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12th Flagship Conference "Russian Economy: Quo Vadis?"


On 27 May, 2015 the AEB held its 12th Flagship Conference — "Russian Economy: Quo Vadis?"

During the Conference participants discussed the current state of and prospects for the Russian economy. 
Philippe Pegorier, Chairman of the AEB Board, made the opening remarks.
Among keynote speakers of the first panel discussion were Alexander Idrisov, President, Strategy Partners Group, Nikita Maslennikov, Head of Finance and Economy Department, INSOR, Luis Felipe Fernandez de la Peña, Managing Director For Europe & Central Asia, European External Action Service, Andrey Sharonov, Dean, Moscow School of Management Skolkovo, and Ekaterina Trofimova, First Vice-President, Member of the Board, Gazprom Bank.

The second session was devoted to the Russian energy sector. Marie-Claire Aoun, Director of Energy Center, French Institute of the International Relations, Jacques de Boisséson, General Representative in Russia, Total, David Gray, Chairman and Chief Advisor to the Managing partner, PwC Russia, Igor Ignatiev, Deputy Country Chair in Russia, Shell, Chairman of the AEB Energy Committee,Tatiana Mitrova, Head of Oil and Gas Department, Energy Research Institute, RAS, Stephan Solzhenitsyn, Partner, McKinsey, Stephane Zweguintsow, Chairman of the Board, Enel Russia, discussed Russia's energy role in the world.
The closing session was dedicated to our perception of history. Alain Blum, Professor, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Yury Rubinsky, Director, French Studies Centre, Institute of Europe, RAS, Frank Schauff, AEB CEO, Andrey Sorokin, Director of the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History, Alexey Venediktov, Editor-in-Chief, Echo of Moscow, discussed the history lessons and prospects for the future.

Find more information in post release in RUS and ENG. 

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