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Raisina Dialogue 2018 conference starts with participation of Vyacheslav Nikonov
The Raisina Dialogue 2018 International conference has started on January 16 in New Delhi, Russian National Committee on BRICS Research’s website informs.
The conference was organized by the leading research center in India - Observer Research Foundation and supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India and dedicated to the topic: Management of Destructive Shifts: Ideas, Institutes, Peculiarities. The conference gathered a record number of participants this year, including people from Russia – 40 delegates represent our country.
The delegation from Russia includes chairman of the directors’ board of Russian National Committee on BRICS Research (Russian National Committee on BRICS Research is a research center established in tandem with Russian Academy of Sciences and the Russkiy Mir Foundation), the head of the State Duma Committee for Education and Science, chairman of the directors’ board of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vyacheslav Nikonov who took part in the gala opening of the conference together with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu.
Netanyahu who is paying an official visit to India and gave a bright and fascinating speech at the request of the inviting party at the opening ceremony analyzing sources of force and competitiveness of different countries and nations, executive director of Russian National Committee on BRICS Research, the head of regional programmes department of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Georgy Toloraya commented the beginning of the conference. He has added that along with economic, political and military components, Netanyahu has paid special attention to spiritual ties and traditions, institutes and feelings – the mild force without which, in his opinion, no country could be successful.
At the first day of the conference there will be a discussion dedicated to Russia under the title "What the Bear thinks? The next geopolitical move of Russia."