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Vitali Shkliarov: Local Politics and Global Issues: Lessons from Political Campaigns in Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, and the United States

March 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join the Fletcher Russia and Eurasia Program,  the Fletcher Eurasia Club, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, the Fletcher Democrats, and the Fletcher Forum of World Affairs for a conversation with Dr. Vitali Shkliarov on “Local Politics and Global Issues: Lessons from Political Campaigns in Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, and the United States” as part of Tufts Global Week. He will discuss grassroots activism in different political and cultural contexts, the state of democracy around the world, and what the United States can learn from elections in Russia, Georgia, and Ukraine. Refreshments will be provided.

Dr. Vitali Shkliarov is an expert in U.S.-Russian relations, an award-winning political strategist and campaign manager. He was senior adviser to many opposition and presidential candidates in Russia, Georgia, and Ukraine. He lives in Washington, D.C. and has worked on both Barack Obama’s and Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaigns.

Organizers

Fletcher Russia and Eurasia Program
Fletcher Eurasia Club

Venue

Cheryl A. Chase Center
Tufts University, 200 Packard Avenue
Medford, 02155 United States
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