Группа стратегического видения "Россия - Исламский мир"

Group of Strategic Vision "Russia - Islamic World"

Group Coordinator

Popov Veniamin V.

Ambassador, Coordinator of the Group of Strategic vision “Russia-Islamic world”

Soviet and Russian diplomat, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Director of the Center for Partnership of Civilizations in Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the MoFA of Russian Federation, Ph.D. in history.
In the recent past, the Russian Foreign Ministry Ambassador at Large, special presidential representative for relations with the Organization of the Islamic Conference (since 2011 – The Organization of Islamic Cooperation) and other international Islamic organizations.
V. Popov has held the post of ambassador of the USSR and the Russian Federation in northern Yemen, and then in the Yemen Arab Republic, the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and the Republic of Tunisia.
V. Popov holds his PhD in history. He is an author of monographs «Persian Gulf in the plans and policies of the West" and "Close Tunisia."
V.Popov participated in numerous international conferences, also being a head of the Russian delegation.

'18-09-2017'
RIW Group Coordinator Veniamin Popov told Russia's Business FM radio station about Moscow's role in resolving the Libya crisis.
'18-08-2017'
Veniamin Popov, Coordinator of the Russia – Islamic World group, addressed the Aitmatov Readings: Dialogue of Cultures, an international forum of writers and intellectuals.
'11-08-2017'
The coordinator of the Russia – Islamic World group speaks on the role of the international community in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at a TV show.
'02-08-2017'
Veniamin Popov, coordinator of the Russia - Islamic World strategic vision group, shared his recollections of what led to the establishment of the organization.
'31-07-2017'
During his speech at the third meeting of the Strategic Vision Group “Russia – Islamic World” Veniamin Popov, Coordinator of the Group, talked about introduction of Islamic banking in Russia.
'04-05-2017'
Veniamin Popov, Coordinator of the Russia - Islamic World strategic vision group, told participants of the Journalists from Muslim Countries Against Extremism forum that the "situation in the world is challenging, with a surge in extremism and terrorism on the one hand, and growing Islamophobia, on the other hand".
'14-03-2017'
Veniamin Popov, Coordinator of the Russia - Islamic World strategic vision group talked to Kathrin Hille from The Financial Times on training the future of the diplomatic corps. "
'15-02-2017'
Veniamin Popov, coordinator of the Russia Islamic World strategic vision group has shared his views on what helped to reverse the tide in the fight against ISIS.
'10-02-2017'
Veniamin Popov, head of MGIMO’s Center for Partnership of Civilizations, coordinator of the Russia - Islamic World strategic vision group, has presented a piece called 'Responsibility of political leaders on the way to a new world order'. Our website allows readers to take a look at some of the key ideas.
'28-01-2017'
Veniamin Popov, coordinator of the Russia - Islamic World strategic vision group took part in the Forum on the Development on the Middle East at Peking University.
'29-11-2016'

The past few decades have been an experiment in Europe (though not the first one, historically). Now that attempt to realize the dreams of its romantics, utopian philosophers and certain economists and build an ideal common European home has begun to falter.

'10-10-2016'

How to protect young people from the recruiters of terrorist organizations? How to get back to a normal life those who fell in the terrorist networks? How to build the prevention of zombification; how to interact in this respect at the international level? The international scientific-practical conference "Religion against terrorism" which was held on October 6 in Moscow at the People's Friendship University was supposed to answer these and other questions.

'29-09-2016'

On September 28, 1970, Gamal Abdel Nasser passed away. A wonderful person, a leader of the era of national liberation, a true son of his nation passed away. He personified the greatness of ancient and modern history of Egypt.

'28-09-2016'

The diplomatic solution in Syria is possible only in the distant future. (The publication in “Independent newspaper” with commentary of coordinator of Group of strategic vision “Russia – Islamic world” Veniamin Popov).