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A New Strategy? Russia as an Unlikely Soft Power

Monday 9 June 2014, 6.30pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Professor Iver Neumann, Dr Arkady Moshes and Dr Thomas Gomart; Chair: Professor Vladislav Zubok

This expert roundtable will discuss Russia’s declared strategy to invest in soft power instruments in regional and global politics. What are Russia’s soft power assets? Has Moscow been successful in turning them into influence?

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For more information please email us here.

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Professor Iver Neumann is Montague Burton Professor of International Relations at LSE.


Dr Arkady Moshes is Programme Director, The EU's Eastern Neighbourhood and Russia reseacrh programme, the Finish Institute of International Affairs. 


Dr Thomas Gomart is Director of Russia/NIS Centre IFRI.




Professor Vladislav Zubok is Professor of International History at LSE.



Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE Map.