Understanding Ukraine: The History of Russia and Ukraine  

June 6, 2023 at 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Virtual Event

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Examining the past, present, and future of Ukraine’s relationship with Russia.

February 24, 2022 was not the beginning of conflict between Russia and Ukraine. For decades, Ukraine has been in a constant battle with Russia to gain – and maintain – its independence. How has the Russo-Ukrainian relationship shaped the current war and how will it affect the future? What are the prerequisites for long-lasting peace in the region? Vitaliy Portnikov, a Ukrainian journalist and historian, sits down with Elena Davlikanova discuss the past, present, and future of Ukraine and Russia’s fraught relationship.


Vitaliy Portnikov, Fellow, Visegrad Insight 

Moderated by:  

Elena Davlikanova, Democracy Fellow, Center for European Policy Analysis  

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