Russian Hackers: Myths and Reality
The scandal around the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential elections led to numerous negative consequences both in American political life and in international politics. The
How BRICS+ Format Can Become an Alternative Track for Globalization
As the developed world is increasingly leaning toward protectionism, the emerging nations seem to take the lead in shaping the contours of an alternative globalization with BRICS serving as the
Valdai Club and ADC Forum Sign Cooperation Agreement
On July 14, 2017, the Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club and ADC Forum (Australia) signed a cooperation agreement. The sides agreed to help establish
Security and Media as Indicators of Future States' Competitiveness
On July 13, the Rambler&Co Lectorium in Moscow hosted an expert discussion titled “Security and Media as Indicators of Future States' Competitiveness” on the first results of the Valdai Discussion
G20 in Hamburg: Positive or Negative? Expert Discussion
On July 10, the Valdai Discussion Club held an expert discussion dedicated to the results of the Hamburg G20 summit, which took place over the weekend. The main topic touched upon by experts was the
Russia, Kazakhstan and China: Common Views of Eurasian Integration
On July 3, the Valdai Club held a presentation of the tripartite Russian-Kazakhstani-Chinese report titled “Reshaping Eurasian Space: Common Perspectives from China, Russia and Kazakhstan Think
High-Level Conference in Hamburg Ahead of the G20 Discusses the Main Challenges…
The high-level economic conference held in Hamburg ahead of the G20 meeting covered the main issues on the agenda of the G20 summit, including macroeconomic policy coordination, migration,
Eurasian Economic Union: Recent Trends and Prospects
On June 26, the Valdai Discussion Club hosted an economic seminar, titled “Eurasian Economic Union: Recent Trends and Prospects”. Seminar participants discussed successes of, and obstacles to Eurasian
Rigid Alliances or Ad Hoc Coalitions? Military-Political Alliances in the 21st…
On June 19, the Valdai Club held an expert discussion on trends in military-political alliances, as part of a presentation of a Valdai Paper, titled “Russia’s Allies and the Geopolitical Frontier in
Russian Experts: The Middle East Will Never Be the Same
Russia has become a key player in nearly all affairs in the Middle East, where everything is interconnected and rather controversial. At the same time, there is an overly large probability that
What Were the Economic Views of the US Founding Fathers?
In his lecture, delivered at the Valdai Club, Professor Steven Pincus of Yale University, focused on some common misinterpretations of the US Founding Fathers’ motivations to break away from Britain
Is it Possible to Be Prepared for Different Scenarios of the Future?
During the TV debates, organized by the "Russia 24" TV channel and the Valdai Discussion Club within the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, experts, politicians