Filmed October 20, 2011

The second in a series exploring commercial, political and strategic relationships for Korea and the United States, this session examines Russia’s growing business and political interests on the Korean Peninsula, its unique relationships with both North and South Korea, and its commitment with the United States to develop cooperative areas for global leadership, from countering nuclear proliferation to enhancing energy security and assisting in Northeast Asia development. As hosts of the 2014 and 2018 Olympics, respectively, Russia and Korea also are mounting large infrastructure and construction projects. This session features Dr. Alexander Mansourov, a Visiting Scholar at the U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS, and Dr. Alexander Vorontsov, the Department Head of Korean and Mongolian Studies and the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russia Academy of Sciences and in a discussion moderated by Dr. Stephen Noerper, both will address opportunities for business and strategists interested in such emerging market powers.

For more information, please visit the link below:
koreasociety.org/policy/policy/korea_the_united_states_and_strategic_relations_russia.html

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