CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE CLUB
Individual Club Member since 2021. Yifat Amedy is a Minister Counsellor at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Has been working at the Israeli Embassy in Moscow for Middle Eastern and Strategic Affairs since August 2017. Ms. Amedy holds the career rank of a Minister Counselor in the Foreign Service since October 2019.
EVGENY P. BUZHINSKIY
Co-Chair of the Trialogue Club International. Lieutenant-General (Retired). Chairman of PIR Center Executive Board since 2014.
ELENA V. CHERNENKO
Co-Chair of the Trialogue Club International. Special correspondent, Kommersant Publishing House. Member of PIR Center EKS Working Group on International Information Security and Global Internet Governance since 2012. Member of PIR Center Executive Board.
Financial services professional with more than twenty years of wealth management experience. In June 2013, Michael joined Marcuard Heritage, a Swiss independent wealth manager. Michael is an economist and holds a PHD in Russian language and literature from the University of Bern. He has lived in Moscow since 2000, is married and has two sons.
VITALY V. NAUMKIN
PhD in History, President of Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences. President of a non-profit NGO Center for Strategic and Political Studies, Editor-in-chief of the Vostok/ORIENS journal, member of the advisory Scientific Council under the Security Council of Russia. He leads the Department of Regional Studies at the Faculty of World Politics at Moscow State University. PIR Center Advisory Board member since 2014.
VLADIMIR A. ORLOV
President and Founder of the Club (since 1993). President and the Founder of PIR Center (since 1994). MGIMO Professor and Academic Advisor of the International M.A. Dual Degree Program Global Security, Nuclear Policy and WMD Nonproliferation (PIR-Center-MIIS-MGIMO).
VICTOR V. SUMSKY
Member of the Trialogue Club International since 2012. Leading Expert of the ASEAN Center at the Moscow State Institute (University) of International Relations (MGIMO-U), and Chief Research Fellow at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, RAS. PIR Center Advisory Board member since 2012.
VYACHESLAV I. TRUBNIKOV
General of the Army, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Hero of the Russian Federation. Since 1973 Member of the Russian Union of Journalists. Director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service in 1996-2000. First Deputy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in CIS countries in 2000-2004. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to India in 2004-2009. PIR Center Executive Board member since 2014 and Member of the Trialogue Club International since 2012.
VLADIMIR V. LEBEDEV
PhD in history. State Councillor of Russian Federation, 3rd class. Since 2013 — Advisor to the Mayor of Moscow. In 2013, became a director of the Moscow Compatriot House. Author of several papers on theory and history of international relations. Author of the Encyclopedia of protocol and etiquette. Research interests: the settlement of conflicts and crises; Russian national security; theory and practice of foreign policy and diplomacy. Member of PIR Center Advisory Board.
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