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Indian Experts to Address ‘Primakov Readings’ in Moscow, Offering Insights on Russia


Indian Experts to Address ‘Primakov Readings’ in Moscow, Offering Insights on Russia


The 10th anniversary edition of the Primakov Readings Forum titled “Russia in the Global Context” to be held in Moscow later this month will see four Indians speaking on the sessions “BRICS: Step Towards a New World Architecture”, “The Space of Greater Eurasia: Interaction Vectors”, “Culture—uniting or dividing countries?” and “A Polycentric Nuclear World”.

The two-day event to be held on June, 25-26 at the World Trade Center in Moscow will be addressed by Sergey Lavrov, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, as well as leading Russian and foreign experts in the field of international security, world politics and economics, representatives of public organizations, politicians and diplomats.

The four Indian experts are Amb. Sujan Chinoy, Director of the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA), Prof. Madhav Nalapat, Director of the Department for Geopolitics and International Relations at Manipal University, Jyoti Malhotra, Editor-in-Chief of The Tribune, and Nandan Unnikrishnan, Distinguished Fellow at Observer Research Foundation New Delhi.

The discussions at the Anniversary International Scientific and Expert Primakov Readings Forum will focus on the role of BRICS in shaping a new global economic architecture, vectors of interaction among the countries of Greater Eurasia, a polycentric nuclear world and the impact of contemporary crises on the future contours of European security, as well as the role of culture in international relations.

This autumn marks the 95th anniversary of the birth of Evgeny M. Primakov, a Russian politician and diplomat who served as Prime Minister of Russia from 1998 to 1999. In light of this event, the main program of the Primakov Readings will be opened by a session dedicated to his scientific and political legacy.

The organizers of the event are the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO); the Evgeny Primakov Centre for International Cooperation; the World Trade Centre, and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.


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