The VIII Diplomatic Seminar. Day 1. The Eurasian Union: modern challenges

03 December 2015

An official opening ceremony was held in the National Library of the Republic of Belarus. After a welcome message, partners of the Gorchakov Fund addressed the participants. Chairman of Social and Cultural Public Association “Rossiya Molodaya” Sergey Lushch and Director of the Institution for Information and Education "Topical Conception" Alexander Shpakouski made presentations about their organizations and told about major projects and programs.


Presentations made by Professor of MGIMO (University) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and President of the International Institute for Development of Scientific Cooperation Dr. Yelena Ponomareva and Assistant to the Director of the Russian Institute of Strategic Research Stepan Krivosheyev were followed by an active discussion. The participants were interested in learning experts’ opinions on a number of the most burning issues of the agenda in regards to the Syrian crisis, the Russian aircraft SU-24 shot down by Turkish Air Force and the Ukrainian crisis.

A full text of the article in Russian can be found here