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Russia in Africa: in search for a revival? - Meeting Russia with Natalia Piskunova

The latest episode of Meeting Russia interview with Dr Natalia Piskunova, a researcher and a senior lecturer in international relations and world politics at Moscow State University. Today we talk about Russian strategy in Africa.
Nagorno-Karabakh: conflict never ends? - Meeting Russia with Kirill Krivosheev

A new episode of Meeting Russia interview with Kirill Krivosheev, a foreign correspondent of a publishing house Kommersant, about perspectives for solving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Russia's Balkan strategy is shaping right now. Meeting Russia with Alexander Pivovarenko.

Talk on Russia's strategy in the Balkans with Alexander Pivovarenko, Senior Research Associate of the RAS Institute of Slavonic Studies.
The right for abortion is not freedom: talk on the conservative approach to the world. Meeting Russia with Andrey Afanasyev.

New episode of Meeting Russia Program with Andrey Afanasyev, correspondent of Tsargrad TV Channel. The talk is on conservative values, antiglobalism, sovereignty and human rights.
You can't ask Trump not to use Twitter - Meeting Russia with Oleg Shakirov.

Oleg Shakirov, expert of the Center for strategic research and RIAC expert, tells us about digital diplomacy and how social media affects international relations.
The secret of Chinese soft power: no values, but a lot of money - Meeting Russia with Mikhail Korostikov. Part 2

The next part of the Meeting Russia Talk with Russian sinologist and 'Kommersant' correspondent Mikhail Korostikov. What is Chinese soft power?
There's no place for public diplomacy within the Russian FP strategy - Meeting Russia with Mikhail Korostikov. Part 1.

Mikhail Korostikov, foreign policy correspondent of the Kommersant publishing house, talks on public diplomacy, Russian image abroad and new generation of Russian leaders.
Sharp power: a new instrument of the governments' foreign policy? - The Discussion Panel

The discussion panel «Sharp power»: a new instrument of the governments' foreign policy?
Anti-soft power is the new soft power - Meeting Russia with Alexey Fenenko

Talk with Alexey Fenenko, professor of Moscow State University and MGIMO, about the new foreign policy concept of anti-soft power.
The Russian Great Game in Asia. Moscow's Eurasian Strategy - Meeting Russia with Anton Tsvetov. Part 2

The second episode of the talk with Anton Tsvetov, expert of the Center for Strategic Research, on Russian interests in Eurasia and integration processes in Southeast Asia.
Russian foreign policy is very masculine. Why is that? - Meeting Russia with Anton Tsvetov. Part 1.

New interview for Meeting Russia program with an expert of the Center for strategic research Anton Tsvetov on foreign policy camps in Russia and the place of women in foreign affairs.
We are permanently drunk when discuss foreign policy - Meeting Russia with Fyodor Lukyanov. Part 2.

Episode 2 with Fyodor Lukyanov, editor-in-chief of "Russia in Global Affairs" magazine, about American "sovietologists", Russia-Japan relations and the level of absurdity in Russia-US relations.
The picture of Russia has nothing to do with the real country - Meeting Russia with Fyodor Lukyanov. Part 1.

Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of "Russia in Global Affairs" magazine, explains the logic of modern Russia-US relations for Meeting Russia program.
If you could hack anyone, whom would you hack? - Meeting Russia with Elena Chernenko.

The second episode of Meeting Russia Program with Elena Chernenko. Talk on cybersecurity, information technologies, hackers and other urgent topics.
The West and Russia: logic of punishment? - Meeting Russia with Ivan Timofeev. Part 2.

The second episode of the Meeting Russia interview with Ivan Timofeev, program director of RIAC, about Ukraine, the EU's sanctions against Russia and Russian think tanks.
Russia and U.S.: no common language for experts? - Meeting Russia with Ivan Timofeev. Part 1.

Our new program on Russia-West relations called Meeting Russia. The first talk with our guest Ivan Timofeev from RIAC was on Russiagate, Trump and Putin contacts, expert community and its language.
Meeting Russia Promo

Our participants share their impressions about the program
Russian Soft Power

PICREADI investigates actors and activities of Russian soft power
(in Russian)