Presentation of the Valdai Club report "The Russian-Japanese Rapprochement: Opportunities and Limitations". List of Speakers

On August 31, at 16:00, the Valdai Discussion Club will hold an expert discussion and presentation of the report, titled "The Russian-Japanese Rapprochement: Opportunities and Limitations."



  • Taisuke Abiru, Senior Representative, Representative Office in Moscow, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)

  • Dmitry Streltsov, professor, head of the Department of Oriental Studies of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) at the Foreign Ministry, leading researcher of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, chairman of the Association of Japanologists
  • Anna Kireeva, Associate Professor at the Department of Asian and African Studies, MGIMO University 

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