Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts 25 Years since the Fall of the USSR: Where is Eurasia Headed?

25 Years since the Fall of the USSR: Where is Eurasia Headed?

Date : Thu., January 26, 2017 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm Category : Conferences/Symposia

Topics and Speakers

Opening Remarks - 1:15 p.m.

01/26/2017 - 1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m
Edward A. Turzanski

John Templeton Fellow, FPRI

Vice President, Union League of Philadelphia

John R. Haines

Co-Director, Eurasia Program, FPRI

Adrian A. Basora

Co-Director, Eurasia Program, FPRI

Panel I: Energy Politics of the Eurasia Region - 1:30 p.m.

John R. Haines

Co-Director, Eurasia Program, FPRI

Anna Mikulska

Fellow, Eurasia Program, FPRI

Steven Kopits

Managing Director, Princeton Energy Advisors

R. Daniel Kelemen

Professor of Political Science and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University

Chris Miller


Fellow, Eurasia Program, FPRI

Panel II: “Sphere of Influence” Politics: Europe vs. Russia - 3:00 p.m.

Stephen Blank

Senior Fellow, FPRI

Melinda Haring

Fellow, Eurasia Program, FPRI

Mitchell Orenstein

Senior Fellow, FPRI

Nelli Babayan

Fellow, Transatlantic Academy

Adrian A. Basora


Co-Director, Eurasia Program, FPRI

Keynote Address - 4:30 p.m.

Ambassador James Collins

Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Former US Ambassador to Russia



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