Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Tensions between Russia and Ukraine: How likely is another war?

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Tensions between Russia and Ukraine: How likely is another war?

| Eurasia Program

About the Event

Over the past few weeks, Russia has built up significant military forces near its border with Ukraine. U.S., European, and NATO allies have warned that this is a major cause for concern, and many fear that Russia may be preparing to invade Ukraine. Recently Ukraine's president Zelenskiy said he had uncovered a coup plot and is preparing for an escalation with Russia. What's behind Russia's actions and what might actually happen? How likely is another conflict between Russia and Ukraine? Join FPRI's Eurasia Program as we discuss answers to these questions and what might happen next.


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Speakers

Eilish Hart

Eilish Hart - Eilish Hart is a Black Sea Fellow in the Eurasia Program at FPRI and the former editor of the BMB Ukraine Brief. She also works as news editor and translator for the Riga-based outlet Meduza, covering Russia and the former Soviet Union. Eilish holds an MA in European and Russian Affairs from the University of Toronto.

Rob Lee

Rob Lee - Rob Lee is a Senior Fellow in FPRI's Eurasia Program.

Maia Otarashvili

Maia Otarashvili - Maia Otarashvili is a Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Eurasia Program.