Mystification and Demystification of Vladimir Putin’s Russia


Since September 2018, Political Capital has been researching how Hungarian society perceives the Russian Federation’s power potential. Political Capital now seeks to put a reality check on it. On the conference, we will introduce the results of this novel research.

You can watch the full conference here.

The summary of the conference is available here, and in Hungarian here.



Venue: Mercure Budapest Korona Hotel (14, Kecskeméti utca, H-1054 Budapest)

Date: February 27, 2019, 10:00-12:30

Language: English (without translation)



 10:00-10:15    Welcome remarks

     Péter Krekó, Political Capital, director

     Thomas Whitehead, Embassy of United Kingdom to Budapest, Head of Policy Team 


10:15-11:00     Presentation of the research results of the ‘Mystification and Demystification of Vladimir Putin’s Russia’ project

     Péter Krekó, Political Capital, director


11:00-12:30    A “reality check” on Russia’s power potential

     András Deák, HAS Institute of World Economics

     Annamária Kiss, CEU Center for European Neighbourhood Studies

     James Sherr, Estonian Foreign Policy Institute, Chatham House

  Moderator András Rácz, Political Capital


12:30-13:00    Buffet lunch


Please, register your participation at the following link by 25th February:

+36 20 665-0384
+36 20 665-0384