The Balkans Today: Challenges for Russia. Expert Discussion. Speakers
Valdai Discussion Club Conference Hall, Bolshaya Tatarskaya 42, Moscow, Russia

On September 28, 2018, at 11:00 the Valdai Discussion Club will host an expert discussion, titled "The Balkans Today: Challenges for Russia" with presentation of the report "Where Are the Balkans Heading? A New Cooperation Paradigm for Russia".


  • Ekaterina Entina, Associate Professor at the Higher School of Economics, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences (author of the report);

  • Alexander Pivovarenko, Researcher at the Department of Contemporary History of Central and South-Eastern Europe, RAS Institute of Slavonic Studies (author of the report);

  • Dejan Novaković, Director of the Adriatic Council, former State Secretary in the Ministry of Energy, Development and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia (co-author of the report, video message).


  • Andrey Sushentsov, Programme director of the Valdai Discussion Club.