Winter School in New York 2012

Jan 30

General functions of Consular offices of Russia

Sergey Olegovich Logachev

Vice Consul General of the RF in New York

Jan 31

Introductory meeting

Yuri Smirnov

President Days of Russia Foundation, Program Founder

Ksenia Khoruzhnikova

Feb 1

The goals and operation of the American press. Investigative reporting and journalistic ethics. How Americans cover Russia. The connection between journalists and social networks, like Facebook and Twitter.

Tom Kent

Deputy Managing Editor for Standards and Production of The Associated Press

Federal Reserve Bank of New York (tour and lecture).

Eric Pajonk

Media Relations Department, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Feb 2

Development of International Law: United Nations Headquarters perspective

Vladimir V. Rudnitsky, Ph.D.

International Law, Legal Officer, Office of Legal Affairs UN

Feb 3

New York Stock Exchange (tour and lecture).

Feb 6

Prospect of Ethnic and Cultural Diasporas in the US and their relations with countries of Origin

Eugene V. Zubkov, M.D., MSW

Feb 7

Baruch College (CUNY) Luncheon with Russian Exchange Program (student's round table/lunch).

Russia's role in United Nations

Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations

Feb 8

Vladimir Kikilo

Bureau Chief, ITAR-TASS, NYC USA

Feb 9

Core Values in American Business

Doug Turner

Project Manager, Turner Consulting

Alternative investments

Elena Branson, Ph.D.

Financial Analyst, The Beryl Consulting Group

Feb 10

UN Tour

Anton Uspensky

First Secretary, Press Office, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations

New York City Mayor Office

Ronald Cohen

Director of Special Events for Mayor Bloomberg's office,
former the Deputy Commissioner for the NYC Business Integrity Commission, Office of the Mayor