INSOR Russia: Institute of Contemporary Development
Updated April 18, 2019

Russian-US High-Level Group Meets in Moscow

June 7, 2011

The Institute of Contemporary Development hosted a meeting of the Russian-US High Level Group, which was created by the Institute and the US Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). The joint coordinators of the group are INSOR Chairman Igor Yurgens and CFR President Richard Haas.

On June 6 and June 7 the group met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Russian Presidential Aide Sergei Prikhodko and First Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council Vladimir Bulavin, among others.

The discussions focused on current issues as well as those on the horizon concerning the further development of bilateral relations, the situation in the Middle East and Central Asia, trade and economic relations, and scientific and technological cooperation between Russia and the United States. Particular attention was given to the development of specific recommendations and proposals related to these aspects of the two countries relations.