deadlock: What Future for EU-Russia Relations?
Public Conference Beyond the Deadlock: What Future for EU-Russia Relations?
Public Conference Beyond the Deadlock: What Future for EU-Russia Relations?
Chairman of the Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club Andrey Bystritskiy, Member of the U.S. Congress (California) Dana Rohrabacher, Programme director of the Valdai Discussion Club Dmitry Suslov © Valdai Discussion Club
Discussion between US congressmen and experts © Valdai Discussion Club
Andrey Bystritskiy and Dana Rohrabacher © Valdai Discussion Club
US Congressmen David Cicilline, Brian Higgins, French Hill and Juan Vargas © Valdai Discussion Club
Dana Rohrabacher © Valdai Discussion Club
Dana Rohrabacher and journalist © Valdai Discussion Club

Video

Highlights

Vladimir Putin Meets with Members of the Valdai Discussion Club. Transcript of the Final Plenary Session  of the 12th Annual Meeting
23/10/2015
Vladimir Putin Meets with Members of the Valdai Discussion Club. Transcript of the Final Plenary Session of the 12th Annual Meeting

Vladimir Putin took part in the final plenary session of the 12th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club. Transcript of Vladimir Putin's speech and Q&A session

Which Way Forward for the Eurasian Economic Union?
21/04/2016
Which Way Forward for the Eurasian Economic Union?

The consequences of NATO and EU enlargement have discouraged Eurasian political elites from using the EEU as a stepping-stone to the neo-liberal world economic system.

Reports

Report: What Makes Great Power War Possible
29/04/2016
Report: What Makes Great Power War Possible

Numerous international competitors see use of force as a solution to their challenges. In relations between Russia and NATO, China and Japan, Iran and Saudi Arabia, power plays unfold with unpredictab...

ISIS as Portrayed by Foreign Media and Mass Culture
25/02/2016
ISIS as Portrayed by Foreign Media and Mass Culture

This report is based on ISIS, as Portrayed by Foreign Media and Mass Culture, a research commissioned by the Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai International Discussion Club.

News

Valdai Club Report: Nuclear Weapons Cease to Be a Sufficient Deterrent
29/04/2016
Valdai Club Report: Nuclear Weapons Cease to Be a Sufficient Deterrent

The main feature of possible future war between the great powers would be a breakaway from strict rules of war and the erosion of the boundaries between the concepts of "war" and "peac...

New Arms Race: Deterrence or Destruction Game?
29/04/2016
New Arms Race: Deterrence or Destruction Game?

While we wait for the arms race resumption between the US and Russia, the real and dangerous arms race is unfolding in Asia. Unfortunately, it has every chance to get out of control.