“India is in Focus of Interests: Russia, USA, China”. The third session of the Primakov Readings will take place on June 11

09 June 2020

On June 11, the third online session of the Primakov Readings “India is in Focus of Interests: Russia, USA, China” will take place at Interfax news agency. A joint project of IMEMO RAS and Interfax has been implemented with the support of the Gorchakov Fund. A series of online meetings with experts, politicians and public activists will be organized as part of the project at the premises of the news agency. Important problems of international relations and world economy during the periods of crises will be discussed.

The following speakers will take part in the event:

  • Vyacheslav Trubnikov, member of the Directorate of IMEMO RAS, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to India (2004-2009), army general;

  • Nandan Unnikrishnan, Distinguished Fellow at Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi;

  • Andrey Kupriyanov, Senior Research Fellow at the Unit of International and Political Problems of IMEMO RAS.

Moderator – Mikhail Shvydkoy, Special Presidential Representative for International Cultural Cooperation.

Main discussion topics:
  • How to bring economic ties between Russia and India onto the level of political relations?;
  • India in the “quadrangle”: converging and diverging interests;
  • Year 2030: Can Chinese-Pakistani relations change?

Please forward your questions for the participants of the press conference at presscenter@interfax.ru

A live broadcast of the event will be available here and on the forum's website.

The event will start at 11:00 am Moscow time on Thursday.