Wilson Center Experts

Michael Paulauskas

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
Affiliation:
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Wilson Center Project(s):
The View from 16th and L Streets: The Soviet Embassy and Détente, 1969-1979

Project Summary

The project is an important examination of how Soviet officials approached détente, the period when Soviet and American leaders attempted to normalize the Cold War, holding regular talks to ease tensions, limit the arms race and expand cultural exchanges.