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    U.S.-Russia Interaction in Former Soviet States

    Former Russia specialists who served in the State Department and the National Security Council under the George W. Bush administration discussed relations between the U.S. and Russia, and…

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    Situation in Krygyzstan

    Robert Blake briefed reporters on growing tension and unrest in Kyrgyzstan. He focused on U.S and international interests in the opposition uprising which forced the ouster of the…

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    Press Freedoms in the Former Soviet Republics

    The guest held a discussion on press freedoms in the former Soviet states with students from Tajikistan, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Ukraine,…

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    Remembering Anna Politkovskaya

    A tribute was held for Russian journalist and author Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered on October 7, 2006 in the elevator of her apartment building. A special correspondent for…

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    Book Discussion on Ivan's War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945

    Catherine Merridale talked about her book Ivan’s War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945, published by Metropolitan Books. She described the lives of some of the 30…

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    Belarusian Pro-Democracy Movement

    After a meeting with President Bush, the widows of two Russian businessmen talked with reporters about the Belarusian pro-democracy movement and their request for help from the U.S. They…

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    Secretary Rice Central Asia Trip Preview

    State Department officials spoke to reporters about Secretary Rice’s upcoming trip to Central Asia and Afghanistan. Assistant Secretary Fried gave a general overview, Assistant…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. McCormack briefed reporters on humanitarian aid to Uzbekistanis seeking asylum in Kyrgyzstan and the U.S. appreciation to the Krygyz government for allowing asylum seekers into…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Mr. DiRita told reporters about the Foreign Press Conference at which Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Richard Myers attended and spoke about El Salvador’s effort in Iraq and the two…

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    Presidential Trip to Europe and Russia

    National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley briefed reporters on President Bush’s upcoming trip to Riga, Latvia; Maastrict, Netherlands; Moscow, Russia and Tbilisi, Georgia. After…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Boucher answered reporters' questions about the United Nations and Sudan, the International Criminal Court, Secretary Rice’s meeting with French Foreign Minister Barnier,…

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    Events in Kyrgyzstan

    The guest talked about the cause of the recent protests in Kyrgyzstan that forced President Askar Akayev to leave the country. She speculated about what will happen next for Kyrgyzstan…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Ereli answered reporters' questions about the situation in Kyrgyzstan, the United Nations' discussion on Darfur and Sudan, and the Israeli-Palestinian situation.

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    U.S.-Uzbekistan Relations

    Mr. Starr talked about relations between the U.S. and Uzbekistan and terrorist attacks in the region. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    Future of Republic of Georgia

    Participants talked about the resignation of the Georgian President Shevardznadze and transition of power, the crisis that brought about the resignation, and future prospects for the…

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    Iraq and the Caucasus

    Ambassadors spoke about the conflict in Iraq, U.S. post-war policy, and the potential impact of the policies on the independent states in the Caucasus. Following their remarks they…

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    U.S.-Tajikistan Relations

    After meeting with President Bush, President Rakhmonov answered reporters' questions about Tajikistan’s role in Middle East peace efforts. Translation into English was by…

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    U.S.-Ukraine Relations

    Ms. Diuk talked about eleven years of Ukrainian independence from the Soviet Union. Among the issues she addressed were consolidating statehood, reforming the economy, and…

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    Foreign Military Training Programs

    Colonel Waltermeyer briefed reporters via telephone on military training programs in the Republic of Georgia. Following his remarks he answered questions from reporters.

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    Book Discussion on Kazakhstan: Unfulfilled Promise

    Ms. Olcott discussed her book Kazakhstan: Unfulfilled Promise and why the United States should care about that nation and its surrounding neighbors. She responded to audience…

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