On Tuesday 8th April Edward Lucas is due to speak at the Frontline Club at
7:30pm on the subject of Russia and the West – the new cold war. Please
apply directly to the Frontline Club if you would like to attend
The Frontline Club writes as follows about him:
"Edward Lucas, the Central and Eastern Europe correspondent for The
Economist, talks about Russia’s increasing military muscle, its use of
energy politics to pursue its international agenda and the affect of a
resurgent Kremlin on the rest of the world.
Edward Lucas has been covering the region for more than 20 years,
witnessing the final years of the Cold War, the fall of the Iron Curtain
and the collapse of the Soviet empire as well as Boris Yeltsin's downfall
and Vladimir Putin's rise to power.
From 1992 to 1994, he was the managing editor of The Baltic Independent, a
weekly English-language newspaper published in Tallinn. He is the author
of The New Cold War."