March 25-26, Washington DC, U.S.-Russia Forum: Advancing a Constructive Agenda for U.S.-Russian Relations

Sponsored by the Eurasia Center,, & Russian Center NY

US-Russia Forum
Advancing A Constructive Agenda for U.S.-Russia Relations
March 25-26, 2015
The United States Senate Office Building
The Russian Cultural Centre in Washington, DC


Please be advised that there is no registration fee to attend both Forum days except $100 for the Russian Embassy reception on March 26.

Program Schedule

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The Russian Cultural Centre
1825 Phelps Place, NW, Washington, DC
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Advancing US-Russia Educational and Science Cooperation:

Steven Barnes – George Mason University
Steve Breyman – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Sergei Chasovskikh – Georgetown University
Sharyl Cross – St. Edwards University
Igor Efimov – George Washington University
Rita Guenther – National Academy of Sciences
Maija Kukla – National Science Foundation
Edward Lozansky – American University in Moscow, Moderator
Michail Myagkov – Skolkovo
Artem Oganov – Stony Brook University & Skolkovo
Igor Okunev – Russian State University of International Relations (MGIMO)
Andrey Rezaev – St. Petersburg State University
Natalia Romashkina – National Research Nuclear University
Kevin Ryan – Harvard University
Michael Stopford – University of Nebraska
Nathaniel Trumbull – University of Connecticut
Nikolai Vasilyev – Harvard Medical School
Kendrick White – University of Nizhni Novgorod & Marchmont Capital Partners

Reception to follow
5:30 – 7:30 PM: Reception at The Russian Cultural Centre 

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216
Constitution Avenue between 1st and 2nd Streets, NE, Washington, DC
2:30 – 6:00 PM with coffee break

Military conflict in Ukraine. Major Crisis in US – Russia relations. Searching for the way out.

2:30 – 4:00 PM:
His Excellency Sergei Kislyak, Russian Ambassador to US – Welcoming Remarks
Steven Cohen – New York and Princeton Universities
Gilbert Doctorow – European Committee for East – West Accord
Edward Lozansky – American University in Moscow, Moderator
John Mearsheimer – University of Chicago
Dana Rohrabacher (R -CA) – Member of Congress, TBC

4:00 – 4:20 PM: – Coffee Break

4:20 – 6:00 PM:
The Ukrainian Crisis: Alternative Media, Alternative Narratives.

Charles Bausman –
James Carden – American Conservative
Katrina vanden Heuvel – The Nation, Moderator
Robert Parry – Consortium News
Ray McGovern –
Patrick Smith –

6:30 – 9:30 PM Reception at the Russian Embassy


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