“He raises a glass of vodka and toast for the Western financiers”
Adventures of Russians in the forum in Davos.
On the eve of the economic forum in Davos, Switzerland “b” remember the history and highlights of the participation of the Russians.
Upthe photo Archive of “Kommersant” 1/5
1991: first visits
Main actors: the Prime Minister of the USSR Valentin Pavlov (pictured), President of RSPP Arkady Volsky, the head of “Epicentre” Grigory Yavlinsky
What he wrote about the Russians:
“Don’t forget us,— said the Ukrainians, Armenians and Russians in Davos.— Our battle is your battle, and if we lose, the world will become a much more dangerous place. Don’t forget about 30 thousand nuclear warheads in the Soviet Union , and that agreement on them frozen, or not met”
(February 4, 1991 article in The Guardian “Oh, selfish new world”).