Washington, D.C. — The U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs will host a hearing tomorrow on Wednesday, March 21 titled: “Russia 2012: Increased Repression, Rampant Corruption, Assisting Rouge Regimes.” This hearing will examine the impact of Vladimir Putin’s return to the Russian presidency, the future of Russia’s economy and foreign policy, the state of democracy and human rights in the country, and consequences for U.S. interests.
TOMORROW - Wednesday, March 21, 2012
2172 Rayburn House Office Building
The Honorable David J. Kramer
Mr. William F. Browder
Chief Executive Office
Hermitage Capital Management
The Honorable Steven Pifer
Director of the Brookings Arms Control Initiative
(Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine)
Leon Aron, Ph.D.
Director of Russian Studies
American Enterprise Institute
Hearings held in Room 2172 of the Rayburn H.O.B. are available via live video through the Committee’s website at http://www.foreignaffairs.house.gov/. TV and Radio outlets must register with the House Radio-TV Gallery on Tuesday, March 20, 2011 after 4pm. Please call 202-225-5214 to register. Print reporters may contact Andrew Lee to reserve a seat at the press table.