Shuvalov on Russia, the WTO, and the G-20 Summit


September 21, 2009, 3:00 AM EDT
Embassy of the Russian Federation, Washington, DC
C. Fred Bergsten (PIIE), Igor I. Shuvalov (First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation) and Andrew Kuchins (Center for Strategic and International Studies)

Event Summary

Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor I. Shuvalov outlined how Russia has dealt with the global financial crisis at an event hosted by the Russian Embassy in Washington, DC, in coordination with the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, September 21, 2009. Following his speech, Bergsten and CSIS Russian expert Andrew Kuchins posed questions, facilitating discussion on the state of the Russian economy, Russia's WTO ascension, and Russia's role in the global recovering and the upcoming G-20 summit in Pittsburgh.

Event Materials

Book: The Russia Balance Sheet
by Anders Åslund and Andrew Kuchins
April 2009

Book: Russia's Capitalist Revolution: Why Market Reform Succeeded and Democracy Failed
by Anders Åslund
October 2007