Environmental Advocacy and the Movement for Nuclear Safety in Kazakhstan

April 26, 2005 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Kaisha Atakhanova, Director, Karaganda Ecological Center, and 2005 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner from Asia, describes how the people of Kazakhstan were able to successfully resist a proposed law that would allow foreign countries to dispose of nuclear waste products in Kazakhstan.

From Lords to Vassals: The End of Regional Executive Elections in Russia

April 25, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Andrew Konitzer, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Baylor University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

How Far Can the EU and NATO Go in Taking in Ukraine and Russia

April 18, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Ira Strauss, U.S. Coordinator, Committee on Eastern Europe and Russia in NATO

What Happened to 'Unity, Consent and Revival?' The Donetsk Clan before and after the Ukrainian Presidential Elections

April 12, 2005 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Kerstin Zimmer, Research Associate, Institute of Sociology, University of Marburg, Germany

Judicial and Legal Reform in the Aftermath of the Ukrainian Presidential Elections

April 11, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Bohdan Futey, Judge, United States Court of Federal Claims

Can Businesses Survive in Russia if They Obey the Law?

April 08, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Peter Maggs, Professor of Law, Clifford M. and Bette A. Carney Chair in Law, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Peter Solomon, Director, Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Toronto; Oksana Kozyr, Head of the Civil Code Department, Private Law Research Center under the President of the Russian Federation, Moscow; Robert Sharlet, Chauncey Winters Research Professor of Political Science, Union College, Schenectady, NY Video of this event is now available.

Current Views on the Role of Russian Private and Family Foundations in Civil Society and Building Democracy

April 06, 2005 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Irina Yasina, Program Director, Open Russia NGO; Inga Pagava, Director, Development Department, Charities Aid Foundation, Russia

Russian Agrarian Policy under Putin

April 04, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Stephen Wegren, Associate Profesor, Department of Political Science, Southern Methodist University

The Problem of Human Rights: A Case Study of Tajik Immigrants in Russia

March 29, 2005 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Davlat Khudonazarov, President, "FOCUS" Humanitarian Foundation, Moscow, and Galina Starovoitova Fellow on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution, Kennan Institute

Exit and Voice in the Near Abroad: Russian Minority Populations in Kyrgyzstan and Latvia

March 28, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Michele E. Commercio, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies, Georgetown University


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