January 13, 2013  

President Putin: Restore Openness to Nonprofit Involvement

Dear Mr. Putin, You don’t know me, but we have met. For the past nine years, you have generously hosted the Valdai International Discussion Club in Russia, giving time and attention to this international group of Russia experts.

Few, if any, world leaders engage in such interactions. Your willingness to do so suggests an openness to an exchange of perspectives about the vast country you lead.

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