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A Discussion with Dr. Yuri Shafranik

The U.S. and Russia are each countries whose economies and geopolitical weight depend heavily on energy availability and cost. At a time when their relationship is severely strained, does the shifting global energy environment offer the two countries opportunities to promote joint interests?

Date & Time

Wednesday
Feb. 7, 2018
10:00am – 11:00am ET

Location

5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Overview

The U.S. and Russia are each countries whose economies and geopolitical weight depend heavily on energy availability and cost. At a time when their relationship is severely strained, does the shifting global energy environment offer the two countries opportunities to promote joint interests? 

Speaker

Dr. Yuri Shafranik

Chairman and Founder, International Group Soyuzneftegaz Board of Directors; Chairman, Board of the Union of Oil and Gas Producers of Russia; Minister of Energy, Russian Federation (1993-1996); Governor, Tyumen Region (1990-1993)
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Hosted By

Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, and the region through research and exchange.  Read more

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