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    A New European Security Deal to Benefit the South Caucasus

    Minsk, 20 April 2018 – The key to making peace is dialogue. For years, the PfP (Partnership for Peace) Consortium Study Group, "Regional Stability in the South Caucasus", has been contributing to the reconciliation...
    Andrey Kortunov

    ‘The most tense period since the Cuban missile crisis’

    “This morning we could have had a direct military clash between Russia and The United States of America in the Mediterranean,” explained Andrey Kortunov, referring to Donald Trump’s latest tweets on Syria. Kortunov is Director...

    Dr. Yakunin´s book published: The Treacherous Path

    This week Vladimir Yakunin, Co-founder and Chairman of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute in Berlin, released his English language book (published by Biteback). Titled The Treacherous Path, it describes Yakunin’s journey from Soviet...

    Chairman of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC), Vladimir Yakunin, attended the inauguration of the President of the Republic of...

    Armen Sarkissian assumed the Armenian presidency in Yerevan today and he invited Vladimir Yakunin to attend. Sarkissian was previously Armenia’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, and prime minister of Armenia between November 1996 and March...
    Westminster Bridge, London. (Credit: rebelml/Bigstock)

    Pooran Pandey at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

    The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) is scheduled for 16-20 April in London. Pooran Pandey, Managing Project Director of the DOC in India will be present, representing the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute...

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    Vladimir Popov
    Vladimir Popov
    DOC Research Institute, Research Director in Economics & Political sciences
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    Christopher Black
    Rechtsanwalt für internationales Strafrecht
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    Elena Melkumyan
    Professor of the Department of the Modern East, Faculty of History, Political Science and Law, Institute for History and Archives, Russian State University for the Humanities
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    Manuel Montes
    PhD., Senior Advisor on Finance and Development, The South Centre, Genf
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    Christine De Vollmer
    President, Latin American Alliance for the Family