Russia in the Middle East: Playing on All Fields. Valdai Club Conference

19.02.2018 - 20.02.2018 InterContinental Hotel, 22 Tverskaya st., Moscow
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Russia in the Middle East: Playing on All Fields
05.02.2018
On February 19-20, 2018, the Valdai Discussion Club in partnership with the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences will hold a conference, titled “Russia in the Middle East:

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Announcements
The Big Game: Beijing’s Interests in the Middle East
23.02.2018
Syria is only part of the big game Beijing has pursued since the middle of this decade. It wants to make its mark as a global power responsible for the fate of the Eurasian continent. In late

Expert: 
Viktor Larin

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Expert Opinions
Remarks and Answers to Questions by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the Middle…
22.02.2018
Once again I am pleased to attend an event organised by Valdai Discussion Club which has proved its usefulness. It is always heartening to see interested and engaged faces which express the wish of

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Sergey Lavrov

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Expert Opinions
The Sochi Congress Under a Magnifying Glass: A Constructive Critique of Russia’s…
22.02.2018
Last month, Russia held its long awaited “Syrian National Congress” in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, which pursued the ambitious goal of providing an umbrella platform for a wide spectrum of

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Expert Opinions
Stability in Yemen is an Integral Part of Global Security
21.02.2018
Ending the war would benefit everyone. If there is no peace, chaos will begin to expand to neighboring countries, and no one will escape. Ending the war is the key demand of our people, which is

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Expert Opinions
The Foggy Future of One Region. Results of the Second Day of the Valdai Club…
21.02.2018
The second day of the Valdai Club Middle East conference was no less intense than the first one. Participants in the four sessions discussed the fate of the Libyan people, the Kurdish issue, the role

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Club Events
Iran: Difficult Neighbor or an Essential Element of Regional Security?
21.02.2018
The seventh session of the Valdai Club conference "Russia in the Middle East: Playing on all fields" was devoted to Iran's role in the region and difficulties to strengthen security in

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Club Events
Middle East Countries Must Determine Their Own Future
20.02.2018
In the Middle East, under the influence of various factors there is fragmentation, disintegration of statehood and a growing number of disagreements between states and ethno-confessional groups. The

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Club Events
To Resolve the Kurdish Problem, a UN Commission Is Needed
20.02.2018
Aggravation of the Kurdish problem is one of the most significant consequences of the transformations taking place in the Middle East. This issue was discussed during the sixth session of the Valdai

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Future of Libya Is in the Hands of the Libyans: Futility of the Outside…
20.02.2018
The fate of Libya, which, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, turned into a "black hole" after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, was discussed during the fifth session of

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Club Events
Perception Paradoxes and Unnoticed Tragedies. Russia in the Middle East:…
20.02.2018
The game on all fields - perhaps, this is the main meaning of the Valdai Club Middle East conference, which takes place  in Moscow on February 19-20. Famous politicians, diplomats,

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Club Events
Russia’s Ambitions in Libya
20.02.2018
Moscow’s strategy in Libya is likely to revolve around some key issues including economic interests, where Russia lost billions of dollars in contracts signed with the Qaddafi regime in the energy,

Expert: 
Mohamed Eljarh

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Expert Opinions

See also

Russia in the Middle East: Playing on All Fields. Valdai Club Conference. Day 2
21.02.2018
On February 19-20, 2018, the Valdai Discussion Club in partnership with the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences holds a conference, titled “Russia in the Middle East:

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Video
Karim Haggag on the Jerusalem Issue
21.02.2018
Karim Haggag, professor of practice at the American University in Cairo, discusses the issue of Jerusalem and its importance in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. According to him, what is happening

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Moradian Davood on ISIS and Islamism
21.02.2018
Moradian Davood, director of the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS), says that the international community made a mistake by reducing the political ideology of Islamism to ISIS

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Romain Grandjean on Stabilization of Libya
21.02.2018
Romain Grandjean, Director for Near East and North Africa at the Center for Humanitarian Dialogue, discusses two steps that should be undertaken to stabilize the situation in Libya. According to him,

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Deborah Jones on International Support to Libya
21.02.2018
Deborah K. Jones, US Ambassador to Kuwait (2008-2011) and to Libya (2013-2015) discusses the problem of support to Libya by the international community. According to her, the main

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Photo Gallery: Session 8. The Future of One Region
20.02.2018
On February 19-20, 2018, the Valdai Discussion Club in partnership with the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences held a conference, titled “Russia in the Middle East:

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Photo