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The Future of Russia: utopia or realism?

April 20, Tuesday

A desire to reshape the future is a steady trend that has emerged in Russian society, however there are many challenges which face the government today as they try to form the ‘future’ of Russia. Will the declared modernization decay and end in another failed reformatory project? Join our panel of experts as they discuss the following questions surrounding this topic: How achievable is this Program of Modernization of Russia? What is it Utopia or tomorrow's Reality? Is it possible to change model of society’s development, while not touching its essential characteristics, such as: structure of the Russian authority, structure and a pattern of ownership, structure of economy, ideological and valuable structure of society?

Participants: V. T. Tretyakov, political scientist, analyst, TV presenter, Dean of TV broadcasting college at Moscow State University, producer and presenter at the leading weekly TV show “What to do? Philosophical conversations” broadcasted on Culture channel.

A. F. Fillipov, sociologist and philosopher with a PhD in sociological sciences, a Professor of practical philosophy, the head of a laboratory, and the head of the Fundamental Sociology Center at the Institute for Humanitarian Historical- Theoretical Researches.

A. M. Rutkevich, philosopher, Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, Dean of the Philosophical Department at GU-VSE and main scientific employee at the Institute for Humanitarian Historical-Theoretical Researches.

J. A. Danilov, economist, the Cand.Econ.Sci. the managing faculty of the International University in Moscow, the senior adviser on macroeconomic of the Head of Federal service on the financial markets, Director of Fund of the Center of Development of the Share Market.

Moderator: I. A. Fomin, general Director of the Publishing and consulting group "Praksis", and deputy editor-in-chief of "Sokrat” magazine. This event is co-organised by publishing and consulting group “Praksis”.

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