Post Tagged with: "Russia"

Duma Deputies Expand US Knowledge on the Hilltop

Deputies from the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian Parliament, spoke on Russian youth affairs and comparative Russian and American politics Wednesday. While the goal of their weeklong trip was to increase their own awareness of the U.S. legislative process, Pavel Vladimirovich Tarakanov and Ruslan Aleksandrovich Gulyayev said[Read More…]

by March 2, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Russian Political Opponents Debate Policies, Trade Jabs

Russian political opponents faced off Monday evening at a Georgetown University Student Association-sponsored event. Featuring Mikhail Mamonov, head of the international relations department for the Federal Agency on Youth Affairs of the Russian Federation, and Ilya Yashin, opposition activist and protest organizer, the open forum held in the Intercultural Center[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Travels of a GUSA President

Travels of a GUSA President

Normally, the student body president can be found in the Georgetown University Student Association office. But this past November, Georgetown’s student body president and those of 14 other universities visited Russia through a program run by the Presidential Bilateral Commission. Students engaged in dialogue with Russian leaders and businessmen in[Read More…]

by January 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Delayed START Could Be Costly

I will refrain from any Cold War cliches as best I can, but talking about the United States, Russia and arms control is going to make that harder than hiding missiles in Cuba. The Senate is currently threatening to stall debate on the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) legislation,[Read More…]

by November 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News