Focus on Russia: The Lands in Between: Russia vs. The West and the New Politics of Hybrid War

Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Building E40, 496
1 AMHERST ST, Cambridge, MA 02142

Professor Orenstein will discuss why Russia launched its hybrid war on the west and examine how hybrid warfare affects the domestic politics of Central and Eastern Europe and beyond.

Each semester the MIT Security Studies Program, together with the MISTI MIT-Russia Program, and the MIT Center for International Studies, presents a speaker series entitled “Focus on Russia,” which considers a number of current issues in Russian domestic and foreign policies. The public is welcome to attend.

About the speaker: Mitchell A. Orenstein is Professor of Russian and East European Studies and holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. 

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