Michael Kofman: Only the US Can Push China and Russia Into an Alliance
Michael Kofman, Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Naval Analyses and Fellow at the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington, talks about how the United States'
Apurva Sanghi on How Russia Should Adjust to Rising China and India
Apurva Sanghi, World Bank Lead Economist for the Russian Federation, talks about the internal reforms Russia would need to undertake to succeed as China and India's economies continue to grow in
Lee Jae-Young: The Valdai Conference in Seoul Is a Way of Cooperating With…
Lee Jae-Young, Vice President of the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP), talks about the significance of the Valdai Club holding its Asia regional conference in Seoul.
Theo Sommer on the European Union's Internal Political Change
Theo Sommer, Editor at Large at German newspaper Die Zeit, talks about Merkel Germany's role in the European Union and the changes in the EU's political and nuclear balance of power.
Clash of New World Orders: Path to Confrontation. Expert Discussion and the…
On November 17 at 11:00 the Valdai Discussion Club held  an expert discussion, titled "Clash of New World Orders: Path to Confrontation" together with the presentation of the book
A Rebalancing China and Resurging India: How Will The Pendulum Swing For Russia?
On November 16, at 15:00, the Valdai Discussion Club held an expert discussion with the World Bank, titled “A Rebalancing China and Resurging India: How Will The Pendulum Swing For Russia?”
Dominic Lieven on the October Revolution
Dominic Lieven, Fellow of the British Academy and Research professor at Cambridge University, talks about the reasons for and the outcomes of the 1917 October Revolution, as well as his family's
Wang Wen on the Role of the Media in Asia
Wang Wen, Executive Dean, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China, talks about the role of media in development in Asian countries and the influence of Western media in
Wendell Wallach on the Disruptive Effect of Technology
Wendell Wallach, Consultant, ethicist, and scholar at Yale University's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, talks about the implications of technological development and disruption for
Clifford Kupchan on Eurasia's Biggest Issues and Opportunities
Clifford Kupchan, Chairman and Practice Head of Eurasia Group, talks about the main factors behind issues in Eurasia, such as conflicts, oil dependence, leadership change and succession and the
Andrew Monaghan on Russia's Grand Strategy
Andrew Monaghan, Director of Research on Russia and Northern European Defense and Security, Oxford Centre on the Changing Character of War, Pembroke College, talks about Russian concepts of strategy,
Asle Toje on the Issues of Modern Diplomacy and Geopolitics
Asle Toje, Research Director at the Norwegian Nobel Institute, talks with Valdai Club Reserach Director Fyodor Lukyanov about style in international politics and the differing appreciation of