||As the world continues to struggle with the aftermath of the 20082009 economic crisis it becomes increasingly reliant on traditional and new formats of economic policy coordination and cooperative approaches to reforming the international system. What is the role of such formats as the G8, the G20, and BRICS? What are the Russian interests in each of these formats? And which one looks the more promising?
We have put these questions to Amb. Vadim Lukov, Deputy Representative of the President of Russia in the G8, the Russian Foreign Affairs Ministry Coordinator for G20 and BRICS Affairs