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  • Anatoly Dobrynin and Cold War Diplomacy
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    Anatoly Dobrynin and Cold War Diplomacy

    Scholars and diplomats discussed the legacy of former Soviet ambassador to the United States Anatoly Dobrynin on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Mr. Dobrynin served in Washington from…

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  • Dtente and USSoviet Relations 19691985
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    Détente and U.S.-Soviet Relations, 1969-1985

    Author Stephan Kieninger discussed the thawing of Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union from the late 1960s to the late 1970s, and the role played by key…

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  • Key Figures at the End of the Cold War
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    Key Figures at the End of the Cold War

    James Graham Wilson talked about the Cold War, and argued that the actions of four key figures led to its end: Mikhail Gorbachev, Secretary of State George Shultz and Presidents Reagan and…

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  • The Fifteenth Anniversary of the End of the Soviet Union
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    The Fifteenth Anniversary of the End of the Soviet Union

    On December 25, 1991, Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as president of the USSR. The following day, the Supreme Soviet recognized the collapse of the Soviet Union and disbanded itself. Fifteen…

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  • emThe Chief Culpritem
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    The Chief Culprit

    Victor Suvorov, author of The Chief Culprit: Stalin’s Grand Design to Start WWII (Naval Institute Press; November 14, 2008), talked about his book. He contends that Stalin intended to use…

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  • emOf Spies and Spokesmenem
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    Of Spies and Spokesmen

    Nicholas Daniloff talked about his book, Of Spies and Spokesmen: My Life as a Cold War Correspondent, published by the University of Missouri Press. Of Spies and Spokesmen recounted Mr.…

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  • Ukraine Elections
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    Ukraine Elections

    Bill Miller, the former ambassador to the Ukraine under President Clinton and a scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, talked to students about the presidential election and the role of…

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  • The Wall is Yet to Fall
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    The Wall is Yet to Fall

    Former President Gorbachev talked about his global priorities for the 21st century. He focused on the continued need for globalization, solving the environmental crisis, and building a new…

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  • The New Europe
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    The "New Europe"

    Mr. Laird, researcher for the Institute for Defense Analysis, discussed the “New Europe” following the breakup of the Soviet Union and the unification of Germany in a seminar sponsored by…

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  • The Supreme Soviet in Transition
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    The Supreme Soviet in Transition

    Professor Remington has studied the dynamics of the Soviet Union’s chief parliamentary body, the Supreme Soviet. He discussed how the coup affected political institutions within the Soviet…

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  • Impact of the Gulf Crisis on Soviet Policy
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    Impact of the Gulf Crisis on Soviet Policy

    Ms. Golan discussed the effect of the Persian Gulf war on the Soviet Union’s foreign policy toward the Middle East. She characterized the gulf crisis as being a test of Soviet President…

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  • Soviet Policy in Latin America
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    Soviet Policy in Latin America

    Panelists discussed Soviet policy in Latin America under peristroika.

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  • Human Rights in the Soviet Union
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    Human Rights in the Soviet Union

    The assistant secretary of state discussed human rights changes in the Soviet Union under perestroika.

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  • How Glasnost is Changing the Moscow Beat
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    How Glasnost is Changing the Moscow Beat

    The conference title was “Covering the Revolution - How Glasnost is Changing the Moscow Beat.”

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  • Changing Identities in the USSR
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    Changing Identities in the USSR

    Complete title is “ From Ethnicity to Nationalism? Changing Identities in the USSR.”

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  • Politics of Ethnic Processes in the USSR
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    Politics of Ethnic Processes in the U.S.S.R.

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  • Is Gorbachev Safe for the Time Being
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    Is Gorbachev Safe for the Time Being?

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  • Conflict over the Future of Eastern Europe
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    Conflict over the Future of Eastern Europe

    Complete title is "Conflict over the Future of Eastern Europe: Russian, Hungarian and Polish Globalists".

    106 views
  • Class  Nationality in the Russian Revolution
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    Class & Nationality in the Russian Revolution

    Program titled “Class and Nationality in the Russian Revolution: Roots of the Nationality Question in the U.S.S.R.”

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  • The Alliance  Gorbachevs Reforms
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    The Alliance & Gorbachev's Reforms

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