The V Russian-Georgian meeting of young professionals. Day 2. “Business breakfast”, prospects for restoration of trade ties and bilateral relations in mass media

28 July 2015

The program of the second day was opened by business breakfast with senior research fellow at the Institute for International Security Issues of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexei Fenenko. He provided a topic for the discussion – issues of European security.


Participants exchanged opinions regarding approaches of Moscow to normalization of Russian-Georgian relations during the breakfast.


Then Chairman of the Russian Trade and Economic Development Council Maxim Chereshnev spoke to the participants.


After introducing the audience to activities of the Council, he told about trade and economic difficulties and prospects for Georgian business on the Russian market. The expert had prepared a presentation on structure of import and export of Georgia.


The program of the day ended with a meeting in the editorial office of Russia Beyond. The roundtable “Russian media space and foreign audience: specifics of perception” was held.

The Georgian participants made a report on “Russia, mass media and image of an enemy in Georgia” and “Global processes of perception in Georgian media”.