Next steps in the merger of Eurasian Economic Union and Belt and Road Initiative
01.07.2018
It also remains unclear what the “legal framework” that Sargsyan alluded to actually entails, although the Valdai Discussion Club, a Russian think tank that has published papers on Russia’s Asia
Why the World is Not Becoming Multipolar
29.06.2018
In October 2016, twenty years after Yevgeny Primakov’ policy article was published in the journal International Affairs, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin gave a speech at the Annual
World Cup 2018: Behind the scenes on Putin's oil deals and diplomatic wrangling
15.06.2018
The Kremlin set few international relations goals from the tournament, says Andrey Sushentsov, programme director of the Valdai Club, an elite discussion club linked to the Kremlin.
A Color Revolution Russia Can Live With
14.06.2018
In his analysis for Valdai Club, Alexander Markarov writes: “Over the past few days Pashinyan has repeatedly stated and stressed, both at rallies and during meetings with State Duma deputies who
Russia Constrains Iran
04.06.2018
Already in February 2018, the first public signs of discord between Russia and Iran became visible. At the Valdai Conference in Moscow, attended by both Lavrov and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad
St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018: Building a Trust Economy
03.06.2018
Participants at the Valdai Discussion Club session focused on the effect the crisis in international relations is having on the global economy, and possible ways to resolve the standoff between Russia
Russia eyes deeper economic engagement in Libya
31.05.2018
As shown in a May 2018 report by Russia’s Valdai International Discussion Club (to which this author contributed), analysts believe the transformative period in the Middle East is over, and
World will Dump US Banking
30.05.2018
The US dollar is becoming less appealing for investors as American debt continues to soar and the greenback is printed to cover it, investor Jim Rogers said at the St. Petersburg International
Jim Rogers: Dollar Losing Global Status as US Debt Soars Read Newsmax: Jim…
27.05.2018
“Dollar is going to be higher than now because the turmoil is coming,” Rogers said at the Valdai Club’s discussion session, held as part of SPIEF.
U.S. has largest debt in world history
27.05.2018
The US dollar is becoming less appealing for investors as American debt continues to soar and the greenback is printed to cover it, investor Jim Rogers said at the St. Petersburg International
Spotlight: China-Russia economic cooperation enters new era
25.05.2018
"Now the EAEU and China have a common legal basis for further development of cooperation in a number of areas," said Timofei Bordachev, an expert at the Valdai International Discussion Club.
Russia Says Syria Rejects New Constitution Diluting Assad Powers
23.05.2018
Syria won’t accept a Russian plan for a new constitution that would dilute the powers of President Bashar al-Assad, in a setback for Kremlin efforts to negotiate an end to the seven-year civil war.