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Experts on Russia to discuss upcoming presidential election
STANFORD -- Five Stanford faculty members who are experts on modern Russia will take part in a panel discussion, "Presidential Elections and the Fate of Democracy in Russia," from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 30, in the Wattis Room, Littlefield Management Center at the Graduate School of Business.
The panel discussion, sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies, is free and open to the public.
The moderator will be Condoleezza Rice, provost and professor of political science. Rice served on the National Security Council as director of Russian and East European affairs under President George Bush.
Panelists are John Dunlop, senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution; Gregory Freidin, professor of Slavic languages and literatures; Gail Lapidus, senior fellow with the Institute for International Studies; and Michael McFaul, assistant professor of political science.
For more information, call the Center for Russian and East European Studies at
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