Monday 19th May, starting at 6pm sharp. A Talk by Tony Brenton “The Ukraine Crisis: Cold War II?” – Followed by CamRuSS’ AGM, authentic, homemade Russian pies, and other tempting refreshments. VENUE: Dirac Room (Fisher Building) at St John’s College, Cambridge CB1 2TP. MAP: Click here for a Map of St.John’s College (look for Fisher Building in the middle of this map). PROGRAMME: 6pm –
- Talk by Sir Tony Brenton, KCMG, a historian and former British diplomat, who served as British Ambassador to Russia in 2004-2008;
“The Ukraine crisis, leading as it has to the annexation of Crimea and the imposition of Western economic sanctions on Russia, is undoubtedly the worst moment in Russia’s relations with the West since the end of the Cold War. Where are we going from here – towards a new Cold War?”
- Short Talk by Liam Halligan, an economist, journalist and broadcaster; an Economics Commentator for Telegraph Media Group, and Editor-at-Large for Business New Europe.
- Questions and Answers. (Language: The talk will be in English, but questions are welcome in either language.)
- CamRuss’ AGM,
- Wine, juice, homemade Russian pies and other tasty food
Don’t miss this perfect occasion to talk about our future plans and desires, and spend a warm and enjoyable evening with friends and like-minded people! Entrance FREE. Everyone is very welcome! Please click here to read CamRuSS’ AGM Minutes 19th May 2014.