Wilson Center Experts

Victor J. Yasmann

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Senior Fellow, American Foreign Policy Council
Wilson Center Project(s):
Russian Security Laws and International Implications
Aug 01, 1998
Aug 01, 1998

Project Summary

Evaluates the legal situation in Russia, focusing on the basic premises of the law on state secrets after the introduction of the 1997 accounts; the interpretation of the law in respect to its implementation and constitutionality and the question of application and oversight. Looks at the impact of the law on activists, researchers and NGOs and on international cooperation.