The Monterey Initiative in Russian Studies (MIR) enables students with advanced Russian language skills to professionalize their interest in Russia and Eurasia.

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A few of the experts who presented during MSSR 2021. Top (L-R): Elena Kostyuchenko, Dominic Lieven. Bottom (L-R): Hanna Notte, Dmitri Trenin, Elena Chernenko

Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia

We recently concluded the 2021 Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR) featuring over 50 experts on Russian identity and U.S.-Russia relations. Learn more about MSSR 2021.