Wallace House presents Knight-Wallace journalists who have reported extensively from Ukraine and a U-M policy expert as they examine Putin’s suppression of a free press, the call for direct military support, and the geopolitical, economic and humanitarian consequences of the growing conflict.
Developing Future Leaders in U.S.-Russia Relations
In this workshop, students will break into small groups, each tasked with determining U.S. preferences for the basic structure of the Strategic Stability Dialogue, its conduct, and its mandate and agenda.
On March 18 of this year Vladimir Putin will likely win easy re-election to a 4th term as Russian president. But expectation is growing in Russia that this will be his last term as President, opening a Pandora’s box of uncertainty and competing succession scenarios with broad consequences for Russia’s internal direction, and external ambitions.
A panel discussion on the future of Ukraine addressing the far reaching implications of reconstruction aid and development; legal status of the Crimean Peninsula; re-establishment of international frontiers; resettlement of refugee and IDP populations; demobilization of armed forces and militia; reconstruction aid and development and the prosecution of alleged war crimes.
Alumni Center, Founders Room
200 Fletcher St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
The University of Michigan is pleased to announce the upcoming visit of John Beyrle, U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation. Ambassador Beyrle will deliver a public lecture titled 'U.S.-Russia Relations: Status of the 'Reset',' at the University of Michigan Alumni Center. A career Foreign Service Officer and specialist in Russian and East European Affairs, Ambassador Beyrle has held the top position in the Moscow Embassy since July 2008. This will be a unique opportunity to hear from a leading public official about U.S.