RISS Director, Lieutenant General Leonid Reshetnikov has opened the scientific forum. First of all he thanked for the assistance in event organization the Intergovernmental Foundation for Educational, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation of the CIS. After L. Reshetnikov told the audience about the various Institute activities, he presented bright and interesting lecture-discussion about civilizational unity of the peoples of the CIS and answered the questions of participants.

This year the event brought together young scientists from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Transnistria, Russia, and representatives of youth organizations of the Eurasian integration. During this week leading experts of RISS will make the reports on the peculiarities of the development of economic and political relations of Russia with the CIS countries and answer questions.

Within the framework of this scientific meeting each forum member will demonstrate his civic position, find like-minded fellows, expand understanding of the positions of the CIS countries in the context of modern challenges and threats, and get acquainted with Russian culture and art.

International forum of young political scientists in RISS will continue until September 13.