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Six More Years in the Driver’s Seat: Putin and Russia’s Bumpy Road Ahead
April 6, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Six More Years in the Driver’s Seat: Putin and Russia’s Bumpy Road Ahead2:30 – 4pm Venue: Voesar Conf. Room, Suite 412 Location: Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street, NW Speakers: Maria Lipman, Editor-in-Chief, Counterpoint Nikolay Petrov, Professor, Higher School of Economics, Moscow Maria Lipman is an internationally recognized expert on Russian politics. She is Editor-in-Chief of Counterpoint, an online journal published by the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies. Maria Lipman was the Editor-in-Chief of Pro et Contra, a policy journal published by the Carnegie Moscow Center, from 2003 till 2014. Prior to joining Carnegie Moscow, she was co-founder and Deputy Editor of two Russian weekly magazines: Itogi (Summing Up), published in association with “Newsweek,” and Ezhenedel’ny Zhurnal (Weekly Journal). From 2001 till 2011, Lipman wrote an op-ed column on Russian politics, media and society for the Washington Post. She has contributed to a variety of Russian and US publications, including The New Yorker and has written a monthly blog for The New Yorker online since 2012. Nikolay Petrov is a professor at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow, and also head of the Laboratory of Methodology of Regional Development Evaluation. For many years, he was scholar-in-residence at the Carnegie Moscow Center, where he directed the Society and Regions project. He also heads the Center for Political-Geographic Research. Petrov is a columnist for the information agency RBC (RosBusinessConsulting), a member of the Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia (PONARS Eurasia), a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, and a member of the scientific boards of: The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies; Russian Politics; Russian Politics & Law; and Region: Regional Studies of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. During 1990–1995, he served as an advisor to the Russian parliament, government, and presidential administration.