Dmitry Gorenburg, ’92, Senior Research Scientist at CNA and Associate at Harvard University’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian StudiesWhat Does the Future Hold For Vladimir Putin's Russia?

Join us for a virtual talk by Dmitry Gorenburg ’92, an expert on Russian politics, the Russian military, and Eurasian security issues

What you know of modern Russia may be steeped in news headlines

  • The 2016 Election Hack
  • Alexei Navalny
  • Expatriate Poisonings
  • The US Right Wing’s Embrace of Russia

Our own Dmitry Gorenburg ‘92 is an expert in Russian civil and military affairs who has spent his career focused on Russian politics and strategy. Dmitry will lead a virtual discussion of Russia’s domestic politics and foreign policy, as well as its impact on the U.S. and the world.

Dmitry plans to share his observations of the confrontation between Alexei Navalny and the Russian government led by Vladimir Putin. He will also talk about Russia’s foreign policy goals and how they connect to influence peddling and ongoing interference in democracies around the world.


Thursday April 29, 2021 @ 7pm

Meeting ID: 882 520 9318

Password: please check your PANE email

Dmitry Gorenburg is Senior Research Scientist in the Strategy, Policy, Plans, and Programs division of CNA, where he has worked since 2000. Dr. Gorenburg is also an associate at the Harvard University Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and previously served as Executive Director of the American Association of the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS). His research interests include security issues in the former Soviet Union, Russian military reform, Russian foreign policy, and ethnic politics and identity. Dr. Gorenburg is author of Nationalism for the Masses: Minority Ethnic Mobilization in the Russian Federation (Cambridge University Press, 2003), and has been published in journals such as World Politics and Post-Soviet Affairs. He currently serves as editor of Problems of Post-Communism and was also editor of Russian Politics and Law from 2009 to 2016. Dr. Gorenburg received a B.A. in international relations from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard University. He blogs on issues related to the Russian military at

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