Fyodor Lukyanov

Russian Federation

Research director of the Valdai Discussion Club, Chairman, Council on Foreign and Defense Policy, Editor-in-Chief, Russia in Global Affairs journal.

Previous positions: editor, then senior editor, Department for Broadcasting to Northern Europe, International Radio Moscow (Voice of Russia, 1990–1993); correspondent, international desk, Segodnya newspaper (1994–1997); editor, international desk, Vremya MN newspaper (1997–2000); editor, international desk and deputy Editor-in-Chief of Vremya Novostei newspaper (2000–2002).

Materials

Putin-Trump Summit: Normalizing Contacts Under Time Pressure
28.06.2018
John Bolton’s visit is an important and welcome development, because the situation, when the leaders and the ruling circles of the two nuclear superpowers, which play a key role in world security,

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Fyodor Lukyanov: Old World System Is Shattered, Russia and Iran Must Work to…
10.04.2018
Over the year since the last Russian-Iranian dialogue, the context of the world order has changed significantly, and this pushes Russia and Iran to cooperate on specific issues, Fyodor Lukyanov,

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Back to Balance. New Weapons As Effective Deterrence
20.03.2018
Many bad things have been said about nuclear weapons in the decades since they first came into existence. Indeed, in the middle of the 20th century the human race developed a means of confrontation

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Key International Security Issues As Seen by Valdai Club Experts
26.04.2017
The VI Conference on International Security (MCIS-2017) opens in Moscow on April 26, 2017. In interviews with www.valdaiclub.com Valdai Club experts shared their views on a number of issues
Fyodor Lukyanov: Vitaly Churkin Was the Brightest Symbol of New Russia's…
21.02.2017
Vitaly Churkin was the symbol of the highest professionalism. From the backroom negotiations to open verbal battles in the UN Security Council, he used the entire arsenal of tools to protect the

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Expulsion of Russian diplomats Is an Act of Cold War
30.12.2016
The expulsion of the Russian diplomats is an obvious act of the Cold War. When Obama already feels neither here nor there, he shows his true attitude towards Russia and Vladimir Putin.

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Russia’s New Foreign Policy Concept: We Need Friends, Not Enemies
08.12.2016
“Unlike some of our colleagues abroad, who consider Russia an adversary, we do not seek and never have sought enemies. We need friends. But we will not allow our interests to be infringed upon or
Contours of the Future: As Long as We Can See the Light
26.10.2016
The phenomenon of so-called populists, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in the US, Euro-skeptics, the left-wing and right-wing radicals in Europe, indicates that the citizens no longer understand where

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End of G8 Era: Russia Does Not Need Western Hierarchy
12.04.2016
Trying to use the re-establishment of G8 as an instrument of pressure on Russia is meaningless. What role Russia will play there? No one understands.

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Georgy Mirsky Has Passed Away
26.01.2016
Georgy Mirsky has passed away - an outstanding orientalist, expert of great knowledge and experience, who always combined high academic professionalism and adherence to principles, a strong civic
The Goal Is to Streamline Chaos and Rationalize Diversity
20.01.2016
The new emerging world rejects unification, generally accepted views and universal values. Competition has spread to the level of values, but it’s not a competition for the best set of values, but

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2016 Trends
11.01.2016
Valdai Discussion Club studies in 2016

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multimedia

New Centers of Development and Their Role in the Economic Progress of the World.…
19.07.2018
On July 19, 2018, at 9:00, the Valdai Discussion Club hosted an expert discussion on the upcoming BRICS Summit in Johannesburg, titled “New Centers of Development and Their Role in the Economic

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UN Secretary General António Guterres Meets with the Valdai Discussion Club
21.06.2018
On June 21, 2018, UN Secretary-General António Guterres met with experts of the Valdai Discussion Club.

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Geopolitics in a New Way: The Global Role of China and India and Interests of…
19.06.2018
On June 19, 2018, the Valdai Discussion Club held an expert discussion, titled "Geopolitics in a New Way: The Global Role of China and India and Interests of Russia", with participation of

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Bolivian President Evo Morales at Valdai Club
13.06.2018
On June 13, 2018 the Valdai Discussion Club held a discussion with participation of Evo Morales, President of Bolivia.

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The Ukrainian Crisis: Quintessence of Relations Between Russia and the West?…
07.12.2017
On December 7, at 16:00, the Valdai Discussion Club held an expert discussion, titled "The Ukrainian Crisis: Quintessence of Relations Between Russia and the West?" together with the

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The World of the Future: Moving Through Conflict to Cooperation. Plenary Session…
19.10.2017
October 19 in Sochi, within the framework of the 14th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Club, the plenary session "The World of the Future: Moving Through Conflict to Cooperation" was held.

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