US and EU Policymakers Stress Need for Common Agenda on Russia
March 7, 2013
On March 4, Freedom House, the Foreign Policy Initiative, and the Institute of Modern Russia cohosted an event on Capitol Hill to discuss US-EU-Russia Relations after Putin’s crackdown. The event featured remarks from Congressman James McGovern (D-MA), Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD), Guy Verhofstadt, Leader of the ALDE Group in the European Parliament, and Pavel Khodorkovsky, President of the Institute of Modern Russia and son of political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Panelists included European Members of Parliament Edward McMillan-Scott and Kristiina Ojuland and Noble Peace Prize Nominee Ludmila Alekseeva.