Rapid Response Roundtable: Unprecedented Protests in Russia – Virtual Program
January 29th, 2021 12:00PM -1:00PM
This is a free members only program. The link to join the program will be sent the morning of January 29.
What do the unprecedented protests sweeping across Russia mean for Vladimir Putin and his 20-year grip on Russian power? Join the World Affairs Council for a members-only rapid response roundtable discussion on January 29 at 12:00pm PT on Navalny, Putin, and power in Russia with Jill Dougherty, former CNN Moscow bureau chief.
This is a free members-only event and registration is limited. Please plan on joining with video if possible. Only current Council members can be approved for registration. Members who register outside of business hours will see their approval come through the following business day. If you register and then realize you are unable to attend, please let us know so we can open your seat in case this event sells out.
About the Speaker
Jill Dougherty is an expert on Russia and the former Soviet Union. In her three-decade career with CNN she served as Foreign Affairs Correspondent, based in Washington, D.C., where she covered the State Department and provided analysis on international issues.
Dougherty previously served as U.S. Affairs Editor for CNN International; Managing Editor of CNN International Asia/Pacific, based in Hong Kong; and CNN's Moscow Bureau Chief and Correspondent.
From 1991 to 1996 she was CNN White House Correspondent, covering the presidencies of George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
In 2013-14 she was a Fellow at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, where she pursued research on Russia’s mass media.
Dougherty received her B.A. degree in Slavic Languages and Literature from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and her M.A. from Georgetown University, where she researched Russia’s soft power diplomacy.
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