US – Russia Forum dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the Allied Victory in World War II and Elbe River Linkage



Washington, United States

US-Russia Forum

Advancing a Constructive Agenda for U.S.-Russian Relations

March 25-26, 2015 Washington, DC

Program Schedule:

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Russian Cultural Centre, 1825 Phelps Place, NW, Washington, DC

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM:

Advancing US-Russia Educational and Science Cooperation:

Steven Barnes – George Mason University
Steve Breyman – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Sergei Chasovskikh – Georgetown University
Sharyl Cross – St. Edwards University
Igor Efimov – George Washington University
Rita Guenther – National Academy of Sciences
Maija Kukla – National Science Foundation
Edward Lozansky – American University in Moscow, Moderator
Michail Myagkov – Skolkovo
Artem Oganov – Stony Brook University & Skolkovo
Igor Okunev – Russian State University of International Relations (MGIMO)
Andrey Rezaev – St. Petersburg State University
Natalia Romashkina – National Research Nuclear University
Kevin Ryan – Harvard University
Michael Stopford – University of Nebraska
Nathaniel Trumbull – University of Connecticut
Nikolai Vasilyev – Harvard Medical School
Kendrick White – University of Nizhni Novgorod & Marchmont Capital Partners

Reception to follow

5:30 – 7:30 PM: Reception at The Russian Cultural Centre

Thursday, March 26, 2015

2:30 – 6:00 PM with coffee break

Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216

Constitution Avenue between 1st and 2nd Streets, NE, Washington, DCMilitary conflict in Ukraine. Major Crisis in US-Russia relations. Searching for the way out.

2:30 – 4:00 PM:

His Excellency Sergei Kislyak, Russian Ambassador to US – Welcoming Remarks
Steven Cohen – New York and Princeton Universities
Gilbert Doctorow – European Committee for East – West Accord
Edward Lozansky – American University in Moscow, Moderator
John Mearsheimer – University of Chicago
Dana Rohrarbacher (R -CA) – Member of Congress, TBC

4:00 – 4:20 PM: Coffee Break

4:20 – 6:00 PM:

The Ukrainian Crisis: Alternative Media, Alternative Narratives.
Charles Bausman –
James Carden – American Conservative
Katrina vanden Heuvel – The Nation, Moderator
Robert Parry – Consortium News
Ray McGovern –
Patrick Smith –

6:30 – 9:30 PM Reception at the Russian Embassy

Tree Planting Ceremony to commemorate 70th Anniversary of the Elbe River linkage of American and Russian troops on the eve of the Allied Victory in the WWII

Friday, 3.00 PM, April 24, 2015

Corner of Sivtsev Vrazhek and Starokonyushenny Pereuloks. Metro Stations: Kropotkinskaya, Arbatskaya or Smolenskaya


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