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Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2009
Subject: RIA Novosti post-Valdai conference 9.22
From: RIA Novosti Washington <novosti.dc@gmail.com>

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Russia now. Impressions after the Valdai meetings.

Leading experts members of the Valdai club met with President Medvedev, Prime Minister Putin, and other top Russian officials prior key summits in New York and Pittsburg.

September 22, Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.
RIA Novosti Bureau
1706 18 Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009

Angela Stent, Director, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

Clifford Gaddy, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution

12:00 Registration and Lunch
12:30 1:30 p.m. - Discussion

Leading experts from the US, UK, France, Germany, Iran, India, Italy, Poland met with top Russian officials in Moscow, Yakutsk and Yaroslavl in the frames of the Valdai meetings an informal club organized six years ago by the Council for Foreign and Defense Policy and RIA Novosti. They had meetings with President Medvedev, Prime Minister Putin, Minister of Foreign Affairs Lavrov, Vice PM Shuvalov, President s Economic Aid Dvorkovitch, and other top officials.

Moderator Svetlana Babaeva, US Bureau Chief, RIA Novosti

RSVP: Novosti.dc@gmail.com by Monday, September 21, 7:00 PM.


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