April 12, 2024

Archive Event Highlight

Russia Hands Reunion: Covering Moscow Under Communism, Yeltsin and Putin


The OPC and Columbia University’s Harriman Institute invite you to join a gathering on Feb. 24 in New York of journalists who covered Russia and the USSR. Diplomats, academics, spouses and other professionals who worked in the region are also welcome. Please help spread word of this event to your colleagues and friends.

4:00-4:15 p.m.: Welcoming remarks: OPC Governor Charles Wallace and Harriman Institute Director Alexander Cooley.

4:15-5:15 p.m.: Putin’s Russia: Timothy Frye, Harriman Institute; Vladimir Lenski, RTVI (Russian TV International) anchor; Carol Williams, longtime Los Angeles Times correspondent; Moderator: Alexander Cooley.

5:15-6:30 p.m.: Communism and the Fall of Communism: Ann Cooper, NPR’s first Moscow bureau chief; David HoffmanThe Washington PostTom Kent, Associated Press/Harriman Institute; and Seymour Topping, longtime  OPC member and former correspondent and editor for The New York Times. Other speakers TBD.

6:30-7:30 p.m.: Reception

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