The second and the last session in 2020 was Economy Pulse
. The speakers were the President of the Center for Strategic Research (CSR) Vladislav Onishchenko
, Head of the Non-Resource Sector Economics Department of the CSR Ksenia Bannikova
and Director of the Center for Socio-Economic Research Lora Nakoyakova
. The participants learned many facts about Russian business development strategies, companies demands and governmental supporting activities in this field. The negative impact of the coronavirus and the devaluation of ruble were considered as the main challenges to Russia's economy. The experts shared their thoughts on the introduction of possible reforms. After the presentation, the CSR team not only answered but also asked questions to the foreign young diplomats and politicians.
Despite it was the last official day of Meeting Russia, the participants will gather together in Zoom again in order to express their opinions and impressions regarding the project.