Photo Gallery: Common and Different Security Threats to Russia and Central Asia. Second Session of the Valdai Club Central Asian Conference

On May 20, the second session of the Valdai Discussion Club Central Asian Conference, titled “Common and Different Security Threats to Russia and Central Asia”, was held. Vitaly Naumkin, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Academic Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences; Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (2004 – 2014); Adil Kaukenov, Director for Chinese Studies "China Center"; Anatol Lieven, Senior Research Fellow on Russia and Europe, Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft; Guzel Maytdinova, Director, Center of Geopolitical Researches, Russian-Tajik Slavonic University; Andrey Bolshakov, Director of Scientific Programs, Institute for Central Asian Studies, participated. The session was moderated by Khudoberdi Kholiknazar, Director, Center for Central Asian and Chinese Studies in Tajikistan.