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Russian Economic and Political Reformation
5:30 p.m. reception, 6:00 p.m. dinner, 6:45 p.m. lecture

The Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum and the Keck Center for Strategic and International Studies invite you to attend the presentation of Sergei Khrushchev, an authority on foreign policy and the son of former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev.

A senior research fellow at the Brown University Watson Institute for Foreign Policy Development, Mr. Khrushchev is currently studying Russia's transition from a central planning to a market economy. He began his career as an engineer and scientist in 1958, building cruise missiles and working on the Soviet Union's space program.

Mr. Khrushchev has written several books and articles, including Nikita Khrushchev: Crisis and Missiles (1994), Khrushchev on Khrushchev: An Inside Account of the Man and His Era, By His Son (1990), and a chapter to Disintegration or Consolidation: Natural Separatism and the Evolution of Center-Periphery Relations in the Russian Federation (1995). His writings have also appeared in the New York Times and the Washington Post.

Reservations to attend the reception and dinner can be made in person at the Athenaeum by Tuesday, January 23 at 4 p.m. No reservations are needed to attend the 6:45 p.m. lecture.