Hear Jill Dougherty, Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and former Moscow bureau chief and correspondent for CNN, discuss the future of Russian foreign policy and power in the region following Vladimir Putin’s re-election in Russia.

During her visit to Minnesota, Jill also sat down with Star Tribune editorial writer John Rash for a candid discussion on the dynamics of today’s turbulent times. Their discussion was highlighted in his column, Rash Report: ‘In the Intense Now’ of political protest, in 1968 and today.

About Jill Dougherty

Jill Dougherty is an expert on Russia and the former Soviet Union. In her three-decade career with CNN, she served as a Foreign Affairs Correspondent based in Washington, D.C., where she covered the U.S. Department of State and provided analysis on international issues. Previously, Dougherty served as U.S. Affairs Editor for CNN International; Managing Editor of CNN International Asia/Pacific, based in Hong Kong; and CNN’s Moscow Bureau Chief and Correspondent. She also served as CNN White House Correspondent, covering the presidencies of George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton, and was a Fellow at the Shorenstein Center on  Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government where she pursued research on Russia’s mass media. Dougherty received a bachelor’s degree in Slavic languages and literature from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a master’s from Georgetown University where she researched Russia’s soft power diplomacy.

This Global Conversations was presented in partnership with the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.