Media Advisory - Garry Kasparov - Greatest Chessplayer of all time - Chairman, The United Civil Front of Russia

    Speaking at The Empire Club of Canada
    June 19, 2007 - Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall, 12 Noon

    TORONTO, June 19 /CNW/ - Kasparov's political battle in Russia has drawn
directly on the skills and experience that made him the greatest chessplayer
of all time. Kasparov will address the strategy of the Russian opposition
coalition in the face of the recent willingness to use force to quell dissent
and increasing state control of the media as Russia heads into presidential
elections in March 2008.

    Where:       Fairmont Royal York Hotel
                 Concert Hall
    When:        Tuesday, June 19, 2007
    Speech       1:00 pm

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some of Canada's most influential leaders from business, labour, education and
government vocations. It has been addressed by more than 2,500 prominent
Canadian and international leaders - men and women who have distinguished
themselves in many fields of knowledge and activity. Please visit the Empire
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