Brunssum, the Netherlands - At the request of NATO Headquarters JFC Brunssum hosted a group of 'Russian Experts' Friday 13 April to promote dialogue and transparency. The visiting group were briefed on the roles and responsibilities of JFC Brunssum and how the work undertaken at the base is politically-directed and framed within a political context.
The visiting group comprised:
Mr A Konkov – Lecturer, Moscow State University;
Mr V Koziulin – Member of Executive Board, PIR Centre, Moscow;
Mr R Larionov – Centre for Political Technologies, Moscow;
Mr K Martynov – Editor, Politics Section, Novaya Gazeta, Moscow;
Mr Ofitserov-Belskii – Lecturer, Higher School of Economic, Perm;
Dr M Suchkov – Russian International Affairs Council, Moscow.
The visitors were accompanied by Ms E Smolokurova, Principal Assistant, NATO Information Office, Moscow.
Story by JFC Brunssum Public Affairs Office