Vladimir Potanin (Chairman)
President, Interros Holding Company
Dr. Sc. (Technology), Director General, Konstruktorskoye Buro-1 JSC
President, Industrial Investors Group
Dr. Sc. (Economics), Chairman, Board of Directors, Sistema Joint Stock Financial Corporation; Member of the Russian Engineering Academy and International Academy of Communications
Observers have interpreted President Vladimir Putin's recent decision to lift the ban on shipping Russia's S-300 air defense systems to Iran as a sign that the Kremlin intends to immediately deliver those weapons.
This report was prepared following the conclusions of XI annual Valdai Discussion Club meeting.