Russia News

Kennan Institute and IREX announce 2007 Regional Policy Symposium: The Former Soviet Republics of Central Asia and the Contemporary Silk Road

Sep 28, 2006
IREX is accepting applications for grants to U.S. junior scholars to participate in the 2007 Regional Policy Symposium on the Former Soviet Republics of Central Asia and the Contemporary Silk Road. The application deadline is December 1, 2006.

Kathryn W. Davis and Family Present Generous Gift To the Wilson Center's Kennan Institute

Sep 28, 2006
The gift will help to underwrite an annual awards dinner, as well as to support Kennan Institute programming.

Woodrow Wilson Center to Honor Kathryn W. Davis and family and John H. Tyson for Contributions to U.S.-Russian Relations

Aug 15, 2006
Davis and family will receive the Wilson Center's Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service, and Tyson will receive the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship at the Kennan Institute's annual dinner on September 19, 2006.

Kennan Institute Announces This Year's Robert H. Baraz Memorial Intern

Jul 28, 2006
The Kennan Institute has selected Stergos Kaloudis as the 2006-07 Robert H. Baraz Memorial Research Intern.

The Kennan Institute, the Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, and the New Eurasia Foundation Hosted a Forum on National Security and Human Rights in Moscow

Jun 30, 2006
The Kennan Institute, the Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, and the New Eurasia Foundation held a closed roundtable discussion on National Security and Human Rights in Moscow, Russia, on June 29, 2006, on the eve of the G8 Summit in Saint Petersburg. This forum brought together more than twenty leading experts from G8 countries, including members of academia, law, public policy, government, nongovernmental organizations, civil society, human rights advocacy, and journalism.

Discovering Russia: Tobolsk Released by Tri Kvadrata Publishers

Jun 15, 2006
Tobolsk: Architectural Heritage in Photographs has recently been published by the "Tri Kvadrata" publishers in Moscow with the support of the Kennan Institute.

Kennan Institute, Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, and the New Eurasia Founcation to Host a Forum on National Security and Human Rights in Moscow

Jun 12, 2006
The Kennan Institute, the Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, and the New Eurasia Foundation will host a closed roundtable discussion on National Security and Human Rights in Moscow, Russia, on June 29, 2006, on the eve of the G8 Summit in Saint Petersburg. This conference will bring together more than twenty leading experts from G8 countries, including members of academia, law, public policy, government, nongovernmental organizations, civil society, human rights advocacy, and journalism.

Title VIII Prize for Policy Papers

May 19, 2006
The Title VIII Prize, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Title VIII Program, is awarded annually by the AAASS for two distinguished policy papers by graduate students or recent MA/MS/PhD grads, one on Southeast European Affairs and one on Eurasian Affairs in any policy relevant discipline. Deadline: June 30, 2006

The Tragedy of Ukraine's Nuclear Cities

Apr 03, 2006
Although the Chernobyl plant closed down, numerous other nuclear cities still exist in Ukraine, including Enerhodar, where Renata Kosc-Harmatiy has conducted research. And it's not without its problems.

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