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Experts and activist give evidence on Russian politics

14 June 2016

Foreign Affairs Committee takes evidence from experts and activist Vladimir Ashurkov on Russian politics.


Tuesday 14 June 2016, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 3.15pm

  • Dr Valentina Feklyunina, Newcastle University
  • Professor Alena Ledeneva, University College London
  • Alex Nice, Economist Intelligence Unit

At 4.15pm

  • Vladimir Ashurkov, Executive Director, the Anti-Corruption Foundation

Purpose of session

The aim of this session is to explore: 

  • The inner workings of Russian policy-making
  • Prospects for political and economic reform in Russia
  • The business/politics nexus in Russia and the role of the City of London

Further information

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