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Ambassador Series

His Excellency Sergey I. Kislyak

Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the U.S.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Newcomb Hall Theater
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Saint Basil's Cathedral

The University of Virginia Center for Politics in partnership with the Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation and the Center for Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies will host a public event featuring His Excellency Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak, the current Russian Federation Ambassador to the United States. Ambassador Kislyak will speak regarding the relationship between the U.S. and Russia and answer questions of the audience.

Ambassador Kislyak became Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States on September 16, 2009. He previously served as Russia’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador to Belgium, and Representative to NATO in Brussels. In addition, he held high positions in the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Department of Security Affairs and Disarmament, Department of International Scientific and Technical Cooperation, and the Department of International Organizations.

This event is free and open to the public.

Online registration is required at

For more information contact Glenn Crossman at or (434) 243-3540.