Expert Discussion "Security and Media as Indicators of States of the Future Competitiveness". List of Speakers

On July 13, 2017, at 11:00, the Rambler&Co lectorium will host an expert discussion titled “Security and Media as Indicators Of Future States' Competitiveness,” on the first results of the Valdai Discussion Club and VTsIOM joint project, “The Future Preparedness Index”.


  • Andrey Bystritskiy, Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club;

  • Alexey Volin, Vice Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation;

  • Denis Terekhov, Managing partner at SNMG communications agency

  • Yulia Baskakova, Director of the All-Russia Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) research projects;

  • Artyom Malgin, MGIMO University prorector;

  • Gulnara Abdrakhmanova, Director, Center for Statistics and Monitoring of Information Society at the Institute of Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, National Research University - Higher School of Economics;

  • Andrey Sushentsov, Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club.

  • Matvey Alekseyev, Director of External Communications at Rambler&Co.

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