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Russia and World Affairs

Unfortunately, this event has been postponed. 

When the event is rescheduled, an update will be posted on the Baker Institute website. An email invitation will be sent after a new date has been confirmed.

His Excellency Sergey I. Kislyak, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States, discussed the current state of Russia-U.S. relations at this Baker Institute event.

Join the conversation online with #BakerRussia.



5:30 pm – Reception
6:30 pm – Presentation


Featured Speaker

His Excellency Sergey I. Kislyak was appointed Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States in September 2008. He previously served as Russia's deputy minister of foreign affairs. A career diplomat, Kislyak joined the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation/USSR in 1977. During his distinguished career, Kislyak headed the Foreign Ministry's Security and Disarmament Department (1995­-98), and served simultaneously as the Ambassador to Belgium and as Russia's permanent representative to NATO. Ambassador Kislyak first served in the United States as the second secretary at the Russian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York (1981­-85) and, later, as first secretary and counselor at the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C. (1985-­89).


Wed, Dec. 16, 2015
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


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