13th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club The Future in Progress: Shaping the World of Tomorrow

24.10.2016 - 27.10.2016 Sochi, Russia
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Valdai Paper Special Issue. World Order: Quo Vadis? In Search of a Global…
11.11.2016
Donald Trump's victory hit the very foundations of the US-dominated foreign policy consensus since the 1940s, and put into question the most important foundations of the world order à la America.

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Dmitry Suslov

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Valdai Papers
From the Globalization of the Elites to Globalization for All
08.11.2016
A conflict between “globalization for the chosen few” and “globalization for all” is one of the key outcomes of Vladimir Putin's Valdai address.The specter of imminent transformation that stalked

Expert: 
Oleg Barabanov

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Expert Opinions
Remarks by Dr. Heinz Fischer, Former President of Austria, at the Plenary…
02.11.2016
When we now speak not about the past but about the future, both sides should demonstrate that they are aware of the importance of their relationship. The European Union, in particular, should not lose

Expert: 
Heinz Fischer

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Expert Opinions
Remarks by Mrs. Tarja Halonen, Former President of Finland, at the Plenary…
01.11.2016
Unfortunately the time of catastrophes and extreme armed conflicts is not over. The traditional wars are very rare, but armed conflicts are deeply affecting the whole society and civilian life. In

Expert: 
Tarja Halonen

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Expert Opinions
The Rise of Populist Political Candidates and Movements in the United States and…
31.10.2016
The rise of populist political candidates and movements in the United States and some European countries has provoked many questions about democracy, its effectiveness as a governing model, and its

Expert: 
Paul J. Saunders

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Expert Opinions
Andrey Bystritskiy: Issues that Will Determine our Future
31.10.2016
We have done a great deal during our three-day meeting.  It is interesting that when discussing the natural contradictions between large global players, the majority of our experts agreed

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Expert Opinions
Central Asia: A Region of Joint Action
28.10.2016
Central Asia is considered part of the Islamic world, but the reality is it’s not quite there yet. It is an area of the post-Soviet space that remains divided from the rest of the world, including

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Expert Opinions
Remarks of Mr. Thabo Mbeki, the Patron of the TMF, at the 13th Annual Meeting of…
28.10.2016
It is not possible for Africa and humanity as a whole to extricate itself from this situation outside the context of a multipolar exercise of power which respects the equality of all nations with

Expert: 
Thabo Mbeki

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Expert Opinions
Asserting the New Leviathan: What Awaits Democracy in the 21st Century
28.10.2016
Destruction is threatening the modern world of progress, where West-developed cultural, social, educational and – last but not least – political models were projected onto the rest of the world,

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Expert Opinions
Vladimir Putin Meets with Members of the Valdai Discussion Club. Transcript of…
27.10.2016
Vladimir Putin took part in the final session of the Valdai International Discussion Club’s 13th annual meeting, which this year takes the theme The Future in Progress: Shaping the World of Tomorrow.

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Club Events
13th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club. Session 6. Will Technology…
27.10.2016
Participants of the sixth Session of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Club, titled "Will technology revolutionize the world?" discussed the impact of modern technology, which

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Club Events
Into the Future
27.10.2016
As part of the “Future Preparedness Index” project, experts will annually determine the role of world powers in possible scenarios and outline the contours of the new world.

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Club Events

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Grigory Marchenko on the Role of Kazakhstan in Eurasian integration
01.02.2017
Grigory Marchenko, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2004) and Chairman of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1999-2004, 2009-2013), speaks about

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John Mearsheimer: We are Moving to a Multipolar World with Three Great Powers
18.01.2017
John Mearsheimer, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago talks about why Russia and the United States are not bound to stay on the top of the headlines forever as China rises.

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Sabine Fischer: Crisis in Russia-EU Relations Is a Medium-Term Phenomenon
17.01.2017
According to Sabine Fischer, Head of Eastern Europe and Eurasia division, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), the Russia-EU relations are at a very difficult state

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Hans-Friedrich von Ploetz: Russia Defines Its Role Itself
16.01.2017
According to Hans-Friedrich von Ploetz, Permanent representative of Germany at the NATO Council (1989-93) Ambassador to the UK (1999-2002) and to Russia (2002-2005), Russia

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Farhad Mammadov on Azerbaijan's Strategic Vision
13.01.2017
Farhad Mammadov, Director of the Center for Strategic Studies under the President of Azerbaijan, speaks about basic principles of the Azerbaijan's foreign policy and the country's prospects

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