Putin’s Speech At The Meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club: ‘[The West’s] Policy Based On Self-Assurance, Egotism And Claims to Exceptionalism Will Not Bring Any Respect Or True Greatness’ Part I

This year’s topic of the Valdai Club’s 14th meeting was “Creative Destruction: Will A New World Order Emerge from the Current Conflicts?” The four-day forum (October 16-19, 2017) in Sochi was joined by the former President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai, the …