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The Foreign Policy of Modern Russia: The Prospects for Russian British Relations

LSESU Russian Business Society and LSE lecture

Date: Tuesday 15 February 2011
Time: 10.45-11.45am
Venue:  Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Sergey Lavrov
Chair: Peter Sutherland

Sergey Lavrov is Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Prior to this he served from 1994-2004 as Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation at the United Nations. He graduated from the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Moscow State Institute of International Relations, beginning his diplomatic career at the Soviet Embassy in Sri Lanka.

This event is the opening lecture in Russian Business Week organised by the LSESU Russian Business Society which runs from 15-18 February.


A transcript of Sergey Lavrov's speech is available to download. Download 'The Foreign Policy of Modern Russia: The Prospects for Russian British Relations' (pdf).


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