Russia-US Summit – A success?

Edward Lozansky, president of the American University in Moscow, and Andrey Zolotov, editor-in-chief of the online magazine Russia Profile.

Edward Lozansky, President, American University in Moscow

1943 - Born in Kiev
1960 - Graduates, Moscow Institute of Physics and Engineering
1969 - PhD in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, Moscow Institute of Atomic Energy
1969 - Nuclear Physicist, leading research institutions, Moscow
1971 - Professor of Physics, Military Tank Academy, Moscow
1975 - Loses research and teaching positions for publicly criticising Soviet foreign and domestic policies
1976 - Moves to the U.S.
1977 - Lecturer, University of Rochester, New York and American University, Washington D.C.
1981 - Founder and President, World Russian Forum
1990 - Founder and President, American University, Moscow

Today we will continue to comment on the Russia-U.S. summit in Moscow. Presidents Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama have reached agreements on Monday on arms cuts and also on the so-called Afghan transit. On Tuesday economic issues were high on the agenda during the talks between Obama and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

Was the Moscow summit a success? Did it live up to expectations? We’ll be discussing it with Edward Lozansky, president of the American University in Moscow, and Andrey Zolotov, editor-in-chief of the online magazine Russia Profile.