Photo Gallery: Rebuilding the Economy on a New Basis: How Russia and the Middle East Can Seize Post-Crisis Opportunities. Fourth Session of the Valdai Club 11th Middle East Conference

On February 21-22, the Valdai Discussion Club, with the support of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, holds its eleventh Middle East Conference. The speakers of the fourth session discussed, how Russia and the Middle East can seize post-crisis economic opportunities. Omar Al-Ubaydli, Director of Studies and Research, Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) (Bahrain); Evgeny Vinokurov, Chief Economist of the Eurasian Development Bank and the Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development; Alexander Vysotsky, Head of Government Relations Service, Yandex Go and Market; Tarik M. Yousef, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy program, The Brookings Institution (Qatar), participated. The session was moderated by Yaroslav Lissovolik, Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club.