|Event: Russia after the elections |
|Changing the guard in the Kremlin - the political cultur of Russia after the presidential elections
7th March 2012, 6 pm
Deutsche Kinemathek, Potsdamer Straße 2, 10785 Berlin
On the 7th March the Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial shows the documentary "Der Fall Chodorkowski" by Cyril Tuschi on the occasion of the presidential elections in Russia. In addition, experts on Russia and human rights activists discuss the political situation in the biggest country in the world. The event takes place in the Deutsche Kinemathek (Potsdamer Str. 2).
Putin and Khodorkovski 2002 © Kremlin.ru
On the 4th March Russia elects a new president - who probably will be the old one. After a short intermezzo with Dmitri Medwedew Vladimir Putin will become the president of Russia again. But opposition is perceptible within the population. Does Russia wake up?
Three days after the presidential elections experts try to classify the results of the election and discuss the political future of Russia. After that the documentary "Der Fall Chdorkowski" by Cyril Tuschi is shown - a film that gives a unique insight of the "system Putin".
Dr. Hubertus Knabe
Director of the Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial
Prof. Dr. Irina Scherbakowa
Prof. em. Dr. Wolfgang Eichwede
Foundind director of the research post Easteurope at the University Bremen
Head of the Berthold-Beitz-Center
Presentation: Dr. Norbert Seitz