John Mearsheimer: We are Moving to a Multipolar World with Three Great Powers
John Mearsheimer, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago talks about why Russia and the United States are not bound to stay on the top of the headlines forever as China rises.
Sabine Fischer: Crisis in Russia-EU Relations Is a Medium-Term Phenomenon
According to Sabine Fischer, Head of Eastern Europe and Eurasia division, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), the Russia-EU relations are at a very difficult state
Hans-Friedrich von Ploetz: Russia Defines Its Role Itself
According to Hans-Friedrich von Ploetz, Permanent representative of Germany at the NATO Council (1989-93) Ambassador to the UK (1999-2002) and to Russia (2002-2005), Russia
Farhad Mammadov on Azerbaijan's Strategic Vision
Farhad Mammadov, Director of the Center for Strategic Studies under the President of Azerbaijan, speaks about basic principles of the Azerbaijan's foreign policy and the country's prospects
Alastair Crooke: Valdai Club Does What Is Absent in the World Today
Valdai Club does what is absent in the world today. In the UN Security Council no one speaks to each other. Diplomats who are supposed to dialogue, actually walk out of the meetings. In this Valdai
Andrew Kuchins on Difficulties in Repairing Russian-US Relations
Andrew Kuchins, Senior Fellow and Research Professor at the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, talks
Thabo Mbeki: Multipolarity Requires Restructuring of International Institutions
According to Thabo Mbeki, former president of the Republic of South Africa, there is no more unipolar or bipolar world. We should restructure international institutions that reflect the
Huang Jing: Russia Plays a Key Role in the Eurasia Project
According to Huang Jing, Lee Foundation Professor on U.S-China Relations, Director, Centre on Asia and Globalization, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, today we
Valdai Discussion Club in Singapore
The Valdai Discussion Club Regional conference titled "New Institutions for Growth in Asia and Eurasia: What Mission for Russia?" was held in Singapore on 13-14 December, 2016. The
Jacques Sapir: Whom Should We Call a Populist?
The idea of large populist movements is rising all over the world, in USA with Donald Trump, and also in Europe. Here is an interesting question – whom should we call a populist? Should we call
Heinz Fischer on EU, Russia and the Future of Europe
Former Federal President of Austria (2006-2016) Heinz Fischer talks about the prospects for normalization of ties between Russia and the European Union, the future of European cohesiveness and
Samuel Charap: We Talked a Lot about the Eurasian Partnership
"We covered different topics. Compared to previous years, this meeting was more moderate and constructive. In previous years there was a little bit more anger. "