Russia Events

Past events

22 July: Douglas Murray on BBC’s Daily Politics debating Israel-Hamas fighting

July 18, 2014

RUSSIA MUST COME CLEAN ON ITS ROLE IN EASTERN UKRAINE PLANE CRASH

Henry Jackson Society
PRESS RELEASE For immediate release RUSSIA MUST COME CLEAN ON ITS ROLE IN EASTERN UKRAINE PLANE CRASH, URGE HJS EXPERTS PRESIDENT PUTIN’S CLAIM “UKRAINE RESPONSIBLE” FOR MALAYSIAN AIRLINES TRAGEDY LABELLED “PREPOSTUROUS” 18 July 2014   After the Malyasia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down in eastern ...
July 1, 2014
European Union

Russia’s Role in the Balkans

Dr. Andrew Foxall
On the first anniversary of Croatia’s joining the European Union (EU) on 1 July 2013, the Russia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society has issued a new report – Russia’s Role in the Balkans – Cause for Concern? - ...
June 24, 2014

Event Summary: ‘From Pragmatism to Peril: Should the West Invest In Russia?’

Wiktoria Schulz
and
Dr. Andrew Foxall
This is a summary of an event with William Browder and Sir Andrew Wood on the 11th June 2014; it reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of the Henry Jackson Society or its staff. To view a transcript of this ...
June 24, 2014
Economy

Event Transcript: ‘From Pragmatism to Peril: Should the West Invest in Russia?’

Wiktoria Schulz
and
Dr. Andrew Foxall
This is a summary of an event with William Browder and Sir Andrew Wood, on 24th June 2014; it reflects the views expressed by the speakers and not those of the Henry Jackson Society or its staff. To view a summary of this ...
June 4, 2014

Why Russia Supports Separatism in Eurasia

Nicolae Reutoi
Six days after protests initially broke out on the streets of Sukhumi, the president of the unrecognized Georgian break-away region of Abkhazia, Aleksandr Ankvab, resigned. The resignation came shortly after Vladislav Surkov, a close aid to the Russian President Vladimir ...

Moscow’s Mayoral Election will decide the Fate of the Russian Opposition

The Moscow mayoral election, to be held this September 2013, is a critical turning point for the Russian opposition and will decide its fate. It ...

Snowden in Russia: The Kremlin Accuses Washington of Human Rights Abuse

Days after Washington officially charged Edward Snowden with espionage; the former CIA contractor flew out of Hong Kong for Moscow. His departure ...

What’s Next for the Russian Opposition?

 2012 began with a bang for the Russian opposition, with crowds of up to 100,000 taking to the streets of Moscow to protest the widely reported ...

Celebrities, dissidents pay tribute to Magnitsky

On Tuesday night, playwright Sir Tom Stoppard, activist Bianca Jagger and legendary dissident Vladimir Bukowski joined Hermitage Capital CEO ...

As Litvinenko inquest date is set, former head prosecutor charges “state-directed execution”

Today brought important developments in the ongoing search for justice for Alexander Litvinenko, the FSB-agent-turned dissident murdered by ...

A liberal turn by Medvedev? Don’t count on it.

It’s all over the news that Russian Prime Minister and erstwhile President Dmitry Medvedev has called for an end to the detention of the three ...

As the Russian Opposition gears up for the next round of protests, fresh faces announce election bids

This week, the web has been abuzz with the official announcement that Russian oppositionist and environmental campaign Yevgenia Chirikova’s ...

Conservative Friends of Russia should be a friend to Russians–Not Putin

The Conservative Friends of Russia is scheduled to launch this evening at the Official Residence of the Russian Ambassador to the UK. The ...

New evidence suggests Russia helping Syria evade sanctions

The Wall Street Journal reported this week that it has uncovered documentary evidence suggesting that Russian companies are actively involved in ...

Madonna to be brought to ‘justice’ under homophobic Russian city law

Close attention was paid to Madonna’s two live performances in Moscow and St. Petersburg last week, during which she spoke out for the freedom ...