Global Tennessee Podcast – Ep 7 – Nashville Business Update | Russia-US Divide

The Roundtable: Chamber VP, International on Nashville Biz

The Conversation: Marieta Velikova and Keith Simmons on Perspectives from Two Sides of the US/Russia Divide

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In our Roundtable segment Pat talks with Lori Odom, VP International Business about Nashville developments — new business, Amazon, EY, direct international flights from BNA and global business impact and trends.

In our “Conversation” segment Dr. Marieta Velikova, native of Western Siberia and current Professor of Economics at Belmont and Keith Simmons, distinguished Nashville attorney and former Cold War USAF ICBM missile officer talk about preconceived notions, stereotypes and perspectives on Russia, with Keith sharing his observations from recent travel in the Russian Federation. Marieta and Keith reflect on the importance of building bridges among people despite the challenges of national security relationships.


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