The Heat: St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

The Heat

World leaders gathered this week for the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia.

This year’s theme was “New Opportunities in a New World.” Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping were among those who addressed delegates on Friday – both highlighting challenges to global growth and offering possible solutions. We begin with this report from Liu Jiaxin.  

Joining the discussion: 

  • Victor Gao is Chair Professor at Soochow University.
  • Michael Maloof is a former Senior Pentagon Strategic Analyst.
  • Anton Fedyashin is a Professor of History at American University. 
  • Dmitry Babich is a Journalist and Russian Political Analyst.