Past Event

Where Is Russia Headed?

April 27, 2007
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Low Memorial Library

The question, "Where Is Russia headed?" has become a central preoccupation on the world stage. Is Russian democracy at bay? Is a new Cold War beginning? This forum brings together world-class U.S. scholars, journalists, diplomats, and Russian leaders to discuss these issues frankly.


Chrystia Freeland, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

Erik Berglöf, Chief Economist and Special Adviser to the President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Padma Desai, Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Comparative Economic Systems, Columbia University

Yegor Gaidar, Director, Institute for the Economy in Transition and former Prime Minister of Russia

Jack F. Matlock Jr., former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union and Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University