Lamberto Zannier: Carving Out Space for Dialogue and Letting OSCE Develop is…
OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier talks about the international debate regarding the changing role of the organization.
Meeting with OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier
On April 25, 2017, the Valdai Discussion Club experts met with Mr. Lamberto Zannier, OSCE Secretary General.
Youssef Cherif: Tunisia Remains Stable Despite Crisis in Neighboring Libya
Tunis-based political analyst specializing in North African affairs Youssef Cherif talks about the state of Tunisia in the context of the Libyan crisis.
Vitaly Fridland: AI Systems Cannot Break Away From Human Control
Vitaly Fridland, VP at Fujitsu Technology Solutions and CEO of Fujitsu Russia and CIS, talks about the changes that advances in information technology would create for governments, individuals and
Shen Yi: In Cyberspace We Need to Build a Balance Between Freedom, Security and…
According to Shen Yi, Deputy Director of the Cyberspace Governance Studying Center, Fudan University, the most important experience of China in the cyberspace is determining a balance between such
Briefing for Journalists Following the Closed-Door Iran-Russia Discussion
On April 19, a briefing for journalists was held at the Valdai Discussion Club Conference hall following the results of the closed-door Iran-Russia discussion.
Tarek Heggy: Without Russia, Syria Would Have Collapsed Into Three Countries
Tarek Heggy, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, talks about Russia's involvement in the Middle East and the dangerous consequences that the region would have faced if Russia
Results of Turkish Constitutional Referendum. Expert Discussion
On April 17, 2017, an expert discussion of the results of Turkey’s April 16 constitutional referendum was held at the Valdai Discussion Club Conference Hall (Bolshaya Tatarskaya 42).
Vasily Kuznetsov on Israel and Saudi Arabia's Fears of Iran
Vasily Kuznetsov, Director of the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies of the Institute of Oriental Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences, talks about the reasons behind Saudi Arabia and
Pan Dawei: China and Russia Must Consider Each Other's Interests in Central Asia
According to Pan Dawei, Director of the Center for the Study of Russia of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, China and Russia help to strengthen the independence and sovereignty of the young
Hadiya Abbas: Syria is Ready for Political Dialogue Simultaneously with Strong…
Hadiya Abbas, Chairman of the People's Council (Parliament) of Syria believes that the US is pursuing a hostile policy towards the country. It is not the first time that the US carries out
Valdai Club Hosts Syrian Parliament Chairwoman Hadiya Abbas
On April 12, the Valdai Club held a meeting with Syrian Parliament Chairwoman Hadiya Abbas. It took place under the auspices of an expert discussion titled “Syria: Results of the Fight Against