Russia should not miss its chance: Development scenarios
The theses contained in the report “Russia should not miss its chance: Development scenarios” were prepared by the working group comprising Russian and international experts ahead of the VIII annual Valdai Discussion Club meeting, themed “2011-2012 Elections and the Future of Russia. Development Scenarios for the Next 5-8 Years”.
By examining the situation within Russia, its foreign policy in the 2000s, and taking into account internal and external development factors, the analysts drew conclusions about possible future trajectories for Russia future and offered six scenarios for the country’s development.
The issues raised became focal points provoking heated discussion at the Club sessions held in Kaluga, November 7-9, 2011. Ideas aired during that debate were included in the draft report.
The final version of the report was presented to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin when he met with the Valdai Club on November, 11, 2011.