“So, is it true that the Trump victory has opened up a window of opportunity for Russia’s relations with the United States? Not quite. Firstly, the window is so narrow that it looks more like a cat flap. Secondly, it’s been left ajar for a while rather than being thrown wide open. The moment that we are observing now should best be defined as “the flap of opportunity”. Today is the most appropriate time to discuss the real opportunities for real improvement of strategic relations.” – Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov, Founder & Special Advisor of the PIR Center, the Head of the Center for Global Trends and International Organizations at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
- Position : Advisor to the Head
- Affiliation : Atomic Energy Organization of Iran
- Position : Chairman
- Affiliation : The Council of the Federation Committee on Foreign Affairs
- Position : Vice-President
- Affiliation : Transneft, JSC
- Affiliation : Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, Department of State
- Affiliation : Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Education, Chairman of the Management Board, Russkiy Mir Foundation
«Let’s not be driven by false illusions – that is my point. Let’s be considered, and focused, judge not by words, but by actions and work constructively», — Sergey Ryabkov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
“This relationship is efficient and effective and I hope in the future to participate in these activities, and I hope that this is going to be useful for the PIR community in general” - Sergei A. Ryabkov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
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