Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Turmoil in Ukraine and Russia’s Uncertain Future

VENUE:The Residences at Palmer Square

Turmoil in Ukraine and Russia’s Uncertain Future

About the Event

David Satter Were the protests in Ukraine that led to the removal of the Yanukovych regime a harbinger of things to come in Russia, or was the Russian incursion into Crimea a precursor of future Russian expansion? To explore the latest developments in Ukraine and Russia, we featureone of the world’s most prominent commentators on Russia, David Satter. A senior fellow of FPRI and the Hudson Institute, Satter has been a student of Russia and the Soviet Union for four decades, first as a correspondent for the London Financial Times, then for the Wall Street Journal, and subsequently as a representative of more than one think tank. He was serving Radio Liberty in Russia since August 2013 until his expulsion from Russia in January 2014. Satter is author of three books – Age of Delirium: the Decline and Fall of the Soviet Union (Knopf, 1996); Darkness at Dawn: the Rise of the Russian Criminal State (Yale 2003), and It was Long Ago and It Never Happened Anyway: Russia and Her Communist Past (Yale, 2011). His books have been translated into Russian, Estonian, Latvian, Czech, Portuguese and Vietnamese. Age of Delirium has also been made into a prizewinning documentary film.

This event is being held at 711 Avery Lane in The Residences at Palmer Square located on Paul Robeson near the Witherspoon Street intersection, directly across Paul Robeson from the Princeton Arts Council, and opposite the Princeton Public Library.  



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David Satter

David Satter - David Satter, an FPRI Senior Fellow, is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and a visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).