We need to talk to Putin, and here's how
26.04.2017
Donald Trump has gone to the opposite extreme, heaping praise on Putin: "He has been a leader far more than our president [Obama] has been... I think he's done really a great job of
Bringing Belarus back into line?
12.04.2017
As Andrey Sushentsov, Program Director at the Valdai Club and head of the Moscow-based Foreign Policy Advisory Group, said on March 25th: “The Belarus government’s clash with protesters with a
Esperto, membri Nato e amici Mosca e' possibile
10.04.2017
L'Italia come possibile mediatore tra la Russia e l'Unione europea in un momento geopolitica delicato, ma anche un esempio di come sia possibile rimanere membro della Nato e dell'Ue e
Expectations of a new U.S.-Russia relationship were tanking even before missile…
07.04.2017
“Now, this is about what kind of measures the two sides can take in order to prevent a hot U.S.-Russian war and an outright use of force against each other in Syria,” said Dmitry Suslov, a program
FM Nalbandian meets Valdai analysts and experts
12.03.2017
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
11.03.2017
“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
11.03.2017
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
01.03.2017
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
28.02.2017
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
28.02.2017
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"
27.02.2017
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
27.02.2017
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