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Russian Labor Protests in Challenging Economic Times

Recent Russian research provides clear evidence that labor protest is on the rise. Using this data, the speakers examined how current labor protests compare with previous ones, such as those in the 1990’s. Will these protests spread and what threats would they pose to Putin’s leadership?

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May. 16, 2016
2:00pm – 3:30pm

Location

5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Russian Labor Protests in Challenging Economic Times

Recent Russian research provides clear evidence that labor protest is on the rise. Using this data, the speakers examined how current labor protests compare with previous ones, such as those in the 1990’s. Will these protests spread and what threats would they pose to Putin’s leadership?

Speaker

Irina Meyer-Olimpieva

Senior Researcher, St. Petersburg Center for Independent Social Research; Former George F. Kennan Fellow
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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 expertise and knowledge of Russia, Ukraine, and the region. Through its residential fellowship programs, public lectures, workshops, and publications, the Institute strives to attract, publicize, and integrate new research into the policy community.  Read more

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