Russia and Global Security Risks
Open Skies Treaty and the United States’ Pullout. Speakers
Online Discussion

On July 7, at 3:00 p.m. Moscow time (GMT +3), the Valdai Discussion Club will hold an online discussion based on the results of the Conference of signatories to the Treaty on Open Skies, titled “Open Skies Treaty and the United States’ Pullout.”


  • Oleg Bushuev, Head of the Conventional Arms Control Division, Department of Non-Proliferation and Arms Control of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

  • Vadim Kozyulin, Project Director, Asian Security; Project Director, Emerging Technologies and Global Security; 

  • Peter Topychkanov, Senior Researcher in the SIPRI Nuclear Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme;

  • Richard Weitz, senior fellow and director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at the Hudson Institute.