On June 2, the Valdai Club hosted an expert discussion, titled “The Russian Economy and the Onslaught of the West: What Will Be the Response to New Challenges?” Since the start of the special military operation in Ukraine, Russia has faced an unprecedented amount of sanctions, mostly from Western countries. Measures have been taken to exclude Russia from the world's economic, financial and trading systems. According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, if Russia does not separate itself with a wall from the developed economies, then "no one will be able to cut off a country like Russia".
On June 2 at 2:00 pm, the Valdai Club will host an expert discussion, titled “The Russian Economy and the Onslaught of the West: What Will Be the Response to New Challenges?”
Leonid Grigoryev, Academic Supervisor of the Department of World Economy, Head of the Master's Programme in World Economy at FMEMP, Higher School of Economics
Sergey Krasilnikov, Vice President, Managing Director of International Relations and Integration Directorate, The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
Natalia Stapran, Director of the Department for Multilateral Economic Cooperation and Special Projects, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Liu Zhiqin, Senior Research Fellow at the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY).
Andrey Bystritskiy, Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club.