On March 1, 2017, Head of IE RAS Center for French Studies Y.I. Rubinsky participated in interinstitutional round table «French presidential election 2017», held in Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations RAS.
The round table was chaired by Deputy Director of the Institute, RAS Corresponding member A.V. Kuznetsov. Y.I. Rubinsky made the introductory report «France on a new frontier», analyzing disposition of political forces and stressing inevitability of the party system reformation, undermining the Fifth Republic institutions.