Europe and Central Asia 2011 - Spotlight on Russia

Spotlight on Russia


As Russia embarks on a new phase of political and economic change, what new partnership opportunities will emerge?

The following dimensions will be addressed:
- Presidential elections in 2012
- The road to a knowledge economy
- Investment climate
- Institutional trust and support

  • Anatoly Ballo, Deputy Chairman and Member of the Board, State Corporation Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank), Russian Federation
  • Vadim Belyaev, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board, OTKRITIE Financial Corporation, Russian Federation
  • Kairat Kelimbetov, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Kazakhstan; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Europe and Central Asia
  • Tigran Sargsyan, Prime Minister of Armenia
  • Wolfgang Schüssel, Chancellor of Austria (2000-2006)


Moderated by
Charles Grant, Director, Centre for European Reform, United Kingdom; Regional Agenda Council on Europe & Central Asia