Vladimir Putin Meets with Members of the Valdai Discussion Club
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Fyodor A. Lukyanov

Russia in Global Affairs
National Research University–Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs
Research Professor;
Valdai Discussion Club
Research Director


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ORCID: 0000-0003-1364-4094
ResearcherID: N-3527-2016
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Valdai Discussion Club

Vladimir Putin took part in a plenary session of the 18th annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club. The plenary session’s moderator was Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs, Research Director of the Valdai Discussion Club.

This year’s theme is Global Shake-up in the 21st Century: The Individual, Values and the State. The four-day programme includes over 15 in-person and online sessions.

Transcript of the Plenary Session of the 18th Annual Meeting

Read the transcript at the link.



Watch the video at the link.


The Age of Pandemic: Year Two. The Future Is Back
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The main objective of the next stage of international politics is to prevent any savage behaviour as rules and institutions crumble and it becomes every country for itself. This is hardly a very uplifting mission, but it is what the past thirty years amounted to.