What: New York University School of Law and the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies are sponsoring the conference, “Russia and U.S. National Interests.” Topics of discussion include:
  • The YUKOS and Khodorkovsky Cases
  • Threats to Civil Society
  • Russia’s Actions in the Near Abroad
  • Russian Oil as a Weapon?

    Who: The more than twenty panel speakers include:
  • Yuri Schmidt, Counsel, Khodorkovsky case
  • Ludmila Alexeyeva, Moscow Helsinki Group
  • Sergey Kovalev, Memorial
  • Michael McFaul, Carnegie Endowment and Stanford University
  • Malcolm Bruce, Member of Parliament, United Kingdom
  • Ian Bremmer, President, Eurasia Group

Where: New York University School of Law, 245 Sullivan Street, Furman Hall - 9th Floor, Washington Square, New York

When: Friday, February 18th, 2005, 9:00am - 5:00p.m. EST

* Members of the media attending the event will need to be credentialed at the door prior to the conference.*

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