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Nick Hayes & Gary Eichten

Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Join us at The Museum of Russian Art
in a discussion on “Russia in the Putin and Post-Putin Era”
If Russian President Vladimir Putin runs for and wins a fourth term, he will leave the office having served twenty years and longer than any Russian leader since Stalin. What explains his broad base of support and popularity and the weakness of his opposition? The key factor lies in support for his foreign policy. This suggest, moreover, that Putin’s eventual successor will continue the course set by Putin in international affairs.
Thursday, May 26th at 6:30 p.m.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Nick Hayes is a writer, professor and commentator for the media.  A frequent guest on television and radio, he has also published nationally and internationally in newspapers, magazines and journals.  He has received awards from the Ford Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities and the Fulbright Program. In 1991 he won an Emmy for his work on Twin Cities Public Television’s (TPT’s) Television on Democracy in Russia.  Today, he is a professor of history and holds the University Chair in Critical Thinking at Saint John’s University in Collegetown, Minnesota and is a contributing writer for www.MinnPost.com – a non-profit news site.

Gary Eichten, MPR News Editor-at-Large and Retired Host, wore many hats during his 40-plus-year career at Minnesota Public Radio, including news director, special events producer and station manager. He served as host for Minnesota Public Radio’s live, special events news coverage, and hosted all of the major news programs on Minnesota Public Radio, including Midday, which he hosted for more than 20 years.  Among the honors Eichten has received during his career is the Corporation for Public Broadcasting award for best local news program.  He currently serves on the Westminster Town Hall Forum advisory board.

TICKETS:  $20.00
TMORA members:  $15.00

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Thursday, May 26, 2016
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


5500 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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