“The U.S.-Russian Relations after the Pandemic: What’s Next?” An online conference at the Gorchakov Fund

12 May 2020

On May 14, the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund will host online discussion “The U.S.-Russian Relations after the Pandemic: What’s Next?”

Is normalization of relations between Moscow and Washington a possibility? How do these relations develop in a triangle with China? What changes are taking place in the national policy of the White House and how is the “Russian interference” viewed there? What will provide strategic stability between Moscow and Washington and what will follow the START Treaty collapse?

The following speakers will present during the discussion:

  • Dr. Victor Mizin, diplomat, senior researcher at MGIMO University under MFA of Russia;
  • Dr. Pavel Sharikov, senior researcher at the Institute for US and Canadian Studies, visiting researcher at the Center for International and Security Studies of the University of Maryland.

The presentation will be followed by a discussion organized in a free format.

The discussion will begin at 3:00 pm Moscow time on Thursday via Zoom. In order to participate, please do the following:

  1. download Zoom on your phone/iPad/computer;
  2. register on Zoom (this step is required to attend the video conference);
  3. register for the discussion by completing a registration form on TimePad (the link is below);
  4. check settings of your camera and microphone for full-format participation in the event.

Before the beginning of the discussion each participant will receive an invitation to attend with a link to access the conference. In order to join the discussion, you can also use an ID number of the conference – a 10-digit number.

Duration of the event – up to 2 hours.

Working language of the event is Russian (without interpretation).

Registration is required and available here