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The Soviet Union's Collapse: causes and consequences

LSE IDEAS public discussion


What were the origins of the collapse of the USSR? What did 1991 look and feel like from the inside? What is the legacy of 1991 for the former USSR itself? This expert panel will reflect on how history unfolded.

Rodric Braithwaite was British Ambassador to Moscow from 1988 to 1992.

Andrei Grachev served on the International Relations Department of the CPSU and was confidant and official spokesman for Mikhail Gorbachev.

Margot Light is Professor Emeritus in the Department of International Relations, LSE.

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Speaker(s):

Rodric Braithwaite | talks
Andrei Grachev | talks
Professor Margot Light | talks
Discussant: Professor Michael Cox | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

24 January 2012 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London
WC2A 2AE


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Organised by:

London School of Economics & Political Science
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Free

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