Select language:

50 countries participate in 2017 Yalta International Economic Forum

 / Главная / Russkiy Mir Foundation / News / 50 countries participate in 2017 Yalta International Economic Forum

50 countries participate in 2017 Yalta International Economic Forum


wikipedia.org2017 Yalta International Economic Forum started today April 20 in Crimea, as per TASS. It is one of the four largest economic forums in the country. Around 1,5 thousand people will take part in it.

It is already the third forum this year. Its organizers promise that they will overcome last year’s record on the number of foreign guests. About two hundred participants from abroad representing almost fifty countries are expected to attend the Yalta forum. Among the participants are authorities’ representatives and administration, businessmen, government officials, economists, analysts, international experts.

The main topics of the forum are Russian and Crimean economies’ strategies, attraction of investments and tourism development.

Italy has been broadly represented at the forum. Delegations from France, Austria, Japan, Iran, China and from many other countries are present too. Names of guests are kept in secret by the organizers because of sanctions imposed on Crimea.

Russkiy Mir 

News by subject


Today, nearly 11 thousand Syrian schoolchildren study the Russian language. Instructors for these students are trained in the Russian Language Department of Damascus University, where our compatriot Svetlana Rodygin teaches. She also participated in the Russkiy Mir Foundation anniversary conference. In an interview, she tells us how things have worked out for Russian women who have found themselves in Syria during these difficult wartimes.
The Confederations Cup has begun in Russia. The first game was played in a new stadium in Saint Petersburg. “Welcome to Russia”—with these words Russian President Vladimir Putin ended his speech at the opening ceremony. A Russkiy Mir correspondent experienced firsthand the warmth with which Russia’s “Northern Capital” welcomed foreigners and football fans from all over Russia.