Human Rights and Putin's Russia
A discussion with Pavel Khodorkovsky (Institute of Modern Russia)
Monday, February 14, 201112:15 PM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1457
Human rights groups in Russia and abroad have decried the abuses of the Kremlin under Putin. Among its victims is Mikhail Khodorkovsky, president of Yukos Oil, now imprisoned under highly suspect circumstances. His son Pavel will discuss this situation and the more general problems of human rights in contemporary Russia.
Pavel Khodorkovsky is the president of the Institute of Modern Russia, which seeks to promote development of civil society in Russia through strengthening the rule of law and relationships between Russia and other countries.
Lunch will be served.
Cost : Free
Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies, UCLA School of Law International Human Rights Program