Preventing ‘Somalization’: How Iran Resists Destructive Western Policies in the…
13.07.2018
On July 13, 2018, the Valdai Club held an expert discussion on Iran’s regional policy featuring Ali Akbar Velayati, Senior Adviser for International Affairs of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic
Will a Multipolar World Emerge from the Post-Cold War Chaos?
22.06.2018
On Thursday, June 21, the Valdai Club hosted a meeting with António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations. Experts of the Club and journalists discussed with the distinguished guest the UN
Looking at Asia Through the Non-Western Optics Is Still a Challenge for Russia
20.06.2018
On Tuesday, June 19, the Valdai Club hosted an expert discussion attended by Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov. The panelists discussed the global roles of China and India as well as
Evo Morales at the Valdai Club: ‘We Need a Revolution by Word’
14.06.2018
On June 13, the Valdai Club hosted a meeting with Bolivian President Evo Morales. The discussion touched upon the present situation in Bolivia, the country’s relations with Russia and the US, the
Kim-Trump Summit: Strategic Planning on the Way to the ‘Crystal Dream’
14.06.2018
On June 13 the Valdai Discussion Club hosted an expert discussion in the wake of the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Singapore featuring prominent international relations experts. They
How to Overcome Information Inequality and Get Out of the Incompetence Quagmire
25.05.2018
On May 24, 2018, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum hosted the TV debates of the Valdai Discussion Club on the Russia 24 TV channel, titled “Information Inequality: How to Rebalance the
New Cold War or Recalibration of the Global System?
24.05.2018
On May 24, 2018, within the framework of the business program of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the Valdai Discussion Club held a session, titled "Turning Back the Clock:
The Middle East Concert: How to Prevent the Melody from Sounding Like Chaos
22.05.2018
The Middle East has recently become a gravity field that pulls conflicts towards it, involving both regional states and the global powers. The pressing question is how to stop that conflict-stricken
Will Europe Risk More Chaos in the Middle East for Transatlantic Solidarity?
16.05.2018
Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal is strategic and was adopted for reasons, which are unrelated to the agreement as such. It is primarily directed against the Iranian
Challenges As a Source of Growth: How to Make Eurasian Integration More…
14.05.2018
How do the Chinese dragon, the American hegemony, the regional egoism and the “inevitability of Russia” coexist in Eurasia? Which ship should Central Asia focus on – the sinking one or the one which
The Role of Business in Global Development: When Charity Pays Off
11.05.2018
On May 25, on the site of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF'18) the discussion will be helded, titled "The Role of Business in Global Development: When Charity
Eurasia: Island of Stability or Artificial Entity?
11.05.2018
What is Eurasia? An oxymoron, a conglomeration of civilizations, which are absolutely incompatible with one another? Or a field for cooperation, a unique political association? Is there a Eurasian