How to Identify the Kremlin Ruling Elite and its Agents

November 14, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Russell Senate Office Building, 2 Constitution Avenue NE, Room 485
Washington, DC
How to Identify the Kremlin
Ruling Elite and its Agents


A conversation with:

Dr. Anders Åslund 
Senior Fellow, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center
Atlantic Council

Ambassador Daniel Fried 
Distinguished Fellow, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and Future Europe Initiative
 Atlantic Council

Dr. Andrei Illarionov 
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity 
Cato Institute

Dr. Andrei Piontkovsky
Visiting Fellow, Hudson Institute;
Senior Adviser, Free Russia Foundation

Moderated by:

Ms. Courtney Weaver 
US Political Correspondent 
Financial Times

Please join the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center for a discussion on the identification of influential oligarchs in Russia.

On August 2, 2017, President Donald Trump signed H.R. 3364, Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, into law. Its Section 241 calls on “the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Director of National Intelligence and the Secretary of State” to submit to Congress a detailed report on an “identification of the most significant senior foreign political figures and oligarchs in the Russian Federation, as determined by their closeness to the Russian regime and their net worth.” This event will discuss what criteria and forms of evidence may be most useful to accomplish that task, and the potential impact of the report.

We hope you can join us for this timely discussion.


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Russell Senate Office Building
2 Constitution Avenue NE, Washington, DC
Room 485

This event is open to press and on the record. 
 

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