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MOSCOW, October 27. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin will participate in the final plenary session of the XIII annual meeting of the International Discussion Club Valdai in Sochi.
According to the Kremlin press service, in three days the meeting participants considered a wide range of issues, including key challenges that determine the shape of tomorrow's world in the field of international relations, domestic devices, economics, demography and technology.
Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, ex-Finance Minister, Head of Russia’s Center for Strategic Research Alexei Kudrin and State Duma (lower house of parliament) Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin are also expected to attend the session.
The two-day forum titled ‘The Future In Progress: Shaping The World Of Tomorrow’ is expected to focus on a wide range of topics, especially on the main challenges that would determine the shape of tomorrow’s world in international relations, domestic policies, the economy, demography and technology. The discussions will also consider solutions on how repercussions from major shakeups on the world’s political map could be eased, what conclusions might be drawn from the failures of the European project, what the relationship between Russia and the European Union would be like in the future and how the world would be shaped in the coming decade.
This year, 130 experts and political scientists from 35 countries are participating in the meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club.