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The National Conversation: Putin's Return & The U.S.-Russian Reset

On May 7, Vladimir Putin began his third term as president of the Russian Federation. With the Russian political season over, and the American political season heating up, what are the implications of political transition for the important issues in the U.S.-Russian bilateral relationship?

Date & Time

May. 23, 2012
12:30pm – 2:00pm

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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The National Conversation: Putin's Return & The U.S.-Russian Reset

On May 7, Vladimir Putin began his third term as president of the Russian Federation. With the Russian political season over, and the American political season heating up, what are the implications of political transition for the important issues in the U.S.-Russian bilateral relationship?

This event featured a keynote address by former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, who was joined by a panel featuring David Kramer, President of Freedom House; Nina Khrushcheva, Professor, Graduate Program of International Affairs at The New School; and Blair Ruble, Director of the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute with Susan Glasser, Editor in Chief of Foreign Policy magazine (moderator) and opening remarks by Michael Van Dusen, Executive Vice President and COO, Wilson Center.

This event is part of The National Conversation series, which provides a safe political space for deep dialogue and informed discussion on the most significant problems and challenges facing the nation and the world.


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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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