SURF-HSE Panel: U.S.-Russia Relations During the Biden Administration
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Fyodor A. Lukyanov

Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs, Chairman of the Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy, and Research Director of the Valdai Discussion Club. Research Professor, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow.

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Dmitry V. Suslov

Deputy Director of the Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies at the National Research University–Higher School of Economics.

Maksim A. Suchkov

Director of the Center for Advanced American Studies at MGIMO University; Associate Professor of the Department of Applied International Analysis at MGIMO University; Non-Resident Scholar, Conflict Resolution and Track II Dialogues Program, Middle East Institute.

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ORCID 0000-0003-3551-7256

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Address: Vernadsky Prospect, 76, Moscow 119454, Russia

Pavel Sharikov

Director of the Center for Applied Research of the Institute of USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

On January 23 Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs of the National Research University Higher School of Economics arranged Expert Panel on US-Russia Relations for the Stanford US-Russia Forum 2021 delegates, featuring, among others, Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs.

 

The record is available here

 

This Panel traditionally opens the series of SURF events in Moscow. This year the Panel was conducted online.

The speakers analyzed the current international context of the US-Russia relations, domestic trends in the US and their impact on the US policy towards Russia, prospects for the US foreign policy and US-Russia relations during the Biden Administration. After the discussion, which was moderated by Dmitry Suslov, the panelists answered the SURF delegates’ questions.

Speakers of the Panel were:

  • Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of the “Russia in Global Affairs” Journal, Research Professor of the HSE, Research Director of the Valdai Discussion Club;
  • Dmitry Suslov, Deputy Director of the Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies, HSE University, member of the Russian International Affairs Council;
  • Maxim Suchkov, Senior Research Fellow at the MGIMO Laboratory for International Trends Analysis, an associate research fellow at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) and a non-resident scholar at the Washington-based Middle East Institute (MEI).
  • Pavel Sharikov, Director of the Center for Applied Research of the Institute of USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences
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