Yuri Rubinsky

Russian Federation

Professor at the Moscow-based Higher School of Economics and Head of the Center for French Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute for European Studies.


Global Revolt Against Elites. Results of the First Round of Elections in France
The fact that representatives of the mainstream political parties failed to enter the second round of the presidential elections in France, is a manifestation of the global revolt against the elites.

Yuri Rubinsky
Presidential Elections in France: No Chances for the Left
The most probable is the duel between Marine Le Pen and François Fillon in the second round. Today Fillon has certain advantage, but it is not guaranteed, because the rigidity of his program and its

Yuri Rubinsky
François Fillon and Marine Le Pen: Who is More ‘Pro-Russian’?
It would be an exaggeration to call François Fillon a candidate of Moscow. The position of the National Front and its leader, Marine Le Pen, is much more “pro-Russian”. She does not even conceal it.

Yuri Rubinsky
Terror in Europe: How Long Will This Keep Happening?
The type of terrorist attack which shook Nice on Bastille Day is difficult to prevent, and may have a considerable impact on liberal democracy in Europe, experts told valdaiclub.com.
De Gaulle’s Lessons for 21st Century Europe
The outgoing year 2015 marks at least three anniversaries related to Charles de Gaulle, one of the most prominent political figures of the 20th century, including his 125th birthday, 50th anniversary

Yuri Rubinsky
Success at Regional Elections Boosts Le Pen’s Presidential Ambitions
The growing popularity of the far right is related to the EU problems: low growth rates, high unemployment, debts and, of course, the influx of refugees.

Yuri Rubinsky


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