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  • Position : Chairman
  • Affiliation : The Council of the Federation Committee on Foreign Affairs
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Foreign policy priorities and the soft power of Russia

The topic of my speech - foreign policy priorities and the soft power of Russia. I'm certainly not going to talk about Russia's foreign policy, because I am not authorized as the head of the federal agency, it is the competence of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. I would like to talk about the new phenomenon of soft power, at any case, new  for Russia as a tool which allows to realize the priorities of Russian foreign policy. 

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Trialogue Club International Meeting, October 15, 2013