20 Years After the USSR: Problems of the Military Reform and Interethnic Relations

Natalia Bubnova, Thomas Blanton, Alexander Verkhovsky, Emil Pain, Grigory Shvedov, William Taubman, Alexey Malashenko, Alexander Sharavin, Vladimir Dvorkin, David Hoffman, Alexander Belkin, Alexander Golts, Svetlana Savranskaya November 14, 2011 Moscow
Summary
Two issues—military reform and interethnic relations in the Russian Federation—seem to have grabbed the most public attention since the Soviet collapse. They have had a big impact on Russia’s public and political life over the last twenty years, and affect the foundations for the country’s future development.
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The Carnegie Moscow Center, together with the National Security Archive at George Washington University in Washington, D.C, held an international conference marking twenty years since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Discussions focused on military reform and interethnic relations in the Russian Federation.

As Thomas Blanton, director of the National Security Archive, said in his opening remarks, these two issues have grabbed the most public attention since the Soviet collapse. Carnegie’s Natalia Bubnova noted that these two issues have had a big impact on Russia’s public and political life over the last twenty years, and affect the foundations for the country’s future development.

Program

  • Interethnic Relations

    November 14, 2011 Moscow Alexander Verkhovsky, Emil Pain, Grigory Shvedov, William Taubman, Alexey Malashenko

    The first session examined aspects of interethnic relations and nationalism before and after the Soviet collapse.

     
  • 20 Years of Russian Military Reform: Lessons and Prospects

    November 14, 2011 Moscow Alexander Sharavin, Vladimir Dvorkin, David Hoffman, Alexander Belkin, Alexander Golts, Svetlana Savranskaya

    The conference’s second session was devoted to military reform, which began during the perestroika period and is still very much underway today.

     
Source http://carnegie.ru/2011/11/14/20-years-after-ussr-problems-of-military-reform-and-interethnic-relations/d5o2
 

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