Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia has been in theory a democratic country. President Vladimir Putin, however, has demonstrated repeatedly his penchant for authoritarianism and secrecy. Speaker Jonathan Weiler explores post-Soviet Russian society and assesses the state of civil rights in relation to economic prosperity and political participation.
Register ahead of time and pay $18.00 per program or pay only $8 if you are a member of the UNC General Alumni Association (GAA). Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door.