Yuri Shevtsov, a political analyst from Belarus and a member of the project Organizing Committee at March 27 Moscow Roundtable.
A potential exclusivity of the project may be an analysis and monitoring of the results of the previous wars in the Middle East.
There are some cultural changes that are quite hard to trace, particularly those related to Christian churches and communities in the region. They have existed in the Middle East since the earliest times, but now they are at risk. Therefore, it is necessary to understand how many of them have been gone or survived, stated Dr. Shevtsov. He also insisted on the need to promote and support the Russian foreign policy in the Middle East and hinted on a potential role of the Russian Orthodox Church in it. Finally, we are entering the region as the last actor. There are already the Vatican, the EU, and others – all promoting similar cultural projects. Accordingly, we need to open a dialogue with all those players who are already there.