FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 2, 2010
EDITORIAL CONTACT: Gina Logue, 615-898-5081, or WMOT-FM, 615-898-2800
MTSU PROFESSOR EXPLAINS EXCHANGE OF VIEWS WITH MEDVEDEV
Andrei Korobkov Describes Meeting with Russian Leader on ‘MTSU on the Record’
(MURFREESBORO) – An MTSU political science professor attended a conference in Moscow last month and wound up giving advice to Russian President Dimitry Medvedev for two hours. Dr. Andrei Korobkov will talk about his discussion with Medvedev on “MTSU on the Record” with host Gina Logue at 8 a.m. this Sunday, Dec. 5, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and wmot.org).
Korobkov encountered Medvedev at the fourth annual Assembly of the Russian World Foundation, which took place Nov. 2-4 in Moscow. The organization’s goal is to reestablish links with Russians all over the world. Medvedev solicited Korobkov’s perspective on how to entice more Russian intellectuals to return to their homeland.
In addition, Korobkov discussed politics with Russian World Foundation Executive Director Vyacheslav Nikonov, grandson of former Soviet Prime Minister Vyacheslav Molotov.
To listen to previous programs, go to http://www.mtsu.edu/news/podcast/podcast2010.shtml. For more information about “MTSU on the Record,” contact Logue at 615-898-5081 or WMOT-FM at 615-898-2800.
With three Nobel Prize winners among its alumni and former faculty, Middle Tennessee State University confers master’s degrees in 10 areas, the Specialist in Education degree, the Doctor of Arts degree and the Doctor of Philosophy degree. MTSU is ranked among the top 100 public universities in the nation in the Forbes “America’s Best Colleges” 2009 survey.