4th Anti-War Conference of Free Russia Forum to kick off in Riga today

  • 2023-03-24
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Russian opposition organization, the Free Russia Forum, is holding the 4th Anti-War Conference in Riga this Friday and Saturday, organizers of the event informed LETA.

Participants of the conference will discuss how to provide assistance to political emigrants and Ukrainian refugees, as well as share experience of antiwar initiatives.

The conference is expected to gather over 150 noted politicians and public figures from 26 countries of the world, including Garry Kasparov, a politician, head of the Council of the Human Rights Foundation and a co-founder of the Free Russia Forum, Gennadiy Gudkov, a former member of the Russian State Duma, and Ivan Tyutrin, a co-founder of the Free Russia Forum.

Also participating in the conference will be Alfred Kokh, a Russian statesman and economist, Latvian MEP Ivars Ijabs (Development), Daniel Fried, a US diplomat and the State Department's former coordinator for sanctions policy, Vladislav Inozemtsev, a Russian economist, sociologist and politician and Taras Berezovets, a Ukrainian army officer, political scientist and journalist.

The Anti-War Conference will take place at the National Library of Latvia as a closed event.

The Free Russia Forum is a Russian opposition platform founded in 2016 in Vilnius by Russian politicians Garry Kasparov and Ivan Tyutrin.