Human Rights in Russia

A panel discussion was held on human rights in Russia and the effects of the former Soviet Union’s gulag prison system on Russia and… read more

A panel discussion was held on human rights in Russia and the effects of the former Soviet Union’s gulag prison system on Russia and human rights around the world. The panelists emphasized the affects of the Carter Administration on the condition of Soviet dissidents. Also discussed were the implications of nuclear weapons in the discourse that followed human rights policies. The panelists also responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. Karin Ryan moderated.

Sergei Kovalev is a Russian human rights activist and former Gulag prisoner. Ivan Kovalev was on stage to translate. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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199888-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 12, 2008
Last Aired:
Jan 15, 2008

Airing Details

  • Jan 12, 2008 | 8:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 12, 2008 | 11:36pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 2008 | 1:51pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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