Ruling Elite and its Agents
A conversation with:
Dr. Anders Åslund
Senior Fellow, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center
Ambassador Daniel Fried
Distinguished Fellow, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and Future Europe Initiative
Dr. Andrei Illarionov
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
Dr. Andrei Piontkovsky
Visiting Fellow, Hudson Institute;
Senior Adviser, Free Russia Foundation
Ms. Courtney Weaver
US Political Correspondent
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
This event is open to press and on the record.