BALTIC BRIEF
Insight and information for friends of The U.S.-Baltic Foundation

January 6, 2009, Volume 2, Issue I
www.usbaltic.org
Compiled by Trevor Dane



 

The Baltics in the News

 

USBF at Work

  • Red TerrorUSBF Co-Sponsors Screening of Red Terror on the Amber Coast at Heritage Foundation:  The U.S.-Baltic Foundation along with the Embassy of Lithuania, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and The Heritage Foundation sponsored a screening of the new film Red Terror on the Amber Coast, this past Monday evening.  Introductory remarks were made by Dr. Lee Edwards, Chairman of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and Lithuanian Ambassador Audrius Bruzga.  Following the screening, film writer David O’Rourke and film producer Kenneth Gumbert joined Dr. Edwards and Ambassador Bruzga for a panel discussion.

    To purchase copies of the film email:  David O’Rourke at [email protected].

  • USBF Board Of Directors held their annual board meeting on Saturday, December 13 at The Embassy of Estonia.  Estonian Ambassador Vaino Reinart welcomed the Board members to the Embassy and discussed the major issues affecting the U.S.- Baltic relationship.

Events

  • January 9th, 2009, 12pm-1pm: “The Putin Government’s Responses to Increased Xenophobia,” The Woodrow Wilson Center. Click Here for Details

  • January 13th, 2009, 12pm-1pm: “The Turmoil of Law: Legal Systems in Post-Soviet Space,” Georgetown University. Click Here for Details

  • January 15th, 2009, 3:30pm-5:30pm: “Youth Movements in Post-Communist Societies: A Model of Nonviolent Resistance,” The Woodrow Wilson Center. Click Here for Details

  • February 2009:  USBF Sponsored panel discussion “President Obama and The Baltics” (details TBD)

  • Upcoming The Singing Revolution screenings:  Wolfville, Nova Scotia Canada, January 21, 2009 Organized by the Toronto International Film Festival Group/Film Circuit. Theater details to come...

 

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