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Hon. Alcee L. Hastings, Chairman
Hon. Benjamin L. Cardin, Co-Chairman
For Immediate Release
www.csce.gov
February 17, 2008

HELSINKI COMMISSION TO HOLD BRIEFING WITH EDWARD LUCAS OF "THE ECONOMIST"


(Washington, D.C.) The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission) will hold a briefing on Wednesday, February 20 at 10:00 a.m. in B-318 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The briefing will feature Mr. Edward Lucas, Central and Eastern Europe correspondent, and former Moscow bureau chief for The Economist. Lucas is the author of the recently published book entitled, “THE NEW COLD WAR: Putin’s Russia and the Threat to the West.” During the briefing, he will share his thoughts on current political events in Russia, such as the upcoming Presidential elections on March 2 as well as Moscow’s relations with the international community during President Putin’s era and beyond.

WHAT: Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing with Edward Lucas of The Economist

WHEN: Wednesday, February 20 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: B-318 of the Rayburn House Office Building



The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, is a U.S. Government agency that monitors progress in the implementation of the provisions of the 1975 Helsinki Accords. The Commission consists of nine members from the United States Senate, nine from the House of Representatives, and one member each from the Departments of State, Defense and Commerce.
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