Seminar

President Medvedev’s Russia: Domestic Politics and Neighbourhood Relations

Aleksanteri Institute Seminar series on Russian elections
April 2nd 2008, Aleksanteri Institute (Unionkatu 33, 3rd floor)

8.45 Coffee
9.00 Opening of the Seminar: Minister Jaakko Iloniemi
9.15-11.00 Russia’s Domestic Politics
  Chair: Ms Hanna Smith, Researcher, Aleksanteri Institute
 
  • Power in Russia - Professor Markku Kivinen, Director, Aleksanteri Institute
11.15-13.00 Russia’s Neighbourhood Relations
  Chair:  Dr. Anna-Liisa Heusala, Researcher, Aleksanteri Institute
 
  • Russia and the South Caucasus: Dynamics of Bilateral Relations - Mr Mikko Palonkorpi, Researcher, Aleksanteri Institute
  • Russia and Central Asia: Political and Economic Aspect -
    Dr Stina Torjesen, Senior Research Fellow,  Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
  • Finnish-Russian Relations: Continuity or Change? - Mr Matti Anttonen, Head of Unit, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Printable programme (PDF)