06.23.17

Senate Intel Committee to Hold Open Hearing Next Week on Russian Intervention in European Elections

WASHINGTON – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today announced that the Committee will hold an open hearing on June 28, 2017 to examine Russia’s interference in recent and future European elections. The witnesses will address Russian activities in the French and Montenegrin elections and look forward to Germany’s fall election. This will be the latest in a series of open hearings to provide for the American people further context and understanding of Russian efforts to undermine democratic institutions at home and abroad. 

Details

Hearing: Russian Intervention in European Elections

Witnesses:

  • Ambassador Nicholas Burns, Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Mr. Janis Sarts, Director, NATO Strategic Communication Center of Excellence
  • Ambassador Vesko Garcevic, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, Frederick Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University
  • Dr. Constanze Stelzenmueller, Bosch Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

When: Wednesday June 28, 2017 at 10:00 am Eastern

Where: Hart Senate Office Building Room 216