Over 1,500 leading Russian foreign experts in the field of political science attended the Congress, representign universities and research centers in Russia and 30 foreign countries. At the plenary sessions of the Congress, presentations and speeches were made, in particular, by Dr. Anatoly Torkunov, Rector of MGIMO, Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences Dr. Alexey Arbatov, Dr. Sergey Rogov, Dr. Andrey Kokoshin, Dr. Natalia Ivanova; Dr. Konstantin Kosachev, Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council; Dr. Alexey Pushkov, Senator of the Russian Federation; and others.
The faculty and students of the Faculty of International Relations and the Faculty of Sociology of RSUH took an active part in the preparation and work of the Congress.
On December 17-18, at the session "Political Challenges and Political Dialogue in the Conditions of Global Turbulence", presentations were made by Dr. Sergei Boyko, Associate Professor of the Department of Theoretical and Applied Political Science of the Faculty of International Relations, Political Science and Foreign Area Studies, Dr. Nikolai Borisov, Head of the Department of Theoretical and Applied Political Science, Faculty of Political Science, Dr. Sergey Dontsev, Professor of the Department of Theoretical and Applied Political Science of the Faculty of Political Science and Social Protection; Dr. Mikhail Grachev, Professor of the Department of Theoretical and Applied Political Science of the Faculty of Political Communication, Dr. Marina Milovanova, Associate Professor of the Department of Political Sociology and Social Technologies of the Faculty of Sociology.
RSUH students took part in the VI All-Russian Forum of Young Political Scientists, traditionally held within the framework of the Congress.