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Putin’s Gamble: US-Russian Relations in an Era of Global Change

The Pleasants Room, Wilson Library

Dr. Celeste Wallander is President and CEO of the U.S.-Russia Foundation. She served as Special Assistant to President Obama and Senior Director for Russia/Eurasia on the National Security Council (2013-2017). She's held several teaching positions as professor at American University … Continued

Hacks, Trolls, and Fake News: What’s Russia Got To Do With It?

The Pleasants Room, Wilson Library

Join us for a panel discussion examining media disinformation and manipulation strategies that have been attributed to and orchestrated by Russia vis-á-vis the U.S. and Ukraine. The panelists will address Russian Twitter bots, the state of media and journalism in contemporary … Continued

Why Do Russians Love Putin, or Do They Really?

The Pleasants Room, Wilson Library

What explains the surge in President Vladimir Putin’s popular support that followed Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea? To shed light on this question, Dr. Henry E. Hale (George Washington University) will discuss public opinion surveys that interviewed a nationally representative … Continued