FM Nalbandian meets Valdai analysts and experts
Armenia’s foreign minister Edward Nalbandian had a business lunch on March 11 with a group of renowned members of the Valdai international discussion club
Armenian troops forced to retaliate on contact line with Azerbaijan: minister
“Armenia has been involved in the process of ensuring the Artsakh people’s security for around 29 years now,” Sargsyan said at a session of Valdai Discussion Club in Yerevan.
Diplomats warn of Russia hysteria
Andrey Sushentsov, the head of the Moscow-based Foreign Policy Advisory Group and a program director at the Valdai Club there, says the damage has already been done.
Building a better tomorrow for the Middle East
Prominent experts and high-level officials from Russia and all around the world have been trying to find the answer to the question: “The Middle East: When will tomorrow come?” Russia’s annual Valdai
Cooperation in Syria discussed between Russian diplomat and US expert
The prospects for US-Russian cooperation in Syria was discussed by Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and the chairman of Stand Up America non-profit organization, Paul Vallely, on
Former Pakistani PM: Iraq’s partition should be in hands of people
The people of Iraq have the right to decide how to live, but partitioning should not create mass displacement and destruction of lives, said Pakistan’s former prime minister Shaukat Aziz on Tuesday.
Andrei Bystritsky: "Middle East awaits painful transformation"
Over the past year the situation in the Middle East has changed dramatically, not least due to the active efforts of Russia, both in the form of military aid to Damascus and on the diplomatic arena.
Putin says Astana talks lay groundwork for Geneva meeting
Russian side  hopes that the Syrian opposition will create a unified delegation at the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva, according to Bogdanov. "We hope [to create a unified delegation of
Protecting Christians, fighting terror? Russia's on it
In a widely reported speech at Russia’s conservative Valdai Club, Putin called on Russians to “strengthen a new national identity based on conservative and traditional values such as the Orthodox
How Vladimir Putin's political judo floored his opponents
Putin has tried to leverage US democracy against itself, criticizing the Electoral College system of deciding elections. "There is no true democracy there," he said at the Valdai Discussion
François Fillon and the danger of dancing with the Russian bear
Mr Fillon not only denounced a prospective American-French bombing operation but he did so from Russia, where he was with Mr Putin at the gathering of the Valdai club of senior officials and
Vladimir Putin Is Winning the French Election
Sarkozy's one-time prime minister cannot be accused of being a "Manchurian candidate" or of being on Putin's payroll. The pro-business French right has plenty of money of its own.