Photo Gallery: Russia's BRICS Chairmanship in the Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic. An Online Discussion

On November 11 the Valdai Club hosted an online discussion, titled “Russia's BRICS Chairmanship in the Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic”, featuring Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov. Akshay Mathur, Director of the Observer Research Foundation Mumbai, Head of ORF Geoeconomics Studies Programme; Philani Mthembu, Executive Director at the Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa; Victoria Panova, Managing Director of the National Committee for BRICS Research, Academic Supervisor of the BRICS Russia Organizing Committee Expert Council, Vice-President for International Relations at the Far Eastern Federal University, Russia’s Sherpa in W20; Xu Sitao, Chief Economist, Partner at Deloitte (China) also took part in the discussion. The discussion was moderated by Timofei Bordachev, Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club.