The International Conference of the World Association of the Russian Press opened in Tel Aviv on Monday. About 40 mass media representatives from different countries including Russia are participating in it, RIA Novosti reports. The forum's motto is "The Russian Press: the Integration of Cultures". The conference opened with the reading of the greeting message of Russian State Duma Speaker Gennady Seleznyov. On Monday the conferees are expected to meet the Israeli President and Prime Minister.