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Ukraine Update IV

December 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

As Russia’s war against Ukraine rages on, one wonders what to anticipate.  Will the Coalition hold over time? Will Russia be held accountable for crimes? Can a small country succeed in its passion for independence and quest for democracy? How will peace be achieved? What is the likely future of Ukraine and Russia? What could be the impact on the global community?  These are a few of the questions on our minds. You have your own questions. Our distinguished experts will help to unpack and understand the complexities and challenges of this war in its current phase and what to anticipate going forward.

To RSVP for the Zoom Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kDRwfEgaSGGRJRgfeB3PjA

To watch the event on Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/NFRPP/live_videos/

This event is from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm EST on December 21, 2022


Timothy Frye is the Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy.  He received a B.A. in Russian language and literature from Middlebury College, an M.I.A. from Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia. His research and teaching interests are in comparative politics and political economy, focusing on the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. His most recent book is Weak Strongman: The Limits of Power in Putin’s Russia.  He also edits Post-Soviet Affairs.


Oxana Shevel is an associate professor of political science at Tufts University and director of the Tufts International Relations Program. She is co-author (with Maria Popova) of a book on the root causes of the Russo-Ukrainian war, Russia and Ukraine: Entangled Histories, Diverging States (Polity, 2023). Her earlier book Migration, Refugee Policy, and State Building in Postcommunist Europe (Cambridge, 2011) won the American Association of Ukrainian Studies (AAUS) prize for best book in the fields of Ukrainian history, politics, language, literature, and culture. Prof. Shevel serves as Vice President of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) and of the AAUS. She’s also a country expert on Ukraine for the EU Global Citizenship Observatory, a member of the PONARS Eurasia scholarly network, a board member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society, and an associate of both the Davis Center and the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. Prof. Shevel holds a Ph.D. in government from Harvard, an M.Phil. in international relations from the University of Cambridge, and a B.A. in English and French from Kyiv State University.

Gideon Rose, the moderator, is the Mary and David Boies Distinguished Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations. He was previously Editor of Foreign Affairs from 2010 to 2021. He served as Associate Director for Near East and South Asian Affairs on the staff of the National Security Council from 1994 to 1995 under the Clinton Administration.  His most recent articles in Foreign Affairs are “Why the War in Ukraine Won’t Go Nuclear”, and “The Irony of Ukraine.”


December 21
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Webinar and Facebook Live Stream


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